Botox is an advanced cosmetic procedure that helps reduce sign of aging, specially wrinkles. Botox injections are non-invasive and most often used to smooth away forehead wrinkles, crow's feet and laughter lines. Botox injections soften and relax wrinkles by preventing facial muscles from contracting.
Botox is a procedure done without anesthesia. The procedure takes only few minutes to complete. In this, Botox is injected with a fine needle on the specific muscles to make the wrinkles relax and soften.
The effects of Botox last for 4 to 6 months, the patient will gradually regain muscle action and notice reappearance of creases and wrinkles.
There are no such major side effects of the treatment and completely safe, however temporary bruising, redness or swelling, headache which might last for 1 or 2 days. Women who are pregnant and breastfeeding should avoid having Botox.
Dermal fillers are gel-like, substances that are injected beneath the skin and used as an effective treatment to restore lost volume, smooth fine lines and deep creases, or enhance facial contours. It is a cost-effective way to look younger without surgery as it is a non-invasive procedure. Face starts losing its natural subcutaneous fat as a person starts aging.
Dermal fillers are used to plum thin lips, soften facial creases and wrinkles, enhance shallow contours. It is very useful with early signs of aging.
The benefits of fillers are: it is a non – invasive treatment and the patient can get back to work immediately, no recovery time required, the results are long lasting, reduces lines and wrinkles to give youthful look etc.
After the surgery, the patient experiences swelling or bruising to the area being injected and typically doesn’t last longer than 48 hours. The patient can resume its activity right away as there is no downtime required. It is completely safe procedure, have relatively minimal risks and side effects.