Which is right for me botox or fillers?

Choosing Between Botox and Fillers

Choosing between Botox and dermal fillers involves examining the problematic area. Both treatments can improve wrinkles and fine lines but each works in a different way and under different circumstances. Therefore, choosing between Botox and dermal fillers can be determined by learning a little about how the skin changes as you age. Changes with the Skin as You Age As you age, your body slows down the production of natural collagen and ...

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Botox Immunity

Can You Build Up an Immunity to Botox?

When fine lines and wrinkles begin to appear on the facial area, many people turn to injectable treatments such as Botox. Botox is a neurotoxin which works by temporarily paralyzing the facial muscle causing the wrinkles or fine lines. Botox is injected into area such as: The forehead between the eyes where frown lines appear The crow’s nest at the corners of the eyes Below the eyes The marionette lines ...

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Laser Skin Resurfacing

Things to Know About Laser Skin Resurfacing

The first thing you need to know about laser skin resurfacing is exactly what it does. Laser skin resurfacing is a cosmetic treatment that uses short pulses of concentrated beams of light to penetrate and rejuvenate the top layer of skin. This allows new skin cells to form while providing fresher, tighter and younger looking skin. Laser skin resurfacing also reduces: Wrinkles Fine lines Acne scars Age spots However, there are ...

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Dangers of Dermal Fillers

Dermal Filler Dangers

Are you concerned about the fine lines, wrinkles and hollowed areas that naturally occur with age? Many people turn to injectable treatments to gain younger, smoothing looking skin. Dermal fillers work by filling in, or plumping up, those troublesome areas to make them vanish. Wrinkles and fine lines can disappear by injecting the filler just below the surface of the skin. Thin lips can be plumped to appear poutier and ...

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Dermal Filler Pro and Con

Pros and Cons of Dermal Fillers

Dermal fillers work wonders to improve the look and feel of the skin while lessening the natural signs of aging. Dermal fillers can correct saggy skin and wrinkles with just a prick of a needle rather than an invasive surgical tactic. Although fillers are a safe and effective way to rejuvenate the skin, you should be aware of their advantages and disadvantages. Learning the pros and cons of dermal fillers ...

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Lip Enhancement with Botox

Can Botox Be Used to Plump the Lips?

Botox is used by doctors to eliminate fine lines and wrinkles as well as treat conditions such as chronic migraines, overactive bladder and severe underarm sweating. While Botox works well to improve smile lines, frown lines between the eyes and crow’s feet along the sides of the eyes, can it also be used to plump the lips of patients? Lip Injections Before having Botox to plump the lips, it is important to ...

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Risks of Skin Rejuvenation During Pregnancy

Is Skin Rejuvenation Safe During Pregnancy?

While many women use skin rejuvenation treatments such as dermal fillers to maintain a youthful appearance, there are some situations where it might not be safe for them to use fillers or chemical peels. Here are some of the reasons it is best not to have some types of skin rejuvenation during pregnancy: When it comes to Botox, there is a rare chance that the substance contained in Botox can ...

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People in Their 20s Like Dermal Fillers

Why Dermal Fillers Are Big With 20-Somethings

Dermal fillers are mainly used to treat volume loss and to smooth wrinkles or creases that happen due to aging. These fillers have become especially popular with 20-somethings. Even though women in their 20s have smooth skin and hardly a wrinkle in sight, the use of fillers among this age group has increased by nearly a third since 2009 (according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons). According to many doctors, ...

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Skin Rejuvenation to Combat Aging

Start the New Year by Turning Back the Clock

A new year brings the promise of new adventures and experiences in the days ahead. However, some people want to take a step back into the past and look younger than their actual age. Thanks to medical spa treatments, it is possible to start 2017 by turning back the clock on your appearance. Here are three popular ways to begin the year by looking the way you did in the ...

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What are Botox Side Effects

How to Prepare For Botox Side Effects

Botulinum toxin; otherwise known as Botox, is a substance that can be used for cosmetic purposes. It is administered in the form of an injection which helps to reduce the appearance of facial wrinkles by smoothing out the skin. Since Botox is a neuromuscular blocker, it can also be used to treat a variety of medical conditions. When injected into a muscle, Botox permits the muscle to only have limited ...

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