Botox vs. Fillers

January 1, 2020 | 1 Comment
Post Categories: Hammam Life

Often times, the differences between botox and fillers are blurred. While both are commonly used together, they work differently and are used on different areas.

Main difference?

Botox prevents muscle contractions, whereas Dermal Fillers add volume and smooth out lines and wrinkles.


What it does
Prevents muscle contractions and relaxes the muscle that causes wrinkles

Lasts for
An average of 3 months

Best used for
Forehead lines
Frown lines
Crow’s feet
‘11s’ between the eyebrows


What it does
Enhances facial shape and contours by filling in lines and adding volume

Lasts for
9-12 months

Best used to
Restore lost volume in the face or hands; enhance cheekbones, fill under eye area, nose reshaping, jawline, temples and lips

About Hammam Medical Aesthetics

Working in partnership with renowned plastic and cosmetic surgeon Dr. Sean Rice, Hammam Medical Aesthetics offers services ranging from pampering medical-grade facials to potent chemical peels to more intense injectable options. Hammam Medical Aesthetics welcomes you to learn, to feel pampered, to indulge, and to discover new ways of taking care of your skin – and yourself.

About Dr. Sean Rice (B.A. (HONS), M.D.,M.SC.,F.R.C.S.C

Dr. Sean Rice, a renowned cosmetic and plastic surgeon, is the current Chief of Plastic Surgery at North York General Hospital in Toronto and a lecturer at the Department of Surgery at the University of Toronto. Widely recognized for his published articles in Canadian and International medical journals, Dr. Rice is also the founder and director of the Rice Cosmetic Surgery Clinic, where he specializes in a comprehensive array of Plastic and Cosmetic surgery, non-surgical laser procedures, and injectable procedures.

Always at the forefront of new and advanced technologies and treatments, Dr. Rice is sought after for training and speaking engagements for both surgical and injectable techniques across Canada and the world, and is actively involved with the research and development of new products and protocols.

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