Getting youthful-looking skin back is possible with one short injectable treatment. Quest Medical Center in Bay Shore, New York, offers Botox® and Juvederm® for men and women who want to take years off their faces. Because Botox and Juvederm are the top products of their kind worldwide, you can feel confident that you’re getting a safe anti-aging treatment that provides lasting results.
Yes. Botox works on your muscles, while Juvederm works directly with your skin tissues. The main job of Botox is to paralyze muscles under your skin. These muscles tug on skin and become more visible as you get older, since you lose elastin and collagen that’s supposed to separate muscle tissue from skin. Because Botox forces your facial muscles to relax, your skin smooths out and wrinkles become less visible.
Juvederm is a solution made up of hyaluronic acid. This natural substance stimulates collagen production in your skin, which brings back firmer, younger-looking skin. Juvederm also attracts water and gives your skin an instant plumping effect.
The type of anti-aging injectable that's best for you depends on the depth and severity of grooves and wrinkles in your skin. For instance, if you have deep frown lines between your eyes and across your forehead, Botox can be beneficial. Botox is also ideal for minimizing the appearance of crow’s feet around your eyes. Or if you have sagging skin over your cheeks or deep smile lines around your mouth, Juvederm can plump up those area.
Because Botox and Juvederm each work differently, you may benefit by getting both types of injections in different areas of your face. Your expert skin care practitioner at Quest Medical Center goes over your options with you, so you get the smoother, glowing skin you had when you were younger.
The length of time you experience smooth skin after getting Botox or Juvederm just depends on you. Most men and women have optimal benefits from Botox for up to four months, or sometimes even longer. Juvederm fillers can last anywhere from 12-24 months, depending on which line of Juvederm you select.
With either type of injectable, you can have your treatment repeated again and again. Because Juvederm promotes collagen production, the more you have it done, the more you’re doing to help your body produce this skin-tightening connective tissue. You may go longer between treatments with time.
Make an appointment at Quest Medical Center to start your anti-aging treatment with Botox or Juvederm. Schedule your visit by calling the office or using the book online feature.