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Cheek Fillers

cheek filler injectables
What are cheek fillers?

Cheek fillers are made of hyaluronic acid, which is a clear gel-like substance that is found naturally in our bodies. It is a sugar-based molecule that is well known for its moisturising and hydrating properties. When injected into the cheeks, it can help keep the skin moisturised, plump and firm, which will give a more youthful appearance.

What to expect?

It is always advisable to use the most highly trained and skilled medical practitioners for the most effective results. Nurse Becky is renowned for her gentle touch and natural looking results. 

A face-to-face consultation will be carried out in the clinic, where we will run through what the procedure entails, discuss the results you are looking for and answer any questions you may have. You can feel at ease and relaxed on the day of your treatment, knowing you’re in safe, expert and medically qualified hands.

Is it safe?

Millions of dermal filler treatments have been performed worldwide and are extremely safe and effective when injected properly, resulting in the most natural of differences.

For the best results, always follow our aftercare advice.

How long is the recovery period?

The whole process takes around 30 minutes. Ice can be applied afterwards to reduce any swelling.

You should notice results right away, with optimum results seen 5-7 days after treatment once any potential light swelling has ceased.

There is little to no down time. You may wish to take the rest of the day off work so you can assess how much swelling there will be. If you’re concerned about tenderness after cheek fillers, consider getting the treatment done on a Friday. Most people can resume their normal activities the next day.

See our aftercare advice at the bottom of this page for more information on how to care for yourself after the procedure.

Will it hurt?

Many patients are under the impression that cheek filler procedures hurt. Those patients will be surprised and happy to hear that filler procedures are very rarely painful. In fact, most patients need only the use of a numbing cream during the procedure.

As well as picking the right person to undertake your treatment, you can help things along by:

  • Not drinking alcohol for at least 24 hours before treatment

  • Not taking any anti inflammatory medicines

  • Not taking fish oils or garlic supplements as these can thin your blood

  • Avoid booking your appointment in the week before your period, as sensitivity is heightened at this time

Before

before cheek filler

After

after cheek filler
How do I book?

If you would like more information, please Contact Us.

Alternately you can use the "Book Now" link below to book your consultation, or if you are a returning patient and you have had the procedure with us before, you can rebook for your next appointment.

Aftercare Advice

We always advise you to take extra care of yourself before and after you treatment. Your health and wellbeing is always our top priority, so we encourage you to drink plenty of water, avoid processed foods and add some extra fruit and vegetables into your diet. This will also help with the healing process.

How to manage bruising and swelling

  • Choose an experienced injector

  • Apply a cold compress to the treated area

  • Avoid heavy exercise

  • Keep your head elevated when sleeping (add an extra pillow)

  • Avoid alcohol

  • Drink plenty of water

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