Today, forehead wrinkles and frown lines around the eyes no longer need to be an inevitable part of aging, especially for our patients. A dynamic treatment for facial wrinkles called BOTOX® Cosmetic, which is Botulinum Toxin, is enabling thousands of men and women to restore a smooth and youthful appearance to their faces. Using tiny needles in a routine office procedure, BOTOX® Cosmetic is gently injected into facial muscles, which relaxes them and actually removes wrinkles instead of simply filling them in.When injected into the facial muscles around your eyes and brow, BOTOX® Cosmetic causes them to relax within 5 to 7 days. BOTOX® Cosmetic works by blocking nerve impulses to the facial muscles, which prevents you from tightening the skin around your eyes and brow. As a result, your skin slowly flattens and smoothes itself over. The procedure is quick and does not require a sedative. Some practices may choose to apply a local anesthetic.
With BOTOX® Cosmetic, wrinkles and frown lines that you once thought would stay with you for the rest of your life, can be eliminated and replaced with a youthful vibrant look that improves your appearance and boosts your self-confidence.
Typical Areas for Botox Include:
The Glabella – The area between the eyebrows – Injections of 20 to 25 units will usually be adequate.
The Forehead – Horizontal lines may require additional units due to length of line – Injections of 5 to 25 units will usually be adequate.
The Crow’s Feet – The lines around the outer eyes – Injections of 5 to 15 units will usually be adequate
Lipstick Lines – The area outside the corners of the mouth – 5 units will usually be adequate.
Juvederm – $600
Areas that can be treated with Juvederm include:
• Fill out the borders of the lips
• Fill out the Marionette lines and folds (folds that turn down the corners of the mouth).
• Plump up Nasolabial Folds (folds from corner of nose to the mouth)