As you age, your face develops creases and wrinkles. Botox® is a safe and inexpensive, non-surgical way to remove some of the effects of aging off your face, making you look years younger. Its 20 year track record has given it a well established reputation as a wonderful alternative to a facelift. Dr. Cha and Dr. Gaches administer both Botox® and dermal fillers. Dr. Cha is even a dermal filler instructor. Either doctor will give you great results.
How does Botox® work?
Botox® is a neuromuscular inhibitor that relaxes the muscles in your face, in effect erasing the lines and creases. Most people see results in three to five days, though for some it has taken up to two weeks. The results last anywhere from three to six months. You can repeat the treatments as necessary.
it accentuates your cheek bones. Juvederm (a dermal filler) was used in smile lines and on lips.
*Patient did not lose any weight when after photo was taken.
Both Restylane and Juvederm are tradenames for dermal fillers, and you can get both with either Dr. Cha or Dr. Gaches. Dr. Cha even teaches a Restylane class. Done by injection, these fillers place hyaluronic acid subdermally. Hyaluronic acid is a natural substance found in all animals. It works because it attracts water and holds water under your skin surface, filling in the wrinkles. The results look and feel soft and natural. The results are long lasting. Most patients keep their smoother skin surface for about eight months to a year.
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