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Everything You Need to Know About Allergan Injectable Products

Enhancing your facial appearance with non-invasive cosmetic treatments is the best way to restore volume, reduce wrinkles, and improve contours without surgery. There are several types of injectable treatments that target various cosmetic concerns using different methods. Some of the most recognized injectable products include Botox, Kybella, and Juvederm.

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Botox Injections for Dynamic Facial Wrinkles

Botox injections are best for treating moderate or severe dynamic wrinkles that form due to repetitive facial movements, such as smiling, squinting, and frowning. Primarily, Botox reduces the appearance of:

  • Crow’s feet wrinkles
  • Frown lines
  • Forehead lines
  • Wrinkles around the mouth
  • Plus more!

In addition, the injections minimize nerve signals between facial muscles, limiting their movement to create a smoother appearance on your skin. However, the injections do not prevent the muscles from moving entirely, so facial expressions are not adversely impacted.

The effects typically become apparent two to three days after treatment but are finalized after two weeks and last for up to four months. After four months, you may need additional treatments to maintain your enhancements.

Kybella Injections for Reducing a Double Chin

Many adults struggle with excess fat underneath their chin, resulting in a “double chin.” A non-invasive option for reducing fat in this area is Kybella, which consists of injections containing an acid solution for breaking down fat cells. After the injections, the fat cells in treated areas break down to the point where they cannot store fat, at which point the body reabsorbs them.

However, you may need up to six treatment sessions for an ideal amount of excess fat removal. Kybella enhancements are long-lasting, but weight gain may reverse the effects of the injections, so exercising regularly and maintaining a healthy diet can be beneficial.

Juvederm Injections Combat Volume Loss and Fine Lines

Juvederm injections using hyaluronic acid are an excellent choice for restoring volume and reducing fine lines or static wrinkles. This brand offers several options for targeting different facial areas and wrinkles, including:

  • Juvederm Ultra XC
  • Ultra Plus XC, Volbella
  • Vollure
  • Voluma

Juvederm Ultra XC primarily enhances lip size by injecting a hyaluronic acid-based gel into the lips for up to one year after treatment. Additionally, these injections could smooth wrinkles around the nose and mouth, similar to Juvederm Ultra Plus XC. However, Ultra Plus XC injections use a thicker gel filler, providing more substantial effects for patients with severe facial folds.

Juvederm Vollure injections reduce nasolabial folds by restoring volume underneath the skin, but results last up to six months longer than Ultra XC and Ultra Plus XC injections. Another option for enhancing lip size is Juvederm Volbella, which may smoothen lipstick lines for up to a year. Lastly, Juvederm Voluma injections restore volume to the cheeks, resulting in a more contoured, lifted appearance for at least one to two years.

Why It’s Important to Choose Your Injector Wisely!

When you pay for a treatment, you’re not just paying for “a ml of filler” or “3 areas of Botox” you’re paying your Doctor or Nurse for their: Knowledge, experience, skills, treatment planning, premium products, endless hours of training and education, as well as the aftercare and support.

When picking the right injector or Med Spa, here are the top qualities to look for:
1. On-site Physician

  1. Injector Qualifications
  2. Full Disclosure of Risks and Benefits
  3. Facility Accreditation
  4. Professional Memberships
  5. Reliable References
  6. Thoroughness
  7. Rapport
  8. Last but not least, research social media accounts to see their work!

You should never choose a lower price over a better injector. A good injector will be honest with you about what you need. They would rather lose your business than overtreat you or take any risks. Sure, cosmetic injections are quicker than your average medical treatments, but that does not make them any less medical. A good injector wants you to feel happy with your treatment, and they value your trust and comfort.

At North Texas Plastic Surgery, we specialize in perfecting our knowledge and skill, so our patients can feel confident they only get the best when booking with us! So before you ask, “how much?” You should always ask, “how good, responsible, ethical, and masterful is the injector?”

What Makes North Texas Plastic Surgery a Step Above the Rest

We are committed to excellence in what we do and who we are! Allergan, the makers of BOTOX and Juvéderm and Kybella, select national trainers to train physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants on the safe and effective use of these industry-leading products. Onna Feutcher, MSN, APRN, FNP-C, was selected to be a part of this elite group and serves as one of the national trainers to train on advanced injection techniques. As a Master Aesthetic Injectable provider, she is also certified as a Laser Technician and fully trained in numerous laser procedures such as CO2 resurfacing lasers, Ultherapy, photo facials, tattoo removal, just to name a few!

Your results will inspire compliments, appearing fresh and natural.  If you are considering injections with any of these products, you can feel confident that Onna and all of the NTPS Injectors have outstanding qualifications. This is what sets us apart from the rest!

Learn More of the Essential Facts About Allergan Injectable Products

Botox, Kybella, and Juvederm injections target many signs of aging but use different substances to treat unique cosmetic concerns. Determining whether you want to reduce dynamic wrinkles, restore facial volume, or reduce neck and chin fat is the first step in your treatment process.

Schedule an appointment to hear more about Allergan injectable products, how you may benefit from any of these treatments, or choose to combine injectable treatments to maximize your facial enhancements. Explore your aesthetic options at the North Texas Plastic Surgery med spa, all within a safe and comfortable environment, surrounded by professionals with expertise to answer all of your questions in helping you meet your aesthetic goals!

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