BOTOX® & Wrinkle Fillers – McLean, Virginia
Dr. Germain performs non-surgical treatments for patients including administering wrinkle fillers and BOTOX®. Dr. Germain also prescribes the Obagi® Facial Skin Care Product Line. Select a link below to learn more:
An injection of a clinical formula of Botulinum Toxin Type A, known as BOTOX® Cosmetic, makes it possible to immobilize selected muscles of your facial expression. This can smooths deep expression lines and furrows. Typical treatment areas include the forehead and eye area.
Juvéderm® Ultra is an injectable wrinkle filler. It is suitable for filling both fine wrinkles and facial lines. This product can also be used for enhancing lips. Juvéderm® Ultra contains a water-soluble substance, hyaluronic acid, which is naturally occurring in skin. This substance promotes elasticity. Injections of Juvéderm® Ultra can result in a smoother, more youthful looking skin. Juvéderm® Ultra can last up to one year.
Juvéderm® Ultra Plus
Juvéderm® Ultra Plus is similar to Juvéderm® Ultra. Both products contain hyaluronic acid and both can last up to one year. A key difference is that Juvéderm® Ultra Plus contains larger molecules. This difference makes it more effective on deep furrows and wrinkles, such the lines from your nose down to the corners of the mouth (nasolabial folds).
Restylane® is a wrinkle filler than has been shown to restore volume and fullness to moderate-to-severe facial wrinkles and facial folds. Restylane® is composed of hyaluronic acid, which is a naturally occurring substance in the body and is non-allergenic. Restylane® can create a more youthful skin appearance. The results can be almost instantaneous and can last for six months or longer.
The Obagi Nu-Derm® System improves skin functions so that your skin looks and acts younger and healthier. A unique combination of active and prescription ingredients (including Tretinoin and Hydroquinone 4%) maximizes its skin penetration to the deepest layers. Your dosage and frequency are determined and monitored according to your unique skin condition, needs, and lifestyle.