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Botox Services at image Dermatology® P.C. In Montclair, NJ

We live in a youth-oriented society. Your appearance impacts your job, love life, and relationships with friends and family. Injectables are a great option to deal with signs of aging. Patients come from all over to Dr. Downie’s Montclair, New Jersey office to have her inject them with Botox.

Dr. Downie has more than 15 years of experience injecting Botox, achieving lovely, natural-looking results. She has been using Botox on her patients since 1994 and on herself since 1996. She compares it to breathing – it is necessary. If you can afford it, you should do it!

What is Botox?

Botox Montclair NJ Photo Botox is a prescription medication injected just under the skin with a very fine needle. It blocks nerve impulses to facial muscles and thereby decreases fine lines and wrinkles. Dr. Downie explains the process this way, "If you don't crease the envelope (the forehead, between the eyes, and at the outer corners of the eyes) by tensing those muscles, you won't develop a deep line in the skin. You won't look angry, stressed, or tired when you are actually happy."

Where can Botox be used?

Botox can be used in almost every area of the face, including frown lines on the forehead, crow's feet, and other facial lines and wrinkles. It can also be used to decrease sweating under the arms and on the hands and feet.
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Dr. Downie has been using botox on her own frown lines for more than 16 years. This is an actual before and after photo of Dr. Downie.
Other uses of Botox include not allowing the corners of your lips to descend into a frown with age - that is keeping your smile level. It is also FDA approved for migraine headaches and can be used to treat TMJ (pains in the jaw) and to smooth the outline of a bulky jaw.

How is the procedure performed?

Treatments take only a few minutes. Patients sit in the treatment chair as they receive fast, gentle injections of Botox to address the problem areas.

What can I expect after the procedure?

Results begin to show in three to five days, and last about three to four months or longer. Some slight bruising can occur, but it is minor and temporary, easily camouflaged with makeup.

Who is a proper candidate for treatment?

Most patients are good candidates for Botox – anyone from their late 20's into their 80's and 90’s.

What are some possible risks and complications?

Some patients may experience redness, local discomfort, swelling, and bruising at the injection site, though this is typically short-term. Rarely one can get temporary drooping of the upper eyelid. Although rare, some patients may not respond as well to injections as others and may need more than one treatment for optimum results.

Why choose Dr. Downie for Botox injections?

Dr. Downie is extensively trained in administering Botox treatments. She has provided special training for other doctors as an instructor for the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery Fillers and Injectables courses. She continues to further her own education and teach other dermatologists about the amazing benefits of Botox. She has also been involved in clinical trials for two different neurotoxins.

If you have been considering a procedure such as Botox, call Dr. Downie today to schedule a consultation in her Montclair, New Jersey office. She will listen to your concerns and goals, and talk about how cosmetic dermatology can address your stubborn signs of aging.

Dr. Jeanine Downie is an experienced and popular dermatologist in Montclair. She possesses extensive experience and training in all aspects of dermatology, including cosmetic dermatology and laser surgery. Dr. Downie provides modern and cutting-edge dermatology treatments to everyone in your family in a professional, competent and compassionate manner while ensuring that your individual and unique needs are met. Having received rigorous academic training, she completed her residency in Dermatology at the Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City and also served as Chief Resident. She continues to upgrade her skills set and share her knowledge through professional affiliations and lecturing assignments on behalf of several renowned medical societies such as The Skin Cancer Foundation and The American Academy of Dermatology, among others. She also frequently interacts with the public through popular television shows such as Good Morning America, The Today Show, and The Dr. Oz Show, to name a few.

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