Botox and Dermal Fillers are highly-sought out cosmetic wonders that are capable of reversing signs of aging. Both treatments share many similarities not only in addressing skin aging and their results but also in their procedures such as their non-invasive application through injection. But of course, Botox and Dermal Fillers have key differences as they singly specialize in a particular skin condition or problem. Furthermore, both Botox and Dermal Fillers have different benefits even if they somehow share the same results in reversing skin aging and making the skin look young and brilliant.
Botox has been around for decades already and it is one of the most famous treatments when it comes to reversing signs of aging. Its primary specialization is dramatically reducing the appearance of wrinkles and even fine lines and. In fact, there is no other treatment more known to address wrinkles and fine lines than Botox itself. What makes it particularly successful in the market is not just its effectiveness but the safety it guarantees. Aside from those, the hassle-free and quick procedure of Botox plays a huge factor as well since it is non-invasive and relatively has zero downtime. And if that isn’t enough, the results of Botox are immediate as it only takes about 3-4 days for the results to take effect. Despite the immediate results, the effects of Botox are not compromised nor are they shortened. This is because the effects can last for a long time, usually spanning from 3 months onwards depending on the maintenance and follow-ups. On top of that, Botox is relatively cheap and inexpensive which means that the treatment can be availed again and again!
On the other hand, Dermal Fillers are relatively new to the world of cosmetics and it stems from the philosophy of Botox in reversing signs of aging. However, Dermal Fillers finds its success in being broader as it utilizes different products and covers more applications. While Dermal Fillers can address wrinkles and fine lines like Botox, Dermal Fillers are also geared towards problems in the cheeks, lips, mouth and under the eyes. Aside from that, Dermal Fillers can also address recessed scars. When it comes to procedure, Dermal Fillers are much like Botox, since there is no downtime and it is a quick procedure. The results of Dermal Fillers are also relatively safe with its results that are immediate and long-lasting which ranges from 6-18 months. A defining difference of Dermal Fillers is that it is capable of encouraging the production of both collagen and elastin which are vital in keeping the skin tight, fresh and healthy.