Botox injections may be used to eliminate frown lines, forehead lines, crow’s feet, and lipstick lines. It can also return the corners of the mouth to an upturned position, create a more youthful-looking upper lip, and eliminate an “orange-peel” appearance of the chin. This quick, virtually painless injection has been the most popular cosmetic procedure performed in the Unites States for the past three years. Our goal at the Vitenas Skin Institute is to soften the look of the face, making it prettier but not expressionless.
Good candidates for Botox® Cosmetic include men and women of all ages who are seeking a more relaxed and refreshed look. Botox® Cosmetic is also good for younger individuals who are looking to preserve their youthful appearance. The Botox® Cosmetic injection is an in-office procedure that takes less than thirty minutes to complete. Local numbing is only necessary when treating the area around the mouth where sensitivity is greater. We use only the tiniest needles available to inject the Botox® Cosmetic directly into the muscles responsible for expression lines.
There is virtually no downtime associated with Botox® Cosmetic treatment. While all injectable procedures involve a possibility of bruising, patients are generally able to return to work and other normal activities immediately after treatment. The effects of Botox injections can be seen within about five to seven days after the injection, though it will take about two weeks before the maximum effect is achieved. The results of Botox® Cosmetic last an average of three months.
Q – How does Botox Cosmetic cost?
We price our Botox Cosmetic by the unit injected in an effort to insure that our pricing best matches your desired results. We charge $14.00 per unit of Botox Cosmetic. The amount and placement of product is something to discuss with the doctor at the time of consultation. On average Botox Cosmetic treatments range between $150.00 to $600.00. As Botox Cosmetic is a product that can be used in a number of different locations to achieve different results it is difficult to provide a specific without seeing you.
We are also a leading participant in the Brilliant Distinctions program, a rewards program put on by the manufacturer of Botox Cosmetic. Each time you come in for treatment you will receive valuable brilliant distinctions points which you can use to reduce the price of your future treatments.
Q – What is Botox® Cosmetic?
Botox® Cosmetic is a non-surgical injectable procedure which can temporarily eliminate frown lines, forehead lines, crow’s feet, and lipstick lines, return the corners of the mouth to an upturned position, create a more youthful-looking upper lip, and eliminate an “orange-peel” appearance of the chin.
Q – How does Botox® Cosmetic work?
Botox® Cosmetic works by temporarily relaxing the muscles responsible for expression lines on the face.
Q – How long does it take for Botox Cosmetic to take effect?
Q – Who is a candidate for Botox® Cosmetic?
Men and women who are seeking a more relaxed and refreshed look may be good candidates for Botox® Cosmetic.
Q – Where is the Botox® Cosmetic procedure performed?
The Botox® Cosmetic procedure is performed in Dr. Vitenas’ office.
Q – Is anesthesia used for the BOTOX® Cosmetic procedure?
Local numbing is necessary only when treating the area around the mouth because sensitivity is greater there. Other areas do not require anesthesia.
Q – How is the BOTOX® Cosmetic procedure performed?
The BOTOX® Cosmetic is injected directly into specific muscles using only the tiniest needles available.
Q – How long is the procedure time for BOTOX® Cosmetic?
The BOTOX® Cosmetic injection takes less than thirty minutes to perform.
Q – Is the BOTOX® Cosmetic injection a painful procedure?
There is little pain associated with the BOTOX® Cosmetic injection. Patients may experience a brief sensation similar to a pin prick.
Q – What is the recovery like after the BOTOX® Cosmetic injection?
As with any injectable procedure, patients may experience some minor bruising at the injection site. Otherwise, there is no real recovery associated with the BOTOX® Cosmetic procedures and patients can immediately return to their normal activities. While it will take about two weeks for the maximum effect to be achieved, patients will begin to see the effects within five to seven days after treatment.
Q – When will I be able to return to work after my BOTOX® Cosmetic injection?
Though some minor bruising may occur at the injection site, patients are able to immediately return to work and other normal activities after receiving a BOTOX® Cosmetic treatment.
Q – What are the risks or possible complications of BOTOX® Cosmetic?
There are few risks associated with BOTOX® Cosmetic. On occasion, some people will develop a headache after the treatment. However, it is more common for people who have frequent headaches to report fewer of them after receiving BOTOX® Cosmetic.
Q – Is it possible to finance my BOTOX® Cosmetic procedure?
There are financing options available for plastic surgery procedures, including BOTOX® Cosmetic. Please visit our financing options page to learn more.
Q – How long do the results of BOTOX® Cosmetic last?
BOTOX® Cosmetic results last an average of three months. The results can often be prolonged when combined with facial fillers.