Dermal Fillers & Botox
Juvederm temporarily adds volume to facial tissue to restore a smoother appearance to the face. It is a colorless hyaluronic acid that is injected into facial tissue to smooth wrinkles and folds, especially around the mouth and nose.
Hyaluronic acid is a naturally occurring sugar found in the human body which delivers nutrients , hydrates the skin by holding water, and acts as a cushioning agent. Injection of Juvederm only takes minutes and provides up to one year of facial rejuvenation.
Botox is a prescription medication that is injected into muscles of the face to improve the look of moderate to severe frown lines. Years of squinting, concentrating, or frowning can cause your skin to crease.
As time passes, your skin becomes less elastic and those frown lines remain. Botox will temporarily improve frown lines for up to 4 months and is approved for those lines between your eyes. Other areas like the “crows feet” of the lateral eyes or the forehead may be treated but are considered off label.
Botox starts to work within 48 hours with the majority of people seeing significant results within 7 days.