Most modern non-permanent fillers are made of hyaluronic acid (HA) a substance which occurs naturally in the body. Among other functions, hyaluronic acid helps hydrate and add volume to your skin. With age, we replenish our hyaluronic acid at a slower rate. This means the moisturising and plumping effects decrease, making fine lines & wrinkles more apparent.
Dermal fillers help to restore our skin to its former youthful appearance.

Dermal fillers can be used on any part of the body that will benefit from hydration with hyaluronic acid, such as the skin of the face, upper chest, or back of the hand. Specific types and grades of hyaluronic acid can be used to correct contour defects and hollows like acne scars.

There is a range of dermal fillers, each designed for a specific result and to applied to a particular layer of the skin. Fillers that hydrate aging skin are different to those that we use to re-contour facial outlines. There are specialised fillers to hydrate lips.
With training and experience, aesthetic specialist doctors develop the skill to select the correct product for the patient’s needs and skin type.
Broadly, dermal fillers can be grouped into non-permanent (resorbable) or permanent (non-resorbable). At Reverse Time, we use only approved, non-permanent fillers.

Most people are okay to have dermal fillers, as long as they are not allergic to any of the ingredients.
benefit from dermal fillers treatment. If a patient has skin infections like acne, cold sores or impetigo, most cosmetic treatments and injections in the are should be avoided.

For obvious ethical reasons, scientific tests are not performed on pregnant women, or mothers who breast-feed their babies. So there is no data as to whether dermal fillers are safe in these conditions. Patients whose immune response is altered, either by disease or medication, are more likely to have reactions, infection and other complications with filler injections.

During your consultation you will discuss your needs and medical history with your doctor.

Over the years, millions of dermal filler treatments have been done uneventfully. Commonly, there is some pain, redness, bruising, bleeding or swelling as with all injection procedures. These will settle with no sequelae. Bruises understandably last a bit longer after injection into the lips. All injection treatments have a small risk of infection.

You should discuss side effects and post treatment reactions with your practitioner during consultation.