Botox / dermal fillers
Botox For Forehead Wrinkles – Muscle Relaxing Treatment
What are Botox and Dermal Fillers?
Botox and dermal fillers are popular cosmetic treatments. These are given through injections by cosmetic professionals. These treatments are less invasive and do not involve surgery. Botox is a purified form of Botulinum toxin accessed from bacteria.
What is the difference between Botox and Dermal Fillers?
Botox contains purified bacteria that freeze the face muscles. Botox helps to diminish the appearance of wrinkles and age lines of face. Botox is a muscle paralyzing agent which is an approved treatment for cosmetic uses. It is used to reduce facial motion and remove wrinkles and fine lines. Botox works amazingly across the forehead, crow’s feet, around the mouths to reduce undesired lines in between the eyebrows.
Dermal fillers contain the ingredients that give fullness to facial areas which become thinner due to aging. Commonly the thinning occurs in the lips, cheeks and around the mouth. Dermal fillers include a wide range of products which are used to increase facial volume. Dermal fillers provide volume to shape the jaw line, chin, and cheeks and fill in folds including marionette lines and NLF.
How does Botox and Dermal Fillers work?
People may lose fat in their faces as they get older. Dermal fillers effectively help restore the look of fullness in face. Botox prohibits the muscle flexing that causes wrinkling of skin. That’s why Botox is used on forehead and around the eyes.
How long do the results of Botox and Dermal Fillers last?
Typically, dermal fillers last up to 12 months but also depend on the patient care and treatment area. Latest dermal fillers may last up to 18 months. Botox and other Botulinum toxin cosmetic injections typically last for 6 months. For optimal results, these procedures must be performed by legally certified professionals with valid experience.
What are the side effects of Botox and Dermal Fillers?
Both are considered to be safe but temporary side effects may occur. Dermal fillers side effects include itching, skin rash, and pimple like eruptions, redness, undesirable appearance, vision problems, scarring, infections and death of skin cells. Botox side effects include weakness of nearby muscles, hives, itching, numbness, pain, headache, nausea, dry mouth, trouble swallowing, and gall bladder problems.