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Botox is a toxin produced in nature by the bacteria Clostridium Botulinum. The toxin is used to reduce the appearance of lines and wrinkles by relaxing overactive facial muscles. While botulinum toxin is found in nature as a toxin the product we use in aesthetic treatments is a purified version free from contaminants and used in very small doses.
Many of my patients ask me, what is the best option for me? Profhilo, Filler, or Botox? In this blog, I am going to give you a brief overview of each of those treatments. Of course, if you are interested,
Profhilo and Botox are both very different treatments with different mechanisms of action.
Both are anti-ageing treatments and are very popular in my clinic from the age of 30. Many patients have Profhilo and Botox together to get the best possible rejuvenation results.
Many people when asked what Botox does will say ‘it gets rid of wrinkles’ however, the truth is a bit more complicated than that.
All wrinkles are not the same and there are two different types of facial wrinkles- ‘dynamic’ wrinkles and ‘static’ wrinkles which need to be treated differently.
Many patients are a bit scared of getting lip filler, and rightly so. We’ve been bombarded over the years by unnatural, overfilled ‘trout pout’ lips in the media. It is no surprise that patients are cautious of getting lip filler and wonder if it will suit them.
Botox is typically used to relax muscles in the face to smooth out lines and wrinkles.
However, it has a vast range of uses that most people are unaware of.
In this blog post I will outline where botox can be injected and the result it has.
WOW Fusion is the new innovative microneedling device that delivers a bespoke skincare cocktail to address your skincare needs. WOW is a fusion of three treatments micro-needling, mesotherapy and skin nutrition.
Frequent face washing can make acne worse. Aim for gentle cleansing of the skin twice a day.
Although there are lots of lovely parts to this season the change in weather isn’t so great for our skin. The main challenge to our skin in Autumn is drier skin due to the central heating going on and the consequences of Summertime sun damage rearing it’s head.