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dermal-fillers

Dermal Fillers

Dermal filler treatments are used to help soften signs of ageing and restore the appearance of plump, smooth, healthy-looking skin by filling depressions such as reduce fine lines and wrinkles, helping rejuvenate ageing hands, aiding in scar removal as well as allowing us to subtly restore facial volume loss in areas where it has been lost, such as the cheeks and lips. This wrinkle filler is popular among clients.

At The Skin to Love Clinic this procedure is performed only by qualified medical practitioners and we are proud to say that the clinic won the Teosyal Outstanding Clinic Award for this service; a national award which is heavily weighted on patient experience, safety, treatment results, our commitment to training and our product knowledge.

 

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At The Skin to Love Clinic we use hyaluronic acid based fillers; hyaluronic acid is found naturally within your skin and is replicated in dermal filler products for treatment purposes. Hyaluronic acid acts like a sponge to retain large amounts of water which help to keep the skin plumped and soft. In the filler syringes that your practitioner will use, the hyaluronic acid comes in the form of a soft gel.

The dermal filler is injected strategically in to the desired area to either increase volume in the area, for example, into the lips; to redefine an area that is no longer as sharp as it once was, for example, along the jawline or the cheekbones; to smooth areas of depression, for example, lines and wrinkles from the nose to mouth.

The results we offer are natural and not the ‘over-filled’ look. We use several filler brands at the clinic including Teosyal, Radiesse, Belotero and Juvéderm; your practitioner will give guidance and use their extensive experience to match the type of filler they feel is the most appropriate type for you, your treatment area and your desired outcome during your consultation.

Indications that this treatment may be right for you:

  • You have nose to mouth lines that you wish to soften
  • You have marionette lines that you wish to soften
  • You have noticed a loss of natural volume in the cheeks and midface
  • You have noticed that your jawline is not as sharp as it once was
  • You have thin, undefined lips that you wish to define and subtly volumise
  • You have nose imperfections that you would like smoothing
  • You have prominent tear troughs that you would like to soften

I have lost some volume in my face but don’t want to look like I’ve had work done. Is this possible to achieve with dermal fillers?

Yes. We prefer to use small amounts of filler each session so that you achieve a natural look. We can gradually build the product up to achieve your results so that you are comfortable that we are not over treating you, especially if you have never had this treatment previously.

There’s a particular celebrity I would like to look similar to. Can this be done with dermal fillers?

No, we would not attempt to do this because each person is totally different and unique; your bone structure and features are completely unique to you. We want to make you look the best that you can look and make the most of your one-of-a-kind features, not try to imitate another person. It’s unlikely you would be satisfied with your results if this was attempted.

Are fillers safe?

Temporary fillers have a good safety profile. It is very rare to get serious complications. At The Skin to Love Clinic you will only ever be treated by a medical professional with extensive experience and the skills to handle complications.

Hypothetically, if the fillers were misplaced or a patient was not happy with the placement of the product it could be dissolved quickly by injecting a safe, enzyme-based product into the area.

Following treatment we check-in with you to ensure that you are recovering well and we encourage you to immediately contact us should you be concerned about any aspect of your treatment or recovery.

Are there side effects to fillers?

Temporary fillers have a good safety profile. Swelling and bruising are the most common potential side effects immediately following treatment.  At The Skin to Love Clinic you will only ever be treated by a medical professional with extensive experience and the skills to handle complications.

Consultations are an important part of the treatment process in allowing you to understand the treatment and to establish if the benefits of the treatment are outweighed by any possible side effects. During a consultation your characteristics, such as your area of concern and your medical status, will be assessed. Your medical practitioner will be able to discuss whether this treatment is appropriate for you, as well as any suitable alternative treatments.

Your practitioner will discuss any possible side effects, questions you may have and any aftercare you should adhere to prior to you having treatment.

If I don’t have fillers again, will I look worse than I did before?

No. The product will gradually wear off and you will reverse to how you looked prior to the treatment and your natural ageing process will continue. This treatment does not stop that natural ageing process.

How long do fillers last?

