This type of treatment is also referred to as liquid facelifts, as it is able to create similar results only with the use of certain substances. These are collagen, calcium hydroxyl apatite, or hyaluronic acid. They are introduced into the dermal layers of the skin to reduce or eliminate wrinkles. It can also be used to enhance the lips, raise depressions on the skin due to scarring, and also replace soft tissue volume loss as a result of aging.
Dermal fillers only can last for several months and sometimes it can even be used as temporary solutions for skin aging. Each of these fillers though is designed for certain purposes, and you will decide on this with your doctor to see what is appropriate based on your goal.
For some patients, they find thinner lips to be less attractive. They want to define their lips and even add more volume to it, which is something that a non-surgical lip augmentation procedure is able to provide. This treatment uses dermal fillers to create the desired shape and plumpness.
The commonly used products today contain substances that are similar to hyaluronic acid which is considered to be far better than collagen since these are much safe and lasts much longer. The dermal fillers used today contain better benefits such as less bruising, less likelihood of allergic reactions, bumps are dissolved easily, and there is better control over lip volume. A difference will be noticed immediately, and once the substance has settled, the lips will feel natural.
Muscle Relaxant Injections
Muscle relaxant injections is derived from a toxin which, in safe amounts, is able to relax nerves and muscles that causes wrinkles, furrows or creases on the face. It can smooth out moderate to severe frown lines. The results are temporary, usually around 6 months. But you can have it touched-up to improve the results. Future sessions require less as the lines will start to improve over time.
The most important aspect that can affect the success of this procedure is the qualifications and expertise of the one performing it. Under inexperienced hands, you could end up with botched results, which is certainly far worse than what you started with. Therefore, you should never cut corners so that you can only have the outcome you deserve, and that is a more youthful look overall.
Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP/Vampire Face Lift)
This is one of the latest craze in anti-aging, and it involves your own blood to achieve the desired results. With Vampire face lift, the treatment only uses the plasma content of the blood which contains growth factor that stimulates the cells to repair and produce new and healthy tissues.
After your blood is extracted, it will be placed in a centrifuge to separate the plasma from other blood components. It is then injected to problem areas that you and the doctor point out during consultation. PRP, which is also known as Facial Cell Regeneration is able to improve sun-damaged skin, premature signs of aging, improve décolletage, firms the jaw line, and add volume on the cheeks, the mid-face and the area around the eyes.
VI Peel Treatment
VI Peel Treatment contains a synergistic blend of ingredients that are safe and effective for all skin types. It is considered to be an anti-aging peel that is also good for acne, melasma, scarring, enlarged pores, sun damage and hyperpigmentation. It also stimulates collagen and elastin production resulting in a more youthful appearance.
In addition to that it improves the tone, texture and clarity of the skin. A VI Peel is the only peel that is safe to use on the area around the eyes, neck, cheeks, and hands. It does not create any discomfort. In fact, it only induces a tingling sensation that quickly resolves. There is little to no downtime. The peeling will last 2-3 days, and you get to see results in just one week.