Botox and fillers
are non- invasive cosmetic treatments, meaning that they do not involve incisions and stitches. They both are administered through injections to targeted areas of your face such as the forehead, chin, cheeks and under the eye to reduce signs of ageing.
The procedures are so quick and you get young and rejuvenated skin within minutes!
Botox contain purified bacteria that freeze muscles and block nerve signals, therefore minimising the appearance of lines and wrinkles caused by facial expressions.
What does Botox correct
Botox works only on wrinkles caused by nerve movements, these are also known as expression lines. Botox does not work well on wrinkles and fine lines caused by sagging, these include lines in the cheeks and jowl areas.
What does fillers correct
Fillers are injected beneath the surface of the skin to add volume and fullness to the skin, enhancing a youthful look. Most fillers contain hyaluronic acid which contains anti ageingbenefits. Fillers correct thin lips by plumping them up, they enhance and fill shallow areas on the face. You can accentuate your nose, cheeks and jawline using fillers.
Each of these treatments different signs of ageing and any cosmetic issues you may have. you should discuss with your doctor everything about your needs and expectations with your doctor to determine the best choice for your treatment.
How long does it take to see results and how long do they last
It takes 3 or 4 days up to two weeks to see the new you.
Botox and fillers last from 4 to 6 months. some types of fillers last up to 2 years.
Cost of Botox and fillers and where to get them done
The costs of Botox and fillers in Kenya vary from doctor to doctor and the facial areas you want corrected but they range between ks 35000-200,000.
Here are some clinics to get Botox and fillers in Kenya:
- Blossom Aesthetics Skincare clinic
- Avane clinic
- 32dental studio
- Keridam dental clinic
Note that some dentists are qualified to administer Botox and fillers, but it’s advisable to do your research first before deciding on where to get them.