This is an effective method of softening or plumping up lines or wrinkles.
A highly purified bovine Collagen is injected just under the skin and
the results can be seen immediately. The effects should last approximately
3-9 months. A skin test is required 28 days before treatment.
There are alternative filler treatments which do not require a skin
test such as Hylaform, Restylane or Achyal - Hylaform
is from an avian source. Restylane and Achyal are non animal.
offer a free consultation, which is essential, to discuss suitability
for treatment, this can be followed by a skin test. Areas that are suitable
for treatment are frown lines, nose to mouth lines, crows feet, mouth
corners, lip lines or border of lip to create full lips. Anaesthetic
cream is applied 30 minutes before treatment to minimise any discomfort
and make-up can be applied 3 hours later. A tinted antiseptic powder
will disguise pinkness or tiny needle marks.
vary according to the type of filler used and the amount. Prices start
Further specialist treatments carried out by the Consultant Surgeon
to the Clinic include Softform