BOTOX® Cosmetic is an excellent tool for people with less advanced signs of aging around their eyes, but we also like to recommend BOTOX for our Austin facelift patients. The 2 procedures work together to treat multiple facial conditions and give patients an overall rejuvenated look.
A facelift restores a look of youth to the cheekbones, jawline, and neck. BOTOX helps soften the lines around your eyes and forehead wrinkles and grooves, including the pair of vertical lines many people have between their eyebrows just above the bridge of their nose. That’s why BOTOX is an excellent choice to complement facelift surgery.
Finding a plastic surgeon who is experienced enough to suggest complementary procedures during a consultation is the key to getting the best results. Many patients don’t realize that the results of a single cosmetic procedure may wind up drawing attention to a feature that looks even less flattering — much like a home improvement in one room emphasizes the lackluster looks of the rest of the house.
It’s best that patients talk to their doctors about combining various procedures to achieve their overall cosmetic goals. Some possibilities include:
- Dermal fillers, such as Restylane® or JUVÉDERM®: BOTOX, unlike dermal fillers, relaxes targeted facial muscles, such as those that cause “frown lines” on your forehead between your eyes. Fillers, on the other hand, actually restore fullness to areas of the face that appear hollowed out, and they can soften deep wrinkles and make your lips appear plump.
- Blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery): Our Austin patients concerned about signs of aging often reap dramatic yet subtle results from this relatively simple procedure.