Botox

Results

The muscle is paralyzed over a period of several days and the expression line softens dramatically, becoming less noticeable. Results last 3-4 months, when a repeat injection can be performed. Results for Hyperhidrosis last 9 to 12 months.

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Botox injection

Description of Procedure

Botox is an injectable drug that paralyses small areas of muscle for 3 to 4 months. It is injected around deep expression lines of the forehead and bridge of nose that are caused by overactive muscles of expression. The muscle is paralyzed over a period of several days and the expression line softens dramatically, becoming less noticeable. This procedure takes about 15 minutes to perform. For Hyperhidrosis we inject multiple injections in underarm area

Healing and Downtime

Most patients return to work immediately. There is a slight possibility of temporary bruising that can be easily camouflaged with makeup.

Other Options

Additional procedures that may enhance the result are Rediesse, Thermage, or Fotofirm

Insurance Coverage

Botox injection is considered cosmetic and therefore is not covered by insurance. The patient is responsible for payment.

Are you thinking of getting botox done for the first time? If so, there can be no better place to start this treatment than the Chicago-based Charming Skin & Vein Clinics. Our botox experts in Chicago, Oak Brook shall examine your skin properly and then prescribe botox treatment based on your skin type and condition.

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