Dermal fillers in Buckinghamshire such as Juvederm and Restylane

By Dr. TRACY MOUNTFORD, MBBS MBCAM

In the quest to achieve firm and well-fitting skin for the face, there are a few different treatment options available. Whilst there are many surgical options for treatment, there do also exist some non-surgical options as well, such as dermal fillers in Buckinghamshire. Dermal fillers in Buckinghamshire are a popular option for people who want to get the experience of a fresh, rejuvenated appearance for their skin which is minimally invasive. Whilst all dermal fillers share some aspects in terms of what they are and how they work, it is important to note that there are in fact different kinds of dermal fillers in Buckinghamshire, which are designed to do different things. Two popular examples of dermal fillers are Juvederm and Restylane. In this article, we’ll take a look at both of these treatments, and examine how they differ as well as why they are both popular types of dermal filler.

If by the end of this article, dermal fillers sound like an appealing treatment for you, then you may want to think about where to go to receive them. One option that is definitely worth considering is The Cosmetic Skin Clinic. At The Cosmetic Skin Clinic, we take pride in our reputation for delivering high-quality cosmetic results for all the cosmetic treatments that we offer. We put this reputation down in no small part to the skills and expertise of our practitioners, who can and will perform cosmetic treatments professionally, as well as answer the questions you may have before the start of treatment.

Juvederm

Juvederm is an injectable dermal filler which uses a hyaluronic gel to correct moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds. It can also be used for the augmentation of the lips and cheeks. The hyaluronic gel that Juvederm uses is based on the hyaluronic fluid that can be found naturally within our bodies. Hyaluronic fluid (and thus the gel) works by being injected and then retaining water at the injection site, which allows it to support and cushion the body’s collagen and elastin, both of which are important proteins for ensuring that the skin is firm and elastic. This gives the skin more volume and makes it look more smooth overall. These results usually last for about nine months to one year, which is when the hyaluronic gel usually breaks down. At this point, further Juvederm injections can be scheduled so that the skin retains its firmer and smoother texture for longer.

Restylane

Restylane is a similar dermal filler to Juvederm as it is also comprised of a hyaluronic gel and used to correct facial wrinkles and folds. It is typically produced in a sterile, laboratory environment using bacteria, which makes it a more suitable dermal filler for patients with common allergies. Restylane works by being injected beneath the skin’s surface and then integrating itself into the skin tissue. This allows it to help the skin to maintain volume. Results from Restylane treatment can often be seen immediately after the treatment has finished, and they tend to last up to six months, with some patients being able to see continued results even beyond this point, depending on where the site of injection is.

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