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Botox and Dermal Fillers

The Saugerties Wellness Center offers botox and dermal fillers.

Frequently Asked Botox Questions

What is botox?
Botox is a protein that is injected into muscles to relax them.

What is Botox used for?
Botox is used for the treatment of wrinkles in the forehead, ‘frown lines’ and ‘crow’s feet’ around the side of the eyes. It has also used to manage migraine headaches, back /neck spasms and excessive underarm sweating.

Are the injections painful?
Generally the injections have minimum discomfort. At Saugerties Wellness Center we also use a cream on the skin to further reduce the discomfort.

How soon do they work?
Generally results start to be seen in a few days to 2 weeks.

How long do they last?
The effects of the injections last several months.

Are there any major side effects?
Generally there are no side effects since the quantity injected for cosmetic purposes is very small.

Is it very expensive?
The price of Botox treatments is surprisingly affordable and consequently very popular.

How would I know if this is recommended for me?
Please call us at 845 247 WELL for a FREE facial evaluation. During this evaluation, your skin will be examined in detail to determine if you can be benefited by this procedure and how much product you might need.

Frequently Asked Dermal Fillers Questions

What are dermal fillers?
A dermal filler is a substance that is injected into areas of the face to fill lines. Several brand name fillers like Juvederm, Restylane and Prevelle Silk are available.

What are dermal fillers used for?
Dermal fillers are used for the treatment of lines on the face like laugh lines, lip lines,smoker’s lines, and for lip augmentation.

Are the injections painful?
Generally the injections have minimum discomfort. At Saugerties Wellness Center we also use a cream on the skin to further reduce the discomfort.

How soon do they work?
Generally results are seen immediately.

How long do they last?
The effects of the injections last several months to more than a year depending on the type of fillers.

Are there any major side effects?
Generally there are no side effects since the substance is inert. There may be temporary bruising at the site of injection.

Is it very expensive?
The price of filler treatments depends on the amount and type of product used.

How would I know if this is recommended for me?
Please call us at 845 247 WELL for a FREE facial evaluation. During this evaluation, your skin will be examined in detail to determine if you can be benefited by this procedure and how much product you might need.