Botulinum Toxin and Dermal Fillers
BOTOX Cosmetic, Dysport, Restylane & Juvéderm in Birmingham, AL
More men and women today want to achieve a smoother and more refreshed appearance to reflect the youthful way they feel. Whether your wrinkles are caused by repetitive facial movements or the loss of skin volume and support over time, treatments with Dermal Fillers and Botulinum Toxin products at our Birmingham, Alabama cosmetic surgery practice soften frown lines, smooth wrinkles and restore fullness to the skin without surgery or downtime.
If your goal is to improve your profile and lessen the double chin look, Kybella injections are FDA approved to destroy fat cells beneath the chin.
The Liquid Facelift is a combination of injectable treatments that is tailored to each patient. Liquid Facelifts may include Botulinum Toxin, Dermal Fillers and/or Kybella to address both static and dynamic wrinkles. Static wrinkles are treated with Fillers to add skin volume, while dynamic wrinkles are treated with Botox to relax the muscles that cause frown lines.
Botulinum Toxin (Botox)
The cosmetic form of Botulinum Toxin is a purified protein that is injected into muscles in the face. Botox blocks the nerve signals that cause these muscles to contract, lessening the appearance of dynamic wrinkles caused by repetitive facial movements. We use Botulinum Toxin products BOTOX Cosmetic, Dysport, Jeuveau and Xeomin to rejuvenate your face by temporarily reducing or eliminating frown lines, forehead creases, crow's feet and neck bands.
BOTOX Cosmetic is a prescription medication proven to be effective in temporarily improving the appearance of moderate-to-severe frown lines between the eyebrows. A purified protein that is approved by the FDA, BOTOX® Cosmetic relaxes the facial muscles by blocking the chemicals that cause them to contract. Treatments with Botox are quick and minimally-invasive, requiring only a few tiny injections. The entire procedure takes about 10 minutes and you may resume normal activity immediately.
BOTOX Cosmetic Cost: $250 per site
Dysport is FDA-approved to treat moderate-to-severe frown lines between the eyebrows and to treat the abnormal head position and neck pain resulting from cervical dystonia in adults. Made from the same active ingredient as Botox (botulinum toxin Type A), Dysport® temporarily reduces the appearance of lines and wrinkles by restricting muscle actions that cause creases and frown lines. Using Dysport to relaxing the muscles you use to frown can restore a smoother, more youthful expression to your face.
Dysport Cost: $250 per site
Jeuveau is FDA-approved to temporarily improve the look of moderate to severe frown lines between the eyebrows (glabellar lines) in adults. Also known as #NEWTOX, Jeuveau is the first product of its kind dedicated exclusively to aesthetics. This botulinum toxin injection is a nonsurgical option for facial rejuvenation that temporarily relaxes the muscles that cause frown lines and restores a more youthful look.
Repeated contractions of the muscles in your forehead can cause persistent frown lines as the skin begins to lose elasticity with age. Xeomin, which contains botulinum toxin type A, acts on nerve endings and muscles to prevent the muscle fibers from contracting. Xeomin® is approved by the FDA to treat moderate-to-severe glabellar lines, or frown lines between the eyebrows.
Dermal Fillers (Soft Tissue Fillers)
Dermal Fillers are used to diminish facial wrinkles and restore lost skin volume with a simple "lunchtime" procedure at our Greystone Cosmetic Center location. We use Bellafill, Belotero Balance, Hylaform, Juvéderm, Radiesse and Restylane to plump lines and wrinkles, moisturize the skin and stimulate collagen production. The professionals at Hedden & Gunn Plastic Surgery will help you decide which of these popular Dermal Fillers will best meet your facial rejuvenation goals.
Juvéderm Collection of Fillers
The JUVÉDERM Collection of Fillers give you a wide range of options for filler treatments for the cheeks, lines and lips. Juvéderm® fillers are smooth, crystal-clear gels that are administered by injection. Each product in the Juvéderm collection adds volume to a different area of the face without surgery. Juvéderm fillers are made from hyaluronic acid, a natural substance found in the skin delivers nutrients, helps the skin retain moisture and softness, and adds skin volume.
Juvéderm fillers are uniquely designed to give you volume to enhance lip fullness with your desired volume, lift and contour the cheeks with added volume, and fill lines and wrinkles around the nose and mouth.
Restylane Family of Products
Patients at Hedden & Gunn Plastic Surgery can see long-lasting, natural-looking results with Restylane fillers in Birmingham, Alabama. Treatments with Restylane® work to restore youthful volume to the skin, create softness and revitalize your appearance with the next generation of hyaluronic acid. Each product in the Restylane family has a unique particle size that allows you to stay in control of your looks.
Belotero Balance Dermal Filler is designed to integrate into your skin and mold to the distinct contours of your face. Belotero Balance® is FDA-approved for use in the treatment of moderate-to-severe facial wrinkles and folds, working to soften lines and wrinkles around the nose and mouth with results that are smooth and natural. Results with Belotero at our Birmingham, Alabama cosmetic surgery practice are immediate and lasted about 6 months or more in a clinical study.
Youthful skin starts within with Sculptra Aesthetic treatments in Birmingham, Alabama. Sculptra® dermal filler helps restore your skin's inner structure and increase facial volume. Sculptra works within the deep dermis to help revitalize collagen production and restore your skin's inner structure and volume with results that can last more than 2 years. A survey found that 80% of Sculptra patients continued to rate their results as "good" or "excellent" a full 25 months after treatment.
Radiesse is a calcium-based dermal filler that diminishes folds and wrinkles by adding volume to the skin and stimulating the production of collagen. Radiesse® works immediately to smooth out wrinkles with long-lasting results that many patients are happy to see last a year or more. FDA-approved for the correction of moderate-to-severe facial wrinkles and folds, Radiesse is a simple and convenient treatment that can be performed during a typical lunch hour.
Bellafill is FDA-approved for the correction of smile lines. This unique injectable filler consists of bovine collagen and biocompatible microspheres that are not resorbed by the body. While results with Bellafill® are visible with the very first treatment, Bellafill's microspheres and the collagen they attract work to strengthen the layers of your skin by forming a natural support system. The result is lasting improvement as the area is supported and volumized by your own natural collagen.
Hylaform is a cosmetic dermal filler that is made from a highly purified form of hyaluronic acid, which is naturally present in the skin. With a series of light injections, Hylaform® can be used to fill lines between the nose and mouth, small lines above the lip, frown lines between the eyes and to minimize creases that turn down the corners of the mouth. Treatment and recovery with Hylaform can take as little as an hour and the results are immediate and natural-looking.
Kybella Injectable Treatment for Chin Fat
Kybella is an FDA-approved injectable treatment for men and women who want to get rid of their double chin. This game-changing injectable treatment is FDA-approved to treat stubborn under-the-chin fat, or submental fullness. When injected, Kybella® destroys fat cells under the chin, leaving the skin tighter and the jaw more contoured. Call 205-980-1744 today to schedule your consultation and let Dr. William Hedden or Dr. Stephen Gunn tailor a customized treatment plan for you.
Botox and Dermal Filler injectables in Birmingham, AL smooth lines and wrinkles by relaxing facial muscles and adding youthful volume to the skin.
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