Injectables and fillers are products that can be administered beneath the skin using fine needles to achieve a more youthful, rejuvenated and refreshed appearance. When used in combination, injectables like BOTOX, Juvederm, Voluma and other products can help many patients achieve results similar to a “mini-facelift” without the need for invasive and costly surgery or prolonged recovery times. And because each area of the face can be treated individually, the look is natural and customized to each patient's individual needs.
BOTOX works by blocking the nerve signals between the brain and the facial muscles that cause crow's feet, glabellar lines (vertical lines above your nose) and forehead rhytids (horizontal forehead lines or “worry” lines). When the nerve signals are blocked, the muscles aren't “told” to contract, which means these dynamic wrinkles aren't able to form. Dr. Liu uses just the right amount of BOTOX to help decrease the appearance of dynamic wrinkles without making the face look “frozen.”
Not necessarily. In fact, many patients respond beautifully to a combination of BOTOX and injectable fillers to help relax dynamic wrinkles and add volume to provide a gentle lift to cheeks, jowls and other areas that have lost volume after weight loss. Fillers don't make you look overweight; instead, they replace natural volume so tissues are subtly lifted, and your face appears less haggard or hollowed out and more youthful and refreshed. Dr. Liu is well known for his ability to analyze each patient's unique issues and prescribe a facial rejuvenation treatment plan that's ideally suited for optimal correction.
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