dermal fillers & botox

Am I suitable for dermal fillers?

Dermal fillers are suitable for both men and women who have developed lines and wrinkles due to the aging process.

How do dermal fillers work?

Injectable fillers usually consist of a crystal-clear gel, which is produced biotechnologically using stabilized, non-animal hyaluronic acid and water.

Hyaluronic acid is a tissue-friendly substance, resembling the hyaluronic acid that occurs naturally in the body.

Once injected into the skin, the hyaluronic acid works to restore the body’s natural supply by revitalizing and plumping the skin, instantly eradicating lines and wrinkles to provide a softer look.

What does the procedure involve?

A small amount of filler is injected into the skin using a very fine needle. Once the treatment is complete, the results can be seen instantly. Lines will be smoothed away or lips and cheeks will appear fuller. The treatment is usually very quick and often takes less than 30 minutes.

Most of the new dermal filler products now contain Hyaluronic Acid gels, which contain local anaesthetic. This will minimize pain considerably less than previous filler products.

Of course, everyone experiences pain at different levels and those who are more sensitive to pain may feel mild discomfort. Therefore a local anaesthetic cream can be applied to the surface of the skin to numb the area.

Who can administer BOTOX® injections?

BOTOX® Injection procedures are considered medical techniques that should be carried out in a controlled medical environment and administered by a qualified and experience medical professional. They should check through your medical history to determine that you are appropriate candidates before taking BOTOX® treatment.

Am I suitable for BOTOX®?

This non-surgical, physician-administered treatment that can temporarily smooth moderate to severe frown lines between the brows in people from 18 to 65 years of age. BOTOX® is utilized to enhance your appearance and works best on persons between the ages of 30 and 50, when facial wrinkles are more likely to be caused by muscle pull and not sun-damaged skin.

How long before I see BOTOX® results?

One treatment and within 7-14 days there’s a noticeable improvement in moderate to severe frown lines between the brows, which can last up to 4 months. Results may vary

How does BOTOX® work?

BOTOX® works by weakening the resting tone of facial expression muscles. Once weakened, the pull of the muscles relax and the skin flattens out. By physiologically weakening the muscles, the wrinkles are diminished naturally. This is an entirely different approach to treating the aging face.

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