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- what to know
down time
swelling and bruising for 24-28 hours
results
immediate, results can last anywhere from 6-12 months
pain
mild
anesthesia
topical numbing cream
average cost
Lip Augmentation $625+GST
Liquid Rhinoplasty $800+GST
Cheek Augmentation $625+GST
Chin Augmentation $625+GST
Temple Augmentation $625+GST
Under Eye Filler starting at $625+GST
Skin Hydration $625+GST
Chin and Jawline Contouring starting at $625+GST
treatments in harmony
condition treated
undesired lip shape or size (thin, asymmetrical), undesired nose shape or contour, deflated cheeks, receding chin, hollow temples, under eye depression/hollowing, dry skin, undesired jawline contour, nasolabial folds, marionette lines, jowls
Hyaluronic Acid Fillers
Fillers are mainly used to restore or add volume to help improve undesired lines and contours in the face. The most common type of fillers used are hyaluronic acid. Hyaluronic acid is a naturally occurring substance in our bodies, especially in the skin, hair and nails. It attracts water to keep the skin hydrated. High amounts of hyaluronic acid improves collagen production, nutrient facilitation between cells, and the healing of damaged skin.

Fillers are commonly referred to as dermal fillers even though a majority of injections do not go into the dermis. Fillers can be used to augment areas of the face to enhance and balance facial features. When used correctly the results are subtle and impactful. They are not intended to be obvious nor are they intended to permanently change your face. Fillers contain a synthetic version of hyaluronic acid, which is modified to come in different viscosities, concentrations and consistencies. All fillers used in the clinic are purchased through the official pharmacological company that produces the product. The products have gone through clinical testing and are FDA and Health Canada approved. Filler products from these companies are only eligible to be purchased for use by licensed and registered medical practitioners. In the hands of a trained health professional, all major complications of filler injections can be safely treated if addressed promptly.

The decision to have filler injections is extremely personal, and you’ll have to decide if the benefits of the injections outweigh the risks and potential complications.

You will be asked to sign consent forms to ensure that you fully understand the procedure and any risks. It is important that you address all your questions directly with your surgeon. 

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procedure

Filler treatments are typically done in the office in a 30-45 minute appointment. A fine needle is used for the injection and discomfort associated with the procedure is generally minimal. Fillers also contain lidocaine, which causes a numbing effect with repeated injections. The length of your consultation will depend on the amount of questions you may have. You can generally receive filler injections on the same day as your consultation. 

recovery

During the first 24-48 hours after your dermal filler treatment you may experience redness, edemas, and/or tenderness in the treated areas.  Redness and swelling usually resolves within the first 24 hours following treatment. 

Following a lip treatment, swelling is normal. Swelling will gradually improve over the course of one week and lips may appear uneven during this period. To reduce swelling and redness, it is recommended to use ice packs in 15 minute intervals every 1-2 hours until symptoms subside. 

At times, patients may experience bruising. We suggest using warm compresses after the first 24 hours. Bruising can be stimulated by alcohol and products/medications that act as blood thinners. 

It is entirely normal that you might have some redness in the injected area for the first 24-28 hours. It is also normal that you may feel small lumps in the skin for about one week. You can massage them gently as this will help. 

Please avoid touching the treated area for the 4 hours following the injection. You may then clean the area gently and apply light makeup if needed.

It may be possible the injection of fillers to correct wrinkles and soft tissue contour deficiencies may not achieve the desired outcome. The amount of correction may be inadequate or excessive. It may not be possible to control the process of injection of tissue fillers due to factors attributable to each patient’s situation. There can be a variation from one side to the other in terms of the response to the injections. Additional injections may be needed to reach the desired level of result can be performed until the goal is achieved. We would be more than happy to see you again in two weeks for a touch-up.

Should you have any questions and concerns, or if you are experiencing any skin discolouration such as marbling, paleness, severe redness, darkening (other than bruising) or severe pain in the areas treated, please give us a call at (403) 800-9157 and leave a message as necessary. If you are unable to reach us, and need medical advice please call 811 to speak to a nurse, the line is free of charge and available 24 hours a day. 

things to consider

Like neuromodulators, fillers are an injectable treatment used to tackle the signs of aging, but unlike neuromodulators they don’t relax facial muscles but instead are intended to fill creases and “plump” the skin. While some patients might think neuromodulators and fillers can only be used separately, they’re actually better when used together. Neuromodulators are often used in conjunction with fillers to enhance the overall results of those treatments to provide the softest and most natural looking improvement in facial appearance and age.

Fillers are a temporary treatment to improve facial aging by restoring loss volume.  As our faces continue to age, it is important to also address concerns regarding skin quality and texture, through treatments such as laser skin rejuvenation, platelet rich plasma and microneedling, and hydradermabrasion with hydrafacials.  However, for some patients with too much excess and loose skin, surgery may be required to obtain the desired result.  Maintenance with fillers may be used after surgery to slow the aging process.

A good candidate for fillers is a patient who is relatively healthy and has realistic expectations for post-procedure outcomes. 

recovery

During the first 24-48 hours after your dermal filler treatment you may experience redness, edemas, and/or tenderness in the treated areas.  Redness and swelling usually resolves within the first 24 hours following treatment. 

Following a lip treatment, swelling is normal. Swelling will gradually improve over the course of one week and lips may appear uneven during this period. To reduce swelling and redness, it is recommended to use ice packs in 15 minute intervals every 1-2 hours until symptoms subside. 

At times, patients may experience bruising. We suggest using warm compresses after the first 24 hours. Bruising can be stimulated by alcohol and products/medications that act as blood thinners. 

It is entirely normal that you might have some redness in the injected area for the first 24-28 hours. It is also normal that you may feel small lumps in the skin for about one week. You can massage them gently as this will help. 

Please avoid touching the treated area for the 4 hours following the injection. You may then clean the area gently and apply light makeup if needed.

It may be possible the injection of fillers to correct wrinkles and soft tissue contour deficiencies may not achieve the desired outcome. The amount of correction may be inadequate or excessive. It may not be possible to control the process of injection of tissue fillers due to factors attributable to each patient’s situation. There can be a variation from one side to the other in terms of the response to the injections. Additional injections may be needed to reach the desired level of result can be performed until the goal is achieved. We would be more than happy to see you again in two weeks for a touch-up.

Should you have any questions and concerns, or if you are experiencing any skin discolouration such as marbling, paleness, severe redness, darkening (other than bruising) or severe pain in the areas treated, please give us a call at (403) 800-9157 and leave a message as necessary. If you are unable to reach us, and need medical advice please call 811 to speak to a nurse, the line is free of charge and available 24 hours a day. 

things to consider

Like neuromodulators, fillers are an injectable treatment used to tackle the signs of aging, but unlike neuromodulators they don’t relax facial muscles but instead are intended to fill creases and “plump” the skin. While some patients might think neuromodulators and fillers can only be used separately, they’re actually better when used together. Neuromodulators are often used in conjunction with fillers to enhance the overall results of those treatments to provide the softest and most natural looking improvement in facial appearance and age.

Fillers are a temporary treatment to improve facial aging by restoring loss volume.  As our faces continue to age, it is important to also address concerns regarding skin quality and texture, through treatments such as laser skin rejuvenation, platelet rich plasma and microneedling, and hydradermabrasion with hydrafacials.  However, for some patients with too much excess and loose skin, surgery may be required to obtain the desired result.  Maintenance with fillers may be used after surgery to slow the aging process.

A good candidate for fillers is a patient who is relatively healthy and has realistic expectations for post-procedure outcomes.