This can vary depending on where you have the treatment and the product used. Products designed to be placed superficially and treatment in areas where there is a lot of movement, such as wrinkles the mouth, fillers usually last between 3 and 12 months. In cases where the product used is thicker and used to create deep volume, such as in the cheeks, the treatment results usually last 6 to 18 months.

Your lifestyle and your metabolic rate usually influence the longevity of your results. For example, in our experience, those who smoke or frequently do cardio work-outs can break-down the filler faster than those who do not.

Do fillers hurt?

The level of discomfort is usually found to be mild and tolerable by patients. The dermal fillers used at The Skin to Love Clinic contain local anaesthetic which greatly improve your comfort. We understand that that each person’s tolerance to pain is different however and are happy to offer our patients additional local anaesthetic cream prior to the procedure should this be a concern of yours.

I want to thank the staff for their professionalism and care! In particular, Jane is extremely good and supportive! She thoroughly explains the procedures and provides treatment with the greatest attention to her client’s needs! She makes it all so comfortable and enjoyable! I highly recommend the Skin to Love Clinic!Margarita

Another fantastic treatment from Jane at the skin to love clinic. I was nervous before my treatment but everything was explained so well and I knew I was in expert hands. Lovely kind friendly lady’s. Looking forward to my next appointment.Hayley

An excellent clinic run by highly qualified and professional practitioners. From the start I knew that I was in safe hands. Would highly recommend.” –  Catriona

“I am ecstatic with the results of my lips and my gorgeous new cheekbones! I am really blown away and it has given me a much needed confidence boost. I have had some lovely comments and best of all the results look so natural. Thank you”Carmela

What a difference a day makes! Cheek fillers with the talented nurse have given a subtle and youthful definition to an area that had been looking rather sorry for itself.  Painless and absolutely no bruising! Many compliments and even my harshest critic, my granddaughter says I look 20 years younger. Thank you, miracle workers, at Skin to Love.  I certainly love you!” – Carol

“Most pleasing results I have had over 10 years of having visited a number of local Aestheticians since I began treatment for fillers. Natural-looking results that have really made a visible difference without being at all obvious. Thank you Skin to love!” Denise

“Wonderful as usual, never any pressure to overdo treatments, have been with the lovely clinic and not once have I been disappointed, quite the reverse!”Gaynor

As ever, a pleasure to visit Jane and her team. I always know I am in a safe pair of hands and no pressure selling as experienced elsewhere, thank you so much.”Alison

“Fantastic as usual. Jane is so gifted at what she does. Painless treatment and a lovely chat. Looking forward to seeing you all soon. Highly recommend!”Hayley

“Excellent never had a problem in 3 years brilliant service and feel very comfortable every time I visit, I highly recommend.”Natalie

“Very happy with my treatment being going here for years would not go anywhere else.”Margaret

As always my appointment with Jane was professional and exactly what I wanted. Skin to love takes into account your style of life and will advise and schedule treatments to fit around you. They follow up all treatments with a phone call or text to check for any concerns. I have been a customer for 3 years and have never had an issue and have no hesitation in recommending them as nice caring people and for providing only top quality service and products.Jean

I’ve been going to The Skin to Love Clinic for over 4 years now and I couldn’t recommend it enough – it provides a safe and beautiful environment where a team of expert technicians offer bespoke advices and perform state-of-the-art treatments.” – Melanie

I was a bit worried post-treatment as didn’t want my face to look ‘worked’, I was aiming for a natural-looking face! I am very happy with the results and would recommend the clinic to others” – Lizzi

Prices start from £275.

We offer a bespoke approach to treatment, tailored entirely to your needs and desires, therefore the cost of your individual treatment will be confirmed during your consultation following a thorough assessment. At The Skin to Love Clinic we value your safety and the quality of the treatments we offer you which is why our medical team only ever use high-quality fillers.

