are two of the most popular anti wrinkle treatment modes. In fact, the anti ageing industry has been in overdrive over the last 10 years creating a myriad of anti wrinkle products that come and go as often as the latest diet.
Dermal filler injections are probably the most commonly known but not necessarily the best understood method of treating wrinkles. Fillers work by filling the creases and achieving a smoother, younger and youthful look. It is a longer term solution and continuous injections may be required but the results are undeniably good.
There are some further facts about filler injections.
- The use of injections has accelerated over the last 10 years because it has proven to be the most effective anti wrinkle treatment available.
- Filler injections are a cheaper alternative to surgical interventions such as a facelift.
- Some people suffer allergic reactions to the product, but this can be tested by professionals. In fact any unwanted side effects usually wear off soon after injections.
- Injections are contraindicated if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
Anti wrinkle injection procedures, or dermal fillers
, are simple to administer and have great medium-term results.
An injection underneath the skin will smooth out lines and wrinkles on the face and last for up to 120 days.
In most cases anaesthetic cream is not required, just a simple ice treatment can numb the skin sufficiently to avoid any discomfort from the injection. Depending upon muscle bulk, multiple injections are used for various procedures. For instance forehead treatments take between 6 and 16 units whilst crowbs feet removal will take 6 to 12 units on each side of the face.