Botox and Hyaluronic Acid Dermal Wrinkle FillersWhat is Botox is the common trade name for this substance. It is also known by its scientific name Botulinum toxin. Its primary objective in the beauty industry is to treat and prevent facial wrinkles. It has become one of the most sought-after treatments for those who want to prevent the signs and effects of aging.
A few small injections are delivered to specific areas of the face which need to be smoothed out.
Dermal Fillers prevent or eliminate signs of aging in the face like wrinkles by adding volume to the lips, mid face neck, hands Cheeks the list is quite long. This is where they often get confused. The primary difference between the two is that Botox reduces the activity of muscles in the face that cause wrinkles. Dermal fillers, however, fill the trouble areas with collagen in the form of Hyaluronic acid gel, which helps to stimulate collagen growth in the face as well as plump and lift the skin to replace collagen loss.
Botox Anti-wrinkle injectionsHow much does Botox cost?
This depends on how much is injected. The number of units you'll need will depend on how active your muscles are.
Does Botox hurt?
The pain has been described as similar to that of an ant bite, lasting for a few seconds.
How long does Botox last?
The effects of Botox facial injections typically last 3 to 4 months, but can last longer with ongoing treatment.
What could go wrong if you get Botox?
Possible side effects of Botox are usually temporary and restricted to the area of injection. They include heavy eyelids, bruising, headache, redness, swelling at the injection site, bruising, skin tightness, muscle weakness.
Dermal Fillers - aims to change the facial profile to a more youthful one. The injection of filler materials under the skin can fill in deep folds, such as nasolabial folds, running from the corner of the nose to the corner of the mouth), create fuller lips and pad out hollow cheeks and eyes.
How long do fillers last?
Hyaluronic acid fillers last six to 12 months; synthetic fillers such as Radiesse 12 to 18 months.
How much do fillers cost?
This depends on the type of filler used and the amount. Call Somalogic laser Clinic for a complementary consultation.
Do fillers hurt?
Most Dermal Fillers have some form of anaesthetic in and so is really quite painless.
What are the risks associated with fillers?
The most common side effects of fillers are bruising, infection and allergic reaction.
When deciding between Botox and Dermal fillers the question is, what kind of wrinkles do you want to get rid of and how. Botox is the better option for dynamic wrinkles ( those that you get when you show expression and laugh or frown) as it will reduce their motion and visibility.
Choose Dermal Fillers
Dermal fillers are ideal for static wrinkles, which are visible even when your face is relaxed and making no expression. These areas are depleted and sunken in and will benefit from the fullness that Dermal fillers give them.