Botox treatment is used to smooth out wrinkles and fine lines by relaxing facial muscles. It can also be used to treat excessive sweating, hyperactive masseter muscles, as well as for brow lift, lip flip, etc.
Botox is made of a toxin called botulinum. Botulinum is produced by the bacteria Clostridium botulinum and its family.
Botox interrupts signals to the facial muscle leading to a temporary relaxation of the muscle. Consequently, this will smooth out wrinkles and fine lines and make the face look younger.
Botox treatments on average last three to four months. Nevertheless, based on individual body characteristics the time may vary from two to six months.
Once the effects of Botox stop, wrinkles will gradually start appearing again. However, Botox would not make them worse. The wrinkles and fine lines will go back to how they were prior to the treatment.
Botox treatment should be repeated every three to six months.
Botox can be used for anyone of age 18 and older. Botox may be used preventatively, so it is best to start as soon as you see the first signs of wrinkles. However, Botox is also used for correction, hence, you can start at any age.
The effects of Botox treatment might be noticeable within a few days after the treatment. Nevertheless, the full results will be seen in 2 weeks.
The most common side effect is bruising at the injection site. Not as common side effects include pain or swelling, headache, tearing, dryness of the eye, droopy eyelid or eyebrow, etc.
The pain associated with Botox injections is minimal. Many refer to it as small pinches or even say it’s painless.
Yes, like women, men can use Botox to eliminate wrinkles and fine lines, as well as for treatment of hyperhidrosis, hyperactive masseters, etc.
No, Botox doesn’t freeze the face if it used correctly. Instead, it relaxes facial muscles to prevent wrinkles caused by the contraction of the muscles.
Yes, you can use Botox and Fillers at the same time.
The two treatments are used for different concerns. Therefore, both treatment options are great if used appropriately. While Botox is better for wrinkles caused by muscular contraction, the filler is ideal for static wrinkles and for restoration of lost volume and hydration.
The two treatments are used for different concerns. Therefore, both treatment options are great if used appropriately. While Botox is better for wrinkles caused by muscular contraction, the filler is ideal for static wrinkles and for restoration of lost volume.
No, while Botox typically lasts between three and four months, fillers may last up to two years before they wear off.
Dermal fillers are usually made of hyaluronic acid and other safe ingredients. Hyaluronic acid helps with the collagen production that plumbs the facial skin and also adds hydration to the face.
Dermal fillers give the skin vitality and volume. It diminishes the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines, restores lost volume and makes skin look more youthful.
Hyaluronic acid is a naturally occurring acid found in the body. Hyaluronic acid dermal fillers have lifting and hydrating effects. They help make the face younger and fresh.
Dermal fillers can be used to plump up thin lips, add lost volume to the face, and eliminate wrinkles and fine lines. Their effects may last for up to two years.
Juvederm Voluma is a dermal filler made of hyaluronic acid and other ingredients. It helps in the production of collagen that plumbs the facial skin. Hence it is commonly used to augment cheeks deficit due to aging.
Juvederm Vollure is also a dermal filler made of hyaluronic acid. It is usually used to correct nasolabial folds, marionette lines, and other areas of the mid and lower face that have deficiencies. It is also one of the most common products used for lip augmentation.
Dermal fillers can be used to treat wrinkles caused by collagen loss and inelasticity, fill up shallow parts on the face, and increase the volume of the lips.
Do not touch or massage the affected area in order not to push the injection to other parts of your face. Avoid alcohol, sun, and strenuous activities. Vaccinations have to be avoided two weeks prior and two weeks post-treatment. Avoid any facial treatments for 2 weeks.
Effects of dermal fillers can last between six months and two years.
Yes, dermal fillers can be used to temporarily enhance the volume of your lips.
Yes, dermal fillers are among the best options for eliminating vertical lip lines.
Yes, you can fix smile lines with dermal fillers.