The effects of
Looking older than we really are can be incredibly frustrating, and while cosmetics can help a little, it is often difficult to hide the effects of
Fortunately, today there are a variety of non-surgical cosmetic treatments that can address the issues caused by
What are injectables?
Injectables are the term given to chemical substances that are inserted into the skin on the face via injection, with the purpose of improving the patient’s appearance. There are a variety of different types of injectables, and different brands within those groups. However, each type of injectable has a slightly different purpose. Here are two of the most common and what they can help you to achieve.
Botox is a substance made from a neurotoxin called botulinum toxin. It is also the most popular non-surgical cosmetic treatment available, with more than 6 million treatments administered every year.
Botox has several different uses, but in cosmetic
Botox is most often injected into the forehead area where it reduces or eliminates wrinkles, crow’s feet and the lines that form when we frown. A little numbing cream is applied ahead of the injections so that the patient does not experience any discomfort, and you can expect the effects to last for three to six months before another treatment is required.
Restylane is a biodegradable gel formulation created from Hyaluronic Acid (HA), a naturally-occurring substance in our own bodies. You may also hear of it referred to as a ‘filler’. This is because it plumps the skin out, causing
As we get older, our own production of HA slows down, contributing to the effects of
Dr. LoTempio has extensive knowledge and experience in the application of injectable facial treatments and would be delighted to help restore your confidence and more youthful appearance. If you would like to find out more about the range of injectables that we have