Age, weight gain/loss, and lifestyle choices can all result in the kind of fine lines and wrinkles that may make you feel less than your best. A neurotoxin like Botox, Dysport or Xeomin is a fast, simple way to combat and even prevent these early signs of aging. Not only will you look better, but you will also feel better. This is one of the reasons why neurotoxin treatment is the # 1 cosmetic procedure in the United States year after year.
How does Botox work?
Botox is a botulinum injectable used to relax contractions of the muscles that cause the persistent frown lines that develop over time. While results are significant, it will not radically change your facial appearance. The muscles are simply relaxed, so you can still frown, smile, or look surprised without the wrinkles and creases. Injecting Botox into targeted facial muscles can minimize even the most stubborn of wrinkles, leaving the skin looking smoother and more youthful.
Will I look like I had “work” done?
Botox will not change facial features or alter one’s look; it simply eliminates lines and wrinkles. Patients with a more natural approach are able to make all forms of facial expressions (minus the wrinkles) after treatment. There is little to no risk of being “overdone” if you choose to get Botox from an experienced, qualified injector.
Additionally, Skin Savvy licensed providers specilize in preventine botox treatment aka “Baby Botox”. Most people wait until they start to see wrinkles before they seek Botox treatment, but preventative treatment uses Botox to treat wrinkles before they emerge. By injecting the muscles that typically cause wrinkles with Botox before they start to develop wrinkles, you are essentially preventing them before they happen.
Simply put, “Baby Botox” uses a lower volume of Botox than a traditional injection to smooth fine lines and wrinkles and is perfect for first-time Botox patients in their 20s.
Which areas are treated with Botox®?
Botox Cosmetic can correct a number of common aging symptoms including:
- Forehead lines
- Glabella (frown lines)
- Lateral Orbital lines (crow’s feet)
- Bunny lines (beside the nose)
- Perioral lines (smoker’s lines)
- Smile lines (around the mouth)
- Marionette lines
- Jowl reduction
- Gummy smiles
- Dimpled chins
- Drooping eyebrows
- Vertical platysma bands of the neck
- Facial asymmetry
Botox can also be used as a way to prevent new wrinkles from developing or limit current wrinkles from becoming more severe.
What should I expect at my botox treatment?
Botox procedures are fast, simple, and minimally invasive. No anesthesia or downtime is required. The treatment starts with an in-office consultation where our expert injectors assess patient need and develop a tailored treatment plan to provide the patient’s desired end results. Botox is then injected into targeted facial muscles using an ultra-fine needle directly into the area being treated.
How long does a botox treatment take?
While treatment time can vary, the typical Botox treatment takes around 15 to 20 minutes from start to finish.
What is the downtime like?
No. Recovery time is not required since Botox treatments are non-surgical and do not require anesthesia. Patients are able to return to work or normal daily activities directly after treatment.
Is Botox Treatment Painful?
Most of our patients cite a ‘quick prick’ sensation like a rubber band snap, which is usually rated as a “1 or 2” on a 1-10 pain scale. As soon as the treatment is finished patients feel no further discomfort.
How long does it take for the results to appear?
The effects of Botox Cosmetic start to appear within a few days and continue to improve until their full affect is achieved within 7-14 days of treatment.
How long does Botox last?
While result duration may vary, Botox results typically last anywhere from 3 to 6 months from treatment. The effects gradually fade over this time and you may begin to notice movement of the forehead or treatment area.
How is Botox Treatment priced?
Botox treatments are priced according to the number of units used during the procedure. The amount of Botox each patient will need differs based on the number of facial areas treated and the strength of each targeted facial muscle.
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I go to Chrissy for anything that requires a needle and I will never go to anyone else. The first time I saw her, I asked her what she did to herself and she was an open book. I was nervous for my first Dysport treatment and she did an amazing job explaining the process and what to expect. She takes a consultative approach based on your unique needs/wants and will advise you of the most financially responsible way to achieve those results. Also, she’s tested nearly everything on herself so she can give you a play-by-play on experience and recovery.
Patty is the best with fillers and Botox ever! I won’t let anyone else touch my face or my daughters but her. She is a skilled artist!
I have been with Patty’s since 2015. She is the only person I will let touch my face. She is professional, truthful and talented. She is an expert in her field as a nurse injector. She only uses quality products. She recommends what you will benefit from. I can only give her positive praise. She is one of the best in Austin. I follow her wherever she goes.
I absolutely love Chrissy and her team! You feel as though you’re walking into a long-trusted friend’s home. Chrissy is one of the sweetest, most down-to-earth people you’ll encounter. She’s also knowledgeable, caring, candid and professional. I’ve received multiple services (Pelleve, Kybella, Dysport) and whole-heartedly trust Chrissy. My motto is to age gracefully by looking like the best version of myself without looking overly done and I feel that Skin Savvy helps me get there.
I’m now referring to Chrissy as the “Patron Saint of Lips.” She is THE BEST!!! She took the time for a thoughtful consultation, used precisely the right amount of product for my lip injections, and communicated with me throughout the procedure to guarantee results that I LOVE. I won’t go (or refer anyone) anywhere else!!!
Chrissy was the best! Very knowledgeable and helped get the exact, natural look I wanted. It was my first time getting tear trough fillers and she explained the process thoroughly, as well as what to expect for results. I will definitely be back!
I always love coming here. Chrissy is beautiful and down to earth. You know you’re at the right place when the people who work there look NORMAL. If you walk into a place and people look plastic, turn around and walk back out the door! You want a natural look, and that is what Chrissy and her team will give you. I’ve been in to seem them about 3-4 times and each experience was nothing but pleasant. I don’t think I’ll ever go anywhere else unless I move to another city.
Patty Belisle is one of the best with fillers to get rid of my upper lip wrinkles. She is professional and kind. The results are long lasting and natural.
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