The Very Best in Anti-Aging Skin Treatments in Sycamore
Whether you’re troubled by crow’s feet, lines, and wrinkles, or you simply need a quick refresher, BOTOX® Cosmetic or Dysport® is the solution for you.
BOTOX® and Dysport® are best known for quickly and effectively relaxing age-related wrinkles. If your goal is to look younger without appearing like you had a procedure, these treatments are for you. BOTOX® and Dysport® work by relaxing the muscles responsible for wrinkles, smoothing away trouble areas that can make you look much older than you are. Because Dr. Amanda Friedrichs is a skilled and experienced BOTOX and Dysport® injector, you will leave Radiant Dermatology looking refreshed, not “frozen” or unnatural.
What is BOTOX® and Dysport®?
BOTOX® and Dysport® treatments can help reverse the signs of aging, providing subtle and natural facial contouring. BOTOX® and Dysport® are used cosmetically to give your face a restful and smooth appearance. These anti-aging treatments are commonly used to lessen the appearance of crow’s feet around the eyes, as well as deep furrows in the brow and forehead.
BOTOX® and Dysport® treatments usually take around 15 minutes and most patients begin to see the effects within a few days, though it can take up to two weeks to see complete results. The benefits of BOTOX® and Dysport® typically last for 3 to 5 months. Side effects are very rare and minor in nature. You can rest assured that at Radiant Dermatology, you will receive the highest quality in dermatologic care.
BOTOX® and Dysport® Frequently Asked Questions
Every patient is different. Dr. Friedrichs will help you determine what is necessary based on the consultation.
You might feel a slight pinch from the injection, but most patients report that the procedure is relatively painless.
You do run the risk of slight bruising from the injection. Dr. Friedrichs recommends that you discontinue the use of non-prescription blood thinners before and after injection.
Yes. Dr. Friedrichs is an expert injector and will inject the medication strategically to smooth out the appearance of wrinkles while allowing you to maintain animation.
No. Many physicians, including Dr. Friedrichs, believe that BOTOX® and Dysport® are very safe. In fact, more than 2.5 million procedures were performed just last year.
No, but these treatments are not permanent. Your body can metabolize it in 2-4 months, but results can last over a year.
No. You can resume normal activities immediately, but exercise and putting your head in a prolonged downward position is not recommended for the first 12 hours.
It is most commonly used in the upper third of the face. It is FDA approved to treat wrinkles between the eyes. Dr. Friedrichs also uses it to safely and effectively treat forehead wrinkles, crow’s feet, and more.