Botox and Juvederm

Botox and Juvederm are both nonsurgical ways of getting rid of wrinkles.

Injected into the skin, Botox works by temporarily blocking nerve impluses to the injected muscles. By blocking nerve impulses to the injected muscles. Many branches of medicine are using Botox injections today to treat TMJ, Bruxism, migraines, and of course, for cosmetic purposes.

Juvederm is a soft but stable injectable gel made of hyaluronic acid. Hyaluronic adic is a natural substance in your skin that assists in adding hydration and volume. Juevederm is placed in the mid to deep dermis to temporarily smooth wrinkels and fine lines.

When used cosmetically, Botox is primarily used to treat the upper face and forehead, while Juvederm is used to treat the area around the mouth. Given they focus on different areas of the face, it can be effective to employ both products simultaneously.