Fillers & Botox
Restylane Dermal Filler
Restylane is a specially formulated hyaluronic acid dermal filler that adds volume and improves moderate to severe facial folds or deep wrinkles. It can also be used to enhance the lips giving better definition and fullness. Dermatologists and cosmetic surgeons have recommended Restylane for over 20 years. It incorporates a synthetic gel called non-animal stabilized hyaluronic acid (NASHA) in its formula, working with collagen to keep skin smooth and supported. Injected directly into problem areas, results can be seen within minutes:
● Nasolabial folds – lines running from the nose to the corners of the mouth
● Marionette lines – lines running from the corners of the mouth to the chin
● Lip enhancement
Juvederm is another hyaluronic acid-based dermal filler used to smooth away facial wrinkles, fine lines, and creasing. Formulated with rich amounts of hyaluronic acid essential for maintaining youthful, supple skin, Juvederm is an effective cosmetic treatment that replenishes aging skin with the benefits of hyaluronic acid (HA) that your body produces naturally. Aging depletes HA and collagen levels, which inevitably leads to dry, thin, wrinkled skin.
By lifting sagging skin and promoting youthful volume under fine lines and wrinkles, Juvederm can take years off your appearance b\y erasing skin aging signs. Additionally, Juvederm is a biocompatible deep wrinkle filler that is naturally accepted and absorbed by the body.
Juvederm is a popular cosmetic filler that can also:
● Volumize thin lips
● Plump out facial mild to moderate facial folds
● Smooth away fine lines around the mouth
● Eliminate forehead wrinkles
Results of Juvederm injections can last up to a year, depending on the severity of wrinkling.
Sculptra Dermal Filler
Botox and Dysport Injections
Botox is not a dermal filler. Botox is a neurotoxin used to paralyze or relax facial muscles, thus reducing the appearance of wrinkles. Injections are requested in the following areas:
● Frown lines (11’s) – wrinkles between the eyebrows
● Crow’s feet – wrinkles around the eyes
● Horizontal creases on the forehead
● Lines at the corners of the mouth
Within hours to a couple days of Botox injections, you will notice visibly smoother, more youthful skin because muscles have been relaxed and “frozen” to not create wrinkles. Getting preventative Botox injections every four or five months can also delay signs of aging. Research suggests that beginning preventative Botox treatment before too many wrinkles and fine lines start appearing can keep your skin looking younger and rejuvenated as you age.
Similar to Botox, Dysport is also type A Botulinum Toxin, a neurotoxin used to relax facial muscles. Dysport simply has a different concentration than Botox and uses smaller proteins to deliver the neurotoxin. These smaller molecules may allow for a more immediate onset of muscle relaxation and the quicker appearance of smoother skin. Dysport is injected into the same areas as Botox: frown lines, crow’s feet, horizontal creases on the forehead, and lines at the corners of the mouth.
For more information about all of our cosmetic offerings, including laser skin treatments, contact us today.