The vast majority of fillers used in the UK are temporary and reabsorbed by the body over time.
We only use temporary dermal fillers at the Cadogan Clinic. Our Dermal Filler treatments are therefore not permanent. How long they last depends on things like the type of filler and where it's injected. They usually last between 6 and 18 months.
We do offer more permanent alternative filler treatments that employ the volume enhancing properties of naturally-occurring fat resources, but this is a slightly more invasive treatment. See Fat Transfer to Face.
Dermal fillers such as Juvederm, Restylane, Hyalronic Acid and Sculptra are very popular, quick injectable treatments that can soften facial wrinkles, lines and fill out hollows to recreate the smooth contours of younger skin. Fillers are popular with those seeking a swift, non-surgical solution for ageing skin that has lost volume as the collagen that previously helped to shape and support it has disappeared.
A senior Consultant at one of the largest UK Dermatology Centres at Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust, where she manages paediatric and adult patients with acute and chronic conditions involving the skin, hair and nails.