What is the Difference Between Botox and Dermal Fillers?
Two of our most popular anti-aging treatments are Botox and dermal fillers. Both treatments can help you achieve a more youthful complexion. However, there are differences between both of them. Let’s take a closer look at Botox vs. dermal fillers so you can determine which one is right for you.
The Difference Between Botox and Fillers
Botox and fillers are non-surgical treatments designed to help you look younger without anesthesia or downtime. Botox blocks muscle contractions to smooth out fine lines and wrinkles. It’s been around since 2002 and one of the most common aesthetic treatments in the U.S. Fillers use hyaluronic acid, a naturally occurring substance in your body to restore age-related volume loss in areas like the cheeks, which you may lose as you age.
With Botox, you can diminish the appearance of dynamic wrinkles like crow’s feet and frown lines, which may arise every time you smile, frown, or make any other facial expression. Dermal fillers like Juvederm can improve a deflated look by adding volume to your face.
Fillers can also treat moderate to severe wrinkles. If you have wrinkles around your mouth, they can certainly help. While Botox results typically last between 3 to 4 months, fillers offer 9 to 24 months of anti-aging benefits.
Since Botox and fillers have different goals, you may receive both treatments simultaneously. This way you can smooth lines and wrinkles while restoring lost facial volume. These treatments can leave you with natural, anti-aging results that allow you to feel more confident in your own skin. Depending on your aesthetic goals, this combo approach may be a great alternative to a facelift or another surgical procedure.
What to Expect From a Botox and Dermal Filler Treatments
Botox and dermal fillers can be injected in a short amount of time. Once one of our expert providers makes the injections, you are welcome to resume and your daily responsibilities right away. There is no downtime and you can receive both treatments without a significant time commitment. Best of all, you can enjoy instant results.
“Renew MD is great at scheduling appointments, they got me in right away. I was a little nervous for my first Botox procedure but Lauren, the medical assistant, was very helpful & gentle. She explained everything to me and made me feel very comfortable. I have now scheduled more appointments for other procedures and don’t plan on going anywhere else expect Renew MD!” *
If you’d like to learn more about Botox or dermal fillers or are wondering if you’re a good candidate for this treatment, we encourage you to schedule a private consultation with your personal assessment at Renew MD in Reno, Nevada today. Call us at (775) 852-4500 or fill out our convenient online contact form. We look forward to meeting you!