Dermal fillers can replace lost volume to help smooth wrinkles, plump the lips, and restore a more youthful appearance.
- Smooth out lines around nose and mouth
- Enhance & restore volume to sunken cheeks or temples
- Diminish vertical lip lines
- Plump & enhance the lips
- Smooth out a chin crease
- Improve symmetry among facial features
You may begin to notice results within 72hours for moderate to severe frown lines, with results lasting up to 4 months. Your specialist may use ice to numb the treatment area. If you are concerned about discomfort, your specialist may apply a topical numbing cream before administering your treatment. Your specialist will discuss your treatment goals and perform a facial analysis to determine the appropriate treatment areas for you.
Botox and Dysport are often used interchangeably because of their similarities. However, Botox is manufactured by Allergan- a company that exclusively serves the U.S market. Dysport had been popularly used in Europe even before the FDA approved it for local use in 2009.
Dysport is more diluted than Botox. The difference in concentration typically occurs because Dysport uses smaller protein molecules to induce muscle relaxation. These smaller proteins are less likely to be broken down by antibodies, making the results of Dysport injections quite desirable for patients.
In most cases, Dysport and Botox can be used to treat the same cosmetic conditions. They have the same active ingredient, safety profiles, and working mechanism. Because they’re both injectable (and minimally invasive) muscle-relaxing agents, the differences that apply are quite few and far between.
With the many different options in the market, making a pick can be difficult especially for first-timers. We’ve been in the skin rejuvenation sector for years and we believe the following are the top four cheek fillers to consider: