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What is the difference between botox & fillers?

What is the difference between botox & fillers?

Botox Vs. Filler: Botox is a relaxer of muscles. It will make the muscle not to be able to contract. Fillers are used to fill an area or to give volume. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Botulinum Toxin (Botox) Injection (Definition)

Botox is a medicine that causes muscles to relax. It is commonly used to improve the appearance of deep facial lines or wrinkles between the eyebrows. It is also used to relieve migraine, and in certain conditions that involve muscle spasm. ...Read more


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What is the difference between botox and dysport?

What is the difference between botox and dysport?

Dysport and Botox: This is not unlike asking what is the difference between anacin and bufferin. Both contain Aspirin as the active ingredient but may have other minor differences. Botox and Dysport both contain botulinum toxin as the primary component with minor chemical differences and binding proteins. Botox has human Albumin and Dysport contains cow milk protein. ...Read more

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What is the difference between elevess and botox?

What is the difference between elevess and botox?

Filler vs neurotoxin: Elevesse is a temporary soft tissue filler used to increase volume, while Botox blocks the contraction of muscle which cause wrinkles. ...Read more

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What is the difference between a brow lift and having botox injections?

What is the difference between a brow lift and having botox injections?

Some over lap: Botox will soften lines and wrinkles and calm down overactive muscles. A brow lift repositions the low lying brows, smoothes the forehead wrinkles and calms the muscle bulge between the brows. Botox temporizes the problem with a brow lift the results are longer lasting. ...Read more

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If you have had botulism, is it a contradiction to have a botox afterwards? Or does it make any difference? It is being used to treat gastroparesis.

If you have had botulism, is it a contradiction to have a botox afterwards? Or does it make any difference? It is being used to treat gastroparesis.

May be immune: If you have developed neutralizing antibodies to the Botox protein, the Botox may not work. This happens occasionally in patients who use Botox injections for wrinkles on the forehead. Over time, after multiple sessions of injections, some patients develop antibodies to Botox and either need larger doses to work or it sometimes doesn't work for them anymore. ...Read more

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Is botox better than dysport? I was looking into getting injections, and there seem to be a ton to pick from. I'd like to know what the difference between botox and dysport is, and whether one is clearly better than the other. Or, is there some other bran

Is botox better than dysport? I was looking into getting injections, and there seem to be a ton to pick from. I'd like to know what the difference between botox and dysport is, and whether one is clearly better than the other. Or, is there some other bran

Botox: Botox and Dysport work similarly to reduce wrinkles by relaxing some facial muscles. Both are given via injections in the office and anesthesia is usually not required. Most plastic surgeons or dermatologist primarily use botox, since it's been in available for a much longer period. Dysport is a relatively new alternative for wrinkle reduction. Only after a comprehensive evaluation can a specialist help determine appropriate options for you. Best of luck.

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What's the difference between dysport and botox? I understand they both use the botulinum toxin. So how is dysport different? .

What's the difference between dysport and botox? I understand they both use the botulinum toxin. So how is dysport different? .

Botox: Botox and Dysport are two brands of the same product. Both are derived from the same subtype of botulinum toxin. Dysport may set up a little faster, but essentially they are equally effective.

Small variations my be found from person to person. I have some patients who one will work for better than the other, but for most people the differences are not noticeable. ...Read more

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What is the difference between puretox and botox? I was planning to have botox injections, but my dermatologist told me that he prefers puretox. I've never heard of this drug; how is it different from botox? .

What is the difference between puretox and botox? I was planning to have botox injections, but my dermatologist told me that he prefers puretox. I've never heard of this drug; how is it different from botox? .

Purtox: Purtox is not legal to be used in the us yet, but the overseas experience claims it is more similar to Dysport rather than botox, both of them seeming to take effect a little faster than botox. ...Read more

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What is the difference between botox and Restylane (dermal fillers) injections?

What is the difference between botox and Restylane (dermal fillers) injections?

