The term “injectables” can include neuromodulars such as Botox and Dysport as well as dermal fillers. Injectables are one of the most requested non-surgical procedures at Spectrum Plastic Surgery and they can be used to help a patient look younger, healthier, and happier. Our team of nurse injectors work with clients to determine their goals, lifestyle, and which injectables will meet their needs. Bear in mind that it’s not just the right injectable, but also the expertise of the injector that yields natural-looking, attractive results.
Botox injections around the eyes are also common to reduce unwanted crinkling and lines. One of the most common injection sites for neuromodulators is between the eyebrows to stop the two vertical lines (the “angry elevens”) from forming.
There are a variety of from popular and established makers such as Juvederm, Restylane, and Revanesse Versa. These dermal fillers are made with hyaluronic acid, which is a substance that occurs naturally in the body.
Kybella dissolves unwanted adipose tissue beneath the chin, also known as submental fat, which causes the appearance of a double chin. Kybella requires a series of treatments, usually 3 – 5, with several injections taking place during each appointment.
Benefits of Injectables
There are numerous benefits to injectables depending on the type of treatment selected:
Prevents lines and wrinkles by training specific muscles
Reduces and eliminates lines and wrinkles for three months on average
Restores lost volume to the face and hands
Plumps and reshapes the lips
Eliminates a double chin permanently
Benefits of An Eyelid Lift
There are a number of benefits to blepharoplasty, including:
Looking years younger, happier, and better rested
Removing wrinkles, lines, drooping, sagging skin, undereye bags, and reducing dark circles under the eyes
Improving vision when severe ptosis of the upper eyelid is present
Complementing other facial plastic procedures like brow lifts and facelifts and non-invasive treatments like FaceTite
Neuromodulators: Minimize Wrinkles, Folds, and Lines
Neuromodulators work by temporarily paralyzing specific muscles that cause wrinkles, folds, and lines. One of the most common injection sites for neuromodulators is between the eyebrows to stop the two vertical lines (the “angry elevens”) from forming. Botox injections around the eyes are also common to reduce unwanted crinkling and lines. However, neuromodulators also have various off-label uses such as preventing and treating migraines as well as reducing unwanted sweating.
All neuromodulators are temporary, providing results for approximately three months. When using these products to minimize lines and wrinkles, neuromodulators can also be a preventative treatment. Many younger clients opt for routine Botox and Dysport injections in order to “train” muscles to be less active. When wrinkles can be prevented and delayed rather than treated, the signs of aging can be slowed.
Add Volume and Contour
There are a variety of dermal fillers from popular and established makers such as Juvederm, Restylane, and Revanesse Versa. These dermal fillers are made with hyaluronic acid, which is a substance that occurs naturally in the body. Depending on the type of dermal filler selected, results can last anywhere from 3 – 12 months. Dermal fillers can be used to:
Restore volume in the cheeks
Fill in hollowness below the eyes
Plump and enhance lips
Restore youthful plumpness to the tops of the hands
Sculptra is a unique dermal filler because it uses poly-L-lactic acid instead of hyaluronic acid. Poly-L-lactic acid also occurs naturally in the body, but instead of immediately providing volume when injected, it works by encouraging the body to synthesize its own collagen in the treatment site. Sculptra results can last up to two years, but results are not immediate. However, many clients enjoy Sculptra because it fosters natural results.
Dissolve The Double Chin
There is also a relatively new injectable available, Kybella. Kybella dissolves unwanted adipose tissue beneath the chin, also known as submental fat, which causes the appearance of a double chin. A double chin, or buccula, can be genetic or more noticeable when a patient has a weak chin, and a person does not need to be overweight to have a buccula.
Kybella requires a series of treatments, usually 3 – 5, with several injections taking place during each appointment. This injectable uses deoxycholic acid, a substance that occurs naturally in the body. When injected via the Kybella procedure, the acid dissolves excess fat in the days and weeks following the treatment. Results are permanent. It is critical to only work with a skilled who can achieve optimal results by dissolving just the right amount of fat.
Frequently Asked Questions
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Injectables are a non-surgical, minimally invasive means of enhancing aesthetics and improving self-esteem. Many clients consider them a complement to more invasive procedures, or injectables can also be a singular treatment to look and feel your best. At Spectrum Plastic Surgery practice, we offer a variety of injectable procedures and complementary services such as laser treatments and skin tightening procedures like BodyTite and FaceTite so you can enjoy a personalized treatment plan designed just for you.