Botox is a therapeutic muscle relaxing agent. It is used mainly for wrinkles on the forehead, frown lines between the brows and the crow's feet area. In the office, a very fine needle is used to inject the Botox into the muscle. There is only minor discomfort from treatment. The effects of the Botox are apparent within three days. The softening of the lines will last for three to four months and the injections will then need to be repeated.
Patients who desire BOTOX® injections may have noticed the effects of age, gravity, exposure to sunlight, and the stresses of life all taking their toll on a person's face. Deep creases often develop around the nose, eyes, and mouth causing unsightly wrinkles which make the patient look older. Such factors may affect an individual's confidence, leading them to seek their own BOTOX® treatment in Chicago.
BOTOX® can help such individuals restore youthful vibrance and energy to the face. The effects of time are virtually undone to restore an individual's face and to remove some of the effects of time and aging. Dr. Tresley accomplishes such effects by injecting BOTOX® beneath wrinkles to smooth them out. BOTOX® effectively relaxes the facial muscles underneath the skin which causes the wrinkles. This not only helps to restore the physical appearance of the patient, but also restores self-confidence and respect to the patient.
Use of BOTOX® is an individualized procedure in which your goals should be realistically determined and discussed with your physician. Together you will determine what specific procedures will be performed. BOTOX® is often used in conjunction with other procedures such as a face lift or eye surgery. Once your goals have been determined you will set a date for this procedure and will be given instructions about how to prepare.
When the date for your BOTOX® procedure has arrived, the procedure should not take long unless you are having other procedures performed with the injection. Each injection has relatively little pain or discomfort, usually a stinging or burning sensation unless an anesthesia is used. It is important to remember that BOTOX® injections are no replacement for surgery procedures and can not achieve as dramatic of a result. BOTOX® injections are also usually temporary in nature, but the length of duration may differ between individuals.
Individuals may also consider fat injections. In a fat injection, fat is removed from another portion of the body and then injected into the body to fill in wrinkles. Due to the nature of the procedure, it will usually take longer than other injectables as the fat must first be removed from the patient before it is reinjected.
Recovery is usually quick and post-recovery pains are minor. Usually a bit of swelling may occur and redness usually subsides within about a day or so. The degree of swelling will usually depend on the size of the treated area and other individual factors unique to each patient.
Dr. Gilbert Tresley can help you to achieve your goals. Dr. Tresley specializes in procedures such as face lifts, breast augmentation, nose jobs, ear pinning, liposuction, and tummy tucks. To schedule an appointment or to learn more about BOTOX® in Oak Brook - Dupage IL, please contact us today.
Board certified Plastic Surgeon Dr. Gilbert Tresley Offers many different Plastic Surgery Procedures including Face Lift, BOTOX® injections, Nose Job and Breast Augmentation. Dr. Tresley Serves the Northern Illinois areas including Chicago and Oak brook. To schedule a consultation contact Dr. Tresley today.
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