BOTOX is the most well-known brand of neuromodulator and is our preferred treatment. We do offer all brands of neuromodular if patients prefer. This includes Xeomin and Dysport.
BOTOX is used to decrease the facial movement that occurs with normal facial expression. As we age, the lines formed during expression can begin to stay in place and give the appearance of sadness or anger. Botox can keep the facial muscles from moving as strongly and thus allow your body's own natural collagen to fill in the fine lines. Keeping up with the treatments is necessary to let the fine lines slowly fill in with time.
During the initial consultation, our plastic surgeons will ask about your concerns and your goals to help you decide if BOTOX is the best treatment for you. Ideal candidates will have:
- Wrinkles caused by facial expression that are not present at rest
- Expression lines that convey sadness or anger in the upper face
"Dr. Knotts is by far.. - Dr. Knotts is by far one of the best plastic surgeons I have worked with! I had my breast done about 9 years ago and my breast were lopsided and I had really bad scars around my areola's. I had heard about Austin Weston center from a friend and I had to check them out. I meet with dr knots after doing research on him and I felt so comfortable that I made my appt right away to have my breast redone and I'm so glad I did! All my scars are gone, my breast are even and I have no ripples! I also see him now for my Botox and fillers and he makes it look so natural that no one ever knows I get it done!"- Anonymous / Vitals / Aug 24, 2016
"Botox and Juvederm - I have had Botox and Juvederm treatments by Dr. Knotts on an regular and ongoing basis as needed (Botox and Juvederm are both temporary and require re-treatment) and I'm always so happy with my results. Dr. Knotts is a consummate professional and a great listener and communicator. He has incredible attention to detail, an artist's eye and superb technical skill. I have seen many before and after photo case studies on his website of the other cosmetic surgery procedures he offers. His surgical artistry is spectacular. He's also a very sweet and funny guy who puts you at ease right away. I'd recommend him to anyone, and to any family member or friend."- Anonymous / Vitals / Nov 23, 2015
"Amazing injector with an artistic eye - I have had Botox and Juvederm injected by Dr. Knotts twice now. My Botox injections are perfect and I never need a touch up. What Dr. Knotts is a true genius at is injecting my Juvederm and Juvederm Ultra. I no longer see the jowls I was forming and have a lift I did not have prior and my lips look amazing! I have uneven lips, a scar, scar tissue etc and they look even, more full, natural and..."- S. / RateMDs / Feb 14, 2017
"Amazing treatment! - I was a patient of Dr Poindexter (but moved 6 yrs ago ). I searched for a surgeon that I completely trusted and had the time to sit and talk to without being rushed. Dr Poindexter is the one I chose. He is an amazing person and doesn't push having surgery when you don't need it. I am going to Va next month and have an appt for my Botox. I have not found a plastic surgery center here that..."- C.M. / RateMDs / Jan 09, 2017
"Amazing treatment! - I was a patient of Dr Poindexter (but moved 6 yrs ago ). I searched for a surgeon that I completely trusted and had the time to sit and talk to without being rushed. Dr Poindexter is the one I chose. He is an amazing person and doesn't push having surgery when you don't need it. I am going to Va next month and have an appt for my Botox. I have not found a plastic surgery center here that..."- C.M. / RealSelf / Jan 09, 2017
What to Expect
A BOTOX treatment is usually performed on the same day as your consultation in about 15 – 30 minutes as an outpatient procedure. One of our plastic surgeons will clean the treatment sites before the BOTOX is injected into the facial muscles with a thin needle. Most patients feel mild to no discomfort during the procedure, but local anesthesia or numbing cream can be used if the patient prefers. