Which Cosmetic Injections Help Soften Facial Creases?

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Your face is the first part of your appearance that others notice. It’s also the first part you see when you look in the mirror. Unfortunately, facial creases, which can occur due to anything from aging to repeated facial expressions to sun exposure, can make you feel less confident in how you look. At Alaska Med Spa & Chiropractic in Anchorage, AK, we understand this concern, and we have a variety of treatments to help soften facial creases to achieve the facial appearance you want and deserve. From BOTOX to XEOMIN to dermal fillers, Dr. Judd Wattenbarger and our team of experts will ensure you find the treatment that works best for you and your goals.

How does BOTOX soften facial creases?

BOTOX is a common treatment used to reduce a variety of facial creases, such as forehead wrinkles, Crow’s feet (creases around the eyes), and frown lines. As a result, you’ll experience smoother, more youthful skin.

BOTOX uses a clean type A strain of botulinum toxin, which temporarily blocks the muscles that control movements where you have wrinkles. This lets your skin recover and heal, reducing the appearance of wrinkles and facial creases.

While BOTOX is often used to address wrinkles that already exist, it can also be used as a preventive cosmetic injection in younger patients to keep wrinkles at bay.

Treatments of BOTOX take around just ten minutes, and you can return to your normal activities the same day. To refresh your youthful look, you may benefit from getting BOTOX injections every couple of months with Dr. Wattenbarger at our office in Anchorage, AK.

How does XEOMIN soften facial creases?

XEOMIN is a cosmetic treatment that is similar to BOTOX in that it relaxes facial wrinkles through the use of cosmetic injections. It also uses a purified strain of botulinum toxin type A to smooth creases for a smoother, softer look.

The main difference with XEOMIN compared to BOTOX is that XEOMIN doesn’t contain any protein additives. This may help prevent antibody resistance, which can be seen with many injections over a long period of time.

XEOMIN cosmetic injections take less than 30 minutes at our office in Anchorage, AK. When you leave our office, you’ll be able to resume your normal activities. Results last up to three months, and you may benefit from additional injections after your results start to wear off.

How do dermal fillers soften facial creases?

Dermal fillers are different from both BOTOX and XEOMIN. Instead of relaxing facial muscles, dermal fillers replace lost volume in your face in areas that appear sunken or hollow. This will even out fine lines and reduce wrinkles for a smoother and fuller appearance.

Dermal fillers are done in our office in a short amount of time. While you may experience some swelling and bruising after your injection, these minor side effects will fade in a couple of days. Results from dermal fillers can last up to a year.

Which cosmetic injection is best for me?

Determining the cosmetic injection that will best meet your goals depends on your unique situation. While BOTOX, XEOMIN, and dermal fillers all reduce fine lines and creases, you may prefer one over another due to reasons such as cost, recovery time, or other factors.

At Alaska Med Spa & Chiropractic in Anchorage, AK, Dr. Judd Wattenbarger is skilled at determining the most effective cosmetic treatment for each patient. During your consultation, he will discuss your goals and options to soften facial creases and achieve the look you want.

Soften facial creases in Anchorage, AK today

Your face is an important part of your appearance. Now is the time to prevent or reduce facial creases using BOTOX, XEOMIN, or dermal fillers. Make an appointment today or book a consultation with Dr. Judd Wattenbarger at Alaska Med Spa & Chiropractic to achieve a softer, more youthful look in Anchorage, AK.

* All information subject to change. Images may contain models. Individual results are not guaranteed and may vary.