Botox Vs. Other Dermal Fillers

Botox_VS_Other_FillersYou’ve heard that old saying: time waits for no one. There is no other time that we feel the truth of that saying as when you see your first wrinkle. But there’s good news! We live in a time where we have several different options to help us look as good as we feel on the inside: dermal fillers and Botox. Morristown patients who want to erase a few years off their face without the cost or recovery time of a face lift can use either one of these terrific non-surgical methods to look instantly younger.

But what is the difference between Botox and dermal fillers? We love answering this question because our patients get outstanding results using both methods. If you’ve got a couple deep wrinkles on your face that you want to smooth out or if you’re tired of looking at crows feet at the corners of your eyes, give Dr. Comizio a call today at (973) 775-9248. The first step is to schedule an in-person consultation with Dr. Comizio where she can talk with you about what your goals are and answer any questions that you might have.

HINT: read below to find out how you can get discounts on your Botox or dermal fillers with Dr. Comizio.

The Truth About Botox

Morristown patients who have wrinkles on their forehead or around their eyes have been able to quickly delete them with a few Botox treatments and look years younger.

What is Botox and How Does it Work?

Botox is actually derived from the botulism virus. It is perfectly safe and was approved by the FDA in 2002. During a Botox treatment, the doctor will use a super-thin needle to inject small amounts of it into the areas around wrinkles on the face.

Botox works by relaxing the muscles on your face that pinch the skin and squeeze it into wrinkles. When these muscles are relaxed the wrinkles they form disappear.

A Botox treatment usually takes about 10-20 minutes. Recovery is minimal since Botox is non-surgical. Some patients get bruising and swelling but that goes away within a week.

One Botox treatment can typically last between three and four months.

The Truth About Dermal Fillers

While Botox became a cultural phenomenon thanks to its wide use by celebrities, fewer people are aware of the magic of dermal fillers. Dermal fillers can sometimes provide longer-lasting results than Botox. Morristown patients who have deeper wrinkles on their face that aren’t caused by active muscle movement can instantly erase them with a dermal filler.

What Are Dermal Fillers and How Do They Work?

As we age, our skin loses it elasticity and its “fullness.” Dermal fillers replace that “perkiness” and can even be used to sculpt and enhance your facial features while also providing powerful wrinkle-erasing.

Just like Botox, dermal fillers are injected directly into the tissues of the wrinkle and plump up the skin so that the wrinkle lessens.

Dermal fillers can last from six to twenty-four months.

Dr. Comizio’s Brilliant Distinctions Rewards Program

Get rewarded for looking younger! If you’re interested in instantly looking years younger while saving money, call Dr. Comizio today at (973) 775-9248. Our Brilliant Distinctions rewards programs allows our patients to earn rewards, coupons, and discounts for getting dermal fillers, Lattisse, Juvederm, Skin Medica products, and Botox. Morristown patients can give us a call today to find out more and to set up their first consultation with Dr. Comizio.