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Everything you need to know about Dermal Fillers

Dermal fillers are volumising gels that can be used to restore lost volume, add volume in areas of natural deficiency and reshape facial features. The most commonly used dermal filler is hyaluronic acid (HA). This is a carbohydrate molecule that is found in many tissues of the human body. Dermal fillers are a synthetic version of hyaluronic acid that are formulated with specific properties. Collagen stimulating injections are another type of dermal filler – you […]

Cosmetic Botulinum Toxin Injections with Dr. Aaron Stanes

Anti wrinkle injections : Anti Sweat Injections : Facial Slimming Injections : Calf Slimming Injections Using injections of botulinum toxin, wrinkle can be softened, sweating can be prevented and muscles can be slimmed (typically the face, calves and neck). Botulinum toxin works by interrupting the communication between nerves and their target destination (generally muscles or sweat glands). There is also some evidence to suggest that it may interrupt communication with oil glands as well.

Collagen Stimulating Injections with Dr. Aaron Stanes

Collagen Stimulating Injections are a type of dermal filler. Depending on the type, they can add immediate volume, and all will lead to the production of collagen over 3-6 months. Collagen is a structural protein that gives the facial tissues a youthful quality. Collagen can last for many years after the filler has been broken down by the body. Collagen stimulating injections may consist of polycaprolactone (PCL), calcium hydroxylapatite (CaH) or poly-L-lactic acid (PLLA). PCL […]