BOTOX®

If wrinkles aren’t your thing, BOTOX® may be just what you need!

What Is BOTOX®?Botox St. Louis

BOTOX® Cosmetic is a prescription drug that can temporarily enhance the complexion of the skin, creating a more youthful appearance.

What Issues Can BOTOX® Treat?

BOTOX® can temporarily treat:

  • fine lines
  • wrinkles
  • crow’s feet
  • frown lines
  • bunny lines
  • forehead creases.

BOTOX® can also be used to treat a variety of other conditions including facial asymmetries, tension headaches, and excessive sweating.

How is Botox®Performed?

Using a very fine needle, BOTOX® is injected directly into facial muscles that are causing wrinkles and lines. Receiving BOTOX® injections requires no anesthetic, but some doctors choose to numb the area to be injected with ice packs or topical anesthetic cream to minimize any discomfort.

What Results Can I Expect from Botox?Botox St. Louis

Results can usually be seen within a few days of treatment, and typically last up to four months, although areas that are treated on a regular basis may retain results longer. Injections should be given only by qualified medical professionals.

Are There Side Effects to Botox?

  • Droopy eyelid
  • Headache
  • Pain, swelling or bruising at the injection site.
  • Eye dryness or excessive tearing

St. Louis Facial Plastic Surgery offers a variety of injectables and tailors both the technique and the result to each and every patient.

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