Botox & Dermal Fillers

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Dermal Fillers Orlando, FL

BOTOX Cosmetic and dermal fillers act differently. These two products do complement each other very well, however, the roles they play are substantially different. BOTOX Cosmetic is used to relax the muscle, which causes decreased action of the treated muscle resulting in a smooth surface with a reduction of wrinkles.

Before and After Photos

Dermal fillers are used to significantly reduce the appearance of firmly established wrinkles. Specifically, they are used to soften facial creases, plump your lips, and enhance shallow contours. Dermal fillers lift features of the face, correct wrinkles and restore smoothness and volume to the skin. Dermal fillers are especially effective around the mouth, lower eyelid, cheek, and lip regions, and the effects of most fillers are nearly instantaneous. The highest level of aesthetic results can be achieved when BOTOX Cosmetic and dermal fillers are used together.


  • Botox $12/unit
  • Dysport $4.25/unit
  • Juvederm Voluma $800/syringe
  • Juvederm Volbella $700/1.0 syringe
  • Restylane Lyft $700/syringe
  • Restylane Kysse $800/syringe
  • Hylenex (filler dissolver) $300

*Consultations with our Nurse Practitioner for Botox & Fillers are FREE

**1 unit of Botox is roughly equivalent to 3 units of Dysport

Our post treatment instructions for Botox & Fillers can be downloaded here.

If you have questions about Botox & Fillers or would like to request a consultation at Dr. Azad’s office in Orlando, please fill out the form below.

We also offer Chemical Peels with ZO Skin Health products.

Introduction to BOTOX Cosmetic and Dermal Fillers

BOTOX Cosmetic and dermal fillers have become increasingly popular in the field of cosmetic procedures, offering individuals the opportunity to enhance their appearance and achieve a more youthful look. These non-surgical treatments provide effective solutions for reducing wrinkles, restoring volume, and improving facial contours. While BOTOX Cosmetic and dermal fillers are often mentioned together, they serve different purposes and work in distinct ways. In this article, we will delve into the world of BOTOX Cosmetic and dermal fillers, exploring their benefits, uses, procedure processes, potential risks, and more. Whether you are considering these treatments for the first time or seeking to expand your knowledge, this comprehensive guide will help you make informed decisions about BOTOX Cosmetic and dermal fillers.

Understanding the Basics

Welcome to the world of age-defying treatments! If you’ve ever wanted to smooth out wrinkles, plump up your lips, or bring back some youthful volume to your face, BOTOX Cosmetic and dermal fillers might just be your new best friends. These non-surgical procedures have gained popularity for their ability to enhance natural beauty and turn back the clock without the need for a scalpel.

Understanding the Difference between BOTOX and Dermal Fillers

What is BOTOX?

What are Dermal Fillers?

Comparing Mechanisms of Action

Let’s break it down: BOTOX and dermal fillers are two different types of treatments, but they both work their magic in distinct ways. BOTOX, derived from the bacteria Clostridium botulinum (yes, the same bacteria that can cause food poisoning, but don’t worry, it’s completely safe!), is a neurotoxin that temporarily relaxes muscles. On the other hand, dermal fillers are gel-like substances injected under the skin to restore lost volume, smooth out wrinkles, and enhance facial contours

Benefits and Uses of BOTOX Cosmetic

Reduction of Fine Lines and Wrinkles

Treatment of Hyperhidrosis (Excessive Sweating)

Management of Migraines and Chronic Headaches

Now, let’s dive into the benefits of BOTOX Cosmetic. Say goodbye to those pesky crow’s feet and forehead lines! BOTOX is widely used to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, giving you a smoother, more youthful look. But wait, there’s more! It’s not just for your face. If you struggle with excessive sweating, also known as hyperhidrosis, BOTOX can come to the rescue by temporarily blocking the sweat glands. Plus, for those who suffer from migraines or chronic headaches, BOTOX has been found to provide relief and help manage the pain. Talk about a multi-talented treatment!

Benefits and Uses of Dermal Fillers

Restoring Volume to the Face

Enhancing Facial Contours

Improving the Appearance of Scars and Acne Marks

Now, let’s plump up the volume on dermal fillers! As we age, our face naturally loses volume and can appear sunken. Dermal fillers to the rescue! By injecting these magical gels, lost volume can be restored, bringing back that youthful plumpness. Not only do dermal fillers give you a boost of volume, but they can also help enhance facial contours, giving you more defined cheekbones or jawline. Oh, and did we mention they can also help improve the appearance of scars and acne marks? It’s like getting a two-for-one deal!

So, whether you’re in need of some wrinkle-smoothing BOTOX or some volume-boosting dermal fillers, these treatments can work wonders without the need for a trip to the operating room. Remember, age is just a number, and who says we can’t have a little help in looking and feeling our best? Embrace the magic of BOTOX and dermal fillers and let your natural beauty shine!

Procedure and Process for BOTOX Cosmetic and Dermal Fillers

Consultation and Assessment

So, you’re thinking about getting some work done to freshen up your face? Smart move! The first step is to schedule a consultation with a qualified professional. They will assess your facial features, listen to your concerns, and determine the best approach for you.

Preparation and Numbing

Before the treatment, your provider will give you some pre-treatment guidelines to follow. This might involve avoiding certain medications or skincare products for a few days. Don’t worry, it’s all to ensure the best results.

To minimize any discomfort during the procedure, a numbing cream or ice may be applied. Just think of it as a little icy massage for your face. Chill out and relax!

