Patients who desire topical numbing cream prior to these injections are asked to arrive 10-15 minutes early for these treatments.
BOTOX (Botulinum toxin Type A) http://www.botoxcosmetic.com/
Botox is a safe treatment offered for unwanted prominent facial lines including, forehead creases, frown lines and crow’s feet. Botox is a purified protein that is administered in a simple and nonsurgical procedure. Results can take up to 3 days for the full effect. Results usually last between 4-6 months.
JUVEDERM (hyaluronic acid) http://www.juvederm.com/
Juvederm is a safe, natural, injectable gel that smooths away facial wrinkles and folds. It can also be injected directly into the lips for extra volume. The effects are noticed instantly and usually, last between 9-12 months.
FAT INJECTIONS (autologous fat)
Fat is harvested from the abdomen or naval, processed then transferred by injection to areas lacking volume, such as nasolabial folds, crow’s feet, lips, frown lines or facial contouring. Results are highly variable – lasting anywhere from several months to years. You will need to be off work a 1 – 4 days.
For any additional information, see www.plasticsurgery.org