Dermal Fillers

As one ages, the face loses volume and wrinkles and skin folds appear as a result of smiling and frowning. Fillers work by restoring the volume of part of the face or filling the lip or wrinkle and are gradually digested by the body.

Fillers can be injected during normal consultation. At Amwaj Polyclinic, we tend to apply a cream before for the numbness to reduce the discomfort. Additionally, ice can be applied before and after injection as well.
Fillers can be injected in the lips or wrinkles and you can usually return to work the same day. Occasional swelling may occur, especially in the lips. Therefore, if it’s your first-time, you may want to schedule the first injection on a day close to the weekend.

About Our Doctors

Dr. Matteo Vigo
Dr. Matteo Vigo has more than 10 years of practice in the field of Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery. He graduated as a Medical Doctor from the University in Milan (Italy) in 2004 and started his residency period in the Plastic Surgery and Burn Unit in Verona, Italy in 2005. He worked in the Breast Unit where he developed his skills in breast reconstructive and aesthetic surgery alongside the full spectrum of plastic surgery procedures. In 2009, he qualified as a Specialist Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon for his work on “Total Breast Reconstruction with Fat in Patients with Breast Implants” for which he received a quotation of 70/70, cum laude. During his work in the field of aesthetic surgery, he developed in-depth experience in breast surgery, liposuction and body reshaping techniques. He was the main instructor and lecturer for Europe and the Middle East for “Celution and Pure Graft systems” by Cytori (a San Diego-based Company), lecturing in various specialised congresses around the world. Dr. Matteo Vigo started working in Dubai in 2012. He was Chief of Surgery and Chief Medical Officer at the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery Hospital until March 2017. During his time at the Bioscience Clinic Middle East, he developed an interest in the field of regenerative medicine focusing on the use of stem cells. Dr. Matteo Vigo joined the aesthetic team at the Amwaj Polyclinic in September of 2018. He became Medical Director of the clinic in December 2018.
Dr. Stefano Veglio
Dr. Stefano Veglio graduated in Medicine and did his training as Dermatologist at the University of Turin. He received his board in Dermatology in 1994 and holds qualifications in Dermoscopy (a fundamental technique to detect skin tumors) and Aesthetic Medicine (Postgraduate in Botulinum Toxin for Aesthetic Treatment). He is an expert in Pediatric Dermatology with 20 years’ experience as Consultant Dermatologist for the Regional Hospital Pediatric Department, he is well trained in treating Atopic Dermatitis, Diaper Dermatitis, Molluscum contagiosum and many other Pediatric Dermatological Diseases. Dr. Stefano Veglio worked as Dermatologist at the Dermatology Department of the Regional Hospital of Aosta Valley (Italy) as Vice Head Physician. During that period he focused on skin cancer detection with dermoscopic examination and on dermatologic surgery for skin cancers with more than 6000 surgical excisions as first surgeon. He was also the Director of the Allergology Section of the Dermatologic Unit, performing allergology examination for many dermatological diseases with patch tests, prick tests and tests for physical urticaria. Dr. Stefano Veglio is also focused on sunlight induced skin diseases, hives, psoriasis, skin blistering diseases, vasculitis, vitiligo and other collagen vascular diseases such as scleroderma and lupus erythematosus. Dr. Stefano Veglio puts special attention on skin cancer prevention and treatment of pre-malignant lesions, such as actinic keratosis, quickly removed with cryotherapy or medical treatments.

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