Dr Jane Leonard

{Dr Jane Leonard}{The Third Space Medicine, The Third Space Soho, 67 Brewer Street}{Soho}{W1F 9US}{London}
The Third Space Medicine, The Third Space Soho, 67 Brewer Street W1F 9US Soho, London
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Dermal fillers
What are dermal fillers?
Dermal fillers are clear, smooth gels which contain hyaluronic acid.
The science bit
Hyaluronic acid is naturally found in the dermis of the skin. It is essential for the volume and elasticity of the skin. As we age, the natural hyaluronic acid content of our skin decreases. At the same time other skin changes occur as part of the ageing process, such as; Oil production and the water content of our skin decreases, causing dryness and dehydration. The skin also loses fat, leaving the skin less plump and lacking volume. The number of blood vessels supplying the outer layers of our skin also reduces resulting in dull, tired skin.

Natural ageing combined with external factors such as pollution, smoking and gravity means that our skin loses volume and elasticity which leads to the formation of lines and wrinkles.
How do dermal fillers work?
Dermal fillers are injected into the dermis of our skin to replace the skin’s natural hyaluronic acid. This introduces volume to areas where it has been lost and smoothes the unwanted lines and wrinkles on the skin’s surface.
The result?
Plumper, smoother, youthful skin.
Products
Juverderm, Teosyal, Belotero, Restylane.

Dermal fillers are very safe, effective and very versatile.
They can be used to treat
Volume loss
Nasolabial folds
Marotte lines
Peri oral (smoker’s lines)

Add volume
Cheek and lip enhancement

Improve skin texture and hydration
Using products such as Juverderm hydrate and skin boosters.

Hands and chest treatment
Can replace volume and improve skin hydration to backs of hands and décolletage.
Treatment summary
Treatment time30 minutes
Recovery time48 hours
Return to workImmediate / up to 24 hours depending on treatment
ResultsImmediate
Duration of results6—12 months
Possible side effectsBruising, swelling, infection