Dermal Fillers – The Answer to ‘Gym Face’

What is ‘Gym Face’?

gym-faceGym face is a nickname for the very unfair-seeming situation that can occur when you work out and lose weight. 

A slim and fit body is definitely something to work towards and there are a range of health benefits, but many patients find that as they achieve lean body, the loss of volume in the face is less attractive.

As the face ages collagen levels deplete anyway, reducing skin elasticity and leaving the complexion lined, saggy, drawn and gaunt.

The loss or lack of facial fat means that those losing weight or naturally slim can feel that their faces lack the youthful roundness and smooth skin.

Don’t stop working out! The wellbeing benefits are enormous. But if ‘gym face’ is leaving you feeling or looking a bit drained, then there are treatments that could help.

Dermal Fillers

Dermal fillers are a simple yet highly effective way of restoring lost volume for a fresher and younger look.

The injections are used widely fill in lines, wrinkles and creases; but they can also be used on larger areas which can appear even more pronounced with the combination of weight loss and ageing, such as:

  • gaunt cheeks
  • temple hollows (to the sides of the head)

Facial fillers can quickly and effectively restore depleted volume that can occur in ageing and weight loss.

They can also be used to lift sagging parts of the face in more complex procedures such as:


Quinn Clinics was established in 2006 and offers a full range of cosmetic, medical and laser skin treatments at its two clinics.

The Bristol-based clinic can offer advanced anti-ageing cosmetic injections including facial fillers as well as Botox, performed by the clinic’s owner and founder, Dr John Quinn. The clinic also offers latest laser technology including IPL, laser, CO2 fractional laser and radiofrequency treatment.


Please call 0117 924 4592 or email for further information or to book an appointment.

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About Quinn Clinics

Established in 2006 by Dr John Quinn, Quinn Clinics (also known as Q Clinics) is Bristol’s only independent Doctor-led skin clinic registered with the CQC.

Skin treatments include the full range of anti-ageing, cosmetic and medical skin procedures, to tackle everything from sun damage and wrinkles to hyperpigmentation, thread veins or excessive sweating.

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Address: 68, Oakfield Road,
Clifton, Bristol, BS8 2BG.

Telephone: +44 (0) 117 924 4592


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