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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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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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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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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Learn About Fillers

10 Dermal Filler Facts

Dermal fillers are used to treat many skin imperfections including volume loss which is generally due to the aging process. Volume loss can cause deep facial creases and cause the skin to appear droopy or saggy. Dermal fillers can restore volume by plumping up the skin, smoothing creases, adding contour to the lips and filling shadowed curves. Other benefits of facial fillers include the fact that they can be used ...

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Botox popularity

Why is Botox so Popular?

Although Botox was first identified as toxic bacteria in 1897, it has come a long way since then. Between the 1920s and 1940s, a new discovery was made and developed which turned Botox into a beneficial entity. Botox could be purified in crystalline form and used, in small doses, to relax overactive muscles or muscle spasms. Botox was approved by the FDA in 1987 for medicinal use and, by 2002 ...

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Fillers vs Botox

Botox vs. Fillers

As a child, you couldn't wait to get older. As an adult, you might dread another year of blowing out those candles. Why? It's often the fear of looking older that gets us. Fine lines around the eyes, deep creases around the mouth and volume loss in the cheeks are just a few of the signs that the skin is not as young as it used to be. Many people turn ...

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Dermal Fillers

The Scoop on Dermal Fillers

Dermal fillers are used to treat volume loss which occurs as a result of aging. As a person continues to age, they lose subcutaneous fat which causes the skin to appear droopy or saggy. The skin becomes thinner so the facial muscles are working closer to the skin's surface. For that reason, facial creases from smiling and crow's feet along the side of the eyes become more apparent. Main Advantages Dermal fillers ...

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