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Sometimes facial scars can leave a hollowness in your skin.
This can happen after severe acne which can sometimes leave deep hollow acne scars, or if you have had a piece of skin removed for a biopsy, or facial scarring through an accident.
Dermal fillers can provide an effective treatment to reduce the impact of this kind of facial scar.
The dermal fillers that I use are a gel-like substance made out of synthetic hyaluronic acid, which is very similar to the composition of your body’s own natural hyaluronic acid, which hydrates and plumps out your skin.
The dermal filler is injected under the scar and plumping out the skin can significantly improve the appearance.
The photos below (with thanks to the client for his kind permission to publish these) show an un-retouched recent example of the treatment of a facial scar with dermal filler.
This scar was the result of a skin biopsy to remove a small potentially cancerous area.
The effect of the dermal filler treatment is immediate and lasts 6 to 9 months. It then needs to be repeated.
Before (left) and After (right) of a facial scar treated with dermal filler.
If you want to read more, the experts at Consulting Room really know what they're talking about and have put together Dermal fillers, scarring FAQs just for you.
If you have more questions, you can use the Dermal fillers, scarring questions feature to talk to our panel of trained medical experts.
If you're keen to get started with any of these treatments right away then you're in luck - those clever folks also have a list of trusted, accredited Dermal fillers, scarring clinics in your area.
Many thanks to the author of this blog Dr Mark Aszkenas who has been providing aesthetic beauty treatments since 2011.
He is a consultant in the National Health Service and has the diploma of the membership of the Royal College of Physicians.
Dr Mark saw the need for a simple and effective range of skincare treatments, containing ingredients at a strength that could achieve results, and launched the Dr Mark Skincare range.
An in-depth consultation process is to find out about any current or previous medical conditions and medication that may impact aesthetic treatment.
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