Crows feet, worry lines and laugh lines can all be a thing of the past. These are referred to as dynamic wrinkle lines and all are treatable with this procedure. Cosmetic denervation is the process of injecting BOTOX into the tiny facial muscles that create the wrinkles.
To better understand your overall health, we will evaluate your medical history prior to your cosmetic treatment. In addition, a complete examination of your eyes & face is made in order to decide the most effective injection sites. All issues and concerns will be discussed with you.
The areas that will be treated are marked and digital photographs are taken in order to determine the amount of improvement after surgery.
BOTOX Cosmetic injections are performed without anesthesia because they are virtually painless. Only a very small sting is felt when the injections are made. The effects are not permanent and may need to be repeated two to three times per year to retain the effects. Research has suggested, however, that long term use of the injections leads to a longer duration of each treatment’s effect. Patients over the age of 65 may not experience such dramatic results. BOTOX Cosmetic is only useful in treating expression lines and cannot be used to repair sagging skin caused by aging.
After Botox Cosmetic treatment, patients may experience slight bruising around the area that quickly fades. Normal activities can be performed immediately. Possible side effects are temporary weakness of nearby muscles or in rare cases an eyelid may droop. BOTOX Cosmetic is completely reversible so any side effect is only a temporary condition. Dr. Donnelly will explain all risks associated at the time of your consultation.