Thanks to advances in cosmetic medicine, Dr. Genaro Valladolid is able to help his patients enjoy smooth, soft, youthful skin without surgery. He offers a wide range of minimally or non-invasive treatments to restore and retain the hallmark qualities of youthful skin, including firmness, elasticity and volume. These treatments can be conveniently administered during a short in-office procedure and produce rapid results with minimal downtime.
Botox is a cosmetic injectable used to soften noticeable facial wrinkles and fine lines. It works on dynamic wrinkles, which are wrinkles caused by repeated muscle contractions to make expressions like squinting, frowning or furrowing the brows. This includes wrinkles like forehead wrinkles and lines in between the eyebrows. When injected into a specific facial muscle, Botox temporarily relaxes the muscle and the overlying line or wrinkle softens.
Botox injections are quick and virtually painless. There is hardly any downtime and results can be seen within a few days of treatment. The effects of Botox treatment last between three and six months, so repeat injections are needed to maintain the results long-term.
A chemical peel involves applying a special topical solution to the skin to cause the outer layer of skin cells to peel off, revealing fresher, healthier-looking skin. Chemical peels can improve the appearance of wrinkles, fine lines, irregular pigmentation, areas of sun damage and acne scars.
Peels range from mild to deep, depending on the severity of the skin problems requiring treatment. The skin starts to peel several days after treatment and continues for up to a week or so.
Facial fillers are injectable products that restore volume and minimize the appearance of creases and folds. Fillers are commonly used to fill in the following:
Filler treatment is similar to Botox treatment in that it is quick and virtually pain-free. The results can be seen soon after treatment and last anywhere from six to nine months, depending on the specific product. Regular injections are required to maintain the smooth, plump quality of the treated area.
Kybella is an injectable that breaks up unwanted fat under the chin (known as submental fat). When injected into the fat, Kybella destroys the fat cells, which are then naturally absorbed by the body. The result is a leaner, slimmer-looking chin and greater definition between the chin and neck.
The amount of Kybella and number of injections needed depends on the patient’s unique facial anatomy. In general, the injections take approximately 30 minutes to complete. Although some patients see results after a single treatment, usually several treatment sessions are needed to achieve the desired results.
For more information about Botox, fillers or other non-surgical cosmetic treatments at Dr. Valladolid’s practice, please call us at (480) 770-5015 today.