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A Closer Look: Botox Vs. Facial Fillers

Our patients come to us looking for a minimally invasive cosmetic treatment options that can help reduce the apperance of aging skin while offering natural-looking results. Patients can choose from a range of options that can offer lasting results for smoother, more youthful-looking skin. Gone are the days of invasive surgeries to reduce the apperance of wrinkles. With advancements in facial fillers and injectables rejuvenation treatment options, Annapolis cosmetic doctors Dr. Bryan Ambro and Dr. James Chappell can offer impressive results that enhance the natural beauty of their patients.  Our doctors offer personalized consultations to help patients determine which treatment options will help them achieve and exceed their desired results.

Choosing Botox V. Facial Fillers: What To Consider

When choosing Botox or a facial filler, there are some important questions to discuss with your cosmetic doctor. Be sure to have a goal in mind, and ask questions while visiting with Dr. Ambro or Dr. Chappell.  A few essential things to consider are:

  • What is the location of the wrinkles or lines?
  • How severe, or prominent are the lines?
  • What are your cosmetic goals?
  • How many treatments are you willing to undergo?Sculptra injectable liquid Annapolis MD

Anti-Aging Treatment Options- Non-Surgical 

Botox: a cosmetic injectable that reduces muscle activity to smooth wrinkles. It is typically used for dynamic wrinkles or the lines between the brows. For most, its results last for 3 months. Juvederm: a hyaluronic acid dermal filler that is used to treat static wrinkles or smile lines. Its effects can last up to 9 months. Restylane: also a hyaluronic acid facial filler and also used to treat moderate to severe folds in the mid face like Juvederm. It adds volume and smooths wrinkles and is the first and only FDA-approved lip enhancement. Two treatments can last up to 18 months. Sculptra Aesthetic: a dermal filler that replaces lost collagen. It can treat static wrinkles and sunken cheeks, eyes or temples with long lasting results.