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Treatment Summary

No. of treatments
Usually 1

Procedure time
Usually up to 30 minutes depending on the areas treated

Final results
Immediate. Best results will be seen after your recovery

Recovery time
Usually 24 to 48 hours. It is important to note that swelling can occur and take several days to subside and varies between individuals. Visible and non-visible bruising may occur in the treatment site, so the area may be tender; bruising will last as long as a usual bruising episode usually lasts for the individual

Resume usual activities
There are some consideration post treatment; we ask that you do not exercise after the treatment of a minimum of 24 hours after treatment. We request that you do not schedule a treatment or procedure where you’re required to touch or lay on the treatment area, such as a facial or massage, for a minimum of a week post treatment. Full aftercare will be provided prior to treatment

Discomfort level
Usually none to mild as local anaesthetic is used during the treatment

Duration of results
Usually 3 to 18 months dependent on area of treatment and the product used

Consultation needed prior
Yes

*Disclaimer: We are all individuals therefore results from treatments may vary from person to person, because each person responds differently. Results will last a different amount of time from person to person depending on variables such as the individual’s metabolism, lifestyle and area of treatment; this may even vary between treatments for an individual. Results, down time and recovery following treatment will vary from patient to patient. The information we provide is based on the extensive experience we have gained from treating a wide variety of patients of different ages, genders and is based on an average patient experience.

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What people have said...

