Botox®

Treatment for wrinkles in NYC

Wrinkles are the first signs of aging and their treatment is the number one desired cosmetic procedure in the world. It is completely safe, painless with guaranteed results. No wonder so many people are getting addicted.

What is Botox®?

Botox is the first and the oldest product available on the cosmetic market for treatment of wrinkles since 2002. It is derived from botulinum toxin, called onabotulinuim toxin A, and is used for removal and softening of wrinkle appearance.

How does Botox® work?*

Botox works by relaxing muscle activity, which creates wrinkles and/or early lines on the forehead, between your eyebrows or around the eyes.

*To learn more about how Botox works please visit: https://www.botoxcosmetic.com/why-botox-cosmetic

Where can Botox® be injected?

Botox injections are safe and effective when administered by an expert like Dr. Avaliani.
Common areas of treatments include:
Horizontal lines on forehead
Lines between eye brows aka 11 lines (Glabella)
Lines around eyes (Lateral Canthal lines)
Bunny lines (wrinkles on your nose)
Smoker’s lines- vertical lines on the upper lip
Wide jaw-slimming down the jaw line
Neck bands- Platysma neck cords
Hyperhidrosis – excessive sweating
Gummy smile
Migraine headache
Chin wrinkles
Liquid eye lift
Brow lift

Who can get Botox®?

Adults 18 years and older are candidates for treatment. There is no right age to start treatment, but Botox is being recognized as preventative measurement, and if you start seeing faint lines on your face, then you should consider this treatment to avoid those lines getting deeper and more prominent.

What are absolute contraindications to receiving Botox® treatment?

If you have pre-existing neuromuscular disorders such as (Myasthenia gravis, Lambert-Eaton Syndrome, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) should not be injected. If you also have pre existing swallowing or breathing problems, you should be advised against Botox treatment. Patients with evidence of active infection or inflammation at the site of potential treatment area, should not be injected until inflammation or infection completely resolves. Dr. Avaliani will perform a detailed history intake and physical exam to determine if Botox is the right treatment for you.

How do I know if I need Botox®?

The best answer to this questions is: If you are bothered by the wrinkle lines on your face and want them removed, then you should schedule a consultation with Dr. Avaliani to determine if Botox will work for you.

How long is the treatment?

The treatment with Botox usually takes 5-15 minutes to complete, depending on the area being treated.

Can I have bruising after Botox® treatment?

Dr. Avaliani pioneered a special technique and with the help of AccuVein, there is almost a 99% guarantee that there will be no more embarrassing bruising. At any time, during each injection point, there is a 50/50 change of hitting a small vessel that will develop into a bruise, with the help of Accuvein laser, Dr. Avaliani directly visualizes small and large blood vessels under skin and avoids injuring them, which means no more bruising and very happy patients.

Is there any downtime after my treatment?

There is absolutely no downtime and virtually all people return to their regular duties immediately.

How long will the effect last?

Dr. Avaliani adheres strictly to the rules and regulations of the manufacturer to ensure that the product will have longevity as advertised. Typical duration of Botox treatment depends on the area and the dose injected. For the most commonly injected areas on the face, the average duration is 3-4 months.

What are the most common adverse effects associated after Botox injections?
After your treatment, you might experience and see very mild swelling, redness and tenderness where the product was injected. Rarely with Dr. Avaliani will you develop any bruising.

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