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Botox and Fillers

The popularity of Botox and Dermal Fillers has been on a steady rise year after year. The reason – their uses go far beyond the typical cosmetic functions. With these treatments, you can enhance your appearance, bolster your confidence, and elevate the overall quality of your life.

The best part is both these treatments are minimally invasive. In other words, they do not need a surgical procedure, and you can go back to your regular routine right after the treatment concludes.

What happens beneath our skin?

Collagen, the main structural protein produced under our skins, is what makes our skin plump and vibrant. As we age, the production of collagen slows down, and the skin becomes loose. This leads to wrinkles, crow’s feet, and smile lines on the face. Botox and Dermal Fillers reverse our aging process and help us regain our youthful look.

What are Dermal Fillers?

Dermal fillers work by reducing the effects of gravity on the skin and gives it a firmer and more youthful appearance. Dermal fillers are gel-like tissue fillers that are injected beneath the skin where there is a loss of skin volume. Post application, your facial contours will be improved, the skin will get smoothened, and you will have an even tone. Dermal fillers can be both natural and synthetic, with the latter lasting longer. It is estimated more than 1 million men and women opt for this treatment.

Who needs Dermal Fillers?

Anyone older than 21 years of age can go for a dermal filler procedure. If you are looking for any of the below changes to your skin, then dermal fillers is the solution you are looking for –

Are Dermal Fillers painful?

When the filler is injected, all that you will feel is a small sting (like any typical injection). In fact, many say that the maximum pain they experience is equal to a small bee sting that lasts for a few seconds. If needed, we can minimize even this by applying an anesthetic cream to numb the area.

What to expect after Dermal Fillers?

There might be mild swelling in the area, which will go away after a few days. Your muscles might feel a little heavy after the procedure, which you will get used to in a week. You can start applying skincare and makeup after 48 hours of the procedure. Also, avoid direct exposure to the sun for three to five days after the treatment and hydrate yourself well. The results are seen instantly and improve over the next two weeks. It generally lasts for ten to twelve months.

What is Botox?

Botox is another injectable medicine that’s made from the toxin produced by the bacterium Clostridium Botulinum. It has been approved for use by the FDA since 1997. Over the years, its usage has increased due to its effectiveness in improving various skin conditions. Botox relaxes the smooth muscles of the face by inhibiting the action of nerve impulses.
During Botox treatments, the area of application will be thoroughly cleaned with a non-alcoholic cleaner. Post this, small amounts of Botox are injected into the skin or muscles. The entire procedure is usually done in a doctor’s clinic, and it’s a minimally invasive procedure. You can go back to your office or home right after the procedure.

Is Botox Injection painful?

Like Dermal Fillers, there will be hardly any pain during the Botox Injection procedure. The needles are usually pretty small and there will be only a tiny prick if it is applied by an expert medical practitioner. If needed, an anesthetic cream can be applied before the procedure to numb the area and make you entirely comfortable.

Who needs Botox Injection?

You can consider botox injections for improving the following conditions –

What to expect after administering Botox Injection?

You will start feeling the difference after three days, and it would typically take one to two weeks to get the full results. The effect lasts for four to six months after the treatment, depending on the type of problem you have been being treated for. As time passes, the muscle would gradually return to its initial state. To maintain the results, multiple sessions would be required. There should be a minimum of three months gap to administer the next dose of Botox.

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Frequently Asked Questions

As you would have realized by now, the working of Botox Injection and Dermal Fillers vary greatly. Fillers add volume and fill out wrinkles or any other form of shrunken skin. Botox Injections, on the other hand, relaxes part of your face muscles, eliminating the appearance of dynamic wrinkles in the face during squinting, raising eyebrows, or frowning.

Both Botox and Dermal fillers are usually safe when administered by a trained doctor. But there can be minor side effects that you might experience after the procedure, which wears off in a few days.


Here are few possible side effects that you may experience after Dermal Fillers treatment – 

  • Itching
  • Skin rash
  • Swelling
  • Bruising
  • Reddening
  • Asymmetrical appearance
  • Overcorrection of wrinkles
  • Blindness or vision problems (very rare)


Few possible side effects after Botox Injection – 

  • Drooping of eyelids
  • Paralysis of nearby muscles
  • Dry mouth
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Flu-like symptoms
  • Trouble swallowing or breathing
  • Blurry vision

Very simple. The more experienced your doctor is, the lower the risks. We, at Dr. Renu’s, have one of the best botox and dermal fillers treatments in Bengaluru having years of experience performing the same.

Apart from selecting the right doctor, there are some other steps that you can take to mitigate the risks involved. Here are they – 


  • Avoid alcohol before and after the treatment
  • Avoid massaging the treated area for a few days
  • Apply cold packs during and after the treatment
  • Don’t exercise vigorously for the next two days
  • Before the treatment commences, inform the doctor about the medication you take

You can get the best treatment for Dermal Fillers at Dr. Renu’s clinic located at HSR layout. Dr. Renu offers the best dermal fillers treatment in Bengaluru and has over 10 years of experience in it. She has helped thousands regain their youthful looks and confidence through this treatment.


To book an appointment for Dermal Fillers treatment with Dr. Renu, click here.

You can get the best treatment for Botox at Dr. Renu’s clinic located at HSR layout. Dr. Renu offers the best botox treatment in Bengaluru has over 10 years of experience in it. She has helped thousands regain their youthful looks and confidence through this treatment.


To book an appointment for Botox treatment with Dr. Renu, click here.

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