Anti-wrinkle treatments with botulinum toxin (such as Botox) blocks signals from the nerves to the muscles. The treated muscle can no longer contract, thereby allowing relaxing of the lines and wrinkles. Anti-wrinkle treatments are administered using very fine, sterile disposable syringes. This ensures minimal discomfort during treatment. Treatments generally take just minutes per area around the face, and other than mild redness, there are generally no give away signs that treatment has been performed, so you can go about your day as normal after treatment. Results generally take 10 days – 2 weeks to take effect and lasts from 6 months to 1 year.
When you use your facial muscles for any kind of expression, wrinkles may appear. These are dynamic wrinkles which go away soon after a change of expression. With time and age, these dynamic wrinkles turn into static wrinkles that become permanent. These wrinkles then create permanent creases on your face.
Derma fillers are injectable and contain hyaluronic acid. This is a natural substance that is found in all kinds of living organisms. It is used for filling grooves, wrinkles, expression lines, irregularities and depressions. You can also use it for reshaping a chin, cheek, nose, and lip. Derma fillers are injected into your skin layer which fills up depressions and gaps. It takes 15 to 30 minutes for this process to complete. There are new formulations available in the market which have additional local anesthetic agents, making the procedure even more comfortable. You can see the results as soon as the procedure is completed. The effect of derma fillers lasts for one to two years
A facial fat transfer uses fatty tissues taken from other areas of the body and transfers them to certain areas of the face where aging has impacted the most. With any fat transfer procedure, patients can enhance one area of the body naturally, while also slimming down a region that was otherwise problematic. This procedure is less invasive and requires minimal preparation and significantly less recovery time than with another form of facial rejuvenation, such as a facelift.
The common concerns that facial fat transfer can treat include: