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Lines, wrinkles, and sagging facial skin become more common as we age. Loss of volume, combined with reduced skin elasticity are some of the most common signs of ageing, often most noticeable around the eyes, lips, and cheeks.

Dermal fillers are a cosmetic treatment designed to address these issues. It works to fill certain areas of the face that have lost volume over time. The fillers are made from hyaluronic acid, a synthetically produced sugar that is naturally occurring in the body. By injecting this substance into selected areas, we can create more fullness in the desired areas.

Dermal FillersWho is a good candidate

We can establish your suitability for this treatment during your personal consultation. This will involve a discussion about your medical history and ideal outcomes for the procedure. Generally, ideal candidates are in good health, do not have allergies to filler, and have realistic expectations about what the procedure can offer.

If you are concerned about loss of facial volume, wrinkles, or skin laxity you may be a good candidate for this procedure. The filler can be applied to areas such as the cheeks, lips, or other areas of the face, depending on what effect you hope to achieve from the procedure. We will take your individual concerns and goals into account when developing your treatment plan in order to cater to your specific needs.


Dermal FillersBenefits

Dermal fillers can be applied to numerous areas of the face, most often the cheeks, hands, jaw, chin, and lips. The substance is administered carefully, with a focus on the specific areas where patients desire more facial volume.

You may seek a dermal filler procedure if you desire to:

  • Reduce fine lines and facial creases
  • Lift drooping eyebrows and corners of the mouth
  • Correct under-eye hollows and dark circles
  • Address hollowing of the cheeks
  • Camouflage nasal hump prominence
  • Enhance lip volume
  • Add definition to the jawline

Although fillers can achieve these effects for many people, the treatment is not for everyone. Results will depend on your characteristics and treatment goals, which means you should discuss your desires with a professional prior to getting your dermal fillers. Additionally, the fillers are not permanent, which means you can adjust your look to suit your preferences with age.

Your personal consultation

Before your procedure, get personalised guidance from highly skilled Specialist Plastic Surgeon, Dr Bish Soliman and his team.With years of experience, he will tailor your treatment for your body, health, and ideal outcomes. Book your personal consultation to receive:

  • In-depth information about your desired procedure
  • Personalised advice from the team at Soliman Plastic Surgery
  • A customised treatment plan tailored to your needs

Dermal Fillers The procedure

During your treatment session, your skin will be cleaned and prepared. The procedure generally does not take more than 30 minutes, but this can vary depending on which areas are being treated. A topical anaesthetic can be used to minimise any discomfort.

The dermal filler will be carefully injected into the appropriate areas to create the desired effect. Whilst the process adds immediate fullness to the selected areas, patients will see the full results after the filler has had time to settle into its position under the skin. Due to the use of topical numbing, most patients find the experience comfortable.

Depending on the type of filler used, you can expect the filler to last for about six months. After this point, your body will absorb the natural substance. Patients may opt to have touch-up treatments every six months to a year.

Dermal FillersAftercare and risks

It is important to take appropriate care of your treated area after your dermal filler procedure. Dr Bish Soliman will give you specific care instructions to help ease the healing process and help the filler settle into place. For example, you may be advised to avoid alcoholic drinks, smoking, and makeup for a period of time. You may also need to minimise strenuous activity and use skincare products with gentle ingredients.

You may experience some mild side effects, including swelling and bruising, but this is a normal part of the healing process and will subside shortly. More significant complications are rare but can include allergic reactions, infections, or unwanted results. If you notice any severe or lasting side effects, you should contact us or seek medical treatment.

Learn More About Dr Bish Soliman

Dr Bish Soliman is a Sydney based Specialist Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon specialising in complex microsurgical reconstruction including breast reconstruction, aesthetic surgery of the face, breast, and body as well as skin cancer surgery.

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About Dr Bish Soliman

Dr Bish Soliman - Sydney Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon, about us 01 2x
Specialist Plastic, Reconstructive and Cosmetic Surgeon
FRACS (Plas), MS (Plas), MBBS (Hons 1), BCom

AHPRA Registered Medical Practitioner MED 0001679053 Specialist Registration in Plastic Surgery

Dr Bish Soliman is a Sydney-based Specialist Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon who performs aesthetic surgery of the face, breast, and body as well as skin cancer surgery.

He currently holds two consultant microsurgery positions in major Sydney hospitals performing complex microsurgical reconstruction including DIEP breast reconstruction.

After graduating from The King’s School, Dr Bish completed a Bachelor of Commerce degree at the University of Sydney. After working briefly at a major Sydney finance firm, he decided to pursue his passion and long-term goal of a career in medicine. He graduated from the University of Notre Dame at the top of his class, receiving First class honours and the prestigious Bower and Sherrard medal. He then went on to complete his junior medical training at Westmead Hospital during which time he was awarded Junior Medical Officer (JMO) of the Year, as well as a finalist for NSW Doctor of the Year.


Next Steps

Do your Research

  • All Surgery has risks and potential complications. Please read the risks and complications page
  • Visit our procedure pages and Blogs to learn more about your intended procedure

Making The Most Of Your Consultation

  • Please arrive slightly early for your in-person consultation with Dr Bish
  • Take notes during the consultation and review all the documents provided
  • You are welcome to bring a friend or relative to help consider your options
  • You may need to undress for a physical exam so wear comfortable clothes

Want more information before scheduling your consultation?

  • Call us to find out more about surgery pricing and how you can pay for your surgery
  • Request more information about your procedure – call or contact us.

How to Book Your Consultation

  • A GP Medical Referral is now essential to see Dr Bish Soliman for any type of surgery.
  • You can book your consultation with Dr Bish Soliman by paying the consultation fee in advance – when you make your appointment.

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