Wrinkle Correction With BOTOX® Cosmetic

What is BOTOX® Cosmetic?

BOTOX® Cosmetic is an FDA-approved cosmetic injectable to treat frown lines and crows feet. It is a series of injections of a clinical formula of Botulinum toxin type A which naturally relaxes the facial muscles that cause you to frown or squint. By weakening these muscles, wrinkles and furrows around the forehead and eye area are smoothed.

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How Does BOTOX® Cosmetic Work?

The treatment time is typically about 10-15 minutes and within a week after treatment, full BOTOX® results will appear.  These results will remain for 3-4 months, and additional treatments are required to maintain a more youthful and smoother appearance.

There is no recovery time and most patients can immediately return to normal activity. BOTOX® is performed as a minimally invasive alternative to address the signs of aging without surgery. It can also be used after a plastic surgery procedure such as a facelift or blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery) to maintain results.

How Much Does Botox Cost?

We price Botox by the “unit.”  Units are a form of measurement that all injectables like Botox use for dosing.  How many units you need for your best result will depend on a host of factors like skin quality, muscle strength, anatomy, and other factors.  This is why choosing a medical practice that has experienced injectors is vital when achieving your best results.  Our expert Botox injectors are at the forefront of training and expertise when it comes to producing quality results that reflect the person you are and not someone else.  For a more in-depth explanation of everything that you need to know as a consumer please check out our blog entitled “How Much Does Botox Cost?”

Other Frequently Asked Questions about BOTOX Cosmetic

Results are generally visible within a few days with one treatment.* For patients with more complex, deeper wrinkling on the forehead or eye area, increased amounts of BOTOX® may be necessary. To determine a proper treatment plan, Dr. Pittman or our Certified Nurse Injector meets with each patient to discuss concerns and aesthetic goals.

Discomfort is brief and minimal with treatment only lasting approximately 10 minutes.* Rarely, some patients may experience minor swelling or redness.*

If BOTOX® treatments are discontinued, wrinkles and fine lines between your eyebrows and on your forehead will gradually reappear.


*Individual Results May Vary 

Take the First Step – Request A Consultation

To learn more about getting Botox please schedule your consultation by either filling out the form on this page, or by calling Pittman Plastic Surgery located in Athens, GA, at (706) 549-3203. Michele, our Patient Care Coordinator will answer any questions you have about the treatment including pricing and financing options. We look forward to working with you.

*Individual Results May Vary