BOTOX® Cosmetic is a proven prescription medicine that is injected by a physician into facial muscles and used to improve the look of moderate-to-severe frown lines and wrinkles in people 18 to 65 years of age for a short period of time (temporary).
Botox Treatment effectiveness: 3 to 6 months
Men and women both experience the frown lines and crows feet as we age due to many factors such as collagen depletion, hormonal changes as we age, free radical damage and cellular changes due to a myriad of issues. Botox simply put reduces the muscle activity that causes the formation of these furrows, wrinkles and lines. Dr. Crandell, Dr. Fenkl and Jennifer Fabrizi, RPA are the providers of Botox injections in our 3 NY offices. Botox Cosmetic is a prescription medication that is injected into muscles to temporarily paralyze moderate to severe frown lines between the brow. Botox works by blocking the nerve pulses to the injected muscles lasts 3 to 6 months depending on the patient and the length of time the patient has been using Botox. It is administered in a series of small injections into the muscles of the face. Generally this can be done for the areas of the forehead and eyes. It can take 24 to 48 hours to see a softening of the lines and total effect will be visible in two or three weeks. Side effects may occur in some patients, patients can experience bruising and swelling.
Southern Tier Dermatology also offers Dysport for the treatment of lines between the brow, forehead and eyes.