If you’re considering injectables
With age, faces begin to show the effects of gravity, sun exposure and years of facial muscle movement, such as smiling, chewing and squinting. The underlying tissues begin to break down, often leaving laugh lines, smile lines, crow’s feet or facial creases over the areas where muscle movement occurs. Injectables such as Botox and Dysport relax these muscles to decrease the lines resulting from facial animation.
Soft-tissue fillers, most commonly injectables such as Restylane, Juvederm, or Radiesse can help fill in these lines and creases, temporarily restoring a smoother, more youthful-looking appearance. When injected beneath the skin, these fillers plump up creased and sunken areas of the face. They can also add fullness to the lips and cheeks. These injectables can be used to improve facial aesthetics in patients where more extensive procedures –like facelifts or laser resurfacing – are not yet indicated. They can also be used to maintain, prolong or improve the effects of facial surgery.
Planning your appointment
In your appointment, Dr. Hosn will spend the time you need to define your goals, perform an examination and make recommendations pertaining to possible procedures that may benefit you. Our office is committed to educating you on the procedure and it’s risks, benefits, and alternatives.
|Procedure||Relax facial muscles to smooth wrinkles & creases. Fill folds, define and augment lips. Improve facial contouring.|
|Surgical Time||15-45 minutes|
|Anesthetic Type||None or local|
|Recovery||Minimal: Temporary swelling and occasional bruising.|
Procedure, recovery and results will vary from patient to patient.