About Botox in Cincinnati, Ohio
Botox is a sterile, purified protein that may be injected beneath the skin to temporarily soften or eliminate the appearance of certain wrinkles. Botox may be used to treat forehead creases, brow furrows and crow’s feet. These types of wrinkles are caused by specific facial expression muscles and their repeated creasing of the skin. By injecting Botox into the muscle, the muscle is temporarily weakened or paralyzed, thus reducing or eliminating previous skin creasing and prohibiting new skin creasing.
By reducing or improving the wrinkle or crease, patients are left with a more youthful and rejuvenated appearance.
Individuals who are looking to improve the appearance of forehead creases, brow furrows and/or crow’s feet may be good candidates for either our Botox or Dysport treatment. As with other types of cosmetic surgery, patients should be in good health and have realistic expectations for the outcome. It’s important that patients understand that Botox cannot completely or permanently remove facial wrinkles.
The treatment is typically administered in the office setting with several tiny injections directly into the specific muscles. The treatment takes just a few minutes to perform. Recovery is minimal and most patients are able to immediately return to work and other normal activities. Some minor irritation, redness, bruising or swelling can occur, though these side effects will fade within several hours. While it may take several days before the full effect is seen, results will last an average of three to six months.
Botox Injection FAQs
Is a sterile purified protein that may be used as an injection to temporarily soften or eliminate wrinkles caused by facial expression muscles. This treatment can improve the appearance of forehead creases, crow’s feet and brow furrows by temporarily weakening the muscle. The result is a rejuvenated and more youthful appearance.
Dysport is considered one of the popular alternatives to BOTOX. Though considered as an alternate solution to it, Dysport and BOTOX do the same thing, essentially freezing the muscle activity between your eyebrows. Dysport reduces the appearance of glabella lines (the area between your eyebrows) which are noticeable when making a frowning expression. Dysport is used to treat moderate or severe cases, however, and shouldn’t be used on a patient with mild lines. Our experts can help you determine the severity of your fine lines and to see if Dysport is right for you.
Once injected into the muscle, temporarily weakens the muscle activity, reducing previous skin creasing while also prohibiting new skin creasing.
If you are looking to improve the appearance of forehead creases, brow furrows and/or crow’s feet and are physically healthy and realistic in your expectations, then this treatment may be right for you. Patients much understand that Botox cannot result in complete or permanent removal of facial wrinkles. Dr. Donath will be happy to meet with you to help you determine if Botox can best address your needs.
During the consultation, Dr. Donath will meet with you to examine your face, discuss your goals, and take a thorough medical history. He will explain the technique, the risks, and the costs and address any questions or concerns that you may have.
Typically performed in the office setting.
Several tiny injections are directly administered into the targeted muscles, a process which takes just minutes to complete.
The treatment takes just minutes to complete.
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*Each patient is unique and individual results may vary.
Do BOTOX or Dysport injections involve much pain?
Patients may experience some minor irritation at the injection site, though this tends to fade within just a few hours.
What is the recovery from the Botox injection like?
There is little recovery or downtime associated with treatment, though some minor irritation, redness, bruising and swelling may be present at the injection site for a few hours. Most patients are able to immediately return to work and other normal activities. The results can be seen in full within several days after treatment and last an average of three to six months.
I am 2 months post-procedure, and I am very happy with the results, the Botox is great. I’ve never had fillers before, and it took same time for the fillers to flatten out and look smooth, but now it looks great. I also had minimal swelling and bruising. I will definitely do it again.
When will I be able to resume work after my Botox injection?
Work and other normal activities can typically be resumed right after treatment.
How long do the results of Botox last?
The results of treatment last about three to six months for most patients.