Injection Techniques and Placement

It’s showtime! The actual injections are quick and relatively painless. Your provider will use a very fine needle to inject BOTOX or dermal fillers into specific areas of your face, depending on the desired outcome. They have the precision of a surgeon and the touch of an artist – a deadly combo!

The goal is to enhance your natural beauty and reduce the appearance of wrinkles or add volume where needed. And don’t worry, they won’t turn you into a frozen statue or a pufferfish. Subtle is the name of the game here.

Potential Risks and Side Effects of BOTOX and Dermal Fillers

Common Side Effects

Let’s keep it real – every procedure comes with a few potential side effects. With BOTOX and dermal fillers, you might experience some redness, swelling, or bruising at the injection sites. It’s like a temporary badge of honor, so wear it with pride!

Rare but Serious Risks

While serious complications are super rare, it’s good to be aware of them. These can include infection, allergic reactions, or unintentional injection into a blood vessel. But fear not! By choosing a qualified provider and following post-treatment care instructions, you’ll minimize these risks.

Post-Treatment Care and Monitoring

After the procedure, take it easy and give your face some TLC. Avoid intense exercise, excessive heat or cold, and rubbing the treated areas. And don’t forget to follow up with your provider to ensure everything is going smoothly. They’re like your skincare guardian angels!

Choosing the Right Provider and Preparation for Treatment

Researching Qualified Professionals

When choosing a provider, do your homework! Look for certified professionals with experience in BOTOX and dermal fillers. Check out their reviews, ask for recommendations, and make sure they have a solid track record. Your face deserves nothing but the best!

Initial Consultation and Questions to Ask

During your initial consultation, it’s time to get chatty! Don’t be shy to ask questions like how long they’ve been doing these procedures, what results you can expect, and what their favorite skincare product is (just for fun). The more you know, the better prepared you’ll be.

Initial Consultation and Questions to Ask

During your initial consultation, it’s time to get chatty! Don’t be shy to ask questions like how long they’ve been doing these procedures, what results you can expect, and what their favorite skincare product is (just for fun). The more you know, the better prepared you’ll be.

Pre-Treatment Guidelines

In the days leading up to your treatment, you’ll need to follow some guidelines. This might include avoiding blood-thinning medications, alcohol, or excessive sun exposure. Think of it as a mini-detox for your face. Get ready to glow!


How long does it take to see results with BOTOX & Dermal Fillers?

With BOTOX, results can first be seen within 2-4 days, but optimal results are visible between 10-14 days when the muscles have relaxed. With dermal fillers, results are seen immediately, though it can take up to 48 hours to see the full effect.

How long do BOTOX and Dermal Fillers last?

Depending on the patient, BOTOX can be expected to last 2-4 months, while dermal fillers can sustain results from 6 months to a year, depending on the filler.

Will I still be able to make expressions?

BOTOX is a muscle relaxer, the muscles that cause frown lines are simply reduced, however, you will still be able to make facial expressions but without the wrinkles and creases. With dermal fillers, you will still be able to smile, frown, or look surprised, just without the facial lines. With either procedure, it is important to talk to your provider about the results you want from treatment.

What kind of Dermal Fillers does your office offer?

Our office offers three types of fillers: JUVÉDERM XC JUVÉDERM VOLUMA, and Restylane.

Does BOTOX or Dermal Fillers hurt?

Pain is relative and any injection can hurt but most patients feel only a pinch. The needles used for BOTOX and dermal filler injections are very small, so pain is usually minimal. For patients who may be sensitive to pain, topical numbing creams or applying a cold pack 10-20 minutes before the injections can be used to further minimize discomfort.

Are BOTOX and Dermal Fillers safe?

Both BOTOX and dermal fillers are approved by the FDA and have an excellent track record. As with any drug or procedure there are possible side effects and adverse reactions, but it is best to discuss your concerns with your physician.

Will I bruise after receiving BOTOX or Dermal Fillers?

Whenever there is a needle involved, there is a risk of bruising, though the bruising is not a result of the BOTOX or dermal fillers, but the needle hitting a blood vessel. If the patient has an event coming up, I recommend receiving BOTOX two weeks before the event, and dermal fillers one week before the event for maximum results.

Is the procedure painful?

Pain is subjective, but most people describe the injections as a slight pinch or sting. The good news is that any discomfort is usually brief and easily manageable. It’s a small price to pay for the beauty gods’ seal of approval!

Can anyone get BOTOX or dermal fillers?

Almost anyone can enjoy the benefits of BOTOX and dermal fillers, but it’s important to have a consultation with a professional first. They will assess your medical history, allergies, and specific needs to determine if these treatments are right for you. Safety first, my friend!

Remember, BOTOX and dermal fillers are like an instant pick-me-up for your face. So go ahead, embrace the possibilities, and enjoy the journey of maintaining your youthful glow!In conclusion, BOTOX Cosmetic and dermal fillers offer effective and non-invasive options for individuals seeking to enhance their appearance and address common signs of aging. By understanding the differences between these treatments, their benefits, and potential risks, you can make informed decisions about whether they are right for you. Remember to choose a reputable provider, follow pre and post-treatment guidelines, and ask any questions you may have during the consultation process. With proper care and guidance, BOTOX Cosmetic and dermal fillers can help you achieve the youthful and rejuvenated look you desire.

Welcome our Nurse Injector Specialist

Tracy Zapanta, APRN, FNP-C

Tracy is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner. She graduated in 2017 from Chamberlain College of Nursing with a Master of Science degree in Nursing. She previously worked as a registered nurse at a hospital for 10 years. As a nurse practitioner, she has prior experience in Family Practice, weight loss, injury care, and integrative and aesthetic medicine. 


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