The truth is, Botox® and dermal facial fillers work best when used together. As we age, it becomes more and more difficult to hide the progressive wrinkling and sagging skin that begins to appear. Yet these days, there are many options available to keep us looking younger, rejuvenated, and revitalized a little longer. Botox and dermal facial fillers are two of those great options that help minimize signs of aging, while offering exceptional results when combined in treatment.
Early Treatment Options for Aging Skin
In the past, facial plastic surgery was the only available option to lift, tighten, and combat aging skin. Then in the late 80’s, dermal facial fillers and collagen injections were used to help volumize the face, diminish a gaunt appearance, and rejuvenate sagging skin. And a decade later, Botox® skin injections became a popular trend for diminishing wrinkles and lifting facial skin. Today, with the discovery of combining Botox and dermal facial fillers, patients can experience a youthful and rested appearance that is less invasive and with little down time.
Two Are Better Than One
People often request either fillers or Botox, yet optimal results are obtained when the two are used in conjunction. The reason for this is each product targets a different problem. Dermal fillers are needed to address any static wrinkles on the person's face. These wrinkles occur when hyaluronic acid in the body decreases naturally. The dermal filler injections help to restore volume and reduce the appearance of these wrinkles. While Botox’s strength is found in its ability to relax facial muscles. This in turn, smoothens skin, diminishes frown lines, and further helps reduce wrinkling.
To achieve the best results, both issues of dynamic and static wrinkles need to be addressed. Therefore, facial plastic surgeons, like Dr. Patt, are now recommending combination treatments. Patients are encouraged to consult with Dr. Patt to determine what treatments will be of most benefit to them.
Botox and dermal facial fillers are best obtained through Dr. Patt at Houston Center for Facial Plastic Surgery. Botox and fillers are only two of the many treatment options he offers. Schedule your consult online, or call us at (281) 649-7170.