Botox is the purified protein extracted from botulinum toxin. Botox works by blocking the release of acetylcholine, thus inhibiting muscle contraction which leads to the improvement of the look of wrinkles. Botox can be used to improve the look of glabellar lines ("11's"), frown lines, forehead lines, crow's feet, bunny lines (lines across nasal bridge), brow lift and more.
Since 2002, Botox is FDA approved cosmetically to improve the appearance of:
Restylane-L is hyaluronic acid made to match your own body's natural hyaluronic acid to improve volume and fullness of your lips. In addition, it aids in smoothing your lip lines and perioral lines such as smoker's lines. It is the first and only FDA approved product to enhance lips.
Restylane Lyft (Perlane) is hyaluronic acid made to match your own body's natural hyaluronic acid to smooth and correct moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds. In addition, it can also help in correcting facial lines such as laugh lines, marionette lines, mental crease etc. Restylane Lyft is also the first and only FDA approved product to provide lift to cheeks and add volume to correct and smooth smile lines(nasolabial folds).