If you want to reduce wrinkles and look your best, cosmetic injectable treatments are a great option. Botox and Juvederm are two of the most popular treatments for smoothing wrinkles and filling in facial creases and hollows. But what’s the best injectable treatment for reducing facial wrinkles.
Botox vs Juvederm for facial wrinkles
Botox and Juvederm are both effective treatments for facial wrinkles, but botox is a muscle relaxer whereas Juvederm is a dermal filler. This simply means that they have a different mechanism of action, and are suitable for different types of wrinkles (learn more).
Botox wrinkle reduction
Botox is a neurotoxin that is designed to treat dynamic wrinkles, which are created by repetitive muscle movement. When botox is injected into specific facial muscles it prevents the nerve signals from reaching the muscles. This causes the muscles to relax, so the overlying wrinkles soften (click here to learn more about botox).
Reduce wrinkles with Juvederm
Juvederm fillers are made from naturally occurring hyaluronic acid (HA). HA is a substance that keeps the skin plump and moist, so Juvederm is mainly used to add volume to the face. When Juvederm is injected into the skin it restores volume, and this smooths out wrinkles and folds.
What’s the best treatment?
The best treatment for reducing wrinkles really depends on the type of wrinkles you need treated. If you need to lessen the appearance of frown lines, crow’s feet, or forehead lines, botox is ideal. However, if you need to reduce wrinkles in the lower half of the face such as nasolabial folds, marionette lines, and vertical lip lines, Juvederm is the right choice.
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