BOTOX® | Bluffton and Hilton Head, SC

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what is BOTOX?

Each time you take a look at yourself in a mirror, are you concerned about wrinkles or fine lines on your forehead and the area around your eyes? Frequently called dynamic wrinkles and lines, these skin concerns develop from continuous expressions, including squinting, smiling, and frowning. As we mature, these wrinkles and lines eventually stay put and can make us seem less youthful. With BOTOX Cosmetic, we can often temporarily diminish the appearance of moderate to severe Crow's feet, frown lines, and horizontal forehead creases. BOTOX is derived from a purified strain of botulinum toxin type A. It works to temporarily "freeze" the facial muscles that enable those expressions, letting the skin become smoother on its own. At VIP Cosmetic Surgery, medical director Dr. Kenneth  Farr is proud to offer BOTOX injections as a nonsurgical cosmetic option to help individuals enjoy a smoother, rejuvenated appearance. Call our office in Bluffton or Hilton Head, SC to learn more about BOTOX.

How Does BOTOX Work?

During your initial consult at VIP Cosmetic Surgery, Dr. Farr will examine your face to help determine which areas need treatment. Since BOTOX is a quick, outpatient therapy, your injections can be administered during the same visit. The solution will be placed into the specified areas of your brow or upper face using a fine-gauge needle. BOTOX takes approximately a few minutes to administer, and most individuals experience only mild discomfort. At the end of your appointment, you can leave our office and go about your usual day.

You might notice a bit of mild bruising, redness, and swelling at the treatment sites, but these symptoms shouldn't last long. Within 2 – 3 days, you should begin to experience your smooth, firm results. BOTOX treatments can deliver up to four months of youthful, natural-looking results for women and men. Touch-ups can be scheduled at our med spa in Bluffton or Hilton Head, SC every 3 – 4 months.

BOTOX FAQ

How many BOTOX treatments will I need?

The amount of BOTOX needed will vary based on individual goals and the extent of your lines and wrinkles. Dr. Farr can determine the correct quantity of BOTOX injections according to your cosmetic goals and whether you want to address the brow area, forehead, or Crow's feet. To keep up with your cosmetic results, our practitioners could recommend getting BOTOX injections every 3 – 4 months at VIP Cosmetic Surgery.

Can I have BOTOX additional cosmetic procedures?

BOTOX pairs well with other aesthetic options at VIP Cosmetic Surgery for individuals who wish to reduce aging concerns. If you experience more pronounced and severe lines, our experts may recommend adding a filler for optimal results. To further improve a younger-looking radiant appearance, Dr. Farr may perform other complementary procedures, such as facials or microneedling with PRP.

Are there comparable cosmetic injections?

BOTOX is a specific type of wrinkle relaxer that exists within a myriad of other effective solutions, such as XEOMIN®, Dysport®, and Jeuveau™. These wrinkle-reducing treatments contain type A botulinum toxin, but they are each created a little differently to meet specific concerns.

Is there a difference between wrinkle reducers and fillers?

Though wrinkle relaxers, such as BOTOX Cosmetic, are used to decrease fine lines by temporarily blocking your muscle contractions, dermal fillers are a separate collection of cosmetic formulations that increase facial volume. Dermal fillers are intended to plump sunken areas and soften static wrinkles. Dr. Farr can determine whether you may benefit from a filler (such as Restylane® or JUVÉDERM®) to complement your BOTOX results.

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Smoother skin with BOTOX Injections | Bluffton, SC

If you have facial furrows that make you appear older, BOTOX injections at VIP Cosmetic Surgery can be an excellent option. BOTOX can help to minimize facial lines and dynamic wrinkles to heighten your physical appearance. Call our med spa in Bluffton or Hilton Head, SC to set up a visit with Dr. Kenneth Farr, and learn more about BOTOX.

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