Botox and Dermal Fillers

Botox & Dermal Fillers in Colorado Springs

botox and dermal fillers

Botox®, Dysphort® and Xeomin® are muscle relaxers, a purified form of Botulism Toxin A (BTA) derived from Clostridium Botulinum. Like many substances, when used in small, controlled doses they provide safe and effective relief for a number of conditions. When BTA is injected into a muscle, it acts as a muscle relaxant and thus indirectly as a wrinkle reducing agent. It is used to give a more restful younger appearance and reduce wrinkles (most commonly treating angry 11’s, forehead wrinkles, crow’s feet and vertical lip lines). Most results take 1-2 weeks for full effect and last approximately 3-6 months.

Xeomin® is another brand of muscle relaxers that is injected into muscles to improve moderate to severe lines and wrinkles. The results last 3-6 months. What makes Xeomin® so unique is its precise manufacturing process that isolates therapeutic components of the molecule and removes any unnecessary proteins that don't play role in the treatment. This makes Xeomin® one of the purest forms of muscle relaxers on the market today.

Dermal fillers (Restylane®, Juvederm®, Belotero®) are primarily comprised of Hyaluronic acid (HA). HA is natural part of our bodies (found in joint fluid, skin and soft tissues). HA is the substance that gives our skin its volume and fullness and is a precursor to collagen. When injected into wrinkled skin, HA adds fullness and reduces wrinkles. HA is primarily used to fill the lines (frown lines, lip lines, nasolabial folds, marionette lines, depressed acne scars) and for temporary lip augmentation. The results of HA are immediate and last approximately 6-9 months. Dr. Funtik can guide you to select the best treatment for your needs.

Dr. Funtik’s philosophy is to continue sharing her Botox® and dermal filler expertise with her patients striving for the most natural look.

At OASIS Prosthodontics, Dr. Marina Funtik is a certified medical professional who can help you look fabulous again. Schedule an appointment for a free consultation!