Botox® cosmetic services are corrective and preventative measures ideal for women and men with forehead creases, scowl lines or "elevens" (between the eyebrows), crow's feet, and other moderate to deep wrinkles on the face. Your provider can perform this service safely and quickly in the office, customizing the treatment to address your areas of concern.
Several small injections of Botox® are administered into the small muscles responsible for severe facial creases and wrinkles. You will enjoy a more smooth, youthful appearance of the face within days, and the benefits can last for several months.
Popular Areas for Wrinkle Reduction using Botox®
• Bunny Lines (on nose)
• Crow's Feet
• Expression Lines
• Forehead Lines
• Frown Lines
• Masseter (Jaw) Muscle for facial slimming or teeth grinding
• Underarms, hands, and feet for excessive sweating
• Head and temple for migraines and tension headaches
• Chin for dimply chin
Time in office: 15-30 minutes
Side effects: swelling or redness at injection site (usually resolves within an hour), bruising especially in sensitive areas such as around the eyes, a mild headache (typically resolves within 1 day).
Results last: 3-6 months
How Botox® Improves Your Appearance:
As you frown or concentrate, you may notice the appearance of vertical lines between your eyebrows. These lines resemble the number 11 and are caused by the contraction of two muscles, the corrugator and the procerus. These frown lines may grow deeper over time, and the depth and intensity of the furrows tend to make you appear angry or anxious.
Botox® is the solution. Once injected, it begins to work over the course of a week to prevent muscles from contracting. Eventually your frown furrows disappear and your face appears more serene and relaxed.
How Long Does Botox® Last?
Depending on the severity of your frown lines and the amount of Botox® required to reverse unwanted furrows, the treatment can last three to six months. Over time, the muscles gradually begin to function and lines and wrinkles reemerge. The time between treatments lengthens as