BOTOX corrects dynamic wrinkles which are caused by contractions of the delicate underlying facial muscles everytime yousile, laugh, or frown. These lines caused by facial muscles cangive a person an angry, tired, or sad appearence even when they are not experiencing that emotion. The more emotion you show, the deeper these wrinkles and lines are likely to be.
BOTOX Cosmetic is the latest advancement in botulinum toxin therapy. It is used to safely, simply, and effectively improve the apperence of frown lines, forehead creases, and "crow's feet" by relaxing underlying muscles. Botox Cosmetic is a remarkable treatment for dynamic wrinkles resulting from repreadted use of facial muscles.
✦Areas of BOTOX Treatment
The frontalis muscle, located in your forehead, raises and lowers your eyebrows. Our patients often request BOTOX Cosmetic treatment for muscle relaxationin this area. Careful injections can help achieve smoothness in your forehead without causing it to look "frozen." You may begin to see results withinthe first 48 hours. However, it can take up to 14 days to notice the full effects, which may last up to four months.
BOTOX Cosmetic is an effective treatment for the lines that appear horizontally across the top of your nose when you laugh or smile deeply. Depnding on severity, these lines may be softenedwith just an injection or two on each side of the nose. Results typically last up to four months.
"Jelly rolls" are bulges located just below the eyes that are visible when you're laughing smiling, or squinitng. They may cause puffy eyes or the apperence of exhaustion. A small amount of BOTOX Cosmetic under the lash line should help provide a more alert appearencewith a softer, less puffy under-eye area. Results may last up to four months.
Aging skin comes with new areas of volume loss, including the chin. The appearence of bumbs or dimples on the chin is also known as "pebble chin." Injecting small amounts of BOTOX Cosmetic in the mentalis ,uscle canacheive a softer look. Like other procedures, results may last up to four months.
A "gummy smile" can be mitigated by precisely injecting BOTOX Cosmetic into a few of the muscles that raise your lip. This treatment will lower the upper lip, which in turn helps cover the gums as you smile. Results can last up to four months.
If you are unhappy with the size of your jawline, we may suggeest BOTOX Cosmetic injections to soften the masseter muscle. Relaxing this muscle can help you balance facial features and reduce the jawline's prominence. With this treatment, some patients see results lasting as long as six months.
Regardless of age, many patients complain of drooping at the outer corners of their lips. Whether this is a new sign of aging or has been an ongoing issue, BOTOX Cosmetic can help. The DAO, or depressor anguli oris, is the muscle responsible for that downward pull. A minimal amount of BOTOX Cosmetic cna be injected into each side of the mouth for a subtle improvement in downwards corners, with results typically lasting about three months.
BOTOX Cosmetic is a simple, effective method for treating overly prominent platysmal bands, the two strips of muscle that start at the base of your neck and run up the front and right sides, ending at the jaw. Treating your platysmal bands helps these muscles relax, which can result in a smoother, more youthful appearence. The effects of these injections may last up to three months.
If you're looking for a mild form of calf reduction, BOTOX Cosmetic may be the answer. Multiple Injections to the calf muscles can reduce muscle activity, causing them to shrink. Inactive muscles will gradually become smoother and show less definition, without restricting calf function. While results are temporary, they may last as long as nine months.
If you suffer from sever sweating that interferes with your social and professional life, you may have hyperhidrosis, a condition that causes excessive sweating. Whe injected into the underarms, plams, or bottoms of the feet, BOTOX Cosmetic may block the chemical signals that stimulate sweat glands. This, in turn, should help reduce excessive sweating for up to 6 months.
Kybella is a prescription medicine used in adults to improve the appearence and profile of moderate to severe fat beow the chin (submental fat), also called "double cin."
It is not known if Kybella is safe and effective for the treatment of fat outside of the submental area or in children under the age of 18.
Kybella uses deoxycholic acid, a naturally occuring molecule in the body that helps break down fat. Injecting it causes fat cells to be destroyed, taking a few weeks for the body to expel fat.
- You can apply ice in the first 48 hours to help with swelling and discomfort
- Avoid strenuous activity for 3 days after your treatment
- Sleep with your head elevated for 3 nights after yor treatment to help minimize swelling
- Do not scratch, pick at, massage or manipulate the treatment area
✦Possible Side Effects of KYBELLA
- Nerve injury in the jaw (which can cause an uneven smile or facial muscle weakness)
- Trouble swallowing
- Injection site problems including: bruising, hair loss, open sores (ulcers), damage and tisue cell-death (necrosis) around the injection site. Call your healthcare provider if you develop open sores or drainage from the treatment area.
Fillers are commonly used to diminish wrinkles, provide volume, and augment various facial features. These fillers are made of hyaluronic acid which dissolve overtime once injected in your skin. Common filler areas include lips, cheeks, hands, chin, and more. Call us today to book an appointment for a free consultation to see what areas you would qualify for and we will leave room in your appointment to get the service done!
Juvaderm is a common filler used to restore facial contours and improve the signs of aging using hyaluronic acid as a base. This treatment focuses more on facial features including the cheeks, lips, and around the mouth.
Restylane is an injectable filler made from hyaluronic acid that is not sourced from animals. It was the first hyaluronic acid filler approved by the USDA and is commonly injected into the subdermal layers of the skin to treat laugh lines and marrionette lines. These can be moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds and can last anywhere from 6-18 months depending on the area being injected.
B-12 shots are great for people who are deficient in this vitamin. For the first two weeks, B-12 shots are injected into the muscle every other day for the first two weeks. After that, you will need a shot every 1-3 months.
Skin type indications: Advanced pigmentation, aging, dry/dehydrated, uneven skin tone, age spots, redness-prone