Botox and filler both are anti-aging cosmetic treatments, but many people get confused about their utility. Botox and filler are completely different treatments, though they treat imperfections and signs of aging.

Botox and filler work in different ways. Botox inhibits nerve receptors where filler offer filling and lifting effect. According to report more than 1 million people undergo Botox treatment each year.

Now cosmetic surgery offers hybrid treatment to enhance the output. The staple treatment of Botox and Fillers are well accepted in advanced country. This staple procedure effectively solves wrinkles, lifts sagging skin, does not cause headaches, cures teeth grinding effect, and reduces excessive sweating.

This article will discuss both of these procedures and which treatment is applicable for which aging problem.

What does Botox treatment do?

A Botox injection contains neurotoxin (Botulinum toxin type A); when injected into facial muscle, it relaxes your muscle instantly and softens your fine lines. The recommended unit is maximum 20 unit.

How long does Botox last?

Botox resolves wrinkles and fine lines that appear due to muscle contraction in your face. When Botox gets injected, the neurotoxin relaxes the targeted facial muscle by inhibiting the nerve signals. Botox injection is effective in minimizing aging lines and wrinkles. The result will last up to 4 months.

Where to inject Botox?

Cosmetic experts inject Botox on crow’s feet, laugh lines, forehead lines. However, it can be applied to every part of your body with having wrinkles and fine lines. Botox can be applicable to upper face, frown lines, forehead lines, bunny lines, Botox around your eyes, brow lift, hooded eyes,

Botox treatment is famous for Crows feet treatment. Crows’ feet are the horizontal lines appear at the outer corner of your eyes. It basically appears due to facial expressions when we squint the eyes (when we smile). Crows’ feet is common in women of above 45 age.

Botox is good for under eyes treatment. It can cure eye bags. Eye bags appear due to not getting enough rest, lack of good night sleep. When you struggle with good night sleep for long months, the bags from under the eyes become chronic. Excess stress and lack of sleep make the skin under the eyes droopy. Under-eye bags are the result of aging where elasticity get reduced.

Botox is the best non-invasive treatment for Hyperhidrosis or excess sweating problems in the feet and hands. It is a common issue among men and women. Therefore, experts inject Botox into palm and feet to resolve this complication.

Is Botox suitable for you?

The most suitable candidate for Botox is who

  • Has mild to moderate level of wrinkles and fine lines
  • Owner of good health with no neuromuscular complication
  • Patience to see the Botox effect because it takes time to show result
  • The person should be realistic about the expectation

However, an individual should stay away from Botox if he/she has underlying neuromuscular complications such as Lambert-Eaton syndrome, skin infection. The treatment is not applicable for pregnant or breastfeeding women.

What is dermal fillers?

Derma filler is usually available as the jelly form that plump up your face and different parts of the body. The FDA approves the treatment because it is considered a safe procedure. The derma filler gel consists of collagen, Hyaluronic acid, and gel solution. It is a temporary solution to fix the cosmetic areas. The collagen in derma filler restores the toned skin at targeted areas. Some derma filler contains hyaluronic acid, which is most effective to bring about proper hydration

Different type of derma fillers are Juvederm XC, Juvederm Ultra XC, JuvedermVolbella XC and Restylane.

Where can you inject dermal fillers?

Eyebrow filler:

if your eyebrows tissue gets dissolved, filler lifts the area. It lifts brows to their original position

Frown line: Derma filler tighten the frown line, lift and stretch it with a fillers gel-like consistency. After filler treatment, frown lines disappear and do not come back for years.

Under eye: Derma filler best solution for under eyes. Filler returns the collagen beneath the skin, lift hollow dips back into their place.

Apart from that, filler effectively work on nose fold, cheeks.

Are derma fillers suitable for you?

Just like Botox, there would be a priority for the candidate. However, there would always be an exception to the rule.

The most suitable candidate for filler should be healthy, does not smoke as smoking slows down the healing process, if he is suffering from intense collagen loss in the face, having sagged and weak cheekbones, women with extremely thinning lips, and the person who has realistic expectation from derma filler.

The person who must be away from dermal filler is Suffering from chronic skin infection or having sensitive skin.

Last but not least, we would recommend you consult with a certified dermatologist of hair and skin clinic Dubai.  They will check your skin condition and suggest the most effective treatment for you.