My face has fallen flat, especially my cheeks. Can I lift these without looking odd?
Cheek volume disappears due to loss of supporting structures. Dr Kim can help replace this support and volume for natural looking results.
Learn more about Cheek Fillers
The lines around my lips make me look old!
Lines appear around the lips due to regular expression and lip movement. Dermal Fillers can be injected to support the lip lines, effectively air brushing them away.
My jaw is non existent, can anything be done to give me more definition?
Jaw contouring can be done with fillers to give back definition and improve the profile. This will still look natural and help support the lower face and cheeks.
On no I've inherited the family jowls! Can you help?
Dr Kim is well known for her amazing results with heavy set jowls. She can also help minimise the early signs. Call her today.
My hands make me look so old. They look like claws and I hide them in gloves.
Hand often give away your age. Dermal fillers can help add volume to hands and minimise the signs of ageing.
Dermal Fillers Information
What is it?
Most dermal filler injections are made from Hyaluronic Acid which is in your skin naturally. The Hyaluronic Acid is strengthened into a gel making it last longer and easier to inject.
Injectable dermal fillers are vegan friendly and are not animal in origin.
Black Market Fillers?
Not all fillers are the same. Good quality fillers give the best results and have less side effects. The highest standard rating a filler can have is FDA approval. This can make the fillers a bit more expensive but worth the investment.
Cheap fillers are available to buy online and via the back market. What these fillers are and how they react in your skin is unknown. Pick high quality fillers as these are safer, give better results and last longer.
Dr Kim Booysen only used FDA approved Belotero fillers in her Beckenham, Bromley, Chiselhurst and Harley Street Clinics.
Who can’t be treated?
previous reactions to facial filler treatments
certain medical conditions
pregnant and breast feeding
I will assess you fully during the consultation and we will discuss any contraindications and concerns.
Will I need repeat treatments?
As with most treatments maintenance is required to retain the look you have achieved, the good news is that less filler is often needed with repeat treatemtents. Injectable dermal fillers last for 6 months to a year.
Will it be painful?
Cosmetic injections can be uncomfortable, but dermal filler injections contain local anaesthetic that numb the area. Local anaesthetic is applied to the skin to minimise any pain.
What can be treated?
Cheeks, mid face, lips, jawline, temples, under eye hollows (tear trough), marionette lines, nasolabial lines and any areas of volume or structure loss.
What should I do after treatment?
avoid extensive sun, exercise, heat exposure and alcohol.
use a sunscreen with an SPF of 25 or greater.
avoid excessive touching or massaging the treated areas.
make-up may and creams omitted for several hours.
I will go through a through post treatment plan when I see you.
Can I go to work afterwards?
Most patients have some redness or bruising after cosmetic injections. This quickly settles a day or 2 after your facial filler treatment. Most people can work after treatment. Lips however will be swollen after dermal filler injections.
What are the risks and side effects?
Every procedure involves a certain amount of risk, and it is important that you understand the risks of cosmetic injections. Although the majority of patients do not experience complications, I will discuss each of them with you, to make sure you understand the risks, potential complications and consequences of dermal fillers.
Most common side effects:
pain, tenderness, bruising and swelling.
some dermal filler injections produce lumps, which usually settle in 1-2 weeks.
allergic reactions to injectable dermal fillers are also rare but can occur. Dr Kim Booysen is a trained Emergency Doctor and you are guaranteed a safe treatment.
Rare side effects
Although these side effects are rare, they can occur and therefore you should choose a trained professional who knows the anatomy of the body and who can treat the complications quickly if they occur. Rare conditions include scarring, tissue loss and blindness.
I carry all the equipment to treat any filler emergencies and have attended training with expert surgeons who specialise in complication management. I will discuss these complications when you have your consultation and I will answer any questions you have.
What does it cost?
This is treatment area dependant as some areas require more filler. In your consultation you will be given a cost for the desired treatment and then you can consider whether this is the treatment you would like.
Will I be reviewed?
I do offer a 2 week review to see how the filler has settled.