Are Botox injections painful?
Filler injections is not a painful treatment and there is no need for anaesthetic creams to be applied. There may be a slight stinging sensation at the injection site for a few seconds only. If you have great concerns about possible discomfort, we are happy to discuss your fears and alleviate this where possible.
Do dermal fillers and Sculptra treatments hurt?
These treatments may be a bit uncomfortable initially. However, both products contain local anaesthetic which becomes effective once the treatment starts. Anaesthetic cream is usually applied 30 minutes prior to your treatment to further minimize discomfort.
Are the results of injectable treatments visible straight away?
The results will vary depending on the treatment you have had. filler injections can take up to 2 weeks to see the maximum effect, although results may be seen within a few days in some people. The results of dermal fillers are effective immediately although there may be some redness and swelling which will resolve usually within a few days. Sculptra (with the recommended course of treatment) become more effective gradually, taking a period of 6 – 8 months to see the maximum results. Following each treatment of Sculptra, effects will be seen subtly and gradually rather than immediately.
How will I look after a dermaroller treatment?
Your skin will be red, as though moderately sunburnt and it may feel tight and warm. This is normal following the treatment. You will be given a specific cream to use at home for 3 days which will help to heal the skin and boost collagen production.
Can I fly following my treatment?
Flying is not a problem after 2-3 days and after any side effects have resolved.
Can I go to the gym after my treatment?
It is generally advised not to go to the gym on the day of the treatment. However, you may continue your normal routine once the skin has settled down and you are more comfortable.
Can I have a facial following my treatment?
We advise that you do not have any facials, facial massage or electrical facial treatment for 2 weeks after your treatment.
How much will my treatment cost?
This will depend on the product used and the quantity. We are happy to discuss your requirements in a free consultation prior to your treatment.