Juvaderm, Restalyne and Botox are injectable fillers used in muscle tissue to reduce signs of aging and stress like frown lines. It is a great treatment for men between 18 and 65 years of age who have deep frown lines in their face, and want to age gracefully. The effects generally last between 6 to 12 months, and further procedures are suggested for best results.
Benefits of Botox and Filler Treatment
Fillers like Botox, Restalyne and other filler treatments have multiple uses for men. For men who use Botox cosmetically, it has been found that filler treatments can:
- Reduce signs of aging in the face by filling in frown lines
- Fillers also smooth the appearance of crow’s feet and wrinkles
- Help men feel more confident by looking younger
Botox has other medical benefits. It has been utilized to treat chronic migraines, as well as help relieve tension in muscles for patients with Cerebral Palsy and other muscle related disabilities. Talking to your doctor, you can learn how Botox could benefit you.
In order to reduce bruising after filler treatment and Botox, men who are undergoing filler treatments should avoid consuming alcohol and using anti-inflammatory drugs one week prior to their procedure. During treatment, the desired area will be injected with dermal fillers for best results. This will only take a few moments, and no anesthesia is required during the dermal filler procedure. It is out patient with few side-effects in most circumstances. You will be informed of all risks during your consultation with Dr. Belek prior to your procedure. It is best to ask your doctor what these might include.
In order to prevent the fillers from moving around in your face, it is advised that you do not rub the injected area for 12 hours after the fillers are injected into your body. Additionally, you will be asked to not lay on your face for the first 3 to 4 hours after your dermal filler procedure. Typically, you may encounter some swelling near the injection site.
Further side-effects may include bruising and numbness, along with dry mouth. It may take 3 to 7 days to see optimal results. Men who are aging and want to look their best should look into dermal filler procedures.
To schedule a consultation with Dr. Belek to discuss if Botox and other filler treatments are right for you, call (415) 968-9652 or contact us here.