Neurotoxins: Botox and Dysport
Botox Cosmetic® is an injectable neurotoxin that reduces the contractions of the muscles that cause fine lines and wrinkles. These beauty-enhancing treatments are most often used to instantly correct moderate to severe wrinkles throughout the forehead, between the eyebrows (those pesky frown lines) and around the eyes (crow’s feet).
The whole procedure is completely non-surgical, causes minimal discomfort and only takes about 10 minutes. Even better, the effects can last up to 3–4 months. Our skincare specialists may adjust the number of units injected per treatment to provide the absolute best results for each individual client.
At a Glance
|Procedure||Series of small injections performed in the office by a nurse or physician’s assistant.|
|Benefits||Reduced appearance of frown lines and wrinkles.|
|Recovery time||Minimal downtime. Immediately following the injections, small bumps may be visible and will likely resolve within hours.|
|Potential risks||Asymmetrical results; product migration to other muscles; minor discomfort during injections.|
|Tips||Patients are advised to avoid applying any pressure to the area and not wear makeup for 4 hours following treatment. Also, we suggest avoiding exercise for the remainder of the treatment day to prevent product from moving.|