Botox injections are noted primarily for the ability to reduce the appearance of facial wrinkles. Botox injections may also help prevent chronic migraines.
a purified form of botulinum , a neurotoxin causing botulism , injected in minute amounts especially to treat muscle spasms and relax facial muscles in order to reduce wrinkles.
Facial fillers are substances that temporarily soften wrinkles when injected into your skin. Injection of a facial filler is generally an outpatient procedure that's done under local anesthesia. The procedure takes up to an hour. You might have mild discomfort, bruising and swelling for up to a week. After the swelling goes down, you might need a touch-up injection for best results. How long the effect lasts depends on factors such as the type of wrinkle and filler used.
Botox and filler, though both injected into the face, are two different things Botox works by relaxing the muscles in the face, which softens expressions that lead to fine lines and wrinkles. Filler adds volume or fills fine lines and wrinkles .
Botox can be used to treat crow's feet, as well as forehead, frown, smile and bunny lines. The main difference therefore is that Botox lessens muscle activity that causes lines, whereas fillers fill in already present lines and volumize the skin due to collagen production.