Quit a bit: Botox and similar products such as Dysport relax the muscle that cause the wrinkles. Treatment sites are typically frown line between the eyes, forehead lines and crowfeet. Results last 3-4 months. Restylane (dermal fillers) is a volumizing filler that helps to plump deep creases, lines and the lips. Results typically last 6-8 months. ...Read more

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Please help! What is the difference between botox and Restylane (dermal fillers) injections?

BOTOX/RESTYLANE Diff: Botox is a nerve and muscle relaxant. It causes weakness in the muscles.
Restylane (dermal fillers) is a hyaluronic gel that pumps up and fills soft tissue areas. Restylane (dermal fillers) does not change muscular function. ...Read more

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I had bruxism botox 2 days ago, but I feel no difference, is the masseter meant to feel weaker or sore? Or does it work without feeling a change?

I had bruxism botox 2 days ago, but I feel no difference, is the masseter meant to feel weaker or sore? Or does it work without feeling a change?

Bruxism: Bruxism (chronic teeth grinding and/or clenching) is a habit often caused by stress or a bad bite. It causes pain due to trauma to the muscles and ligaments surrounding the TMJ.
Pain will only be relieved once the TMJ is unstressed...keeping your teeth apart. If you continue to grind or clench, you will continue to have pain.
Talk to a dentist experiences in treating bruxism. ...Read more

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What is the difference between a brow lift and having botox injections? I'm considering having a brow lift to tighten up the wrinkles across my forehead, but my friend said all I need is some botox injections. How different are the results from using boto

Botox: Botox and Dysport are both excellent ways to reduce wrinkles... The question is how much has your brow dropped... The answer is in your eyes and eyelids... Are they droopy from your eyebrows sitting on your eyelids? ... If so then you may be a candidate for a browlift where as Botox can actually make this condtion worse.... See a facial plastic surgeon and get an opinion based on your appearance... Considering the cost of long term Botox and surgery... The consult would be worth it!

hope this helps. ...Read more

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Do botox treat sweating of forehead? & the difference between it & restylan & juvederm -xiomin & dysport

Do botox treat sweating of forehead? & the difference between it & restylan & juvederm -xiomin & dysport

Botulism vs Fillers?: The 3 botulism products - BOTOX, DYSPORT, XEOMIN (incobotulinumtoxin a) - are used to paralyze the action of muscles temporarily. Additional effects are to decrease the sweating effect. While HA fillers - Restylane & Juvederm - are filling injections for wrinkles and slight contour deformities. A totally different use than sweat reduction. Best to see a PS or Derm in person... ...Read more

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Had botox last week for migraines. Within 7 hrs, face was cherry red, stinging, and itching. Hypersensitivity or allergic reaction? Any difference?

Possible: unlikely: While allergy to Botox is possible it is rare and probably more likely you experienced a reaction to any topical prep or anesthetic cream used prior to injection. ...Read more

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What is the difference between elevess and botox? Hello! I am a woman in my mid-thirties who seeks to get rid of the frown lines I am developing between my eyebrows. I have been researching injectable dermal fillers and have recently found a product calle

What is the difference between elevess and botox? Hello! I am a woman in my mid-thirties who seeks to get rid of the frown lines I am developing between my eyebrows. I have been researching injectable dermal fillers and have recently found a product calle

Paralytics ; Fillers: Facial rejuvenation can be by temporary muscle paralytics like botox, xeomin, (incobotulinumtoxin a) Dysport or by injectable fillers like juvederm, elevess, belotero (the hyaluronic acids) or Radiesse (an hydroxyapatite) or by silicone or by your own fat (harvested from other areas of the body). See your plastic surgeon to discuss the pros and cons of the different options and s/he can advise you re the best option. ...Read more

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What is the difference between elevess and botox? Hello! I am a woman in my mid-thirties who seeks to get rid of the frown lines I am developing between my eyebrows. I have been researching injectable dermal fillers and have recently found a product calle

What is the difference between elevess and botox? Hello! I am a woman in my mid-thirties who seeks to get rid of the frown lines I am developing between my eyebrows. I have been researching injectable dermal fillers and have recently found a product calle

Paralytics ; Fillers: Facial rejuvenation can be by temporary muscle paralytics like botox, xeomin, (incobotulinumtoxin a) Dysport or by injectable fillers like juvederm, elevess, belotero (the hyaluronic acids) or Radiesse (an hydroxyapatite) or by silicone or by your own fat (harvested from other areas of the body). See your plastic surgeon to discuss the pros and cons of the different options and s/he can advise you re the best option. ...Read more

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What is botox?

