The Safest Dermal Fillers in 2016

Dermal fillers are an incredible way to bring vivacity and vibrancy back to your face. Their many uses include reducing the appearance of wrinkles around the nose and mouth, adding volume to the cheeks and lips, and eliminating under eye circles. However, not all dermal fillers are made out the same components, so they come with varying side effects.

Let’s take a closer look at the different dermal fillers available on the market, and then we will let you know why we choose hyaluronic acid dermal fillers at our Connecticut medspa.

 

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At What Age Do You Really Need Botox®?

At What Age Do You Really Need Botox®?

If you were to ask someone, “What age do you really need Botox®?” you would probably get several different answers. Some people believe you should get Botox® as soon as you are able to (it is FDA approved for ages 18 and up) in order to prevent wrinkles from forming, while others say you should wait until you can no longer stand the appearance of your wrinkles. To us, the correct answer is somewhere in the middle. Furthermore, there is not a definitive age for everyone. The age you need Botox® is dependent on what you want corrected and how quickly your body show the signs of aging.

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Anti-Aging Treatments in Waterbury, Connecticut

Anti-Aging Treatments in Waterbury, Connecticut

If wrinkles around your eyes and between your eyebrows are what make you look older than you are, we offer two different injections made out of botulinum toxin A. They work by inhibiting the muscle movement beneath your skin, which, in turn, eliminates the wrinkles. We inject them with precision to ensure that you will never look fake—only younger and more refreshed. Our anti-wrinkle injections in Waterbury, CT are:

  • Botox® – Easily the most familiar anti-aging treatment in Waterbury, CT, Botox® is also the only FDA-approved injection for temporarily reducing the wrinkles around the eyes and between the eyebrows.
  • Dysport® – This anti-wrinkle injection is very similar to Botox®, however, the proteins used in Dysport® are smaller than the ones in Botox®. This equates to a smoother and more natural appearance.

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Where Can Dermal Fillers Be Used?

Where Can Dermal Fillers Be Used?

In the cosmetic industry, the term dermal filler refers to an assortment of injections that are used to plump up the skin and give patients a more youthful appearance. In our Southington, Connecticut, medspa, we prefer dermal fillers made out of hyaluronic acid. Hyaluronic acid is a substance that is naturally found in your skin, but as you age, its supply diminishes. Our dermal fillers replenish this supply, rejuvenating your skin and improving your youthful glow.

Dermal fillers are very versatile injections that can be used in many areas on the face to solve a variety of issues that may make you self-conscious:

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Why Men’s Botox® is Gaining in Popularity in Southington, Connecticut

Why Men’s Botox® is Gaining in Popularity in Southington, Connecticut

Ever since the FDA approved it in 2002, Botox® Cosmetic has been a commonly used—and loved—way for patients to smooth out their frown lines and crow’s feet for a younger, refreshed appearance.

While many people believe women are the only gender who receive Botox® injections, the truth is that about fifteen percent of Botox® patients in the country are men. In fact, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons reports that 430,000 American men received at least one botulinum toxin A injection (the ingredient in Botox®) in the year 2015. This figure is up 355% from the year 2000. Clearly, men’s Botox® is rising in popularity, especially in Southington, Connecticut.

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