Minor Treatments Provide Major Measurable Benefits

Being empowered to make aesthetic changes through surgical and non-surgical procedures has been shown to carry psychological benefits. These include increased enjoyment of life, higher life satisfaction, and improved self-esteem. Those who altered their appearance also reported that they felt healthier and experienced lessened anxiety. [ Source 1 ]

Did you know that Aesthetic Treatments such as Dermal Fillers are permitted during Lockdown?

The majority of non-surgical treatments are classified as Restorative Procedures. This type of procedure carries especially high favourable outcomes for Patients. [ Source 2 ]

Injectables can redefine facial contours to restore a rejuvenated, youthful look that showcases an individual’s vitality and unique beauty.

Injectables are popular for being able to:
• Smooth & Soften
• Add volume
• Enhance features
• Restore lost tissue
• Improve symmetry
• & Diminish lines.

 

How do Dermal Fillers work?

Dermal Fillers are used to counteract and combat unwanted signs of visible ageing by Augmenting Volume.

Visible Ageing is wrought by decreased subcutaneous fat and tissue loss. Natural physiological changes, genetics and lifestyle – can all play a role in the pace ageing becomes apparent. Formerly plump facial features and skin eventually loses its lustre and begins to droop, sag, stretch and wrinkle.

Fortunately, Dermal Fillers can correct asymmetry, restore & augment volume, provide Skin Hydration via Hyaluronic Acid, thus rejuvenating one’s aesthetic.

What can Dermal Fillers treat?

Dermal Fillers commonly address these aesthetic indications:
• Tear Troughs
• Vertical Lip Lines
• Smile or Marionette Lines
• Nasolabial Lines
• Chin creases
• Fine lines and wrinkles

They can be employed to perform:
• Non-surgical Facelifts, BrowLifts
• Non-surgical Rhinoplasty
• Scar Reduction; i.e. reduce visibility of recessed scars
• Hand Rejuvenation

 

How does Botulinum Toxin work?

Botulinum Toxin is often used as a non-surgical Injectable for eliminating fine lines and wrinkles. It works on lines caused by muscle action; so called ‘expression lines’.

With age, the skin becomes thinner and slacker – when a facial muscle is contracted, the skin folds over an “expression line” forming a winkle. Botulinum Toxin works by stilling the facial muscle(s) thus preventing the deepening of fine line. Wrinkles and fine lines are subsequently diminished, and an even surface texture is achieved.

Botulinum Toxin carries the bonus of serving as a dual-purpose treatment. It is a proactive treatment that not only erases lines but also works to prevent wrinkles from forming in the future by reducing the muscle motion that contributes to wrinkles depth and definition.

What can Botulinum Toxin treat?

· Glabellar Lines i.e. Brow Furrows
· Horizontal Forehead lines
· Crow’s Feet

How Long will Results Last?

Both Dermal Fillers and Botulinum Toxin are considered non-permanent. The length of time that the results will last for varies. Results can last from six to twenty-four months.

 

Injectable Procedure Basics

Injectable Procedures are straightforward. The area to be treated will be cleansed and a topical anaesthetic can be applied to the skin. Following this, precise amounts of chosen injectables will be delivered in strategic locations. The entire process takes between thirty to sixty minutes. Patients are free to leave directly after treatment. As uncomplicated as it might seem, skill is paramount.

 

Achieving the Best Results

In order to achieve the best results, it is important to choose a medical Doctor well-versed in performing injectable procedures. This is vital as product selection, placement depth, and artistry are all necessary prerequisites to satisfaction with results.

Choosing a Cosmetic Surgeon to perform your non-surgical injectable treatments offers multiple advantages  –  simply click here for the specifics as to why this is so.

 

Meet the Team

Dr Potgieter and his team are highly practised and competent in applying sterilization protocols and protective measure for a hygienic environment. As his clinical practice is set within a MediClinic Hospital; all Patients benefit from the thorough precautionary measures in place. Every care will be taken to create a safe environment where you can receive the treatments that you desire – with confidence and peace of mind.

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