Fillers are soft injectable tissues which are inserted into the skin. It is another type
of cosmetic correction to restore the smooth appearance of the face. Generally, fillers are used to rectify
the wrinkles. After the procedure, the skin restores to a better looks like when you were young.
Hyaluronic Acid Fillers are used more often as they give the temporary options. The effect of the fillers
last from 6 to 18 months. The patients will gradually gain volume to your face. Dr. Shilpi Chauhan suggests that
the temporary fillers are better as with the permanent the effect may go to other body parts.
Being a calm person, I actively listen and understand the patient’s problems and their family concerns, so my language remains simple and open to ensure them understand well. My motto is clear “Healthy Moms and Healthy Future”.
Botox (Botulinum Toxin Type A), is a purified protein, which is administered through injection, to temporarily reduce the expression lines. It works by blocking the release of chemicals required for muscle contraction, enabling them to relax, smoothing the lines caused by expressions. It can also be used to enhance facial features like lifting the sagging brow, dimpling chin, Jaw contouring. The procedure has no downtime and the patient can resume work immediately. It is also useful in palmoplanter or axillary hyperhidrosis (excess sweating).
After basic cleaning of treatmemnt area, Botox is injected directly into muscles responsible for wrinkles under full aseptic measures. The only discomfort felt is the needle prick during the injection of Botox. The treatment takes 15-20 minutes and has no downtime.
You may notice softening of lines and wrinkles in a 5-7 days. The effect will continue to improve in the next 7-10 days with optimal results in about 2 weeks.
Visible results have been shown to last for 4-6 months depending on severity or depth of wrinkles. Results may vary from one person to another.
30. most of patients start using botox at age of 30. But sometimes to prevent sign of ageing patient may use it in mid 20s also depending on indication and cosmetic concern.
It is very important from patient point of view. Doctor should be well trained in performing botoc treatment and should doing regularly these treatments. Clinic should use good quality of botulinum toxin. Doctor should be available for post procedure care.
If botox treatment was done by experienced dermatologist, chances of adverse effects are very minimal.
Rarely side effects possible because of over dosing or wrong site of injection. These are:
Headache- it resolves within few days of injection.
Drooping eyebrows, ptosis
Muscle weakness near the treatment area