Should I Choose Botox or Fillers?

Aug 31st, 2016No Comments




New Facial Fillers

It’s a good question.

That needs to be addressed.

Why?

To help you make the best decision possible.

With so much hype surrounding the two cosmetic surgery procedures, it’s easy to get overwhelmed and frustrated. There’s so much information out there. You don’t know whether it’s true or not.

That’s why we’ve created this post. In it, you’ll find all the real information you need to know about Botox and fillers. You’ll also learn how to choose which is right for you.

Let’s get started:

Botox

Botox is a prescription medication that’s administered—via injection—to relax the overworked muscles of the face. By reducing or eliminating fine lines and wrinkles, it gives the face a youthful, more beautiful appearance. Results typically last around six months, and patient satisfaction rates are high.

Because Botox has been around for a very long time—it started being studied by physicians in the early 1800’s—it’s a trusted medication with a proven track record. Many surgeons believe that nothing seems to smooth out fine lines and wrinkles like Botox.

Fillers

Fillers and Botox achieve the similar results, but they are not the same thing.

Fillers are naturally derived or synthetic materials that are injected into the skin to enhance or “fill” wrinkles, fine lines, and depressions. This differs from Botox in that it plumps the skin rather than weakening the muscles underneath it. As a result, the appearance of the face is a bit different—usually in terms of fullness—then when Botox is used.  Results can last anywhere between six months and two years.

How to Choose

The best way to choose between Botox and fillers is seek the advice of a board certified plastic surgeon. They have the education, skills, and training needed to evaluate your condition and come up with a treatment plan. They—more than anyone else—can provide you with the information you need to achieve the results you desire.

If you’re interested in reducing your fine lines and wrinkles, feel free to contact us at any time. We will gladly set up a consultation to get you going in the right direction. Dr. Spiegel has dedicated his life to helping patients improve the appearance of physical features of their face. His track record of positive results is long one. He’ll gladly help you in the same manner he’s help countless other patients. A new, more youthful you is right around the corner.

About author:

The office of Dr. Jeffrey Spiegel, Advanced Facial Aesthetics located in Boston, MA offers a variety of cosmetic surgery procedures and treatments including Botox, FFS, Rhinoplasty and many others. Call 617-566-3223 or email us at info@drspiegel.com Google+

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