Dermal Fillers

NorthWest Medica Advanced Cosmetic Injector Nurses Serving London & Toronto Ontario and surrounding areas.

Think of dermal fillers as your best kept beauty secret.  Of all the rejuvenation treatments, this is one of our favorites!  A major component of our approach is to create natural and believable results; we consider all natural contours, bone structure, angles of light and shadow.  A true art!

The Concept of Light and Shadows

How we subconsciously judge someone’s age and attractiveness is actually a complex process of the interplay of light and shadow.  This interplay can signify youth or age.  Loss of light reflection assigned to youth, signals age even more so than the appearance of facial lines and wrinkles.

Convex areas reflect light, making us look more vibrant and younger.  These areas are your cheeks, forehead, temples and lips – even the small philtrum columns between the lip and nose.  Concave areas that develop or deepen as we age and lose facial volume create more shadows, and it is this shadowing that we subconsciously perceive as signs of aging and loss of energy.

By restoring balance and definition with precisely placed fillers, NorthWest Medica’s Cosmetic Injectors produce results that are subtle yet powerfully convey youth and overall facial harmony.  You’ll look better, more refreshed and more confident without ever looking “over done.”  Our goal is to provide all of our clients with a refreshed and rejuvenated version of their own natural beauty.

Filler selection, placement and technique make all the difference in the results you see. We have a reputation for being among the best of the best. You can receive your custom dermal filler recommendations for your unique individual needs by meeting with us in person.

Dermal Filler Options

NorthWest Medica offers an impressive range of dermal fillers to fill, augment and contour your face. Their capability’s are both vast and versatile with several of the options lasting up to 24 months.  In our capable hands, you will have access to:

  • Juvéderm
  • Belotero
  • Radiesse
  • Restylane
  • Sculptura
  • Ravanesse
  • Teosyal

Benefits of Dermal Fillers

You’ll experience a wide range of facial rejuvenation benefits from dermal fillers.  They can be used to:

Other uses include:

  • Restore the youthful “triangle” to your facial shape
  • Restore youthful fullness to your cheeks, lips, mouth area and chin
  • Improve facial symmetry
  • Restore hollows under your eyes
  • Lift drooping corners of your mouth
  • Fill nasolabial folds and contour your jawline or chin
  • Lift the droop of your nose and smooth out nasal profile
  • Smooth lines and wrinkles
  • Rejuvenate depleted, tired looking hands
  • Smooth out skin surface

How Do Dermal Fillers Compare to Face Lifts?

Dermal fillers can have an astounding effect on your face.  Sometimes it’s not a facelift that’s needed but volume replacement.  Even after a facelift, restoring volume loss is more often than not the completion of the process.  Dermal fillers could be a viable option for you, either as an alternative to surgery or an addition to surgery.

Why Choose NorthWest Medica Injectors

Sonia Vilos, Nurse Practitioner and Jennifer Salinitri, Registered Nurse of NorthWest Medica, Cosmetic and Therapeutic Injectors, are experienced providers of dermal fillers in London, Toronto and surrounding area with international clientele and following.  They are renowned for their education, innovation, talent and delivery of advanced injection techniques.  With extensive training and experience in the most advanced injection techniques, they ensure you’ll receive the beautiful, natural looking results you deserve.

Please fill out this contact form or email us at to schedule your complimentary dermal filler consultation.  We are located in London, Ontario and serve patients from London, Toronto and surrounding areas.

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Filler Pre & Post Treatment Instructions

Treatment Instructions
  •  Inform us if you have a history of Perioral Herpes(Cold Sores) to receive advice on antiviral therapy prior to treatment.
  •  Avoid dental work (including standard teeth cleaning) at least 2 weeks prior to treatment and one month following treatment. Avoid oral surgery at least 4 weeks prior to treatment and one month following treatment.
  •  7 DAYS BEFORE treatment (to prevent bruising): Avoid blood thinning, over-the-counter medications such as Aspirin, Motrin, Ibuprofen and Aleve. Also avoid herbal supplements, such as Garlic, Vitamin E, Ginkgo Biloba, St. John’s Wort and Omega-3 capsules.  Please note: If you have a cardiovascular history, please check with your doctor prior to stopping use of Aspirin.
  •  3 DAYS BEFORE treatment: avoid waxing, bleaching, tweezing, or the use of hair removal cream on the area to be treated.
  •  Do not drink alcoholic beverages 24 hours before (or after) your treatment to avoid extra bruising.
  •  Do not use Dermal Fillers if you are pregnant or breastfeeding or suffer from any neurological disorders. Please inform us if you have any questions about this prior to the treatment.
Day of Treatment
  • Report any changes in health to your provider
  •  You may bring your own makeup to apply after your treatment.
  •  To maximize your comfort during the procedure, a topical anesthetic may be applied.
  •  You may experience a mild amount of tenderness or a stinging sensation following injection.
  •  To ensure a smooth and even correction, we may massage the area(s) treated, which may cause a temporary, minimal amount of redness to your skin.
Immediately After Treatment
  •  Redness and swelling are normal. Bruising may also be visible.
  •  You may experience some tenderness at the treatment site(s) that can last for a few hours or a few days.
  •  Depending upon the area(s) treated and product(s) used, you may feel “firmness” or see bruising in the treated area(s) for 1 to 2 weeks after treatment. Over time, the area(s) will soften and settle.
  •  Apply an ice or cold gel pack to the area(s) treated (avoiding pressure) as this helps reduce swelling and the potential for bruising.
  •  Avoid placing excessive pressure on the treated area(s) for the first few hours and up to 2 to 3 days. When cleansing your face or applying makeup, be very gentle. Sleep on your back for the first 1-2 nights after treatment to avoid pressure on face.
  •  Avoid exercise or strenuous activities for the remainder of the treatment day. You may resume other normal activities/routines immediately.
  •  You may take Acetaminophen/Tylenol if you experience any mild tenderness or discomfort.
  •  Avoid extended UV exposure until any redness/swelling has subsided. Be sure to apply an SPF 30 or higher sunscreen.
  •  Wait a minimum of four weeks (or as directed by your provider) before receiving any skin care or laser treatments.