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WELCOME TO OUR WEB!!!

WELCOME TO OUR WEB!!!

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At Carvajal y Cortes we have been working for several years so that our patients feel more confident with their unique and personal beauty. We are very proud to present our new web to you where you are going to find all the information about our treatments and services.

Besides, there are testimonials from some of our patients where they share their experiences. We are very proud to know we count with all your trust and happiness.

Thank you for being part of Carvajal y Cortés.

WHICH ARE THE MOST CONSULTED AESTHETIC SURGERIES BY OUR PATIENTS?

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According to reports developed by the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Colombia is third country in Latin America where the most number of aesthetic surgeries are done by competent professionals. The other two countries with more number of surgeries are Brasil and Mexico, in that order.

Our doctors shared with us, according to their experience, which are the most common surgical and non-surgical procedures with the highest demand between Carvajal y Cortes’ patients.

On aesthetic surgeries, the most consulted one for men and women are liposuction when trying to shape the body and rhinoplasty to improve the harmony of the face.

Other common consultations are done by women that have gone through pregnancy and breast feeding and that had alterations on abs, waist, glutes or breasts, looking to correct those changes by going through aesthetic surgery.

When it comes to non-surgical procedures, the ones with the highest demand are Platelet-rich Plasma and BOTOX™. These two procedures, according to the doctors’ opinion, are the most effective to preserve the skin beauty.

We remind our patients the importance of consulting always with professionals with the experience and background necessaries to carry on these surgeries and aesthetic procedures.

YES OR NO TO BOTULINUM TOXIN OR BOTOX™?

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Botulinum toxin or BOTOX™ is one of the most efficient and safe treatments in cosmetic surgery today. Its main use in this field is the correction of expression wrinkles on the upper part of the face, in other words, between the eyebrows, crow’s feet and forehead. We want to share with you, important details that you must keep in mind once you have come up with the decision of using this great product.

How does it work? It consists on the relaxation of part of the muscles’ fibers where the toxin is injected to reduce its contraction potency, therefore, reducing the lines produced by facial expressions. It is not a filling, which generates no risks of forming bags or face bumps.

How many sessions are necessary? It only requires of one session, it is a quick and easy application, it takes 15 minutes and a re-touch is regularly done after the first 10 days. It doesn’t need anesthesia and the effect begins from 48 to 72 hours after its injected and lasts for about 4 to 6 months, this depends on the habits and metabolism of each of the patients.

What side effects can it have? Between the most common side effects one can find the loss of the natural face expression (asymmetries and unnatural movements), however, this effect is only shown because of a bad application. To avoid this situation, it is important that the application is done by a specialist that counts with a wide knowledge and experience of the facial anatomy and the muscular dynamic. This procedure must be done at certified medical office.

Does It have any contraindications? It is important to consider that this procedure is contraindicated on systemic neurological diseases, during breast feeding and pregnancy.

What other uses does it have? Besides its aesthetical use, the botulinum toxin also has therapeutic uses to deal with problems such as migraines, excessive sweating, dental problems like bruxism. Every time more and more facial surgeons use it to avoid scars and relieve muscular pain.

Are there any other advises on its use? It is advisable to begin its application with the first lines of expression to prevent the appearance of new wrinkles. All recommendations from your doctor must be followed in terms of frequency and cares. Botox™ doesn’t produce allergies nor sicknesses and when applied by professional doctors it produces very good results, for these and many more reasons it will continue to be considered an effective and safe treatment on facial aesthetic.