Botox

How Does Botox Work?

One of the leading cosmetic treatments available is Botox. It’s a cosmetic treatment that reduces the appearance of unwanted lines, wrinkles, and furrows.  Botox is an excellent cosmetic treatment that helps patients gain a more rested and refreshed facial appearance. The Laser Skin Care Center’s expert team of dermatologists is fully-qualified and well-versed at administering Botox injections to patients. View More Patient Results *Individual results may vary Botox Overview Botox is a leading cosmetic treatment for tackling unwanted facial wrinkles, lines, and furrows. As part of the natural aging process, visible lines and wrinkles can form on your face. Sometimes, those lines can appear because of stress. Botox works by targeting the muscles linked with facial expression. It’s those muscles that cause unwanted lines and furrows to appear on the skin. Each Botox treatment relaxes those muscles of expression. After a short period, patients who have Botox treatments notice a significant difference. They have a more rested and refreshed appearance, resulting in a youthful look. Botox treatments are available [...]

2020-10-23T15:45:04+00:00 October 3rd, 2020|Botox|

How Often Should You Get Botox Treatments?

Botox is a cosmetic treatment that helps to reduce the appearance of wrinkles. But, it can also get used for medical purposes such as treating migraines and reducing neck spasms. It’s a sought-after, non-surgical cosmetic treatment that has proven anti-aging benefits. When it comes to selecting an effective treatment, Botox is the most popular option of them all. It’s useful for reducing the appearance of “crow’s feet”, forehead lines, and deep furrows between the brows. View More Patient Results *Individual results may vary Botox Injections The purpose of having Botox injections is to help restore and refresh natural beauty. Botox works by targeting muscles that control facial expression and relaxing them. The result of such targeted treatment is that age and stress-related wrinkles become diminished. How does Botox work? In a nutshell, Botox, or “botulinum toxin” as it’s also known, temporarily blocks signals to facial muscles. The idea is that Botox helps prevent facial grimaces and frowns, and aims to create a smoother, more wrinkle-free appearance. At the Laser [...]

2020-08-21T20:22:45+00:00 August 20th, 2020|Botox|

How Effective is Botox for Fine Lines and Wrinkles?

Are you looking for a non-surgical way to rejuvenate your face and eliminate that tired look?  If so botox cosmetics is an excellent solution! Botox has become a sought-after cosmetic treatment, because of its proven anti-aging benefits.  But how effective is botox for fine lines and wrinkles?   Here at Laser Skin Care Center we use botox to help countless men and women maintain a more youthful appearance.  Botox is a safe, quick, virtually painless procedure that takes just a few minutes to complete. View More Patient Results *Individual results may vary How Effective is Botox for Anti-Aging?  Botox is very effective for reducing the appearance of common dynamic wrinkles such as crow’s feet, vertical and horizontal forehead lines, and deep furrows between the brows.  Dynamic wrinkles are created as a result of the movement of the facial muscles, during expressions such as laughing, squinting, and frowning.  Botox is effective for these types of wrinkles because it temporarily reduces the contraction of the underlying muscles.   When botox is injected into [...]

2020-03-31T13:54:30+00:00 March 24th, 2020|Botox|

Botox VS Dysport VS Xeomin: What’s the Difference?

Neurotoxin injectables are a highly sought after solution for many aging men and women. Designed for addressing deep, dynamic wrinkles caused by repetitive facial expressions, neurotoxins are the ideal option for patients that want a quick fix. Neurotoxins can also be beneficial for those seeking preventative anti-aging measures without any real downtime. At Laser Skin Care Center, we offer several different neurotoxin-based injectables. While each has its advantages, the only real way to know which is right for you is through an in-person consultation. However, learning a bit more about the similarities and differences of each can help jump-start your decision-making process. What Are My Neurotoxin Options? There is a wide range of injectables that can help minimize visible signs of aging. Depending on your specific concerns, you may be better suited for one treatment over the other to reach your unique goals. Botox Botox is the world’s leading neurotoxin injectable. It has a variety of applications ranging from cosmetics to medical. The injectable works to temporarily block nerve signals [...]

2020-02-04T16:19:17+00:00 February 6th, 2020|Botox|

Does Botox Last Forever?

Botox has been around for decades. The unique injectable has helped millions of men and women achieve a more youthful appearance. If you’re considering enlisting the help of Botox, it is important to have an understanding of what the treatment can and can’t do for you. So, does Botox last forever? Unfortunately, like anything worthwhile in life, the effects of Botox won’t last forever. Instead, Botox is a temporary anti-aging solution. The injectable is FDA-approved for a wide range of applications. The amount of time it will last depends on your specific area of concern as well as your desired goals. View More Patient Results *Individual results may vary When Will I See Results? The effects of Botox are often gradual and can take 10 - 14 days to fully relax muscles. Most patients see an optimal outcome in about 2-weeks. How Long Does Botox Last? When used for wrinkle reduction, Botox offers dramatic results for about 3-4 months. After this time, your treatment will gradually begin to taper [...]

2019-12-04T14:27:52+00:00 December 22nd, 2019|Botox|

How Much Does Botox® Typically Cost?

Wrinkle reduction is one of the most commonly requested procedures at Laser Skin Care Center. On the top of that list are minimally-invasive injectables like Botox® Cosmetics. Patients are able to see significant improvement when it comes to deep, dynamic wrinkles with a simple in-office visit with no downtime. While we typically prefer you come in for a consultation before getting into the price of any procedures you’re considering, we’ll break down a few generalized options. Remember, the following are average costs. Your individual treatment may be slightly more or less depending on your specific concerns and goals. View More Patient Results *Individual results may vary What Are My Treatment Options? Botox® is used worldwide to combat a variety of conditions both medical and aesthetic. Today, we’ll take a closer what it will cost to address some common aesthetic problems such as wrinkle reduction. In most cases, Botox® Cosmetics is priced on a per-unit basis. The size of the treatment area and the severity of your condition can play [...]

2019-12-18T05:45:04+00:00 November 23rd, 2019|Botox|

How Old Can I Be to Get Botox?

Botox Cosmetics is one of the most commonly requested procedures on the market for wrinkle correction. But did you know, Botox also treats a variety of medical conditions? The neurotoxin is used to temporarily slow nerve-muscle communication making it effective for everything from minimizing wrinkles to excessive sweating and even migraines. Patients can see near-instant results without any downtime. So, what age can you get Botox? Botox is FDA-approved for patients who are 18+ years of age. However, in most cases, it is extremely rare for patients that are under the age of 25 to have the procedure done. Let’s take a closer look at when Botox may be a good option for you. View More Patient Results *Individual results may vary The Best Age to Get Botox When used for cosmetic purposes, Botox is ideal for relaxing dynamic wrinkles that are typically caused by repetitive facial expressions. The injectable can make a great non-surgical alternative for treating lines and wrinkles as they begin to appear. Many men and [...]

2019-12-17T10:36:29+00:00 June 4th, 2019|Botox|

How Often Will I Need to Repeat Botox Treatments for Upkeep?

Botox Cosmetics needs to be timed appropriately to be most effective. You don’t want to get too much too soon otherwise you could wind up looking overdone. Conversely, waiting too long can leave you looking tired and worn out until you’re able to get a touch-up treatment. The good news is, Botox treatments are quick, easy, and produce almost immediate results. Why Choose Botox? Botox has many uses from anti-aging to preventative care. Depending on your individual needs, the amount of time you’ll need in between injections can vary greatly. Some patients may also need multiple Botox sessions to achieve an optimal outcome initially, especially the first time around. See More Before and Afters How Long Does Botox Last? Botox can tackle deep dynamic wrinkles for up to 4-6 months. You’ll probably start to see fine lines and wrinkles gradually reappear as the botulinum toxin begins to wear off. In most cases, the process is so subtle that only you will notice the changes. After a few treatments, you’ll get a better idea of how [...]

