Botox & Fillers
Medical Aesthetics, Ltd.
Medical Aesthetic Specialists & Anti-Aging & Wellness Center located in Edison Park, Chicago, IL
Many people don’t realize that Botox® and dermal fillers can dramatically revitalize their appearance, with dermal fillers producing immediate results and Botox minimizing wrinkles in about 10 days. The providers, Jean Borrelli RN, APN, and Bridget Flanagan RN, APN, at Medical Aesthetics, Ltd., explain your injectable options and help you choose a treatment that’s best for your aesthetic needs. To learn about Botox and dermal fillers, reserve a time online or call the office today.
Botox and Fillers
How does Botox treat wrinkles?
Botox® is a purified form of botulinum toxin that’s used to treat many medical disorders, as well as aesthetic concerns. When your provider at Medical Aesthetics, Ltd., injects Botox into targeted muscles, the medication stops muscle contraction, allowing the muscles to relax.
Botox is exceptionally effective for treating moderate to severe crow’s feet, frown lines, and forehead creases. These wrinkles develop over years of repetitive muscle movements combined with the natural aging process. These fine lines and wrinkles will soften and may even disappear after Botox injections.
When will I see results after treatment with Botox?
Botox produces dramatic results in about 10 days, significantly softening your wrinkles and, in some cases, making them disappear.
There is no downtime with Botox injections. However, you may experience bruising. While you can cover the bruising with makeup, it’s important to be mindful of any work or social commitments in the days after your injection.
Your results may last up to four months. Botox wears off gradually, and you can choose to receive another treatment once you see more pronounced lines and/or movement return. Many clients find that their results last longer with successive Botox injections.
How do dermal fillers treat wrinkles?
Your face naturally loses volume as you age, due to bone, muscle, and fat loss. Your skin also becomes less resilient due to various factors, such as environment, lifestyle, and genetics.
Dermal fillers restore volume and fullness to your face. When your provider at Medical Aesthetics, Ltd., injects the filler, wrinkles are plumped up and their appearance is softened.
The providers at Medical Aesthetics, Ltd., use the Juvéderm® collection of fillers, including Juvéderm Voluma™ XC, Juvéderm Vollure™ XC, Juvéderm Volbella® XC, and Belotero.
These fillers effectively:
- Smooth lines and wrinkles around your mouth and nose
- Restore volume in your cheeks
- Diminish vertical lip lines
- Plump up your lips
- Lift your cheeks
Dermal fillers are also used to improve the appearance of scars, rejuvenate your hands, and reduce bags under your eyes.
When will I see results after treatment with dermal fillers?
Artistically placed fillers produce immediate results, diminishing the targeted wrinkles or lifting your cheeks to create a more youthful appearance. Your results may last for 6-12 months, depending on which dermal filler is used.
If you have questions about Botox or dermal fillers, or you’d like to schedule an appointment, call Medical Aesthetics, Ltd., or use the online booking feature today.
*Individual results may vary.
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