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The Skin Nurse: Nicola O'Byrne Clinical Nurse Specialist and Dermatology Nurse Prescriber (MSC, RGN, CNS)

Skincare is my enduring passion

That passion inspires me to deliver a Gold Standard of care to my patients. My ongoing education in dermatology and cosmeceuticals, allows me to offer reliable and trustworthy treatment and product recommendations. I listen to and understand the needs of each and every one of my patients so that together, we achieve their desired outcomes.

Over the years, it has been my privilege to witness the enhanced confidence of my patients as they look and feel better. Invariably, they leave my practice refreshed and rejuvenated.

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Lip Fillers

Lips have always been considered as one of the most essential & attractive features of our face. They indicate our emotions, with full lips being associated with youth & beauty. Those who don’t have their desired type of lips, Lip Fillers is a medical treatment specially for those!

Our lips are at their fullest in our 20s, which is why we associate a plump & defined mouth with youthfulness. But the composition of our lips & surrounding structures alters as part of the natural ageing process. Sometimes the lips can be asymmetrical.
From between the ages of 30-40, factors such as sun damage (photodamage) gravity, genetics & smoking play a role, leading to a sad-mouthed or drooping appearance. Lipstick bleed lines & a flattened cupid’s bow will also culminate in a mouth that looks less defined.

From between the ages of 30-40, factors such as sun damage (photodamage) gravity, genetics & smoking play a role, leading to a sad-mouthed or drooping appearance. Lipstick bleed lines & a flattened cupid’s bow will also culminate in a mouth that looks less defined.

*DISCLAIMER Patient experience & results may vary. These are dependent on several factors such as lifestyle, age & medical history.


What are lip fillers?

Today’s sophisticated fillers are made of Hyaluronic Acid (or HA), a substance that’s found naturally in the body. It’s a  useful medical  ingredient because it’s capable of holding up to 1,000 times its own load in the water. This is the reason why you’ll find it  on the back of your skincare products.

Concerning creams, it can only do so much because it can’t enter the outer layers of your skin to reach an extent where it can have an instant & notable impact. Some labels are using low molecular weight HA, to try & force it deeper into the skin, but even that can only do so much. That’s where the needle comes in.

HA is something that our body produces naturally –  it is in lesser quantities as we age . At The Skin Nurse Clinic under the experts supervision once the HA  is inserted into the skin, it’s easily broken down over months. It’s not  permanent; which in itself is convincing. And it’s not only used in the lips; it can plump out wrinkles, restore volume to cheeks & eradicate those vertical lines at the side of your mouth.

What is lip filler treatment?

Our range of gold standard lip filler treatments uses a smooth gel formula to deliver a natural look & feel to the treated area. Most lip enhancements are achieved through natural hyaluronic acid biodegradable dermal fillers which are specifically developed for the lips & mouth area & produce the most natural, long-lasting results.

The skin present on your lips is extremely thin, making them especially vulnerable to ageing factor. Some hyaluronic acid dermal fillers help to fill in vertical lines, ease drooping lip corners & attract & retain moisture to smooth dry, dehydrated lips. There are different HA that are  more volumizing properties to contour your lips & define your cupid’s bow, as well as subtly plump up tired or deflated lips for a natural look.

We only utilize FDA-approved, naturally biodegradable lip fillers devised with safety & efficacy in mind. Initial consultation with our qualified medical practitioners will lead to the discussion on a personalized lip filler treatment plan that suits you.

What can lip filler treatment be used for?

The kind of lip augmentation we suggest may vary depending on your age. For example, you may want to accomplish fuller-looking lips when in your 30s, but to soften & reduce fine lines instead when in your 50s.

We may require to consider one, or a blend, of the following:

  • Softening lipstick bleed lines by improving the corner/edge of your lips
  • Smoothing vertical lip lines, again by improving the corner of your lips
  • Forming a natural lip shape through restoring or enhancing volume in the body of your lip
  • Lifting the sides of your lips to restore their youthful position
  • Improving the philtrum column ( this is the 2 little lines that u from your top lip to your nose ) definition of your upper lip for a lovely cupid’s bow
  • Treating the marionette section beneath your mouth to give support to the lip, assist in improving shadows in the area & your lower face profile contour.

How soon will I notice the results?

The entire process takes a few minutes, & ice can be applied afterwards to decrease any slight swelling.

You should notice results right away, with optimum results seen 7 to 14 days after the treatment, once potential light swelling has ceased.

How long does lip filler treatment last?

Lip filler treatments can last from 4 to 9 months. We always advise a subtle approach to create fuller yet natural-looking lips. You can still form an effect with the subsequent top-up treatments, which will be tailored at each visit so that lip plumpness is achieved softly & subtly. Your medical practitioner will furnish you with all the advice you need.

What should I expect?

It is always advisable to use the most highly trained & skilled medical practitioners for the most effective yet natural differences.

We will study your face from every angle to address your concerns. We will describe everything in detail & make you feel at ease & relaxed on the day of your treatment, acknowledging you’re in expert, safe, & medically qualified hands.

Can you have lip fillers when you are pregnant?

Dermal fillers are not likely to harm your baby; however, we always recommend waiting until after you deliver & after you have stopped breastfeeding. As no medical investigations have been performed on pregnant women, we cannot predict how the skin will react to the filler treatment, considering the body’s hormonal changes during pregnancy & breastfeeding.

How do I know if lip fillers will suit me?

Before opting for any procedure of this sort, you must have an in-depth consultation, during which you can talk about the expected results & discuss all the possible outcomes. Your practitioner will create a detailed evaluation of your lips & notify you of the possible treatment recommendations that will give balance back to your lips, in keeping with your physical shape & age. For example, you may need fuller-looking lips in your 20s & 30s, but as you grow older, you may need to smooth & address the fine lines around your lips.

Are lip fillers plastic surgery?

Lip fillers are actually a non-surgical way to improve the structure of your lips. The Lip fillers we utilize are generated explicitly for the lips & the mouth area & produce the most natural long-lasting results. These are composed of hyaluronic acid. These specialist dermal fillers are inserted into the lips to add volume & shape, as well as to enhance the condition of the lips. This type of lip improvement is lower risk equalled to an invasive surgical procedure when conducted by an experienced medically qualified practitioner. HA fillers slowly dissolve over time, with results lasting several months.

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