Botox works because: Botox is used to relax muscles that cause wrinkles when they move. Usually it is a superficial muscle and it typically involves the facial muscles. Since wrinkles are the result of repeated movement, Botox can also creat smoother skin at rest. The trick is to give enough to smooth but not so much that there is no expression. Gives a 3-4 month affect. ...Read more

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Is botox safe?

Yes: Botox has been used for years in many medical applications. The amount of Botox used for the typical cosmetic treatment of moderate expression lines of the face is 1/10 to 1/3 the amount used in other medical conditions. The biggest contraindications for the general healthy public include pregnancy and breast feeding or active infection at the site of treatment. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Is botox safe?

Is botox safe?

Yes: Like any product, its safety of the is dependent upon and responsive to the person administering it & it's quality. Botox is a purified protein that alters the muscles ability to cause lines and deep wrinkles around the outer eyes and forehead.
Choose a physician wisely and do not go overboard with removing all lines or wrinkles. Animation is good! Be smart!
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Is botox good?

Is botox good?

Yes: Botox is a purified protein that is used to soften wrinkles of the forehead and those on the outer lids (crows feet). Ideally, the muscular motion that contribute to these lines will be softened leaving a relaxed and pretty appearance. Good Botox should still allow some animation. Www. Artofplasticsurgery. Com ...Read more

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Does botox hurt?

Does botox hurt?

Typically: The needles is very skinny and short so likely a tiny pinch but needs to be placed in a few locations. ...Read more

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What is botox made from?

What is Botox?: Botox is a medication consisting of a purified protein product of the bacteria clostridium botulinum. Botox like so many other medications has been purified from a protein found in nature. When used at the appropriate injectable doses, Botox has a very consistent & predictable effect on target tissues in the body (muscles and sweat glands). ...Read more

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How could I get botox.?

From your Doctor: Botox is a substance that requires not only a doctor's prescription, but for a certified medical person to give the injection. The injector should understand facial anatomy - that's why I give my patients the injections myself. Other offices allow their nurses to give it. The bottom line is that when given correctly, it is both safe and effective for control of facial lines and wrinkles. ...Read more

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What's it's like to use botox?

What's it's like to use botox?

A pinch: Botox injections feel like a slight pinch at the area of the needle. Results become apparent over the next 1-2 weeks. Results last for 3-4 months. Wrinkles in treated areas will become less apparent or even totally disappear. Very safe and very effective! ...Read more

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Can you use botox to treat CP?

Botox for CP: Hi
Thanks for the question. Botox is currently used for CP patients to help relax contractures from hypertonic muscles. It is used in much higher doses than cosmetic botox. ...Read more

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How long to recover from botox?

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How long to recover from botox?

Botox recovery: Usually people go back to work immediately. There may be slight bruising and rarely and slight crusting. ...Read more

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What are some dangers of botox?

What are some dangers of botox?

Minimal: Botulinum toxin is a deadly poison in large doses because it can paralyze vital muscles used in breathing and swallowing. In the very small doses used in cosmetic treatments, there have been no serious incidents. Bruising, drooping and rarely, blurred and double vision are realistic risks. Counterfeit products could be a problem. Going to an experienced, licensed injector is your best protection. ...Read more

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If I am now 23. Can I use botox?

Sure: Age is not an issue, just depends on what the issue is that you need the Botox for. ...Read more

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At what point should I do botox?

At what point should I do botox?

When to do Botox: The only person to answer this question is you. If you have certain wrinkles like frown or "11" lines, worry lines on the forehead or crows feet around the eyes then you might consider doing Botox or Dysport to relax the muscles that cause these lines. If they do not bother you then you do not need to treat the. Cosmetic procedures are completely elective. You are in control. ...Read more