Botox® is a purified, natural protein derived from the bacterium Clostridium botulinum that relaxes wrinkle-causing muscles, creating a smoothed and refreshed appearance. It has been used for over 20 years for therapeutic and cosmetic purposes and is currently #1 non-surgical cosmetic procedure in the world. Whether you are 25 or 65, Botox® is a quick way to soften the signs of aging without any down-time.
- Non-surgical wrinkle reduction
- Creates a more refreshed appearance
- No down-time after treatment
- Results are seen in 2 weeks and lasts for 3-5 months
Procedure Time: 15 minutes
Recovery Time: None
- Frown lines
- Crow’s feet
- Bunny lines
- Forehead worry lines
- Eyebrow lift
- Gummy smile
- Chin dimpling
- Downturned mouth
- Jawline facial slimming
- Lip flip
Do Botox®/Xeomin® injections hurt?
Patients often report minimal to no discomfort during treatment. Dr. Hartman, ND uses ice to numb the treatment area prior to treatment which enhances patient comfort.
Who is Botox®/Xeomin® appropriate for?
Botulinum toxin can be used for the treatment or prevention of fine lines and wrinkles that appear upon muscle contraction (e.g. frowning, squinting, smiling, etc.).
How long does it take to see the results of treatment?
The maximum effect could be seen as early as 3 days but usually occurs in 10-14 days.
How long does a treatment last for?
Results may persist for up to 4 months, after which re-treatment is recommended. Results may last longer with repeated treatments.
What are the potential side effects to Botox®/Xeomin® treatment?
- Injection site reactions including: pain, redness, swelling, bleeding, bruising
- Muscle weakness near the injection site
- Transient headache
- Allergic reaction