Facial fillers (also known as dermal fillers) are products that are injected under the skin to add volume to different areas of the face such as over the cheekbones, around the mouth, around the eyes or to plump up the lips. The results are subtle and long lasting. Dr Buckley uses the Juvéderm® range of hyaluronic acid fillers which is the best-selling hyaluronic acid filler in the United States. Hyaluronic acid (HA) is a naturally occurring substance that delivers nutrients to the skin. Fillers help the skin retain moisture to soften lines and add volume.
All our fillers contain local anaesthetic to help minimise discomfort during treatment. The Juvéderm® range of fillers lasts on average for one to two years depending on the area injected. Unlike Botox®, facial fillers will help with static wrinkles that are present when you are not forming facial expressions (i.e. when your face is at rest). The Juvéderm® range of fillers is a long-lasting solution to your face’s ageing process. It will help restore some of the volume that you lose on your face as you age. Fillers can also be used to create a ‘’lifting’’ effect, especially when injected around the cheekbones, in the cheek area just in front of the ears and around the mouth. Fillers are excellent for smoothing out lines on your upper lip which are common in smokers and ex-smokers. Dr Buckley, who is Allergan trained and has been injecting fillers for almost fifteen years, administers fillers by needles or cannulas (a soft plastic needle) to enhance safety and comfort. The volumizing and lifting effects of the fillers should be most apparent after one or two weeks and gives a natural look that is significant but not overly obvious when the injections are given by an experienced injector. For more information including prices please click here or phone The Ashe Street Clinic for a free appointment to discuss facial fillers and see if it for you.
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