Botox and Fillers, What’s the Difference? Which One is Right for Me? December 16 2016Botox is Allergan’s brand name for a purified protein that relaxes wrinkles in the forehead, frown and crows feet. Botox accomplishes this incredible feat by blocking the signal between nerve and muscle, diminishing repetitive muscle movements that cause the wrinkles to develop as we age. Other brand names available in Canada are Dysport and Xeomin, both excellent at relaxing troublesome expressions and also available at MD Wellness Solutions.
Often people looking to refresh their appearance will start with a little Botox in their frown or forehead and then when they see how natural they look they ask whether fillers could help their appearance. For most people the answer is absolutely!
Fillers are known by various brand names including Juvederm, Voluma, Restylane, Beletero, and Teosyal. All are made of hyaluronic acid, a naturally occurring lubricating sugar found throughout the human body. Hyaluronic acid plumps out deep folds like the jowls and marionettes, defines cheek bones and enhances lips. A skilled injector will choose the right filler for your need and expertly administer it to achieve a natural, refreshed look.
So Botox or fillers, now that you know the difference, what’s right for you? Let our artist physicians Dr. Tkatch and Dr. Abrahams provide you an individualized recommendation for your treatment by booking a personal consult.
Life Changes November 13 2016
Many of my clients first come to me when they are experiencing a life milestone. Some are happy milestones, like a son or daughter’s marriage, family reunion, the birth of a grandchild, or turning 40. Others are sad, like losing a spouse through death or divorce. Either way, people recognize that looking their best will help them feel their best as they move through these life changes.
My advice is to give yourself plenty of time to process the upcoming event and what it means to you. As we meet to plan your rejuvenation think about how you’ve always wanted to feel when you look your best. How about joyous, light hearted, and optimistic? These are the feelings people share with me when we complete their rejuvenation.
If your milestone is event based start at least a couple of months prior to allow us to layer your transformation. It may include botox, fillers, skin tightening, treatment of age spots and sun damage. We will start you on an excellent home skin care program to prepare you for and maintain your results.
Your appearance will be natural looking and people will wonder what your secret is. We’ll have you ready to look gorgeous at the precise time you need to and then work with you to keep you looking your best.
Just prior to your event, you’ll experience our signatory complementary HydraFacial MD to get you pampered and glowing for your big day. Come share your life change with me.