As we age, there is loss of collagen, loss of fat, bone resorption which manifest as fine lines, wrinkles, skin laxity and skin fragility.
Dermal fillers such as Juvéderm is very well-tolerated as hyaluronic acid is a natural substance in the body, it is less likely to cause rejection, infection or allergy. It helps smoothen out unwanted wrinkles and restore facial volume at dermis and fat layer, thus creating facial lifting, volumization and more youthful appearance.
It is recommended for treatment of the following:
1. Natural Facelift (Mediskin Signature Lift)
2. Reducing fine lines and wrinkles
3. Filling in acne scars
4. Enhancing cheekbones to make them fuller and more defined
5. Lip enhancement for more sexy lip
6. Nose enhancement
7. Correcting dark eye circle or undereye hollowness
After your face is cleansed, numb cream will be applied for 30-45 minutes. During injection, you will feel mild discomfort but it is tolerable especially after numb cream. There may be mild swelling or redness on injection site which will subside in a few minutes to few hours. Make up may be applied immediately post injection. You can see immediate result after the injection and it usually last 9-18 months.
Usually there is almost no recovery time, you can return to work immediately after procedure. Most side effects for example bruise, redness, swellings are mild in nature, and it will subside within 2-7 days.
Usually you will be given follow up appointment at 2-4 weeks after the initial session. Regular touch-up treatments every 9-18 months, depending on the filler type help maintain the results.
Post Injection care:
a) Avoid heavy exercise
b) Avoid alcohol
c) Avoid intense sunlight/heat
d) Avoid sauna/ massage
Failure to follow these guidelines may result in swelling, redness, itching at site of injection, as well as affecting the longevity of the filler.