Botulinum Toxin (Botox):

Each smile, frown or any facial expression contributes to your facial lines and wrinkles. Deeper lines or furrows are formed by muscle activity on your face. These lines usually start out as dynamic lines and are strengthened as static lines over time making the furrows permanent. Once the muscles are relaxed, lines gradually smooth and new lines are prevented from forming.

Botulinum toxin (Botox) is an injection that temporarily relaxes facial muscles to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, as well as prevent new lines from forming. Botulinum toxin (Botox) delivers dramatic results in eliminating wrinkles in the forehead, nose, and eyes, and can also be used reduce or remove gummy smiles by lowering the upper lip, treat the mouth area from pulling down and reduce or remove neck wrinkles, or neck bands.


The Results

Botulinum toxin (Botox) delivers dramatic results with few side effects and no downtime, which makes it the perfect choice for men and women looking to create a more relaxed and youthful glow. The effects can be seen in 3 days but usually occurs between day 10 to 14. You will find the results to last around 3 to 6 months at which time re-treatment is required. Results may last longer with repeated injections.

  • Botulinum toxin (Botox) is derived from a purified protein, which blocks the message of the nerve impulse to the muscle that tells it to contract. Repeated muscular contractions such as frowning and squinting produce lines and wrinkles over time. Botox injections allow the treated muscle to relax giving you a smooth, natural and more youthful appearance.
  • Treatment consists of precise and quick injections into treated muscles that create wrinkles and delivers dramatic results with no downtime. Botulinum toxin (Botox) can be used to treat frown lines, crows feet, depressed eyebrows, corners of the mouth and peri-oral lip lines.

Botulinum toxin (Botox) for Hyperhidrosis (Excessive Sweating) 

Hyperhidrosis is excessive sweating often causing social, emotional and work impairment. It affects 1-3% of people. Although there are many causes, in 90% of cases no cause can be found, this is called Primary Hyperhidrosis. It is bilateral and affects the underarms, palms, soles, face and less commonly scalp and groin. In most people there is a family history of excessive sweating which suggests a genetic predisposition. 

Botulinum toxin (Botox) injection is the most studied treatment for hyperhidrosis. It has shown a consistent reduction in sweat production. The effects last from six to nine months. The procedure takes less than 30 minutes and you can resume normal activities immediately afterward. 

Many third party insurance companies cover the cost of Botulinum toxin (Botox) for excessive sweating.