Cosmetic Fillers. Whereas
the effects of Botox take a few days, the result of injection with a filler
acid is a naturally occurring, non animal product, allergies and other complications
are extremely rare.
injections should be avoided in pregnancy, lactation and the presence of skin
smoothes out wrinkles; it does not fill them in. For this we use fillers. In South
Africa hyaluronic acid fillers, a natural product, are most commonly used.
are other products available, but these do not seem to offer the same advantages
as hyaluronic acid fillers. For this procedure, the area is deadened with a topical
cream, and the filler injected. cosmetic fillers.
effects last 8 months to a year. Fillers are useful for nose to mouth corner lines,
enhancing lips, and filling frown lines.
are fortunate to have available the three most prestigious makes of hyaluronic
acid filler available internationally: Restylane, the oldest and best known, Juvederm,
marketed by the same company that imports Botox, and Teosyal, the filler of the
year in Europe.
These products are
available in different formulations for different applications.
deep furrows, persistent wrinkles, sun damaged dry skin with fine creases, and
the really annoying “smokers’ lines” that worry so many women can all be relieved
with the appropriate product. Pricing depends on how much of the product is used.
That is why a pre-treatment consultation is useful.