Respected dermatologist explains why Botox is considered one of the best injectables in dermatology
Facial lines can make patients appear older than their actual age. Dr. Jeanine Downie, nationally known dermatologist, understands the woes of dealing with lines between the eyebrows called frown lines. She battled frown lines until she used Botox to treat them more than 18 years ago. Dr. Downie considers Botox one of the best injectables in cosmetic dermatology and has been providing the treatment to her patients for more than 20 years at image Dermatology in Montclair.
Botox is a neuromodulator composed of a protein that relaxes the muscles and stops them from contracting. After treatment, patients notice a reduction in lines and wrinkles as well as an improvement in the texture of their skin. Botox is used to treat lines on the forehead and lines at the corners of the eyes. The results of Botox are not immediate; however, patients will see results about a week after the treatment. Botox can slow down the process of aging significantly, which is one of the many reasons it is a popular treatment.
If you want to explore if Botox is right for you, schedule a consultation appointment with Dr. Downie. She will review your medical history and she will ask you about medications, including herbal supplements, you currently take. She will want to discuss your goals and expectations for treatment. Then, she will examine the areas you wish to have treated. Dr. Downie will ask you to make facial expressions to ensure your results are natural looking. To achieve the best results, she will provide post care instructions. These include staying upright for at least four hours after the procedure and no exercising the rest of the day. No downtime is require with Botox, which makes it appealing to patients who prefer a non-surgical method for attaining a more youthful appearance. You can return to work or resume other daily activities after your session.
Do you want to discuss your goals with a dermatologist who knows firsthand the benefits of Botox? If you do, schedule your consultation appointment with Dr. Downie today. Call (973) 509-6900.