BOTOX Cosmetic has become a well-known cosmetic injectable and is one of the most popular aesthetic treatments in the world. In the U.S., there are currently three Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved neurotoxins available — BOTOX, Dysport, and Xeomin. All neurotoxin serums work by relaxing the muscle, preventing muscle contractions and therefore softening the appearance of lines and wrinkles. The duration of results will vary from patient to patient and last an average ranging from 3 – 4 months.
It seems like there is a new miracle cream or cosmetic treatment popping up every day promising eternal youth and beauty. But there are a few treatments that have stood the test of time — BOTOX is one of them. These injections provide gorgeous results and are extremely popular among both men and women. As a filtered strain of botulinum toxin type A, BOTOX temporarily blocks the movements of the muscle impacted. To modify age lines, BOTOX is commonly placed by one of our experienced injectors between the eyebrows, on the Crow's feet, and along the forehead. Our practitioners perform BOTOX injections at all locations of Advanced Dermatology in Katy, League City, Pearland, and Sugar Land, TX.
"I will never go to any other dermatologist! Dr. Duncan has taken care of me for about 7 years now, and she is an incredible doctor. The best thing about her is that she is an expert on making you look refreshed and younger without any signs that you have had anything done. I get Botox and filler from Dr. Duncan, and no one can believe that I am 44, or for that matter that I have had any work done. Subtlety is her specialty! Almost every person who has asked me where I go has then become a patient of Dr. Duncan's. Mary Beth Strayer, who is an aesthetician at Advanced Dermatology also does amazing work and she as well as Dr. Duncan both have a keen eye for assessing your particular needs, without pushing unnecessary treatments or products. Advanced Dermatology takes pride in their work and it shows!"- P.B. / Yelp / Oct 03, 2012
"Dermatology - I have been seeing Dr. Ingraham for 5 years and each time I see her I am even more impressed by her and her amazing staff. She is so personable and knowledgable in all areas of Dermatology. She has seen my entire family for many different issues and has been spot on with diagnosis and treatment. I have done a number of cosmetic procedures from botox to fillers to most recently the new FDA approved skin threads for wrinkles and lip volume. What I find so wonderful about her is that her work is so natural. I also appreciate her sweet disposition, whether it was removing my son's wart or piercing my daughter's ears you always feel like you are her top priority."- Anonymous / Vitals / Jun 06, 2017
"Best dermatologist in Pearland! Got my botox there as well as a chemical peel, great results."- R.R. / Google / Jan 05, 2019
"I am a self-appointed skincare fanatic so I am very particular about who I let touch my skin! Siti, my aesthetician, is one person that I will trust blindly with my skin -- she has helped lighten my post-inflammatory hyper-pigmentation (dark spots from acne) and sun damage with SkinPen and IPL treatments. She knows how sensitive my skin is and is always recommends treatments for me that will be gentle and look natural while still seeing results. I also see Dr. Moore for my acne treatment and Botox -- she has the best bedside manner. Very calming for someone who is scared of needles and again, her results are subtle and natural without looking overdone. I get so many compliments on my skin thanks to Advanced Dermatology!"- A.K. / Google / Mar 05, 2018
"My favorite dermatologist in Katy to get my botox and CoolSculpting."- V.M. / Google / Jan 05, 2019
BOTOX is ideal if you want to smooth the appearance of lines on your face without invasive procedures. This wrinkle relaxer is also used as a preventive treatment even if you are younger — keep in mind how often you tend to make facial expressions. It is a great nonsurgical approach if you have forehead lines or noticeable furrows between the brows. It's also a solution for lines that form around the eyes. If you have deeper lines, an injectable filler may be recommended.
BOTOX injections are done as an outpatient procedure directly at Advanced Dermatology. If it is your first time to visit us for BOTOX, we typically perform the injection during the same appointment as your consultation. You will be asked to make several facial expressions using the upper face, such as squinting, frowning, etc., which will allow us to visualize where the injections should be placed. The skin will be cleansed and BOTOX will be injected through a fine needle, followed by a cold compress to help minimize discomfort and bruising. You can request a numbing cream to make the procedure more comfortable, but it generally is not necessary. BOTOX injections typically take about 10 – 15 minutes, and you can return to your normal activities as soon as you feel able.
A word of caution when looking for a BOTOX provider: visiting someone with the correct qualifications should prevent dangerous consequences that happen because of inexperience. Our practitioners are highly qualified to perform your BOTOX injections with great care and skill.
What to Expect
After the injection, you can resume your regular activities, but strenuous exercise should be avoided for at least 24 hours. You will be asked to sleep upright for the first night and to not touch your face, which may accidentally spread the treatment to other areas. The treated areas of the face may be slightly swollen, bruised, or red for a few days, but you will not experience any lasting or serious side effects. In most cases, it typically takes about 5 – 7 days before the full effects of BOTOX are visible. The results typically last 3 – 4 months. You should speak to your injector about how often to schedule touch-up appointments at Advanced Dermatology to maintain your results.
Crush Your Aesthetic Goals
We understand that you have certain expectations and aesthetic goals you would like to attain with your BOTOX injections at Advanced Dermatology at our offices in Katy, League City, Pearland, or Sugar Land, TX. To smooth and prevent lines on your face, we invite you to schedule a consultation with Advanced Dermatology to learn more about this amazing nonsurgical injectable.
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