Dermal fillers fill acne scars and hollow cheeks and Botox can reduce lines, marks, and wrinkles. Both are effective cosmetic treatments for men’s faces.
Is the facial skin that was once taut now a little lax? Are hollows and grooves giving one’s face a tired and aged look?
Botulinum toxin (Botox) and dermal fillers are makeover cosmetics for the tired and aged male face. Botox and dermal fillers can reduce acne scars, brow furrows, crow’s feet, and neck wrinkles.
Facial lines and wrinkles caused by aging, hyperactive muscles, photo damage, and volume loss are impossible to cover with cosmetic concealers and face creams. Thus, people are looking for brow raiser, de-frowner, and lid stretcher cosmetics to help bring back firmness to the facial skin without the use of diet, liposuction or face-lift.
Most would like a wrinkle treatment for the deep vertical line between the eyebrows that is causing men to look dark and sullen.
What Botox Cosmetics can do to Men?
Between 1817 and 1822, a German physician and poet named Justinus Kerner described botulinum toxin as a “sausage poison” and “fatty poison.” However, on April 15, 2002 the use of botulinum toxin type A or Botox cosmetic to treat moderate-to-severe frown lines and wrinkles in the US.
As aging progresses, cell renewal slows down, and the skin moisture diminishes. Thus, the skin becomes dry and scaly. Extreme emotions such as anger also cause deep-seated creases and furrows. Lines between the eyebrows appear because of muscle contractions when frowning.
Botox is a cosmetic treatment made of purified protein that reduces the activity of the wrinkle causing muscles. When Botox is injected, the specific muscle temporarily relaxes thereby stopping wrinkle formation on the skin over the injected muscle. Slowly, wrinkles under the eyes and on the forehead will relax, soften and lessen.
The treatment also erases frown lines and furrows in the face, restoring a healthy and youthful glow. Botox cosmetic injections and dermal fillers can quickly resolve acne scars and hollows in the male face. One will continue to see the skin becoming better as the treatment progresses to its full effect.
What Dermal Filler Treatments can do for Men?
Dermal wrinkle fillers are what cosmetic surgeons inject into the hollows and deep lines in the face. Deep smile lines, under-eye hollowing, and aging eyelids need dermal wrinkle fillers to restore their lost volume. Collagen skin filler, when injected into the lines and hollows, shapes a droopy face and fills thinning lips.
Cosmetic fillers treat worry lines that run across the forehead, fine lines at the corner of the eyes, and scowl lines that run between the eyebrows. Skin cosmetic fillers placed on hollows in the cheeks and under the eyes, and on scars restore facial volume instantly. The results will be a fuller face, and a smoother skin, bringing back a youthful appearance.
Many of the approved dermal fillers on the market today can erase vertical lines on the lips, at the corner of the mouth, and those that run from the corners of the nose to the corners of the mouth. Frown lines and crow’s feet, jowls and drooping eyelids can make use of fillers made of Hyaluronic acid. Hyaluronic fillers that plump up facial creases and laugh lines can last for six to 12 months. They work well as fillers for sunken scars and so-called “laugh lines.”
What Facts Do Men Need to Know?
Cosmetics such as Botox and skin fillers are treatments for men and women designed to combat sagging and wrinkling skin.
Celebrities are recognizing the importance of personal appearance and are turning to Botox and dermal fillers to conceal aging signs. Male celebrities such as Simon Cowell and Gordon Ramsay have had admitted to being Botox wrinkle filler fans. Cowell said, “Yes, I have had Botox, but not in an obsessive way.” [Article: “The Boy Toxers,” Dailymail.co.uk]
Botox and injectable fillers are less invasive and are widely accepted treatments for facial lines, scars, and wrinkles. However, men must be well aware of all aspects of the filler product, including its composition, and all possible Botox side effects. Men must take only services of doctors who are experts in the fields of dermatology and plastic surgery.
A careful patient selection and knowledge of regional anatomy are prerequisite for optimizing the risk-benefit ratio, said Seth L. Matarasso M.D., at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology. [Article: “Botulinum Toxin Indications Continue to Grow,” by Guttman, Cheryl, July 1, 2000, ProQuest LLC]
Botox and dermal filler cosmetic treatments have no downtime, which allows one to resume normal activities within a week. Both cosmetic procedures make facial flaws disappear like magic, but only for a short time.