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How long does lip filler last?
Generally lip filler can last between 6 months to 12 months. Commonly, the less filler injected the less longevity of the product. With that said, lip filler can last much longer in some people.
How long do antiwrinkle injections last?
Up to four months generally. Most patients are due to be retreated at this time.
How long does it take for antiwrinkle injections to start working?
Results will be seen within 5-14 days. Sometimes a small correction is required at the 2 week point to tweak and perfect the results.
How often will I need lip fillers?
Lip filler can be repeated treatments every six to twelve months. Studies have revealed that hyaluronic acid injections prompt the skin to produce more collagen, creating more natural plumpness in the lips.
Will my lip filler migrate?
Migration often occurs from either poor injection technique or over filling of the lips. Initially after having lips injected with fillers there can be some immediate swelling to lip borders which will reside over the next week or two giving sharper, crisper definition.
What if there is a complication with my lip filler?
All complications are managed in the clinic. If there are any concerns regarding your filler it is highly advised to contact the clinic immediately so a face to face review can be performed. This may involve intervention with one of our cosmetic doctors.
What is a vascular occlusion?
A vascular occlusion is caused by dermal filler being accidentally injected into a vessel which compromises the blood supply to an area of the skin. This can happen anywhere filler is injected such as lips, cheeks, jawline etc. Certain areas of the face such as a the nose are of a higher risk- for this reason our clinic does not perform liquid rhinoplasties. Vascular occlusions can occur in any patient and can be caused by any injector regardless of experience. They are extremely rare however they can be managed by using an agent that is injected which dissolves the filler allowing the circulation to return to normal.
What if I don’t like the results of my filler?
All dermal filler used in our clinic is reversible (ie can be dissolved).
What is lip /dermal filler made of?
Our dermal filler is constructed of hyaluronic acid which is then cross linked with a protein which adds thickness to the gel. Some fillers are thicker than others which means some fillers are more suitable to certain areas of the face. For example skin boosters are very thin compared to cheek or chin filler which is very thick.
What is hyaluronic acid?
Hyaluronic acid is a naturally occurring sugar chain that our bodies make naturally. The hyaluronic acid fillers we use are made in a laboratory under sterile conditions.
What are the risks of cosmetic injectables?
All cosmetic injectables carry the risk of bruising, bleeding and swelling (these are normal risks). Other risks include risk of infection (abnormal risk) which can be managed with possible antibiotics after a review and further consultation with one of our doctors.
Can I have cosmetic injectables whilst I am pregnant or breast feeding?
Lip Religion is unable to perform any treatments on people who are pregnant or breastfeeding- there are no studies that assure the safety of any cosmetic injectable treatments on these patients.
Can I have cosmetic injectables if I am under 18 years old?
Unfortunately no treatments can be performed on any patient until they are at least 18 years old (even with parental consent).
What is the aftercare for dermal fillers?
Aftercare for dermal fillers includes no excessive exercise (light housework, gentle walking etc are ok). No swimming, avoid makeup, avoid alcohol, smoking and avoid touching the treated area where possible for 24 hours- if necessary then hands must be sanitised. Ice packs (provided in clinic post treatment) can be used to assist with any swelling or bruising. Aftercare includes monitoring the injected area for the next 48 hours to look for skin discolouration (other than bruising). This will be explained thoroughly during the consultation- an after hours contact number will also be provided.
What is the aftercare of antiwrinkle injections?
Aftercare for antiwrinkle (neurotoxin) injections includes no excessive exercise (light housework, gentle walking etc are ok). No swimming, avoid makeup, avoid alcohol, smoking and avoid touching the treated area where possible for 24 hours- if necessary then hands must be sanitised. It is important not to apply any pressure to the treated areas as this can cause migration of the product into adjacent areas which can cause undesirable effects such as drooping of a muscle (which is only ever temporary).
What are the risks of antiwrinkle injections?
Risks of antiwrinkle can be undesired effects such as results being too effective in the forehead leading to some heaviness felt through the brows. Another risk can be a ptosis of the eyelid or brow. This refers to drooping of the muscle which is rare and temporary however if this does occur, we strongly advise to attend the clinic for a review where these effects can be treated or minimised.
What is a liquid facelift?
A liquid facelift is strategic placement of filler injected to certain regions of the face to assist with lifting and contouring the face. These effects improve with time as the dermal filler integrates with your own tissue and gives a much more youthful appearance. We combine dermal filler with antiwrinkle injections during the same appointment to further enhance the results. The combination of both products give significant improvement to skin laxity, fine lines and balancing of facial features.
What is bio-remodelling?
Bio-remodelling is a revolutionary anti-ageing treatment that, when strategically injected into the skin, stimulates the cell receptors to counteract aging. Leading to dewier firmer skin.
Using patented NAHYCO® technology, bio-remodelling strengthens the structure and function of the skin from within. It works beneath the skin to stimulate growth factors leading to less wrinkles, improved texture, intense hydration, and firmer, more lifted skin.
Bio-remodelling has been used overseas for several years, with millions of treatments being performed. All treatment requires a repeat session within 4 weeks for optimal results.
What is PRP?
PRP is platelet rich plasma. It is a process where we use your own biology (healing component of your blood) to heal and/or rejuvenate your complexion. PRP heals acne, eczema, refines pores, rosacea, fine lines and wrinkles, dermatitis, reduction in appearance of scars, reduces pigmentation, increases blood flow for a more youthful glow. Neurotoxin can be added to the serum (called the “Glass” effect) to enhance the effects of radiant skin. Ideally 3 sessions over 3 months are required.
Does PRP help with hair loss and balding?
PRP is very effective to increase the circulation on the scalp which in turn assists with new regrowth of hair. The process is slower than with facial rejuvenation as the hair growth needs to be stimulated from the root of the hair follicle, meaning it can take several months to start seeing results.