What to Know About Injectables Before Treatment

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Tweaking your appearance has never been easier, thanks to cosmetic injectables. The anti-aging benefits of injectables are undeniable and can smooth away fine lines and wrinkles while restoring vibrancy to your skin. However, as with all cosmetic procedures, there are a few things that you should know about cosmetic injectables before treatment.

Dr. Lauren Dozier and the team at Brickell Cosmetic Center in Miami also provide services for patients near Brickell, Coconut Grove, and Biscayne, FL. They specialize in injectable wrinkle relaxers and dermal fillers, which smooth your skin and add much-needed volume to hollow or sunken areas. You can practically roll back the hands of time with injectables. Dr. Dozier and her team offer BOTOX® and KYBELLA® treatments for the face. And Sculptra® injections for the buttocks.

All about injectables

You’ll want to familiarize yourself with the various types of injectables before you decide which one is suitable for your particular needs.

Dermal fillers are ideal if you have started to notice a loss in facial volume, which has led to sagging skin and the development of fine lines or wrinkles. The dermal fillers can effectively restore a more youthful appearance to your face.

Wrinkle relaxers not only smooth the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles but also help prevent new ones from developing by relaxing the facial muscles to minimize repetitive movements, such as frowning or scowling.

BOTOX is an injectable wrinkle relaxer that smoothes fine lines and wrinkles, especially those on the forehead. It also helps prevent new lines from forming.

KYBELLA is an injectable that reduces the appearance of fat in your neck and under your chin to reduce or remove a double chin. The injectable hones your jawline while giving you a slimmer appearance.

Sculptra is an injectable that gives you a quick, nonsurgical butt lift. It restores lost volume in your butt that can occur as a result of dramatic weight loss. The injectable effectively reshapes your butt for a more pleasing, round appearance.

How long does it take to notice the difference from injectables?

Many people believe that you should instantly notice a difference with injectables, but they do take time to start smoothing your skin. Ideally, you should undergo cosmetic injectables at least two weeks before you want to gain the full benefits of the procedure.

Following the administration of injectables, especially dermal fillers, it is common to notice slight swelling or bruising, which can take one to two weeks to resolve.

After administration of injectables, you should refrain from touching or rubbing your face, or you could disperse the solution beneath your skin’s surface. Also, you should avoid exercising, straining, or excessive movements for at least 24 hours following the treatment.

Schedule a consultation today to learn more about injectables

Do you want to learn more about injectables? We encourage you to schedule a consultation with Dr. Lauren Dozier and the team at Brickell Cosmetic Center in Miami, FL to discuss your goals. The clinic also serves patients near Brickell, Coconut Grove, and Biscayne, FL. Dr. Dozier and her team will sit down with you to help you determine which injectables are right for your particular needs. You’ll also have the opportunity to discuss what you should know about injectables before treatment and what results to expect

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