As you age, your temple (the area at the edge of your brows between the forehead and the ear) loses volume leading to a “hollow’ look, along with an apparent shortening and descending of the brow. This, in turn, makes the upper face appear “pinched” and worsens the appearance of wrinkles around the eyes. The loss of volume in temples can have a profound impact on the appearance of the face, making us appear much older.
Temple filler treatment is used to recontour and restore volume to the temples of a patient’s face in order to achieve a more youthful and refreshed appearance. You can think of it as a mini facelift without surgery.
Unlike traditional treatment techniques that have proven unsatisfactory in correcting the problem without resulting irregularities, temple fillers are an effective non-surgical intervention. The procedure involves injecting small amounts of Hyaluronic acid(HA) dermal fillers into precise locations on your temples. HA is actually synthesized naturally within the human body and can hold up to 1000 times its own weight in water. Its physical properties make it possible to administer the filler with precision, resulting in a smoother look. The final results are a more youthful, less tired, and less sad-looking face.
We only use premium FDA-approved treatments made of biocompatible materials with a proven safety record. That being said, with any injectable treatment, there is a possibility of some minor side effects. These may include bruising, swelling, redness, tenderness, itching, and sensitivity at the point of application. Adverse side effects are very rare. Also, any complications can be rectified by dissolving the filler with Hyaluronidase.
Volume loss in the skin around the temple tends to particularly affect slimmer people who naturally have less facial volume to begin with. Hollows on the temple can also be more pronounced on people who have lost a lot of weight. That said, the ageing process occurs in a more pronounced fashion in some people than in others.
Making this treatment great for anyone who would love to add definition and volume to their upper face. Often it’s only after treatment that many people realise just how impactful to the overall facial symmetry a temple filler treatment can be.
The skin around the eyes is quite thin, making it a very sensitive area to treat. However, many modern dermal fillers contain anesthetic, and we can also use a numbing cream to help ease any discomfort. We also use Micro cannulas(special soft plastic tubes with no sharp point), which are safe to use in sensitive areas such as the temple.
This is dependent on how much filler needs to be injected into the area. Exact pricing will be discussed at the consultation after a full assessment. Everybody experiences different degrees of volume loss in the face over the years. Therefore, the volume that is needed may vary from one person to another. That’s why every treatment is tailored to the individual’s unique face. You can check out the price list for all our treatments here.
Temple fillers are temporary, lasting anywhere from 9-12 months before needing to be re-done. We can create a plan for regular follow-up treatments to maintain the initial result.
First, it’s vital to choose an experienced aesthetics doctor who understands the delicate anatomy underlying the skin on the temples. This is a highly vascular area, as significant facial arteries and veins run through it. The Consultant Doctor will assess your temples and face for the degree of hollowness and determine the volume which needs filling up. You are always in exceptional hands when opting for a temple filler treatment with us. Generally speaking, there is no downtime and you will see results immediately after treatment.