Botox is safe and effective and has been approved for cosmetic use by the FDA. Botox has become the most commonly performed cosmetic procedure and has been used for more than 10 years in aesthetic practice and more than 20 years in neurology and ophthalmology. There are many publications supporting its use. It has a long and impressive safety record.
Hyaluronic acid dermal fillers are produced by human genes inserted into a bacterium for reproduction (Juvederm™, the award winning Restalyne ™, Perlane™) It is a highly "conserved" protein, meaning that its genetic composition is almost exactly the same in 97% of animal species. This gives is an extremely low incidence of allergic reactions, hence there is no need for pre-treatment skin testing. The above mentioned fillers have been used in millions of patients for more than 10 years with a very low incidence of side effects and thus are considered very safe.
Botox and dermal fillers should be injected at a physician's office by an experienced and trained medical doctor with an intimate knowledge and understanding of the muscular anatomy of the face as well as the aesthetic implications of proper placement.
The final outcome and side effects of a Liquid Facelift procedure will be minimized by an experienced injector. At Skin Renewal thousands of patients have been treated with the Liquid Facelift with no side effects and great results.