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Facial procedures vary, from collagen injections in the lip to face implants to Botox injections. Facial procedures are usually performed by a specializing facial plastic surgeon. Some dermatological procedures are performed by a plastic surgeon who specializes in dermatology.

  • Botox injections, short for botulim toxin, involve injecting the toxin into the muscles of the face to produce temporary lack of feeling and erasure of wrinkles.
  • Facelifts smooth the face and neck out with the removal of excess fat and skin and tightening.
  • Face implants change the basic shape of the face by shaping implants to build different jawlines, cheekbones or chins.
  • Collagen injections inject collagen from elsewhere in the body or from an outside source into the lips to make them fuller.
  • Dermabrasion is a dermatologically based procedure that resurfaces the skin by brushing it with a rough-edged wheel and removing the several top layers of the skin and allowing new skin to grow.
  • A chemical peel is the skin resurfacing process that removes the top layers of the skin with a chemical solution and can remove wrinkles, scarring, skin growths, pigment changes and more.

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