Botox injections for forehead lines, crow’s feet, and more in Montclair, New Jersey
We use a variety of facial expressions every day to communicate with others about how we’re feeling and what we are thinking. Repeated movements like smiling, raising your eyebrows, or furrowing your eyebrows can all result in the formation of wrinkles that become deeper over time. At image Dermatology ® P.C. in Montclair, NJ, Dr. Jeanine Downie is skilled at using Botox injections to soften forehead lines, crow’s feet, frown lines, and more. While still enabling you to make the natural facial expressions necessary to communicate with friends, family, and coworkers effectively.
How Botox works
The active ingredient in Botox is Botulinum toxin A, which works by temporarily weakening the muscles in the treatment area to prevent those muscles from contracting and forming wrinkles. The results typically last approximately three to four months. With touch-up treatments, you can maintain your great results and continue to prevent the formation of deep lines and wrinkles on your face.
Issues Botox can treat
Botox can be used in nearly every area of the face, including:
- Forehead lines
- Frown lines
- Crow’s feet
- Descending corners of the lips that give the appearance of frowning
- Neck cords down to the base of the neck
Actual Patient Results
Additionally, it can be used for medical purposes, including reducing excessive sweating in the underarms, hands, and feet, migraine headaches, and temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder (jaw clenching).
Patients are often concerned that they will have a “frozen” appearance if they receive Botox injections, but with a skilled practitioner like Dr. Downie, who uses a precise dose and strategic injection locations, you can achieve the stunning anti-wrinkle effects while still being able to make natural-looking facial expressions. Nearly anyone seeking younger-looking skin can be a good candidate for Botox – in fact, Dr. Downie has used Botox herself for over 20 years on her frown lines! The treatment can help you regain confidence in your appearance and reduce wrinkles that can send others the wrong impression that you are sad or angry when you are truly happy.
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