Eye Care: The Alternative to Botox around the eyes

By Vivian Kek in Beauty on 13 September, 2016

Eye Care: The Alternative to Botox around the eyes

Wondering which treatment you should go for? Botox & Fillers or Facial Eye Treatment? In our previous sharing, we have provided some insights for eye cream and eye treatment. Common treatments involve RF, Ultrasound and traditional eye treatment. If you have not read about it, read it here.

Before we begin to the do comparison, have you ever wondered what’s the difference and still be all confused?

Botox and Fillers are non-invasive eye procedure whereby products will be injected into eye area to achieve certain result such as by reducing dark circles, firming and lifting of the eyes to make it look younger and brighter.

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1. Botox

Botox which is known as Botulinum Toxin is a method used to blocks the nerve signal that is telling the muscles around the eye to contract. It is used to temporary relax facial muscle that causes fine lines and wrinkles.

Botox treatment will only take a few minutes after the doctors mapped out the marking to inject the fine needles to the spot for injection. It will generally take about 7 to 14 days before the effect starts depending on which treatment.The lasting effect of the Botox vary from two to six months.

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2. Fillers

Unlike Botox, Fillers is a method used to work on the filling the creases that caused wrinkle, creating a smoother appearance which gives off a “plump” eye look.

There are many different types of fillers depending on your concern such a Restylane Tear-trough fillers which uses Hyaluronic Acid which is used to fill facial wrinkles and softening of dark circles.

The duration for Fillers Eye Treatment to be completed will generally be the same for Botox treatment. The effect of the treatment varies from immediately after your session to 7 to 14 days depending on which treatment too. The effect of fillers vary from two to six months too.

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After understanding a bit more about about the two aesthetic treatments, please bear in mind that choosing the right clinic is very important. It is crucial to know if the clinics are qualified to conduct the treatments. Some questions you may want to check:

  • What qualification does the Clinic have?
  • How much does the treatment cost and how do they charge?
  • Which brand of products does the Clinic use?
  • Are there any testimonial to show the effect of the treatment?
  • Are there any down time? If yes, how long?
  • What are the potential side effects.
  • What after-care will I be given?

Let’s now do a comparison between Aesthetic Eye Treatment and Facial Eye Treatment now.

Aesthetic Eye TreatmentFacial Eye Treatment
CostAverage Aesthetic eye treatment cost starts from $500Average Facial Eye Treatment cost starts from $120
EffectIt takes a shorter time for the effect to be seen. Home care is not required.It takes a longer time for the effect to be seen. Home care is needed.
MaintenanceEvery 3 to 4 months one time during the first year. After which once a year.Every 1 month one time
Side EffectsThere could be potential side effects such as facial muscle becoming stiff.It is a more natural procedure with no side effects.

Now that you have understood the differences between these two treatments, you can now better choose the more suitable approach for yourself.

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Remember the importance of an eye cream too, you will still need to apply them despite getting these eye treatment! Looking for a Organic and effective eye serum? Check out our Chidoriya Eye Serum here to grab yours today.

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