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Center for Dermatology

Proudly serving Lawrenceville, Suwanee, Duluth, Buford, Dacula, Sugar Hill, Auburn, Snellville, Loganville, Grayson, Winder, and surrounding area.

Over the years, making expressive movements with your face, like laughing, frowning, or squinting, can cause fine lines and wrinkles to develop, which can make you feel years older than you are. In addition to making you look aged, your wrinkles may also make you look angry or fatigued. If you’re concerned about frown lines, crow’s feet, and forehead lines, the Center for Dermatology in Lawrenceville, Georgia, offers effective Botox® treatments that can help smooth age-related wrinkles and rejuvenate your appearance. Get started by calling the office or requesting an appointment online today.

Botox Q & A

What is Botox?

Millions of people have turned to Botox to get rid of targeted wrinkles that form as a result of making repeated facial expressions over the years. With this trusted cosmetic injectable, you can smooth dynamic wrinkles, turning back the clock for your skin — and your overall appearance. 

Botox is derived from botulinum toxin. Your provider injects an extremely small amount of Botox into targeted locations on your face. This relaxes the muscles responsible for your wrinkles; however, this may take a few days to take effect. This makes Botox a highly effective treatment for eliminating dynamic wrinkles.

What are dynamic wrinkles?

Dynamic wrinkles are wrinkles that form in places where your skin folds as you make repeated facial expressions. The most common dynamic wrinkles are:

  • Frown lines, or the lines between your brows
  • Forehead lines
  • Crow’s feet, or the lines at the outside corners of your eyes

By injecting Botox into the muscle, it causes the muscles responsible for the lines for 3-6 months. 

What should I expect during and after Botox treatment?

Botox is an extremely quick and convenient treatment. It typically takes just a few minutes, and you can resume your day immediately after. 

Because the treatment is so fast, and your physician uses an extremely small needle, no anesthetic is needed during Botox procedures. Most patients report that getting Botox is relatively painless. 

You may see some results right away, but it usually takes a few days to a week for the Botox to take full effect. You can expect your results from your Botox to last 3-6 months. 

If you’re interested in learning how this quick procedure can reverse your wrinkles, call the Center for Dermatology or request your appointment online today.