How The treatment Works
Botox is a neurotoxin that is injected into an area where a wrinkle is formed from a muscle contraction- most often referred to as dynamic wrinkles.
These neuromodulator substances block signals from the nerves to the muscle. By freezing the muscle, wrinkle formation cannot appear.
This treatment will temporarily improve the appearance of both moderate to severe wrinkles.
What is Botox and why do I need it?
Botox is a drug made from a toxin produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum.
If you’re ready to smooth out your fine lines and wrinkles, Botox is an excellent option that delivers fast results for a wrinkle-free appearance.
Botox can smooth out your wrinkles and make you look years younger in as early as a weeks time!!
How many units of Botox will I need?
Depending on whether you have mild, or moderate to severe wrinkles, the amount of Botox units injected is an individual preference.
If you prefer some movement, we can inject less Botox.
If you prefer no wrinkles, then a higher number of Botox is needed.
The most commonly requested areas are:
- Crows Feet
- Between Eyebrows
- Forehead lines
Are you ready to look younger and be wrinkle-free?
It’s time to get your best Botox treatment today!
How does Botox® Work?
Using a very fine needle, BOTOX® is injected into the facial muscle. There is minimal pain.
These muscles are responsible for causing wrinkles and fine lines to form.
The Botox serum blocks the signal from the nerve to the muscle, and therefore reduces its ability to contract and form unsightly deeper wrinkles.
Over the next 3-7 days, Botox will freeze the muscle to stop facial movement. This is how your wrinkles will smooth out and soften.
As with all procedures, the results may vary based on how many units are injected and your desired outcome.
Botox Before and After Photos
Thinking about other areas for improvement? Advanced treatments for eye rejuvenation are also available.
Learn more about under-eye wrinkles and eye bag removal treatments.
At Cosmetic Laser Solutions, Botox® and injectables are administered by board-certified physicians Dr. Cela Doppelt and Dr Patrick Marasco.
They both have over 25 years experience in administering injectables.
These procedures offer a minimally invasive technique to restoring specific facial areas such as jowl or jawline tightening and lifting.
Botox is one facet of achieving a younger natural looking appearance.
Other age-appearing issues include skin tone and laxity. Sun-damaged and loose skin can make you look older than you really are.
By correcting more overall facial areas, your skin will look bright, tight, and younger.
Wish you could look in the mirror and see a more youthful looking you?
It’s time. We can help you rejuvenate and refresh your appearance.
And, you’re going to love it.
Want more? Laser treatments for skin tightening or facial contouring can be performed several weeks either before or after Botox.
Restore your face to a more youthful-looking you.
If you’d like to lift, tighten, and sharpen facial features such as skin laxity in your jawline, jowls, neck or under eye wrinkles we have a solution for you. Learn more about facial contouring here: About AgnesRF.
Or for the ultimate face makeover: Check out our BeautifyMD Skin rejuvenation solutions.
This treatment is a combination of devices designed to restore facial features by building collagen, tightening and contouring.
What is Botox pre-juvenation?
Pre-juvenation is starting a skin regimen program in your mid-late 20’s. Many patients begin injections at a relatively early age to prevent deeper wrinkles from forming.
Starting Botox treatments in your late 20’s helps to prevent deep wrinkle formation. Think prevention!
Does Botox hurt?
We try to make the treatment as comfortable as possible for you. We use very thin 32 gauge needles to inject the appropriate amount of the Botox neurotoxin to the specific areas of your facial anatomy.
It’s no more than a small pinch. Your treatment will be comfortable and take as little as 15 minutes.
What will I look like right after Botox?
Immediately after Botox you may notice little raised dots. These will dissipate very quickly.
Over the coming days, typically 7-10 days, you will notice your results reveal themselves – lines becoming smoother, and an overall refreshed, rejuvenated and wrinkle-free appearance!
How Long Does Botox® Last?
Botox® and its effects can last anywhere from 3-4 months. Most people repeat the treatment every 4 months to maintain their wrinkle-free appearance.
The results of Botox® Cosmetic are best with regular and continued treatments over time.
