Frequently asked questions

How do Botox and dermal fillers work?

Botox is a neuromodulator that is injected into targeted treatment areas using an ultra-fine needle. It works by blocking the nerve signals needed for facial muscles to contract². Fillers are useful for restoring volume and filling in wrinkles that are present when the face is "at rest"¹.

How often do I need to touch-up my non-surgical procedures?

You should notice your muscles begin to relax immediately after your Botox treatment, but it usually takes 3-5 days for your targeted wrinkles to fully soften³.

Are there any alternatives to Botox?

Yes, there are other options you can consider—and each has pluses and minuses in terms of effectiveness, how often they're needed, and more⁴.

What is the aftercare like for non-surgical treatments?

Compared with a surgical procedure, nonsurgical treatments typically have minimal aftercare. In many cases, you can manage any discomfort with over-the-counter pain medication⁵.

Who performs jawline filler procedures?

Different types of healthcare providers can inject jawline fillers. You should look for a licensed provider who has experience with dermal fillers. Providers who perform jawline filler procedures include: Dermatologists, Cosmetic or plastic surgeons, Physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners⁶.


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How many sessions of microneedling do I need?

Everyone’s skin condition is different, so to answer this question one might assess what are the skin problems that you are experiencing¹.

What is microneedling?

Microneedling is a process, inspired by traditional mesotherapy, which involves using needles to puncture hundreds of tiny holes in the skin. It replaces the old way of application of active ingredients².

What is micro needling for hair loss treatment?

Microneedling is a cosmetic treatment that addresses various ageing effects³.

How does microneedling work?

A needling device is used to penetrate the skin. Microneedling involves using a derma stamp pen or a derma roller device. It is a simple procedure that uses very fine needles to break down old scar tissue and stimulate collagen production. New collagen leads to the formation of new skin tissue⁴.

What are some side effects of microneedling?

The procedure may cause short-term swelling, redness, and skin flaking⁵.


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(2) Frequently asked questions on microneedling - Institute BCN.

(3) Micro Needling for Hair: Benefits, Side Effects & How to Do It.

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