Injectable fillers can be used alongside of any botox anti-wrinkle injections to further correct some unwanted lines and creases on the face, to soften deep folds and contours.

They are used to add volume again and augment definition and shape particularly of the lips & cheeks.

Increasingly popular now is the 8 point non-surgical facelift which Dr Nicole Burge uses Juvaderm Voluma giving results which are lasting up to 18 months.

So often preferred for a very natural but pleasing result “less is more” with regard to filler volumes.

Lip Enhancement

Lips are an important part of facial beauty. For many people, fuller and more sensuous lips come high on their wish list. These can be created using material naturally found in the body. A simple, safe, temporary dermal filler treatment can add volume and definition which can enhance small, thin lips. The procedure can also balance out asymmetric lips or reduce the appearance of those fine, vertical lines.

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HA Dermal Filler Patient Information

  • The majority of brands are made from hyaluronic acid
  • Immediate results
  • Minimal downtime
  • Lasts 6-18 months depending on the product, treatment site, lifestyle factors and the individual.
Hyaluronic acid is a naturally occurring sugar chain molecule found in all skin and soft tissues throughout the body, identical across species. It attracts and binds water in the skin, providing volume and hydration, but also ‘cushioning’ and supporting collagen and elastin fibres and providing a medium, or carrier, for chemical messages between the cells.

Dermal fillers are manufactured, usually through fermentation and cross linking with proteins to produce a clear, sterile gel for injection into the skin.

In the UK, there are over 160 brands on the market due in some part to weak regulation. Not all hyaluronic acids are the same, each brand has a range of ‘tissue tailored’ products designed for specific results. One size does not fit all.

Hyaluronic Acid dermal fillers are a clear sterile gel in a syringe for injection into the skin providing instant correction.
  • To correct or enhance facial contours; cheeks, temples, jawline, nose, chin.
  • To define, correct or enhance lips
  • To soften and correct facial wrinkles or folds
  • To restore lost volume in hands to reduce the appearance of veins and tendons
  • To improve the tone, texture and hydration of the skin.
Most leading brands also contain a local anaesthetic and we will apply topical anaesthetic cream, or ice, prior to treatment to numb the skin. Treatment need not be painful.
All make up will need to be removed prior to treatment, so please come ‘fresh faced’ if possible. Alcohol, aspirin, Ibuprofen and a range of dietary supplements including; St. Johns Wort, fish oils, Gingko Biloba, Vitamins C and E- may all contribute to bruising and are best avoided 24 hours before treatment. Treatment cannot be administered if there is an active skin infection, including acne or cold sores or if you are unwell- including colds, coughs, sore throats etc. Do contact the clinic to discuss any illness or new medicines prior to attending.
Longevity does vary between products, and between individuals, but most will last between 6 months and 18 months.
Dermal fillers are safe, but not risk free, the practitioner will discuss all the risks and benefits with you at consultation and again prior to treatment.
The practitioner will take a detailed medical history to ensure you have no conditions that might increase risk of unwanted side effects, consultation is also important to discuss your expectations and whether or not this treatment is able to meet them.
Most people are able to continue with normal activities with immediate improvement in their appearance. Some will have some redness, pin prick marks, possibly swelling- particularly in the lips. Possibly bruising. Any swelling and bruising may be more apparent the next day.

Make-up should not be worn for 12 hours

You are advised to avoid alcohol, vigorous exercise, sun bathing, and extremes of heat or cold for 14 days post treatment. These activities have been found to increase and prolong swelling.

Swelling may worsen in the first 24 hours, and then should settle within the first few days. Cold packs can be helpful in reducing swelling. As a consequence of swelling, the product may feel harder or lumpy and you may notice some asymmetry. The final result may be judged at 2 weeks.

Bruising may take a few days to appear, arnica can be helpful in clearing bruising. It is advisable to avoid aspirin and alcohol for 12-48 hours after treatment. Tenderness should settle as swelling goes down.

Athletes should be aware some ingredients in the product may show a positive in ‘anti-dope tests’

Please contact your practitioner if redness, tenderness, itching or swelling worsens after 3 days, rather than settling.

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any concerns.

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Cost per syringe £200

Average cost of fillers are usually as follows (prices are subject to connotation as individual requirements vary)

  • Cheek and chin lifting and filling from £400
  • Lip enhancement from £300
  • Lip augmentation from £300
  • Lip creases from £150
  • Nasolabial fold (from nose to mouth) from £400
  • 8 Point Facelift from £600

What Is the 8 Point Facelift?

The 8 Point lift is an innovative anti ageing technique that has been referred to as the ‘non-surgical facelift’, the 8 Point Lift uses the most advanced non-surgical techniques to lift and rejuvenate the face, creating a much more youthful appearance. The real appeal of this treatment is that our patients have seen desirable results, without having to go under the knife.

Dr Burge uses the most sophisticated dermal filler range: Juvéderm Ultra. In particular, Juvederm Volift, Juvederm Volbella and Juvederm Voluma are used to revive and restore volume in the face.
Not only is there no downtime associated with this treatment, the results are natural-looking and subtle, with immediate effect. 2-3 days after treatment, the serum settles and gives an impeccable result.
The treatment works by enhancing the face’s natural features, smoothing and tightening the skin, and re-contouring the shape of the face.
Because of the superiority of the products used at Brookfield Clinic, and the skill of

Dr Burge, patients can reap the rewards 18 months after treatment.

From £600 (Prices are subject to consultation as individual requirements may vary)