Be a part of our Beauty Club to lock in your pricing and we’ll be sure to schedule your next visit around the 3 month time frame to maintain optimal and continuous results!
What Results Should I Expect?
A Botox® Cosmetic treatment can give you a more youthful appearance by smoothing out the dynamic wrinkles.
Static wrinkles that are due to aging and sun damaged skin will not be affected as they are not caused by facial expressions.
Botox injections are often used in conjunction with other procedures, such as laser collagen stimulation, laser resurfacing, or collagen injections, for a combined effect. We do offer all these services as well.
Results are not immediate. It usually takes three to five days to notice a reduction in muscle activity and up to 2 weeks for a full effect.
What other treatments should I get besides Botox?
Botox is a fabulous solution to being wrinkle-free when you’re in a dynamic facial movement.
But what else can be done besides Botox?
Collagen and elastin induction is important for your overall skin appearance.
Our newest options to consider for overall skin rejuvenation is:
- Bio-Revitalization. This is microneedling with advanced serums for overall rebuilding from a cellular level of your skin.
- Learn about our signature BeautifyMD program which is a fabulous solution to a mini facelift.
Specialized areas include:
- Brow lift – RF Tightening treatment provides a forehead lift and relieves some heavy eye hooding.
- Glabella (the 11’s in between your eyebrows) Skin Tightening
- Eye Treatments: Under Eye Wrinkles, Eye Bags and Crows Feet Tightening
- Learn more about our non-surgical facelift treatments
Schedule a Botox Treatment or Consultation
To see if Botox® Cosmetic is right for you, schedule a virtual or in office consultation to learn more about how we can help you.
You can get started by filling out our email appointment request form or click below to book an appointment online:
Botox®- Frequently Asked Questions
Botox prevents the muscle from contracting therefore wrinkles can not be formed when you make a facial expression.
Botox is generally not used under the eye area. It works great for crows feet though!
We do offer a laser treatment for under-eye wrinkles. Check it out!
The younger generation has started using Botox in their late 20s as a preventative treatment for wrinkles. Starting early reduces the muscle contractions from getting stronger and deeper as you age.
You should not exercise for 24 hours. And you should not lie down for 4-6 hours.
No, you should not lie down for 4 hours. The Botox needs to settle in the injection site. Laying down may cause the Botox to migrate.
Botox® can be used to treat a variety of facial features, including eyes, forehead creases, eyebrow lines and lifts, and the corners of your mouth.
We also have Botox alternatives with laser.
The most common side effect is temporary bruising at one or more of the injection sites. This can be covered with make-up.
On occasion, the Botox® can migrate (leak) into nearby muscles, causing temporary weakness. There are rare cases of drooping of an eyelid or asymmetry of facial expression.
The chance of experiencing a side effect depends which muscles are injected. Any side effect is temporary, as the effects of Botox® are completely reversible.
Your wrinkles will not look worse or make you look older than what your natural aging appearance would have been had you not started Botox treatments.
Botox injections can be placed at the ends of the eyebrows to help relax those muscles.
A Botox brow lift is a type of procedure that treats frown lines between your brows and it can also elevates the height of your eyebrow. We also offer an advanced brow lift.
We recommend avoiding alcohol the day of treatment as it can increase bruising.
Botox and Filler treatments are provided in our Stoneham and Wilmington/N. Reading office.
We also service nearby towns including Andover, Woburn, Wakefield, Lynnfield, Tewksbury, Lowell, Winchester and Medford, MA.
Botox® Cosmetic treatments have been used over the years to safely and effectively treat many muscular diseases as well as wrinkles.
Only those muscles injected have a temporary weakness.
There have been no reports of permanent damage caused by the injection of Botox®.
Local bruise at the site of injection or slight drop of the eyelid are usually temporary side effects in some cases.
In general, the use of Botox® has proved to be safe.
Thousands of patients receive Botox® every year and it has become a popular treatment for reversing the signs of aging.
Yes. Other products include Dysport, Xeomin and Jeuveau and Daxxify.