As we grow older, we may develop short horizontal
lines radiating outwards from the corners of our mouth. These
lines can give the mouth a straight or even downturned, sad
appearance and can age the face.
At Cardiff Cosmetic Clinic, we are
completely focused on you as an individual and will always strive
to give you a natural-looking end result that exceeds your
expectations and makes you feel confident about your
Types of Dermal Filler
At Cardiff Cosmetic
Clinic, we use a range of hyaluronic acid fillers, such as
JUVÉDERM® and RADIESSE®. These are
non-permanent fillers and their effects typically last for six to
The hyaluronic acid
used in these dermal fillers is produced biosynthetically by
bacterial fermentation. (Hyaluronic acid is a natural
substance that is found throughout your body. It gives volume to
the skin, lubricates the joints and gives the eyes their
We use longer lasting
calcium hydroxyl appatite RADIESSE®
fillers. RADIESSE® is a unique dermal
filler made from synthetic calcium hydroxylapatite (CaHA)
microspheres in a water based gel carrier. It is 100%
biocompatible, so no allergy testing is required before
use. RADIESSE® is biodegradable and
will gradually break down and be absorbed by your body.
However, the results are longer lasting than those of the
non-permanent hyaluronic acid fillers, typically lasting for 12
months or longer in many patients.
Patients express a
high level of satisfaction with each of these products.