Professional, friendly, thorough and prompt treatment. Jane explained everything and was superb. I'll be back for more treatments.
Paru Amarsingh
Paru Amarsingh
20:09 16 Jul 22
I'm claustrophobic so didn't like having my eyes completely covered, however, Jane was so patient & understanding & dealt with the situation brilliantly so I could have the treatment. It was a so easy in the end, took minutes, & nothing to worry about at all.
Wendy Ibbison
Wendy Ibbison
14:43 08 Jul 22
From just a phone call on enquiry, to booking to being there with the beautiful front desk lady, to Jane who does the treatment I went for it is all a well organised friendly and professional experience. Worth using for your needs and treatments. Happy customer great service. (Returning client)
Sam
Sam
13:03 08 Jul 22
Joanna Bateman
Joanna Bateman
18:17 06 Jul 22
Fantastic treatment. My skin feels so soft and it was very relaxing. Thank you!
Lauren Sims
Lauren Sims
16:07 06 Jul 22
Gill Siebert
Gill Siebert
15:02 02 Jul 22
Tj
Tj
16:20 22 Jun 22
I cannot recommend the team the innovation and treatments more highly than at the Skin To Love Clinic. They are at the cutting edge of beauty and have new ways and procedures that make your skin look beautiful. I've spent many years on Harley and Wimpole street and assumed you couldn't get this level of investment and treatments anywhere else but the Skin the Love clinic not only offer every top treatment but the Jane and Sue are so skillful and have a real eye for what will work for you. Their mini thread lift is incredible as is their 'vampire' treatment but skin since I have moved to St Albans has improved dramatically
Annie Lonie
Annie Lonie
17:20 31 May 22
Great experience at Skin to Love today as always! Thank you Jane and team!
Michelle Shearly
Michelle Shearly
18:53 17 May 22
Kay Pereira
Kay Pereira
11:16 16 May 22
I have several issues with my skin and have been working with my doctor to deal with them. He referred me to a Dermatologist who advised on the treatment I needed. It took me a while to find the right place with the level of expertise that I needed and The Skin to Love Clinic ticked all of the boxes. My first experience with The Skin to Love Clinic was about 2 years ago. I had a consultation with Jane and immediately knew I was in good hands. I had a series of Fraxel laser which dealt with the issue as well as improved the quality of my skin. I am now dealing with a different issue and without hesitation made an appointment with Jane. What a relief to know that once again, I will be in the best hands and get the most appropriate treatment for my skin, not only dealing with the issue but also improving the health of my skin at the same time.About 4 years ago, I had threads from a well known Clinic in Harley Street. The process was extremely painful, left me with a lot of bruising, a disfigured face and took at least 6 weeks to recover. For the first 1 - 2 weeks I could hardly open my mouth, getting my toothbrush into my mouth was painful.2 weeks ago (with much trepidation) I had threads at Skin to Love. The difference was remarkable. This is a cosmetic procedure so when the threads are inserted, there is some discomfort. However, it was a far cry from the extreme pain from the Harley Street clinic. I had 1 pale yellow bruise about the size of 50p, no disfiguration and went out for dinner that night! My face was tender to touch for about 1 week but definitely not painful. I could see the results straight away and as time passes, it gets better. Thank you Jane for being so patient with me. I was so scared but now know I didn't need to be.
Liz Holgate
Liz Holgate
13:28 13 May 22
CET Plays05
CET Plays05
06:55 12 May 22
Jane is wonderful, I feel in safe hands here and am always pleased with the advice and treatments I receive here, hence why I would not go anywhere else, this is a great clinic.
Anne Thomas
Anne Thomas
10:09 11 May 22
Angelique Rowan
Angelique Rowan
12:44 29 Apr 22
For my first session of Lazer Hair Removal, I had the most lovely practitioner. They were so patient with me and walked me through the process. I’m so happy and excited to continue with them throughout my course!
Amelia Dacosta
Amelia Dacosta
17:07 20 Apr 22
Always friendly and information! Would recommend to anyone with any skin concerns or just looking for advice you can trust. I have my next consultation already booked.
Caz CC
Caz CC
16:57 19 Apr 22
Jan Spelman
Jan Spelman
13:46 16 Apr 22
First time trying Regenlite today. Nikki was helpful explaining the process and I noticed some immediate reduction in redness on my cheeks. Nikki also recommended my next treatment for thread veins. All in all the super friendly and knowledgeable service I’ve come to rely on at Skin to Love.
Tamsin
Tamsin
20:01 30 Mar 22
I recently had 3 moles removed from my face by Emma. I am really pleased with the results, I was very nervous and Emma made me feel at ease. I would highly recommend Emma and the skin to love clinic.
Gemma Terry
Gemma Terry
14:06 28 Mar 22
Skin to Love is a super professional clinic, from the moment you walk in they make you feel welcomed and the ladies are all absolutely lovely. The treatments are always done to an incredibly high standard and they make sure to answer any questions you may have. Would highly recommend!!
Rebecca Wilkins
Rebecca Wilkins
19:33 23 Mar 22
Exceptionally positive experience:* A consultation is required to determine whether the requested treatment is suitable for me. This reassured me of their expertise and integrity (that they wouldn't just push any treatment on me)* Specialist Jane is clearly an expert on the Clear&Brilliant treatment and provided me with a comprehensive insight in the procedure + follow-up care and answered all my questions* Tomorrow I'll receive a check-in call, which shows their level of attentiveness* Reception staff is very friendly, welcoming and helpful* So far my Clear and Brilliant treatment looks good, will see results in 2-4 weeks
