Insurance does not pay for cosmetic, wrinkle reducing, Botox treatment. Chronic migraine headaches or problems which impede normal function may be covered by insurance. It is important to ask your insurance company about benefit coverage.
The cost of Botox treatment can per unit of neuromodulator used or per area treated. This will be discussed at the time of consultation.
Botox treatment can used along with fillers for rejuvenating effect. Botox can soften wrinkles while fillers will fill hollows of volume loss. Facelift or other surgical procedures can also be used with neuromodulator treatment for further rejuvenation.
The effects of Botox last about three to six months. As the effect wears off, muscle function gradually returns and wrinkles become more apparent. To suppress wrinkle formation Botox should be administered about every three to six months.
The most common side effect of Botox treatment is temporary bruising. There can also be some swelling and headache. A small percentage of people can develop drooping of the eyelid due to the spread of Botox from the injection site.
After Botox treatment regular activities can be resumed and no special rest is required.
Before your Botox or Xeomin or Dysport treatment you will be asked to delineate the areas of concern. The neuromodulator is then injected into those areas with an extremely fine needle so it does not require anesthetic for pain control.. The wrinkle smoothing effect of the treatment will not be immediately visible since Botox, like… Read More
Aspirin and anti-inflammatory medications should be stopped two weeks before treatment to reduce bruising.
Botox treatment is injected with extremely fine needles so anesthesia is not required in most cases. To further minimize discomfort, Dr. Zemplenyi uses a hand-held wand for vibratory anesthesia to dull any sensation of injection. If requested, topical anesthetic and cooling can be used.
Individuals who would like a younger look around their eyes and forehead can use Botox, Xeomin or Dysport to soften the lines that form with aging. Crow’s feet around the eyes and frown lines on the forehead are ideal areas for Botox treatment. Lines on sun-damaged skin or from gravity will not be improved with… Read More