BOTOX Frequently Asked Questions
To help in aging gracefully and to avoid facial wrinkles and lines from occurring on the top portion of the face, Aesthetic Revolution Las Vegas in Nevada is pleased to offer BOTOX to area individuals. This injectable treatment offers outstanding results and is very common among both women and men. This injectable can make a significant improvement to dynamic lines, which are made from expressive movement with the contracting muscles on the forehead and around the eyes. These facial lines go away when the face is relaxed, but dynamic folds can still remain. This muscle relaxer is a clean and purified strain of type A botulinum toxin that temporarily freezes the movements of the facial muscle. To soften these static wrinkles, BOTOX is carefully injected to smooth the skin. BOTOX injections are most commonly administered by cosmetic surgeon Dr. Edward M. Zimmerman between the eyebrows, around the eyes (Crow's feet), and across the forehead.
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"Amazing! I had some Botox by the beautiful Irena. Quick, painless and perfectly done. Office staff is lovely and helpful. Thank you for taking care of your patients as an office should :)"- D.V. / Yelp / Mar 24, 2019
Smile Without Worry With BOTOX
BOTOX injections are great for patients who wish to soften the visible look of dynamic lines and wrinkles on their upper face without surgery. BOTOX can also be used as a preventive anti-aging treatment even if you do not show signs of aging — keep in mind how often you find yourself making facial expressions. It's a terrific noninvasive treatment if you are frustrated by forehead wrinkles or parallel lines between the brows. It is also a solution for lines around the eyes. If you experience more severe and deeper lines, a filler product may be more suitable. In addition, if you are over the age of 50 with sagging skin and widespread wrinkles, you may be considered for a facelift surgery. This delivers a more impactful result and it is longer-lasting. Aesthetic Revolution Las Vegas offers eyelid surgeries, facelifts, and brow lifts as effective options.
Ideal Candidates For BOTOX
BOTOX treatments are available as an outpatient procedure conveniently at Aesthetic Revolution Las Vegas. If it is your first time to visit our office in Las Vegas, NV to get BOTOX, we may perform the treatment on the same day as your initial consultation with Dr. Z. You will be asked to make various expressions using your upper face, like frowning, squinting, smiling, etc., to help us to mark where the injections are to be placed. The face will be prepared and BOTOX will be applied with a fine needle, followed with a cool compress to help decrease discomfort, swelling, and bruising. You can ask for a numbing cream to help make the procedure more comfortable, but it usually is unnecessary. BOTOX treatments typically take around 10 – 15 minutes, and then you may resume your usual routine almost right away.
What to Expect In BOTOX
Following the procedure, you may get back to your typical routine, although strenuous activity should be skipped for a minimum of one day. You will be advised to sleep with your head elevated for at least one night and to avoid touching your face, which can accidentally spread the BOTOX to other areas. The injected sections of your face can appear bruised, red, or swollen for 2 – 3 days, but you should not develop any severe or lasting side effects. In many cases, it takes around one week before the final results of BOTOX can be seen. The results usually last 3 – 4 months. You can talk to Dr. Z about when to make your next appointment at Aesthetic Revolution Las Vegas to extend your results.
BOTOX Procedure Technique
How much does BOTOX cost?
The cost for BOTOX will be based on the amount of product that is needed. This varies to fit your unique goals. In your consultation, Dr. Z will develop your custom treatment plan, and then he can discuss cost estimates. BOTOX produces great results when injected by an experienced cosmetic surgeon, like Dr. Z. However, it can be dangerous if performed by someone who doesn't have experience, which is why you should avoid any place that is advertising discounted or off-brand injections. If you'd like to save money, ask for more information on the Brilliant Distinctions Rewards Program, which allows you to get points for BOTOX and other products from Allergan, including Juvéderm.
How long will my results last?
Your BOTOX results may be visible for as long as four months. Usually, patients make an appointment every quarter to maintain their results; however, you can come back earlier. If you're using BOTOX before wrinkles are visible for a proactive measure, you can schedule treatments further apart. After hearing your concerns and developing your BOTOX plan, Dr. Z will be able to tell you when you should make your next visit.
What's the difference between wrinkle relaxers and fillers?
Injectable wrinkle relaxers (including BOTOX) and injectable wrinkle fillers (including Restylane and Juvéderm) are both procedures that reduce wrinkles and correct fine lines. BOTOX works by relaxing overused muscles in your face that create dynamic wrinkles, including frown lines (which appear between your eyebrows), Crow's feet (which appear in the outer edges of your eyes), smile lines, and forehead wrinkles. Injectable fillers increase volume below the skin to correct depressions and improve static wrinkles. After hearing your goals, Dr. Z may suggest BOTOX, fillers, or a "liquid facelift," which combines both.
What's the difference between BOTOX, Dysport, and Xeomin?
BOTOX, Xeomin, and Dysport are brands of wrinkle relaxers that contain botulinum toxin. Each of these relax the treated muscles to reduce dynamic wrinkles; however, each brand is made to treat specific needs. Some of the small differences between them include the dosing amounts, how far the treatment spreads, and how long the results last. Dr. Z will select the best injection to fit your goals.
Is BOTOX safe?
As long as it is used correctly, BOTOX should not cause serious complications. However, it's important to select someone with training injecting BOTOX, like Dr. Z. Overusing BOTOX may create bad results. An experienced practitioner will apply the right dose to safely relax the muscles to soften wrinkles without affecting nearby muscles. Quickly becoming one of the most requested cosmetic treatments, it's considered safe and has earned approval from the FDA (Food and Drug Administration). Along with its cosmetic uses, BOTOX can also be used as a treatment for medical problems, like excessive sweating, facial spasms, migraines, and uncontrollable blinking.
Stop worrying! You can laugh, smile, frown, and make any face you want without getting fine lines and wrinkles with BOTOX wrinkle relaxer treatments. To prevent and smooth lines across the face, we invite you to schedule an appointment with cosmetic surgeon Dr. Z in Las Vegas, NV to hear more about this popular nonsurgical relaxer for wrinkles.