5 Types of Cosmetic Injectables

Do you want to present a smoother, fresher, more youthful appearance? You don't necessarily need to schedule plastic surgery — today's cosmetic injectables can deliver effective results without the invasive nature and longer recovery time of common surgical procedures.

Raymond Douglas, MD, PhD, offers a variety of cosmetic injectable treatments from his state-of-the-art office in Beverly Hills, California. In his skilled and expert hands, you can achieve the anti-aging results of your dreams with just a single appointment.

There are several types of cosmetic injectables, each working slightly differently to address your aesthetic concerns. Here are five of the possibilities you should know about.

1. Botox® for lines and wrinkles

One of the most popular and enduring options in cosmetic injectables, Botox injections are derived from the botulinum toxin and injected in safe amounts to selectively paralyze the muscles in your face that lead to the appearance of lines and wrinkles.

Botox treatments usually last about 3-6 months, and you can get a refresh when your results begin to wear off.

2. Jeuveau® to smooth your forehead

Jeuveau is an injectable medication that prevents your nerves from telling your facial muscles to flex. It specifically smooths the deep lines that can appear on your forehead.

After a Jeuveau injection, your forehead is clear of its usual lines, reversing the signs of time, worry, stress, and premature aging that can appear there.

3. Restylane® to sculpt your face

Hyaluronic acid dermal fillers like Restylane restore youthful volume and fullness to areas of your face that give away your age. Dr. Douglas particularly recommends Restylane injectables to smooth deep wrinkles, like the folds that appear around your nose, or to plump up thin or crepey lips.

We can even use Restylane to contour your cheekbones or jawline. Your results with Restylane can last for over a year.

4. Sculptra® to fill out hollowed cheeks

You need to set aside a little more time for Sculptra treatments. This injectable, which uses poly-L-lactic acid to boost your natural collagen production, takes several treatment sessions, spaced about 4-6 weeks apart, to show optimal results. 

As your collagen levels increase over time, you see a fuller, more rounded appearance in the sunken or hollow areas of your face. And your results are long-lasting, continuing to improve your appearance for up to two years.

5. Kybella® to remove under-chin fat

Instead of adding volume to your face, Kybella helps to remove it from the area under your chin where it contributes to sagging and jowls. Kybella is the only cosmetic injectable treatment approved by the US Food and Drug Administration for the elimination of excess fat below your chin.

You need about six treatments with Kybella to see your best results — and you can say goodbye to that double-chin.

Intrigued by your injectable options? To schedule an appointment with Dr. Douglas and get started on realizing your anti-aging goals with minimally invasive cosmetic injectables, get in touch today. Give us a call at 310-657-4302.

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