What are cosmetic procedures?
Cosmetic procedures include the wide variety of treatments available to enhance your appearance. Whether you’re troubled by wrinkles and other signs of aging the team at Sunny Meadow Medical Clinic can help.
BOTOX® Cosmetic is the first and only treatment FDA-approved to temporarily make moderate to severe frown lines, crow’s feet and forehead lines look better in adults. So you look like you, only with less noticeable facial lines. It’s a quick 10-minute treatment with minimal downtime. You may begin to notice results within 24 to 48 hours, with results lasting up to 4 months for moderate to severe frown lines.
Learn why there’s only one BOTOX® Cosmetic and find out how it works. Then get answers to your questions to see if it’s right for you and learn more about the history that has made BOTOX® Cosmetic the #1 selling treatment of its kind in the world.
How it works:
A combination of factors can cause facial lines. It’s not just about the cellular changes that may occur, or reduction of collagen, or damage caused by free radicals from the sun and the environment. Repeated muscle contractions from frowning, squinting, or raising eyebrows cause skin to furrow and fold, gradually resulting in the formation of facial lines. BOTOX® Cosmetic works beneath the surface and temporarily reduces the underlying muscle activity that causes moderate to severe frown lines, crow’s feet and forehead lines in adults – to help them look visibly smoother.
Only BOTOX® Cosmetic is backed by more than 16 years of published studies. It uses a unique manufacturing process, and its potency is measured in units that cannot be compared to any other product. This is why there is no such thing as “generic” BOTOX® Cosmetic.
Is it only for Women?
Not at all! Many men make BOTOX® Cosmetic part of what they do to care for their appearance.
The number of men choosing treatments like BOTOX® Cosmetic has risen fast. When surveyed, the majority of men say they want to look good and they’re bothered by the changes they see in the mirror. 80% would choose to treat their crow’s feet first, while 74% would prioritize their forehead lines, and 60% would most like to treat their frown lines.
It’s not your age that determines when BOTOX® Cosmetic is right for you, it’s the severity of your lines. In fact, 64% of plastic surgeons report seeing a rise in cosmetic surgery or injectable treatments for patients in their early 30’s.
The truth is, everyone’s lines form differently. The timing can be influenced by a combination of factors, from cellular changes that may occur over time, to reduction of collagen, to genetic factors, or damage caused by free radicals from the sun and the environment.
Whenever your lines start to bother you, make an appointment to see us. We can help you determine if treatment is right for you.
Dermal fillers are another popular cosmetic injection. JUVÉDERM® is the #1 dermal filler collection in the world that offers 5 different products to meet your specific needs. Add volume to plump lips, smooth lines, or lift & contour cheeks, we have what you need to get the results you want.
As you age, the cheeks may flatten and the skin may begin to sag. This is caused by natural loss of volume in the cheek area, or what the experts call age-related midface volume loss. JUVÉDERM is designed to add volume beneath the skin’s surface, which provides lift and contour to the cheek area.
Over time, facial wrinkles and folds can occur, including the “parentheses lines” around the nose and mouth. JUVÉDERM is designed to temporarily correct facial wrinkles for a smoother appearance to the face for adults over the age of 21.
JUVÉDERM can be injected into the lips for lip augmentation and for correction of perioral lines, often called “lipstick lines” in adults over the age of 21.
How does it work?
Juvederm is a dermal filler made from hyaluronic acid. Hyaluronic acid is a natural substance found in our bodies that contribute to a youthful appearance. With age comes the loss of hyaluronic acid and volume, causing sagging, wrinkles, and facial folds to become prominent. When injected by our board-certified dermatologists, Juvederm’s smooth gel filler restores lost volume and creates younger-looking results. Results can last between one to two years.