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12 Outstanding Benefits of Botox, Juvederm Voluma, and the Side Effects

12 Outstanding Benefits of Botox, Juvederm Voluma, and the Side Effects
12 Outstanding Benefits of Botox, Juvederm Voluma, and the Side Effects

12 Outstanding Benefits of Botox

12 Outstanding Benefits of Botox, Juvederm Voluma, and the Side Effects

Unfortunately, the older you get, the more conscious you become of the wrinkles, fine lines, and sagging skin on your face. As a result, you probably shy away from your mirror. If you are reading this, you might have come across solutions on fillers and injectable cures. You could have read on the internet, seen an advert recommended by a pharmacist over the counter, or elsewhere. All this information is overwhelming. However, if you want an easy guide on all this information, then you are in the right place. This article covers information about Juvederm Voluma and Botox. Additionally, it will cover their side effects. Juvederm and Botox could be the treatment you need the most.  


Botox is a cosmetic injection that clears out the wrinkles on your face and makes it smooth through the paralysis of muscles. Below are some of the benefits of using Botox.

1. It’s a treatment for your drooping brow

A drooping brow can make your face look sad even though you are excited and healthy. Whereas habits such as eating vegetables and exercising your facial muscles may be a cure, Botox produces the best results. This is because it relaxes the muscles of your brow and lifts them.

2. Reduces excessive sweating

You might be looking good and sharp, but suffering from excessive sweating could make you uncomfortable. Administering botox shields your underarms and feet from sweating. It reacts by blocking your overactive sweat glands.

3. It kills your throbbing migraine

An article published by Harvard Health Publishing indicates that botox was introduced as a treatment of migraine in 2000 after a few patients receiving cosmetic treatment for facial lines reported improved severe headaches. Botox reduces chronic migraines by blocking the neurotransmitters that transport pain signals before reaching the nerve endings around your head and neck.

4. It stops your eyes from twitching

Twitching can be annoying. It could blur your vision and cause spasms. Botox injections on your eyelids relax the contracting muscles and stop your eyes from twitching. It also acts as a barrier to the nerves responsible for twitching.

5. Treats Bell’s Palsy

Bell’s Palsy is a condition that attacks the face and causes paralysis of its muscles. Administering botox to the paralyzed area relaxes those muscles and makes them tighter and less painful. It can also give the entire face a more balanced look. Some of the side effects include:

  • Flu-like symptoms and headache
  • Excessive tearing or eye dryness
  • Swelling/pain at the area of injection
  • Losing control of the bladder
  • Droopy eyelid

Juvederm Voluma

Juvederm voluma is an injectable gel, a type of dermal filler, that your doctor injects into the cheek to make your skin aloft and fills it to correct the aging effects. Some of the reasons why it is a good treatment include:

1. The best anti-aging treatment

When you begin to age, your skin loses collagen, becomes less elastic, and starts showing wrinkles. In addition, fine lines form at different places on your face, around your mouth, nose, lips, and on your forehead. Injecting Juvederm voluma in those areas invaded by fine lines and wrinkles makes them tighter. It doesn’t matter how bad they look; Juvederm gives you a refreshing touch that makes you look younger. Also, as you grow older, the volume of your lips tends to decrease and makes the skin around your mouth lose. Juvederm fills them and restores your beauty. Sagging cheeks is another aging issue. If you want back the plump cheeks you had when you were a baby, then Juvederm is the solution you need.

2. It’s durable

It can be disappointing to have your fillers injected today and start worrying about how long they will last. However, opting for Juvederm Voluma not only guarantees you a younger face but also lasts as long as two years.

3. Boosts natural production of collagen

Juvederm voluma stimulates the production of hyaluronic acid, a natural substance in your skin, which stimulates collagen and elastin production. Collagen volumizes your skin and makes it look elastic by filling the fine lines and wrinkles on your face. Hyaluronic acid also moisturizes your skin and makes it supple.

4. Perfect for face contouring

Facial contouring is a cosmetic surgical procedure that improves your entire facial look by balancing its features and, at the same time, makes them smaller. The majority of dermal fillers only take care of the wrinkles and lines on your face, but Juvederm voluma serves two purposes. As per your preference, Juvederm fixes your whole face and redefines your facial features, such as the cheekbones.

5. Guarantees you fast healing

One thing you are likely to worry about after getting fillers is when you will heal and return to your routine. With Juvederm, you do not need to worry because the healing process is fast. The swelling and a slight redness you’re likely to experience disappears after a few hours, while the full recovery comes after at most two weeks. So expect to see full results after 2-3 weeks.

6. Fit for all

Almost everyone can use Juvederm voluma. You are the ideal person for this treatment if you would like to contour and fill your cheeks, correct the laxity of your skin on your mid-face, reduce the wrinkles and fine lines on your face, and contour your jawline.

7. Your easiest cosmetic treatment

Some fillers involve long surgical processes. But with Juvederm voluma, you only need one appointment, and you’re good to go. During your first consultation date, your dermatologist examines your face, collects your medical history to determine if you are fit for Juvederm treatment. After that, you will receive guidelines before treatment. Afterward, your appointment, which only takes a few hours, is set. Some of the side effects include:

  • Redness
  • Itching
  • Swelling
  • Tenderness
  • Firmness
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NEDA MEHR, MD is a board-certified dermatologist and founder of Pure Dermatology Cosmetic & Hair Center, one of the largest and most comprehensive privately owned dermatology and hair centers in the nation. Dr. Neda Mehr has been awarded “Top Cosmetic Dermatologist“ in Newport Beach, specializing in all aspects of the skin and hair for both male and female patients. Dr. Mehr is known for being a “functional dermatologist” and looking at a patient as a whole person rather than a problem. This role has placed her as a fan favorite and leading expert in acne and hair loss, and she can be seen regularly in Allure, Cosmopolitan, NBC California Live and countless other platforms sharing her expert knowledge to help patients look and feel their very best!
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