L eila
L eila
10:39 21 Mar 22
Lynzee Ward-Bourne
Lynzee Ward-Bourne
08:56 15 Mar 22
I felt confident and at ease with the consultant, and pleased with the prognosis and treatment offered.
Roger Timms
Roger Timms
11:51 26 Feb 22
I made the mistake of buying a product called Eyesential; an under eye enhancer which temporarily erases puffiness, fine lines, dark circles and wrinkles in minutes and lasts for up to 8 hours. I used this product for a period of 7 years. During this time, the skin under and around my eyes became thinner, reddened, chronically dry and intensely wrinkled. I thought there was nothing I could do and would be left like this. I felt so depressed. Then one day when I was in The Skin to Love Clinic having treatment for Laser Hair Removal; I was informed about Thermage for the very first time. I now have this procedure done yearly. Jane has brought my skin back to its original state and more. My confidence has come back and I feel a so much happier. This treatment really works!
Bernadette Mc Donnell
Bernadette Mc Donnell
12:19 20 Feb 22
Another amazing face treatment and the service was excellent
B white
B white
16:34 19 Feb 22
Neil Sharp
Neil Sharp
15:50 19 Feb 22
Perfect!
J
J
18:59 12 Feb 22
Absolutely thrilled with the results of my treatment which was carried out expertly and efficiently with the utmost professional care by Jane. Would recommend ‘the Skin to Love’ clinic to anyone
Jacqueline Chapman
Jacqueline Chapman
08:18 12 Feb 22
Nick Matthews
Nick Matthews
12:02 09 Feb 22
Stella Carcone
Stella Carcone
18:52 08 Feb 22
Alison Gardner
Alison Gardner
12:56 05 Feb 22
Such a professional, understanding approach. I feel like I've just blurted out my last 12 months but Jane made me feel so heard and relevant.Really appreciate the time and advice given and I now feel like I have a plan for how to manage the skin troubles/problems.Thank you!
Shareen Pavaday
Shareen Pavaday
11:36 03 Feb 22
Had an appointment at Skin to Love today (my first in a while) and oh boy was it good to be back! It was great to see that they are still taking the safety of their clients so seriously with strict PPE guidelines being adhered to. Had a consultation with Jane and can’t wait to go back for my treatment! Thank you ladies ☺️
Olivia
Olivia
01:18 28 Jan 22
Rashad Koura
Rashad Koura
11:12 23 Jan 22
Emma is so professional and kind. At an initial consultation with her on a viral wart on my face, Emma explained my options and the procedure carefully and thoroughly. Afterwards I tried various lotions and wart removal products, but to no avail. Three months later I saw Emma again. It only took her a few minutes to surgically remove my wart. It was done with such a precision that my skin has been recovering really quickly and well. I highly recommend Emma!
Maggie Lu
Maggie Lu
20:35 31 Dec 21
Spencer Baker
Spencer Baker
15:54 23 Dec 21
Maggie McGivern
Maggie McGivern
17:55 21 Dec 21
Jane was excellent and extremely professional, giving a clear and detailed picture of my son’s skin post acne. Jane put my son at ease and presented options for reducing pigmentation and improving texture. Highly recommend The Skin to Love clinic.
Louise Allen
Louise Allen
12:20 19 Dec 21
I love coming to Skin to Love, where everyone remembers my name, even though I wouldn't consider myself a regular. I feel safe and welcomed each time. Every member of staff is so lovely and I've had the best treatments from each practitioner.
Gillian Maxwell
Gillian Maxwell
16:20 18 Dec 21
Margarita Germanos
Margarita Germanos
02:08 13 Dec 21
I really appreciate Jane's extensive medical back ground & professionalism, generosity with her time (I never feel rushed when I come here), and most importantly, skillful placement of injectables & application of procedures.It has been a pleasure to build a rapport over the past few months and I am delighted with the result of the customized care & treatments I have received here.The ladies at the reception are always welcoming, kind & accommodating, and the clinic is a beautifully designed & charming space to visit.I look forward to many future appointments.
SFT
SFT
22:57 23 Oct 21
Outstanding from start to finish. Professional, knowledgeable and caring people. Highly recommend
Daniel Farney
Daniel Farney
15:06 21 Oct 21
I am extremely happy with the treatment I received and the professionalism of the staff. Emma and Jane were extremely friendly and reassuring too. Thank you.
Catherine Rumsey
Catherine Rumsey
15:27 14 Oct 21
Excellent service and explained everything thoroughly so I understood. Really impressed with the level of care. Thank you.
Melissa Uddin
Melissa Uddin
18:02 07 Oct 21
FV Lessers
FV Lessers
14:31 07 Oct 21
Would recommend, had a consultation by the nurse , very informative and all staff are extremely knowledgeable of their treatments. Not pushy in selling products or services , the look and feel of the store is very warm and welcoming. I am looking forward to getting treatments there.Update in 4/10/2021 - after going to mobile therapists and now here, I must say there is a big difference ! much much more professional and great customer service - I have had anti wrinkle injections and was reassured this will work and it has! ( I had deep frown lines) worth the bit of extra money for sure!
Camillia Barton
Camillia Barton
12:17 04 Oct 21
Nadine Lackhee
Nadine Lackhee
17:43 25 Sep 21
Valerie Minchella
Valerie Minchella
10:20 19 Sep 21
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