Botox injections are an effective treatment for deep frown lines between the eyes, expression lines on the forehead, and crow’s feet around the eyes. Botox is a purified protein initially designed to relax the treated muscle. Properly administered, Botox® will dramatically improve facial wrinkles quickly and safely without any significant risk or downtime.
Botox Cosmetic is usually used on the upper third of the face to soften the lines on the face – especially frown lines, forehead lines, and crow’s feet. The treatment goal is to improve the appearance of wrinkles caused by movement, in areas where the movement will not be missed by the patient. The net result is that, even though movement may return after 3 months, the wrinkles will be improved for some time after movement has fully returned.
At Beauty Bar Medispa, our co-owner Dr. Melissa Beretich, has distinguished herself as a premier injectionist. She specializes in injectable fillers and in the administration of Botox injections.
Watch these demonstrations of Botox treatments at Beauty Bar Medispa.
With repetitive Botox Cosmetic treatments, the lines and wrinkles will gradually improve, even without other treatment, and the interval needed to maintain the improvement becomes longer! With proper sun protection (to prevent further damage to collagen and elastic tissue), topical treatments (to improve the environment for new collagen production), and treatments to stimulate new collagen and elastic tissue production (such as laser treatments), truly remarkable results can be achieved.
Results become evident within two weeks of treatment. The effects of Botox Cosmetic are temporary. To achieve and maintain optimal results, the treatment needs to be repeated every 3 to 6 months.
- Softens lines of the face
- Results evident within 5-7 days
- Treatment may be repeated every 3-6 months
Typical Treatment Time: 30 minutes
Prep/Pre-Procedure: To minimize the risk of excessive bruising, please ensure that you have not taken any aspirin or non-steroidal anti-inflammatories one week prior to the procedure. Many patients find the use of arnica montana or bromelain prior to the injection also minimizes the risk of bruising. Keeping the area clean of any dirt or bacteria is advised, as clogged pores can be problematic for any procedure.
Botox can provide a slight eyebrow lift (see picture below) – making you look more youthful and refreshed. This patient had a slight hood to the eye. With Botox, we were able to lift the brow and the hood disappeared.
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