The Benefits of Botox®

We live in an appearance-oriented society. Therefore, it comes as no surprise that what you see in the mirror has a lot to do with your self-esteem. Looking good isn’t just reserved for celebrities. At Derick Dermatology, we offer Botox® injections to help you achieve the best you possible. The results you have been desiring are only a few appointments away (along with a boost to your confidence and self-esteem)!

Botox® is a non-surgical treatment that smoothes and rejuvenates the appearance of the skin. Using a very fine needle, a trained dermatology professional injects these naturally occurring neurotoxins just beneath the surface of the skin. Botox® work by blocking impulses to the brain that are responsible for tensing muscles. By training the muscles to be more relaxed, continued treatment with Botox® can prevent the formation of future wrinkles.

Get Rid of Wrinkles Fast!

Over time, the repeated contraction of facial muscles causes expression lines to form. You may be experiencing one of the following common types of wrinkling:

  • Glabellar lines: Frown Lines located in between your eyebrows
  • Horizontal wrinkles on the forehead
  • Crow’s feet: wrinkles on the corners of your eyes
  • Smoker’s lines around the mouth
  • Dimpled Chins
  • Neck Wrinkles
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Botox® injections are a great option if you are looking to eradicate these wrinkles on your face. These injections take only a few minutes to administer and are tolerated well by patients. There is virtually no recovery time, and results are immediate and last for three to fourth months. The cosmetic injections contain onabotulinumtoxinA, which has the ability to temporarily prevent muscles at the injection site from moving. Training these facial muscles to be more relaxed, reduces not only the appearance of current wrinkles but also the formation of new wrinkles.

The Right Age to Get Cosmetic Treatment

In general, people under the age of 30 can reduce the formation of wrinkles by eating healthy and using facial moisturizers. As we age, there’s no way to completely prevent wrinkles. For that reason, most dermatologists suggest that people consider getting botulinum type A injections in their 30s. Along with reducing existing wrinkles, it can prevent new ones from forming.

However, you need to consider other factors as well. For example, do your wrinkles bother you? If not, this treatment isn’t for you. Also, do you have the finances to continue receiving treatment? To reduce the formation of new wrinkles you will have to get injections every three to four months. As a result, you’ll need treatment between three to four times a year.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Who should consider cosmetic injections for wrinkles?

A: Botulinum type A treatment is relatively safe for anyone. Those who want to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles on their faces can consider getting injections. Also, it’s a good solution for people who want to prevent new wrinkles from forming as they age.

Q: What happens during the procedure?

A: The procedure for the injections is short. Typically, it only takes a few minutes. During the procedure, the doctor uses tiny needles to inject small amounts of the formula into your muscles and skin. The number of injections that you need depends on many factors. Thankfully, the entire procedure can be done at the doctor’s office.

Q: How long is the recovery time after getting the injections?

A: There’s virtually no recovery time when it comes to getting these cosmetic injections. The only side effect is a little discomfort around the injection site. This discomfort usually goes away after 24 hours. During this time, it’s important not to rub the area.

Q: How long do the results last?

A: The results of using botulinum type A are seen immediately and generally lasts three to four months before more treatment is needed. Best of all, the injections can be done in just minutes.

Q: Where can I find Botox® near me?

A: You can get Botox® at Derick Dermatology. In fact, we can provide a wide range of medical, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology. We pride ourselves on putting the needs of our customers first.

Are you ready to look for Botox near me?
If so, look no further than Derick Dermatology.

We can perform botulinum type A treatment that you can count on.
Learn more by calling us at (866) 337-4251, or request an appointment.

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Derick Dermatology is a leading authority in medical, surgical, and cosmetic dermatological services with 23 stunning dermatology practices in Chicago, IL, and Tampa Bay, FL. Our dedicated dermatologists offer exceptional dermatological services for both adult and pediatric patients. Please complete our online form or call our main number at (866) 337-4251 to schedule a consultation.