Dermal Fillers Ottawa

What are Dermal Filler Injections?

Dermal or facial fillers are special gel-like substances that are injected under the skin to smooth out fine lines and wrinkles, restore lost volume at the injection site, or enhance facial features and contours. 

More than 1 million men and women annually have chosen this skin rejuvenation filler treatment for soft lifting and skin tightening, which can be a cost-effective way to look younger fast and without surgical procedures or downtime.

 

Treatment Areas and Effects of Cosmetic Fillers

  • Volume replacement in the tear trough

  • Restore volume of cheeks

  • Lip fillers for lip enhancement / to add volume to lips

  • Treatments for facial wrinkles such as smile lines and nasolabial folds

  • Improve the appearance of lipstick lines around the mouth

  • Jawline contouring

  • Chin definition

  • Smoothen crow’s feet, forehead frown lines, and other unwanted wrinkles to restore a youthful appearance

 

Benefits of Injectable Fillers in Ottawa

  • Fast, non-surgical procedure

  • Quick results

  • No recovery time

  • Minimal side effects

 

Before Dermal Filler Treatments

  • Avoid blood-thinning/anti-inflammatory medications, if possible, for 1 week before the procedures. Supplements and medications such as Vitamin E, ginseng, aspirin, Ginkgo Biloba, St. John’s Wort, Fish Oil/Omega 3 supplements, Motrin, Aleve, Advil, Ibuprofen and other NSAIDS have a blood-thinning effect and can increase the chance of swelling and bruising after injections.

  • Do not drink coffee and alcoholic beverages for at least 24 hours before the procedure to decrease the risk of bruising.

  • Discontinue Retin-A 2 days prior to and 2 days following the treatment.

  • Schedule your appointment at least 2 weeks before a special event that you may be attending, such as a vacation or a wedding. Swelling and bruising may be apparent in that time period.

  • Reschedule your appointment if you have a rash, a blemish, or a cold sore in the area.

  • Have plenty of water and a good meal before your appointment to minimize the chances of lightheadedness during your treatment.

  • If you have a history of cold sores, please let us know.

 

After Dermal Filler Treatments

  • Avoid massage or significant of the injection area, unless instructed by the provider.

  • Avoid any treatments in the injection area for at least 2 weeks.

  • Avoid heat or extensive sun for 72 hours.

  • Avoid consuming alcohol.

  • Avoid intensive exercise for 24 hours.

  • If you have swelling you may apply a cool compress for 15 minutes each hour.

  • Try to sleep face up and slightly elevated if you experience swelling.

 

When Will You See Results After a Dermal Filler Procedure?

The results from injectable fillers are visible immediately after the treatment. However, it can take up to 2 weeks for the product to settle for maximum improvement in the facial appearance.

 

Follow-Up Appointment

Follow-up appointment time depends on the treatment area and the types of filler chosen.

 

Get Rid of Deep Wrinkles and Improve Facial Contours with Cosmetic Filler Injections

Book your consultation appointment today to learn more about cosmetic treatment options for volume loss offered by Tru You Medical skin care clinic in Ottawa.

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