Botox And Dermal Fillers Serving Bellevue and West Nashville!
Botox and Dermal Fillers
It’s not uncommon for patients to ask if there is a difference between botox and dermal fillers.
The short answer is yes, there is a difference.
Botox is formulated to target the reduction of activity in the muscles that cause wrinkles, such as frown lines, worry lines and crow’s feet, to form. Botox temporarily blocks signals from the nerves to the muscles, therefore reducing movement in the muscle and causing the corresponding wrinkles to soften and relax. Botox, when used by experienced injectors, can also be used to lift certain areas of the face and to extend the life of some applications of dermal filler. Botox results can typically be seen within 3-5 days, and last anywhere from 3-6 months. Botox can also be used alone or in conjunction with other treatments.
Dermal fillers, on the other hand, are a range of products that work to fill collagen depleted facial features and, in many instances, stimulate collagen growth. While each dermal filler has it’s own unique attributes, in general, most dermal fillers work in two ways.
First, most of the fillers work to gently lift and plump the skin by replacing lost collagen caused by the natural aging process. Secondly, most of the fillers simultaneously stimulate natural collagen production in the body.
Dermal fillers are used in many different ways. Dermal fillers can lift specific features of the face, correct wrinkles, and restore smoothness and volume to the skin. The effects of most fillers are fast and nearly instant with results lasting anywhere from several months up to a year (or two!) before any touch up treatments become necessary to maintain results.
Both Botox and advanced dermal fillers are effective treatments and each come with an extensive history of proven results.
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proudly serving the greater nashville tennessee area and conveniently located just off I-40, bellevue medispa is here to service all your laser hair removal, laser facial treatment, laser vein treatment, microdermabrasion, scaring and stretch mark treatment, botox, professional teeth whitening and spray tan needs.