Here are some Frequently Asked Questions about common cosmetic skincare procedures and products.
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What is Botox®?
Botox® is the most popular non-surgical cosmetic treatment. Botulinum toxin is used to reduce fine lines and wrinkles by paralyzing the underlying muscles.
What is Botox® made of?
Botox® is a brand name for the cosmetic skincare treatment that is based on the neurotoxin botulinum.
Is Botox® safe?
Botox® is perfectly safe , but it should be undertaken by a qualified medical professional to ensure you are getting the correct amount in the right area.
How does Botox® work?
Botox® blocks the signal from the nerve to the muscles. The injected muscle can no longer contract as forcefully which causes the wrinkles to relax and soften.
How long does Botox® last?
How long Botox® lasts varies from person to person, we typically see it last anywhere from 3 – 6 months.
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What is Kybella?
Kybella is a prescription medicine used to improve the appearance and profile of moderate to severe fat below the chin (sub mental fat), also called double chin.
How does Kybella work?
When injected into the fat beneath the chin Kybella permanently destroys fat cells. Your body’s natural metabolism then processes the fat, clearing it from the treatment area. The active ingredient in Kybella is a synthetic deoxycholic acid. Deoxycholic acid is a naturally occurring molecule in the body that helps breakdown fat.
How long does Kybella last?
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What is Microneedling?
Microneedling is a minimally invasive treatment designed to reduce the look of scars wrinkles and improve skin texture. It works by making controlled micro injuries in your skin which your body will then heal while producing collagen.
Does Microneedling hurt?
The truth is that it really depends everyone pain experience and tolerance varies. You will feel a slight tingling sensation when the outer surface of your skin is punctured. The pain is manageable and disappears once the treatment is done.
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What is Juvederm?
Hyaluronic acid or HA is a naturally occurring substance that delivers volume to the skin. Juvederm is a long lasting non surgical option that contains a modified form of HA. Fillers that contain HA are the #1 top choice for patients.