2019-07-17T09:22:45+00:00 December 28th, 2018|Botox|

How Long Will My Botox Results Last?

Botox is a dermal injectable that targets muscles that causes wrinkles -- forcing them to relax. The result is smoother skin and less visible wrinkles. It is different than other dermal fillers that instead add volume to the face or skin. Botox works by targeting your muscles of expression, relaxing them, and diminishing the appearance of unwanted lines and furrows, produced by age, stress and worry. Most patients see results from Botox approximately 72 hours and up to 7 days after treatment. Botox has long-lasting positive effects for 3-4 months and wears off slowly. Keeping up with injections on a regular basis, before lines and wrinkles reappear, trains the treated muscles to contract less often so that lines appear smoother. Waiting 3-4 months between treatments also ensures the face has a natural appearance and doesn’t look overdone or stretched. Many patients who have never tried Botox before are relieved to hear it is not permanent. Your results also depend on the amount of Botox administered. Those with less noticeable [...]

2019-07-06T12:07:07+00:00 September 14th, 2018|Botox|

Will My Botox Results Look Natural?

A lot of women and men shy away from Botox because they’ve seen celebrities or friends who have undergone Botox and now their face barely moves or looks permanently surprised. What they don’t realize is that Botox doesn’t have to cause this – these problems are due to an inexperienced doctor or a patient who insists on too much Botox. To achieve natural Botox, patients should do their homework. Consider credentials and experience. Find a board-certified dermatologist, plastic surgeon or physician assistant. Research the doctor’s previous work. Look at before and after photos of previous patients. How do their results look to you? Check online reviews. Did patients get home and realize they didn’t like their Botox results? Meet the doctor face to face for a consultation. Botox should be highly individualized. Pick a doctor you feel comfortable with. Are they pressuring you to get more Botox than you are comfortable with? Are they listening to your goals and desires? The next step is to create an individualized Botox plan with your doctor – [...]

2019-12-17T11:28:53+00:00 May 25th, 2018|Botox|

Best Cosmetic Procedure to Get Done Before a Wedding?

To say you’re thrilled for your upcoming nuptials would be a significant understatement.  You can’t wait for that moment where you’re walking down the aisle toward your loved one, ready to start a brand-new life together.  All eyes will be on you… And that’s why you want to look your absolute best for your big day! But before you start making appointments for cosmetic procedures, keep this in mind – many procedures should be timed in such a way where you still won’t be recovering from your treatment.  For example, many laser resurfacing treatments require a couple of weeks’ recovery for side effects to dissipate.  Even dermal fillers and Botox can lead to side effects like bruising, swelling, and slight bleeding.  In other words, if you leave these cosmetic treatments until the last minute, there’s a good chance your wedding photographs will have evidence of your cosmetic work! The best cosmetic procedure to get done before a wedding is a superficial treatment, like a facial or mild dermabrasion.  These can safely be performed a few weeks before the wedding, which [...]

2017-07-06T22:59:25+00:00 June 6th, 2017|Botox, Dermal Fillers|

How Much Does Botox Cost?

When it comes to classic anti-aging treatments, it seems as though there’s one name that comes to mind – Botox. Botox is a brand name for botulinum toxin type A, a type of neurotoxin that can be used to block nerve signals to muscles.  Botox is highly effective at smoothing out the appearance of forehead wrinkles because it prevents the furrowing brow that exacerbates these expression lines. A Botox injection can be used to treat several circumstances. Although mainly used for the treatment of forehead wrinkles, crows feet and the “11’s” between the brows, it can also be used as a subtle brow lift.  Off label it can be used to treat the neck bands which results in an improved The effect is immediate and temporary, with most results lasting between three to six months. Getting Botox regularly can “train” your muscles, resulting in longer-lasting results. Whether you’ve always been interested in Botox injections or are just researching the treatment to see what it can do for you, you’ve probably found yourself asking this question: “How much does Botox cost?” [...]

2017-03-02T06:41:17+00:00 January 12th, 2017|Botox|

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