BOTOX® Cosmetic (Injectable Wrinkle Relaxer with Botulinum Toxin) – Andover, MA*

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About BOTOX

To diminish the effects of aging and to prevent lines, wrinkles, and lax skin from forming on the forehead and upper face, Level Up Med Spa in Andover, MA is proud to offer BOTOX to local patients. This facial rejuvenation procedure provides amazing results and is popular among both men and women. BOTOX can make a dramatic enhancement to facial wrinkles, which are the result of expressions and movement with the muscles contracting on the forehead. The lines may or may not disappear as the face relaxes. BOTOX is a purified strain of botulinum toxin (type A) that temporarily blocks the movements of the underlying tissue and muscle. To ease the appearance of these lines and wrinkles, BOTOX is injected to relax and soften the skin. This specific injection is most commonly placed by clinical director Dr. MaryAnn Millar M.D. between the brows and throughout the forehead.

Ideal Candidates

BOTOX is used for individuals who hope to diminish and soften the appearance of wrinkles, lines, and moderate folds on their face in a nonsurgical way. BOTOX is often thought of as a preventive treatment even if wrinkles have not yet formed — keep in mind how often you tend to make facial expressions. It is an effective nonsurgical solution if you have obvious forehead lines or frown lines between the brows. It's also a solution for Crow's feet around the eyes. If you have deeper lines, a combination of BOTOX and a filler may be a better option. Also, if you are older with moderate to severe skin laxity, you may be a candidate for a facelift. This offers a more dramatic result, and it is meant to last years.

Procedure Technique

BOTOX injectable treatments are done as an outpatient procedure right at Level Up Med Spa. If it is your first time to visit us in Andover, MA for BOTOX, you may be surprised to learn we commonly perform the injection within the same appointment as your consultation with Dr. Millar M.D.. You will be asked to make a few facial expressions using the upper face, such as squinting and frowning, which will allow us to determine where the injections are best placed. The skin will be cleansed and BOTOX will be injected under the skin using a fine needle, followed by a cold compress to help reduce bruising, swelling, and discomfort. You can request a numbing cream to make the procedure more comfortable, but it generally is not needed. BOTOX injections typically take about 10 – 15 minutes, after which you can get back to your normal day with no required recovery period.

What to Expect

After the BOTOX injection, you are allowed to return to your usual schedule, but strenuous activities, like exercise, should be postponed for at least a day. You will be asked to sleep with your head propped up for the first night and to not touch your face, which may accidentally spread the treatment to other areas. The treated areas of the face may become red, bruised, or swollen for a couple of days, but you will not have any long-lasting or serious side effects. In the majority of cases, it often takes about 5 – 7 days before the full effects of BOTOX become visible. The results generally last 3 – 4 months. You should speak to your injector about how often to schedule a follow-up appointment at Level Up Med Spa to refresh your results.

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Average Cost  
$250 - $2,000
Recovery Time  
3 – 5 days
How Long It Takes  
30 minutes – 1 hour
Follow Up Time  
6 – 8 weeks
Procedure Recovery Location  
Outpatient
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Just Express Yourself

With BOTOX, you can frown, smile, laugh, and make any expression you want without seeing wrinkles and lines, thanks to BOTOX wrinkle treatments. To smooth lines throughout the face, we invite you to schedule a consultation with clinical director Dr. Millar M.D. in Andover, MA to discover more about this revolutionary, nonsurgical injectable.

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*Individual results are not guaranteed and may vary from person to person. Images may contain models.