Dr.Jasmine talked about Botulinum Toxin A & Fillers @ Listiq.com

 

Botulinum Toxin A & Fillers: Same Thing Different Name?

Fillers Treatment on Nasolabial Folds. Source: Allergan photo library
Fillers Treatment on Nasolabial Folds.
Source: Allergan photo library

“Many people are either confused or oblivious about the functions of Botulinum Toxin A and Fillers as they are both primarily and popularly used to reduce wrinkles. It is a fact that both can be used to reduce wrinkles but the similarity stops there as they work in two very different ways. Once you understand how they work, telling them apart is no problem.”

Fillers, as the name suggests do exactly just that, they fill! Botulin Toxin A on the other hand relaxes. Wrinkles created by tightened muscles can be easily relaxed by Botulin Toxin A treatment. The make-up of each of these substance is hugely different as well.

Fillers treatment on Accordian Lines & Frown Lines Source: Allergan photo library
Fillers treatment on Accordian Lines & Frown Lines.
Source: Allergan photo library

Fillers are made of hyaluronic-acid, a natural substance found in your body. There are various brands and types for different uses and each doctor will have their own preference and recommendation based on the patient. Fillers can be used for augmentation of the lips, nose, cheeks, chin and to reduce the appearance of smile lines, marionette lines, sunken eyes and fine wrinkles. The effect is usually very natural and last for about 6 months.

Botulinum toxin A is a protein and neurotoxin produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum. It is used aesthetically to treat moderate to deep wrinkles, reshape jawline, reduce excessive sweating and clear chin dimples. It can last up to 1.5 years depending on which area is being treated.

Sarah May Low, Blogger and Celebrity Fitness Ambassador Before & After Fillers Treatment at Mediviron UOA
Sarah May Low, Blogger and Celebrity Fitness Ambassador
Before & After Fillers Treatment at Nexus Clinic

Both these treatments are very effective on the right candidate and can complement each other to produce a very desirable end result. Botulinum Toxin A and Fillers treatment are quick becoming the alternative to plastic surgery for many women and men as they do not have to go through the pain and trauma associated with surgery.

The treatments only cost a fraction of the price of surgery and do not require downtime. What is most remarkable is that with Botulinum Toxin A and Fillers treatments are semi-permanent which means they are reversible most of the time or will wear off after a time period so you can get back to normal should you wish.

Renne Tan, Miss Earth Malaysia Before & After Masseter Reduction at Mediviron UOA
Renne Tan, Miss Earth Malaysia
Before & After Masseter Reduction at Mediviron UOA

So there you have it, a simplified explanation about the difference of Botulinum Toxin A and Fillers. Remember to consult with a qualified and experienced Aesthetic Physician. Do not be afraid to ask as many questions to clear your doubts although most aesthetic treatments are fairly safe and have minimal side effects.

Dr.Jasmine talked about Botox and Fillers at Lipstiq.com .

“Many people are either confused or oblivious about the functions of Botulinum Toxin A and Fillers as they are both primarily and popularly used to reduce wrinkles. It is a fact that both can be used to reduce wrinkles but the similarity stops there as they work in two very different ways. Once you understand how they work, telling them apart is no problem.”

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