Lines, wrinkles and grooves are an inevitable aspect of facial aging. They’re called dynamic wrinkles that are caused by movement of muscles from smiling, laughing or frowning. Botox is commonly used for the correction of these dynamic wrinkles. This non-surgical procedure is safe, common and very affective is correcting wrinkles. The injections are performed in the office, take less than 15 minutes and come with no downtime. The product is injected to relax the muscle, and has the effect of softening the lines, making them less noticeable. Injections are performed using a very fine-needle. Our patients experience little to no discomfort and there is no recovery time needed. Minimal amount of bruising and swelling is normal and can be easily covered with make-up.
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Most Commonly Asked Questions about Botox
What does Botox® do?
Botox® is a prescription medicine that is injected into muscles and used to temporarily improve the look of both moderate to severe wrinkles in adults.
Who is a good candidate for Botox® treatments?
Anyone who is unhappy with the signs of facial aging. Both men and women are appropriate candidate for Botox injection.
How long does a Botox® treatment take?
This varies with each patient but typically a Botox® treatment requires less than 15 minutes for injection. But patient should plan 30 minutes for a visit to ensure time for consultation.
Are Botox® injections painful?
No – our patients experience little to no discomfort as a very-tiny needle is used for injections.
Do Botox® injections require any downtime or lost work time?
No- all patients are able to return to regular activity after the session. Minimal bruising can occur but resolves quickly.
Does Insurance cover Botox® treatments?
No. Insurance does not cover elective/cosmetic procedures.
Who will administer the Botox® injections?
Divya Bansal, physician assistant has many years of experience and training in performing dermal injection procedure. Call for consultation today.