BOTOX® Cosmetic is a prescription drug that, when injected, temporarily paralyzes muscles. It contains a purified and safe form of botulinum toxin A, which is produced by the microbe that causes botulism. Manufactured by Allergan, Inc., it is used to treat deep wrinkles in the skin that are formed by the continual contraction of facial muscles.
JUVÉDERM® XC injectable gel is a U.S. Food and Drug Administration-approved hylauranic acid dermal filler designed to "temporarily treat moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds" in people older than 21 made by Allergan Aesthetics. The Allergan JUVÉDERM family of fillers is infused with lidocaine to make its injection more comfortable.
PDO threads have been around the longest of the three and have been used in surgeries since the 1980s. They’re made from a colorless polyester that breaks down in your body after about 6 months.
The presence of these sutures in your skin triggers cells in your body called fibroblasts to produce more collagen. Collagen is the protein that gives your skin its structure and elasticity. Loss of collagen is one of the main causes of aging skin.
One of the most flattering things of a person’s profile is having a chiseled, defined chin. If you have excess fat under your chin or a double chin, then you may feel a bit self-conscious about your profile and overall appearance. But, unless you want to undergo surgery, you may think that you are stuck with your double chin. One thing that you may not realize is that you have another option to choose from including an injection called Kybella.
For many years, the medical community has been acutely aware of the body’s natural regenerative qualities. Physicians across all fields, including orthopedics, dentistry, and sports medicine, have implemented protocols that work synergistically with the body. The use of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is common for promoting joint recovery and managing degenerative disease. It was only a matter of time before science discovered the value that PRP held for the body’s largest organ: the skin.
Hyaluronidase is an enzyme that breaks down hyaluronic acid and is an essential drug for the correction of complications and unsatisfactory results after dermal filler injection.
Hylauranidase should be on hand, refrigerated for emergencies during dermal filler placement.
For filler corrections, more than one session may be needed for full dissolution of problem filler.