If you’re interested in decreasing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles on your face, consider getting Botox® or dermal fillers from the caring team at Sanjay Khedia, M.D. in Covina, California. Botox and dermal fillers both offer proven and lasting results, which Dr. Khedia delivers with expertise, professionalism, and compassion. To learn more, schedule an appointment online or over the phone today.
Botox is a purified version of Botulinum toxin type A, derived from bacteria. When injected into the muscle, it blocks the muscle’s nerve signals, temporarily paralyzing it so that wrinkles caused by muscle movement can soften, dissipate, or fully disappear. Results usually last between three and four months.
Botox only works on wrinkles caused by muscle movement, such as:
Dermal fillers are solutions that reduce signs of aging by adding fullness and volume to the skin. Different types of dermal fillers are made from different substances, many which occur naturally in the body. Depending on the substance, results may last between six months and two years.
Among the most common dermal filler ingredients is hyaluronic acid. Other possible dermal filler ingredients include:
Dermal fillers smooth skin, plump skin, and correct signs of aging such as:
Whether you should choose Botox or dermal fillers depends on a few factors, including:
Note that Dr. Khedia doesn’t recommend Botox if you:
Though rare and typically minor, Botox treatment can have side effects. These include:
If you think Botox or dermal fillers may be right for you, reach out to the team at Sanjay Khedia, M.D. today. You can schedule an appointment over the phone or by using the online booking tool.