BOTOX Cosmetic is prescription medicine that is injected into muscles to temporarily improve the look of both moderate to severe facial lines.*
What is BOTOX Cosmetic?
BOTOX Cosmetic is prescription medicine that is injected into muscles to temporarily improve the look of both moderate to severe crow’s feet lines, frown lines between the eyebrows in adults and more.* It can also be used to treat excessive sweating.* The active ingredient, botulinum toxin type A, which has been FDA approved since the early 2000s. As a neurotoxin, this treatment freezes communication by blocking the signal path between the nerves and muscles.* As a result, the muscles will no longer contract as forcefully.*
Am I a candidate?
If you have unwanted facial lines such crow’s feet, forehead wrinkles, frown lines, smoker’s lines, marionette lines, flattened brows, you may be a candidate. Candidates also include who deal with neck laxity and excessive sweating. The procedure is quick and requires no surgery or downtime.
What can I expect during the treatments?
*Individual results may vary; not a guarantee.
BOTOX Cosmetic is injected into the targeted area with a fine needled. The actual procedure time is usually less than 10 minutes and you will be able to return to your normal routine immediately. Results may begin to show up after a couple of days. The treatment works to prevent new wrinkles from forming and old ones from worsening. For optimal results, Dr. Rubin recommends that you postpone strenuous exercise for a couple of hours after the treatment.
What can I expect from the results?
Results vary, but you may be able to notice a difference within a few days. Weeks later, the results will be even more noticeable and can last for several months.* Larger doses of botulinum toxin type A tend to last for a longer duration.* While BOTOX Cosmetic can be a great solution for wrinkles that are appearing from repetitive muscle use, deeper wrinkles caused by volume loss may require additional treatments, like injectable fillers.*
Schedule a consultation in Gig Harbor, Washington
Whether you’re new to BOTOX or you’ve had treatments in the past, we encourage you to schedule an appointment at Nouveau Medspas to achieve your aesthetic goals. Dr. Rubin can address any concerns and questions that you might have during your consultation. She will devise a custom treatment plan just for you. To get started, give us a call at (253) 358-3667 or schedule using our website. Located in Gig Harbor, Washington, we aim to make women and men in the area look and feel their best.
*Individual results may vary and are not guaranteed