We will eventually have to deal with facial wrinkles that come with aging, which is why medical aesthetics has become popular. At Skin Deep Med Spa Boston, we offer wrinkle reduction procedures such as Botox injections.
It is a non-surgical anti-aging procedure for the skin. It results in facial rejuvenation by erasing severe frown lines and skin folds on the face. Botox also aids in getting rid of involuntary facial muscle conditions and excessive sweating.
Want to know more about how Botox in Boston can make you look years younger? Read below o learn more. In fact, speaking to skin care experts will give you valuable recommendations that will help you have smoother skin.
In the hands of an expert, Botox is a safe, quick, and effective treatment. Your provider schedules you for an initial consultation appointment to know more about your skin's condition and confirm if Botox injections are a suitable treatment for you.
You will be asked about your:
If all is well, your Botox appointment will be scheduled.
Botox is a neurotoxin that works by interfering with nerve signaling pathways that cause contractions. Its end result is temporary muscle paralysis. At the point where nerve endings meet muscle cells, nerves produce a chemical messenger called acetylcholine. It causes muscles to contract by binding to their receptors.
Botox treatments prohibit acetylcholine from being released, preventing muscle cells from contracting and the appearance of forehead creases, fine lines, and sagging skin. It also helps in treating the following conditions:
Botox cosmetic sessions are easily and swiftly done by experienced hands. Some patients even come in during their lunch break, then go back to the office after.
During a Botox session, a patient sits on a reclining chair as the provider requests him/her to make facial expressions like smiling or frowning to determine the injection sites. About 16 injections are typically done throughout the face.
The entire process takes 10 minutes to 15 minutes. Some patients develop mild redness at the injection sites but disappear within 15 minutes. Your provider will instruct you to not touch your face for at least an hour.
A Botox session usually takes 15 minutes to 20 minutes. The session takes place as follows:
You should begin to see results in the first week of your treatment provided you follow your provider's post-treatment care instructions like:
Generally, the effects of Botox last between three and six months. In some people, the effects stop after four months and they need to be renewed through a second treatment.
The duration of effects depends on factors like:
We provide a trusted Botox in Boston treatment to help soften crow's feet and facial wrinkles, as well as intensify brow or facelifts for a more rejuvenated look.
Our skin care professionals, Michelle Cory, a registered nurse, and Angel Bassi, a licensed medical esthetician, will sit with you in a private one-on-one consultation to discuss your beauty objectives and assist you in determining the best course of action that will make you look and feel your best.
Schedule a Botox consultation today by filling out our online booking form or contacting us at 617-812-0954 today! You may also visit our clinic at 231 Newbury Street, Floor 2, Boston, MA 02116.
Botox in Boston is priced at $15 per unit on average. A single treatment may need 20 units, so you may need to spend an average of $300 per session.
Studies show that when you get Botox in your late 20s or early 30s, you train your facial muscles to relax so it doesn't allow movements that create facial lines and wrinkles.
The three best treatment areas for Botox are the forehead, the glabella, which is the area between the eyebrows and nose, and the crow's feet at the side of the eyes.
A single unit of Botox costs $10 to $15, and typically, treatment can run from $300 to $600.