If you’re concerned that wrinkles and fine lines are making you look older than you feel, a board-certified dermatologist can tell you whether a cosmetic treatment can give you the results you expect. Treatment options include botulinum toxin and fillers.
Botulinum toxin (Botox)
When you look in the mirror, do you see deep frown lines? To diminish these lines, many choose botulinum toxin therapy.
Botulinum toxin therapy is one of the most popular cosmetic treatments available. To help you decide whether this treatment is right for you and to have the treatment performed safely, the AAD provides the following facts.
To protect your health and get the results you seek, you should see a dermatologist. Injecting botulinum toxin may look easy, but to inject it safely requires in-depth medical knowledge of how the body works.
Many people mistakenly believe that botox is permanent. A board-certified dermatologist explains how long you can expect the results to last.
A board-certified dermatologist explains when patients will see the effects after a botulinum toxin treatment.
A board-certified dermatologist explains whether botulinum toxin freezes facial features.
As we age, our skin loses its youthful fullness. Fillers help to restore lost fullness to the face, lips, and hands.
Fillers are popular. To help you decide whether this treatment is right for you and to have the treatment performed safely, the AAD provides the following facts.
To protect your health and find out what results you want, a dermatologist always offers a consultation before injecting a filler. Learn what to ask and what information to gather for your appointment.
While advances are giving patients longer-lasting results, there are also things you can do to improve your results. Find out what dermatologists recommend.
A board-certified dermatologist explains how long the effects of dermal fillers last.
A board-certified dermatologist explains what areas of the face can be treated with dermal fillers.
A board-certified dermatologist explains what you need to consider before getting dermal filler injections.
How to get the best results from treatment
While cosmetic treatments, such as botox and fillers, can reduce the appearance of wrinkles, lifestyle changes may prevent wrinkles. Here’s what you can do.
Spending time outdoors without protecting your skin from the sun’s harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays can add years to your looks. Fortunately, there are ways to erase some of this damage.