As we age our skin quality is affected due to a decline in elastin, collagen and natural moisture. The ageing process can leave our skin lacking in volume with increased dryness, fine lines and wrinkles.  Dermal fillers are a popular treatment used to give a more youthful and refreshed look by adding volume, reducing jowls, fine lines and wrinkles.

Dermal fillers can also simply create more defined and prominent cheekbones.

Dermal facial fillers are hyaluronic acid injectable treatments. Hyaluronic acid is a naturally occurring sugar found in the body. Iwona’s lip filler of choice is Juvederm which is a sterile gel consisting of non-animal, stabilised hyaluronic acid and a local anaesthetic called lidocaine, which will make to treatment more comfortable.  

Is Cheek Enhancement Suitable for everyone?   

Before treatment, you will have a medical consultation to ensure that the treatment is safe for you and to answer any questions that you may have. Together we will discuss and decide on a treatment plan to achieve the desired results.

Dermal fillers are not suitable if;

  • You are breastfeeding or pregnant
  • Suffer from severe allergies
  • Cheek Enhancement is not suitable if you are under 18 years old.

How does it work?

Several small injections of dermal filler will be administered to the cheeks to create the desired effect.

How long does it last for?

The advantage of dermal filler treatment is that although the results are not permanent the effects are long-lasting. Individual factors such as skin type, lifestyle, age and condition of the skin can affect the duration of treatment. Effects are seen immediately and can generally last for 6-18 months.

Aftercare advice

  • Avoid high-intensity exercise immediately following treatment for 24 hours
  • Avoid rubbing and touching the area
  • Avoid applying make up for 4 hours
  • Avoid alcohol consumption for 72 hours
  • Avoid hot environments for 24 hours

Are there any side effects?

All cosmetic procedures carry side effects and risks. Common side effects following treatment are:

  • Swelling and soreness in the area which should subside within 24-48 hours.

The following are rare side effects; however, it is important that anybody considering Cheek Enhancement Procedures are aware of them:

  • Severe swelling and bruising
  • Infection
  • Allergic Reaction

Treatment Summary

The procedure takes around 30 minutes

Discomfort Level is minimal however a topical anaesthetic cream is applied beforehand. Dermal fillers also contain local anaesthetic.

Recovery 48 hours

Results immediately visible

Duration 6-18 months

Risks and complications bruising, swelling, infection, allergic reaction

Treatment Cost

Dermal Fillers

  • Juvederm  0.5ml     £250.00
  • Juvederm 1ml         £375.00


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