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Botox & Lip Fillers

Treatment of Wrinkles Through Botox Injections and Enhancing The Appearance of Lips Through Lip Filler

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What are Botox Injections?

Everyone suffers from wrinkles at some point in their life and we all want to get rid of them, don’t we? It is more common in old individuals as compared to young people but they can still appear in young individuals due to lack of facial care which is very common. Many treatments have been developed to fix many various skin concerns such as acne, lines, dullness, pigmentation problems, etc. Out of all these treatments, one was developed specially to target wrinkles.

Botox injections uses botulinum toxin type A (mainly OnabotulinumtoxinA) as a muscle relaxer. It paralyzes the targeted muscle for a few minutes which results in the reduction of wrinkles. Botox injections are considered safe by experts and aren’t invasive. They are used to treat wrinkles on the forehead and between the eyes. Botox injections were originally approved by FDA in 1998 for the treatment of blepharospasm. It was later approved by FDA for the treatment of eye muscle problems in 2002. Finally, 2013 Botox injections were approved for the treatment of wrinkles.



What Are Lip Fillers?

Some people suffer from condition where their lips are irregular, out of balance or just dull looking. Having these kinds of lips can ruin the whole look of the face. Social media is a very competitive platform in 2021 and everyone wants to look their best which is especially very hard when your looks are ruining your face. For such concerns, lip fillers were developed. These are injections that help our looks look full, plumper and fix any balance problem.

These injections are filled with many ingredients such as hyaluronic acid, fat and even implants. Hyaluronic acid is a common substance in our body which is the main component that makes our lip plumper. There are many different types of filler and the correct filler will be suggested by your doctor according to the results you desire such as fullness, plumpness or fix any out of balance problems.

Procedure of Botox Injections

If you plan on getting a Botox treatment, here are some things to remember. You Botox specialist will be a doctor or a nurse under supervision who are familiar with injection-based treatments. A Botox procedure is vert quick. It may only take a few minutes for it to be done. Prior to the treatment, a anesthetic will be applied to your skin to avoid any excess of pain.

A needle will be used to inject the components of Botox into the specific muscles of the area being treated to get the desired results. You may feel slight discomfort and pain which won’t last for long. It takes about a week to see the full results of the treatment. Botox injections are normally applied following a pattern at the affected areas. More injections may be used to get your desired results by a experienced doctor.

Procedure of Lip Fillers

Most lip filler injections are filled with hyaluronic acid which contains tendences which attract water. When they are injected into our skin, they attract water and instantly fill up wrinkles and our lips. Hyaluronic acid is a common component found inside our body so it is safe to use.

Experienced Doctors use particular techniques to tackle different concerns such as loss of volume, reshaping lips, removing lip stick marks and many other concerns. Lip Fillers are also used to treat asymmetric lips. Every one is different and has a different face and lips, you get the idea. Your doctor will adjust the treatment for you with the mission of getting a natural set of lips.

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Have Questions about Botox or Lip Fillers? Following Are The Answers To the Most Frequently Asked Questions.

Is Botox Good For your Face?

Botox doesn’t actually just removes the existence of wrinkles like magic. It actually prevents than relieves from wrinkles. It freezes our muscles which prevents us from contracting them in various ways forming lines and wrinkles.

Do Lip Fillers Ruin Lips?

Many permanent fillers like silicone fillers often ruin lips because even if it is carefully done and the right amount of silicone is injected into our face, the body may respond through inflammation which may completely ruin your lips for good.

Is Botox Bad For your face?

As the saying goes, excess of everything is bad. Just like that, if you get many Botox treatments for many years, your skin muscles will get loose, flat, thinner and weaker.

How Much Do Lip Fillers Cost on Average?

On average, lip fillers can cost anywhere from about $600 to $2400 but this price may vary upon many factors such as your geographic location, quality of the equipment and the doctor. A experienced doctor will of course cost more but will be beneficial.

At What Age Should You Start Getting Botox?

Botox has been approved for individuals of age 18 or even but experts have recommended that people should start getting Botox from there late 20s to prevent wrinkles.

How often Should You get Lip Fillers?

It is recommended to get lip fillers after a interval of 6 months in between. Lip Fillers contain hyaluronic acid which when injected into our skin promotes the production of more collagen which creates more natural looking plumpness.

Does Botox Age You?

Botox treatment contains a neurotoxin which freezes our muscles and prevents the formation of lines and wrinkles but when overused, this may cause the thinning, looseness, weakness of our skin and we start losing volume.

What Is The Safest Lip Filler?

Hyaluronic aid is the most widely and often used filler and many doctors consider it as the best and safest often for non-permanent and natural plumpness.

When Should I Start Lip Massage After Lip Fillers?

It is recommended not to massage or wash your lips for up to 24 hours after a lip filler treatment. You may start massaging your lips after 2 to 3 days as its better to be safe than sorry.

Do And Don’ts After Botox?

You should never rub, massage or wash the treated area for up to 24 hours after the treatment. Avoid using make up for a few days as well. Avoid drinking alcohol and getting drunk for a few days and getting a break from exercising for a few days as well.

Can Lip Fillers Affect Teeth?

Doctors are always cautious of this as if dental work is needed near a area where a lip filler was injected, that area might be in risk of getting an infection.

Can Botox Look Natural?

Botox treatments get the most natural looking results rather than other plastic surgery methods. Botox treatments do not change the shape of your face rather they just freeze the muscles to prevent the formation of wrinkles and lines.