Dermal Fillers Montréal
Dermal filler is a soft tissue filler that is injected into the skin at various depths to fill in facial wrinkles, add volume to the face, and enhance facial features, giving the face a smoother appearance.
Most dermal fillers today consist of a natural component of skin and cartilage, a polysaccharide
called hyaluronic acid.
The treatment process
The consultations are done by the injecting doctor. Depending on the area of treatment, our
physician will recommend a personalized treatment plan. He will also be available to address
your concerns and to answer all of your questions.
The treatment is quick, simple, and relatively painless, with no downtime.
What to expect?
Dermal fillers injections will hydrate your skin, add volume, reduce your wrinkles and enhance
the shape of your face for a rejuvenated look.
The results will be visible within a few days, and they will usually last from 6 months to 1 year.
Pictures are shown for demonstration purposes only. Results cannot be guaranteed.
Restore, enhance and refresh your skin, for an elegant, radiant-looking you.
Meet our injecting doctor:
Dr. Frederick To
After working as an actuary, Dr. Frederick To completed his medical degree at the University of Montreal.
From there he started his practice in an acute care setting as an emergency doctor and as an intensivist.
The abundance of techniques in his practice combined with his attention to details was a perfect match for aesthetic medicine.
With Dr. To, you can expect an active listening of your concerns and a tailored approach to enhance your natural beauty.
(without same-day treatment)
A $50 fee will be charged for missed appointments and last minute cancellations within 24 hours.
Pre Treatment Instructions
In preparation for your injection treatment:
Avoid alcohol within 48 hours before your treatment.
Only with the consent of your treating physician: avoid antiplatelets or anti-inflammatories (Aspirin, Plavix, etc.) within 5 days before your injections.
Avoid natural products (garlic, gingko biloba, etc.) within 5 days before your injection.
Avoid wearing makeup the day of your injections.
Pregnancy or breastfeeding
Allergy to hyaluronic acid
Active skin disease or skin infection
Use of blood thinners (Eliquis, Xarelto, Coumadin, etc.)
Pay attention if:
You have a history of hypertrophic scars or keloids. Mention this to your injector so that he avoids more aggressive techniques requiring skin incisions.
You have a history of cold sores. For lip injections, your doctor will prescribe medication to prevent reactivation of the virus with the injections.
Post Treatment Instructions
Temporary redness, bruising and swelling can occur
If possible, it is recommended to apply ice 15 minutes each hour for four hours on injected regions.
Avoid touching, massage or scratching the injected regions.
Keep your head in an elevated position for four hours after the procedure.
For the first 12 hours:
Avoid putting make-up on injected regions.
For the first 24 hours:
Avoid physical activities, sun tanning and consuming alcohol.
Avoid lip actions such as kissing, drinking through a straw and smoking.
If you feel sudden pain or if you observe blanching of the skin, immediately contact the clinic or consult your nearest emergency hospital.
For the following 2 weeks:
Avoid settings with extreme heat or cold (sauna, hot baths, extended sun tanning period).
Frequently Asked Questions
Do I need a consultation?
Yes. Dermal fillers are a prescription only medicine therefore a consultation will be performed by our injecting doctor. You will have the option to start your treatment right after the consultation.
Are dermal fillers safe?
Yes. Dermal fillers are approved by Health Canada and our practitioners are experienced, certified and up to date with the advanced techniques so you can have a positive experience attaining the best possible results.
What are the possible side effects?
Dermal fillers come with few but very minor side effects. These symptoms include bruising, soreness, and redness at the injection areas. The discomfort or tenderness usually subsides after a few days and can be treated with over-the-counter painkillers like acetaminophen.
How much dermal fillers will I need?
To obtain the wrinkle-smoothing effect, some people might require more than one injection.
What is the difference between dermal fillers and botox?
Botox temporarily paralyses muscles, which reduces or eliminates dynamic wrinkling such as frown lines and smile lines. On the other hand, dermal fillers adds volume help sculpt the shape of the face and improve the appearance of wrinkles.
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