Smooth skin and full lips with well-accentuated borders are associated with youth and beauty. The aging process results in loss of skin tone, contour changes and wrinkles. Traditionally, these have been treated by plastic and/or cosmetic surgical techniques, e.g. facelift. However, there are now many non-surgical cosmetic techniques that can achieve similar results without the risks, recovery time and costs associated with surgery.
Facial and neck lines are caused by the repeated use of the facial and neck muscles whenever we frown, squint or smile. Some people have a distinctive facial habit like raising eyebrows when keeping attention. Over the time a set of facial lines appear reflecting individual habits and injectables are offered to smoothen this lines, allowing the skin to show a more radiant and youthful complexion.
Botox® injections are given to temporarily put the muscles to sleep for a period of three to six months, although the results can last longer with repeated treatments.
Dermal fillers have become popular in treating contour defects and lines associated with aging. There are many different types of dermal fillers available and it is important that you are aware of these differences before proceeding with treatment.