Dermal fillers are made of a substance called hyaluronic acid and looks gel-like in consistency.
Dermal fillers are used to augumentate soft tissues such as lips, cheeks, jaw, etc. as well as used for restoration of volume loss.
what is hyaluronic Acid?
Hyaluronic Acid (HA), is a naturally occuring substance in the human body. HA plays a major role in keeping our skin hydrated as the substance is hydrophilic, meaning that it attracts water molecules and is able to provide hydration. Most dermal fillers are made up of HA.
How long do dermal fillers last?
Dermal FIllers generally last 6-12 months, but there are a few things that factor into this. The longevity of fillers is affected by the client's metabolism, the type of filler used for injection & where it is injected.
what is neurotoxin?
Neurotoxin is what brands Botox, Dysport, Xeomin & Nuceiva are. It is a Neurotoxic protein produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum. Neurotoxin works by preventing the release of the neurotransmitter acetylcholine from axon endings at the neuromuscular junction, which paralyzes the targeted muscle.
how long does it take to see results from neurotoxin?
Neurotoxin generally takes 5-7 days to kick in and up to 2 weeks to take full effect. Neurotoxin will last between 3-5 months, this varies person to person.