At Elysian Med Spa, the options for treatment of wrinkles are many. Read on
to learn which may be best for you, and call to schedule a consultation.
Botox® Cosmetic for Wrinkles
Do you have frown lines, forehead wrinkles, and crows feet around the eyes? A
popular non-surgical injection, Botox temporarily reduces or remove frown
lines, forehead creases, and crows feet near the eyes. The medicine blocks the
nerve impulses, temporarily relaxing the muscles that cause wrinkles while
giving the skin a smoother, more refreshed appearance.
What are Botox® Uses?
Facial line softening of the upper half of face: forehead furrowing, eye lines
(crows feet) and frown lines between the eyes. It can also be used to treat
excessive sweating, (hyperhydrosis) of the underarms, hands and feet. Studies
have also suggested that Botox is effective in relieving migraine headaches and
muscle spasms in the neck and eyes.
How is Botox® Administered?
Using a tiny needle, a very small amount of Botox is injected into locations on
the face. Because the needle is so fine and only a small amount of liquid is
used, the discomfort associated with the injections is minimal. Most patients
compare the sensation to a bug bite. No sedation or local anesthetic is needed,
and you can resume normal activities immediately. You can even drive yourself
home or back to the office.
Who is suitable for Botox®?
Anyone who is not pregnant, breast feeding, taking antibiotics or suffering
from severe neuromuscular disorders. Thousands of women and men have already
discovered the benefits of BOTOX®.
Are the injections painful?
Most people only experience a mild momentary discomfort. There is a slight
swelling immediately after which settles within a few hours and application of
When will I notice a difference?
It begins to work in about 5 days. The greatest effect is seen after about 2-3
How long will it last?
3-6 months depending on each individuals response. Repeat treatments have been
shown to last longer. Treatment with Botox can typically be repeated
JUVÉDERM® VOLUMA XC
Wrinkles and lines aren’t the only signs of aging. Over time, the cheeks flatten, and the skin may begin to sag. This is caused by a natural loss of volume in the cheek area, or what the experts call age-related midface volume loss. JUVÉDERM® VOLUMA®
XC is designed to add volume beneath the skin’s surface to lift and contour the cheek area.
offers wrinkle reduction, scar treatment, pigmentation
and redness reduction, age spot treatment, facial rejuvenation and coagulation
of tissue resulting in tighter skin for overall younger looking skin. Affirm
incorporates our MultiPlex technology with our Combined Apex
(CAP) technology-the industry's fastest laser-based energy
source. This is becoming a popular treatment for hose who want long-lasting
results with no discomfort or downtime. If you've tried Thermage or Fraxel,
it's time to move up to the Affirm. You will be pleasantly surprised.