Botulinum toxin is a neurotoxin used in skin care to temporarily reduce frown lines, smile lines, crow’s feet and forehead lines.
Botulinum toxin has been a cornerstone in anti-aging treatments for decades.
We offer a full complement of the neurotoxin family including Botox Cosmetic, Dysport and Xeomin.
These treatment work by preventing the nerve signals that cause facial muscle contractions thereby relaxing the facial muscles that cause fine lines and wrinkles. Neurotoxin treatments are quick 10-minute treatments with minimal downtime and minimal side effects. Common side effects include temporary discomfort at injection sites. Desired results may be noticed as early as within in 48 hours and may last 3-6 months.
Our board certified Dermatologist at Prism Dermatology will assess which treatment is best for your needs.
BOTOX® Cosmetic is a FDA-approved to temporarily reduce moderate to severe frown lines, crow’s feet and forehead lines. BOTOX® Cosmetic reduces muscle contractions thereby relaxing the facial muscles that cause fine lines and wrinkles. At Prism Dermatology, our Board-certified Dermatologist strives to achieve a dramatic yet natural appearing result.
WHAT CAN I EXPECT DURING A BOTOX® Cosmetic TREATMENT?
BOTOX® Cosmetic procedure is a quick, simple 10-minute treatment that requires no anesthesia and minimal downtime. Though most patients receiving BOTOX® Cosmetic report minimal discomfort, others may report the injections feel like a pinch. You may begin to notice a visible smoothing of frown lines, crow’s feet and forehead lines within 24 to 48 hours, with results lasting up to 4 months. BOTOX® Cosmetic is not a permanent treatment. For optimal results, regularly scheduled treatment every 3-4 months will aid in maintaining the desired results. If you discontinue treatment the moderate to severe frown lines, crow’s feet and forehead lines will gradually return.
WHERE CAN BOTOX® COSMETIC BE USED IN THE SKIN?
BOTOX® Cosmetic treatments are usually performed between your eyebrows, around the eyes and on the forehead. Botulinum toxin is also effective on other areas such as the neck. BOTOX® Cosmetic can also be used to reduce sweating in areas of overactive sweating such as the underarms.
HYPERHIDROSIS (Excessive Sweating)
Excessive sweating is a medical condition that involves overactive sweat glands. Botox can be used to treat hyperhidrosis or overactive sweating by blocking the signal that activates the overactive sweat glands.
Dysport® is a s a FDA-approved injectable neurotoxin used to temporarily reduce moderate to severe frown lines between the eyebrows.
WHAT CAN I EXPECT DURING A DYSPORT® TREATMENT?
Similar to other neurotoxin procedures, Dysport® is a quick 10-to 20 minute treatment. Improvement can be seen in just 2–3 days after treatment. Dysport injections may help improve the appearance of your frown lines and wrinkles for up to 4 months.
WHERE CAN DYSPORT® BE USED IN THE SKIN?
Dysport is most commonly used to treat frown lines between the eyebrows, on the forehead and around the eyes. Our highly trained board certified dermatologist will design a treatment plan specifically designed for your needs and individual goals.
Xeomin® is an FDA approved injectable neurotoxin used to treat frown lines, crow’s feet, and forehead wrinkles similar to Botox® and Dysport®.
WHAT CAN I EXPECT DURING A XEOMIN® TREATMENT?
XEOMIN®, similar to other neurotoxins, is a quick 10-to 20 minute treatment. Improvement can be seen as early as 48-72 hours after treatment.
WHERE CAN XEOMIN® BE USED IN THE SKIN?
XEOMIN® is used to treat moderate to severe frown lines between the eyebrows, on the forehead and around the eyes.