Worried about ageing skin? You may have already heard about dermal fillers which have become almost the new norm in the world of cosmetic medicine. Nowadays, getting dermal fillers has become as normal as going to the dentist.
If you are considering getting a dermal filler treatment for the first time, then, this guide is for you!
The article can give you a better understanding about dermal fillers, what it does for you, how much it costs, details of the procedure, and other helpful information.
Also included is our list of recommended clinics in Singapore where you can get dermal fillers.
Read on and stay beautiful!
WHAT ARE DERMAL FILLERS?
Dermal fillers are medical substances that are used to help define your facial features and make your face look smoother and younger.
HOW CAN DERMAL FILLERS HELP?
Dermal fillers can help treat wrinkles and saggy skin or correct facial asymmetries.
WHAT TYPES OF DERMAL FILLERS ARE AVAILABLE IN SINGAPORE?
There are 2 types of dermal fillers that are available in Singapore. These are:
- Hyaluronic Acid (HA) Filler: Most commonly used; Hyaluronic Acid is naturally produced by our body.
- Non-HA or Collagen-stimulating Filler: Also called bio-stimulating fillers; they are made of either natural or synthetic ingredients that stimulate collagen production.
WHAT BRANDS OF DERMAL FILLERS ARE AVAILABLE IN SINGAPORE?
These are the available brands of dermal fillers in Singapore:
- Hyaluronic Acid Filler Brands: Juvederm, Restylane, Belotero, Profhilo
- Non-HA Fillers Brands: Radiesse, Sculptra, Ellanse, Algeness
HOW MUCH DO HA DERMAL FILLERS COST IN SINGAPORE?
Hyaluronic Acid Fillers in Singapore cost from S$700 to S$1,000 per syringe.
HOW MUCH DO NON-HA DERMAL FILLERS COST IN SINGAPORE?
Non-HA fillers in Singapore cost between S$400 and S$1,000 per syringe.
HOW DO SINGAPORE’S CLINICS CHARGE FOR DERMAL FILLERS?
Clinics in Singapore set their prices for dermal fillers either according to the treatment area or price per syringe.
WHAT HAPPENS DURING A DERMAL FILLER TREATMENT?
The treatment area is cleansed first. Then, a numbing cream is applied and left on for 15 minutes. The area is cleaned again before the filler is injected. After injection, the doctor will then mould the filler and apply pressure to the area. Lastly, an antiseptic is applied to the injected skin.
WHEN IS THE DERMAL FILLER RESULT VISIBLE?
It takes approximately 2 weeks for dermal fillers to settle and produce fully visible results.
IS THERE ANY DOWNTIME FOR DERMAL FILLER TREATMENT?
Normally, there is no downtime for dermal filler treatments. You can continue with your daily activities right after treatment.
Just avoid strenuous activities and do not apply pressure to the injected region within 24 hours after the procedure.
HOW LONG DOES A DERMAL FILLER LAST FOR?
Dermal fillers usually last for 1 to 2 years. Some collagen-stimulating fillers can last beyond 2 years.
WHO IS SUITABLE FOR DERMAL FILLERS?
Dermal fillers are suitable for both male and female adults who have sagging skin, wrinkles, or facial volume loss.
WHERE TO GET DERMAL FILLERS IN SINGAPORE?
You should only get dermal fillers from licensed physicians with ample experience in aesthetic medicine. Check out our list of best clinics in Singapore for dermal fillers.