What Should I Expect From BOTOX®?
BOTOX® is expertly injected into specific areas of the face personally by our board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Christopher Schaffer. The procedure typically takes about ten minutes and most patients experience no downtime. Results generally appear within two days to two weeks for moderate to severe frown lines. After your results appear, enjoy the many benefits of BOTOX®, including a more refreshed, youthful appearance and easier makeup application. Expect to look like you, only with less noticeable facial lines.
Predictable, Subtle Results
How Does the Treatment Feel?
How Many Treatments do I Need?
The number of injections you receive per treatment depends on the area you are treating and the severity of the wrinkles. The typical injection protocol is as follows for:
BOTOX® is a non-surgical option to achieve a subtle eyebrow lift, raise corners of the mouth and smooth wrinkles.
Is BOTOX® Safe?
Rest assured, BOTOX® is the most widely researched and studied treatment of its kind. It is backed by more than 15 years of clinical studies and its safety and efficacy are described in hundreds of peer-reviewed articles in scientific and medical journals. Possible side effects or complications include pain or swelling at the injection site, headache or flu-like symptoms, droopy eyelid or cockeyed eyebrows, drooling, excessive tearing or eye dryness. BOTOX® is not recommended for pregnant or breastfeeding women or people who are allergic to cow’s milk protein.
In the event you experience an adverse side effect from BOTOX®, rest assured you will be well cared for as a patient of Schaffer Plastic Surgery. Dr. Schaffer is committed to ensuring each patient can reach him personally after any procedure with any questions or concerns, and he has also been known to make house calls when needed.
Why Choose Schaffer Plastic Surgery for BOTOX®?
BOTOX® is only as effective as the specialist injecting it. At Schaffer Plastic Surgery, your BOTOX® injections will be administered personally by our board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Schaffer, who has received extensive training and understands the inner workings of facial nerves and muscles. Dr. Schaffer treats every patient like family and will communicate with you throughout your injection session to ensure your peace of mind and comfort. Here, our goal is for you to be as pleased with your injection experience as you are with your results.
Although BOTOX® is safe, when used in the hands of an unskilled administrator, it can give unnatural results that look like you’ve had “work done.” You do not need to be concerned about this sort of outcome when receiving BOTOX® injections at Schaffer Plastic Surgery! As a board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Schaffer has years of experience in administering BOTOX® and applies his in-depth understanding of this product to every single expertly planned injection.
Achieving natural-looking results is our top priority next to patient safety. Dr. Schaffer is committed to using the least amount of BOTOX® possible to deliver your desired results, which also helps cut costs for patients. He thoroughly plans each injection before administering it, to provide the safest, longest-lasting results possible. At your injection appointment, you will not be rushed; rather, Dr. Schaffer will likely spend more time planning your treatment session than on the treatment itself.
Schedule your appointment at Schaffer Plastic Surgery for more information on BOTOX® treatments. We are eager to welcome you to our family and develop a customized plan to help you achieve smoother, younger-looking skin.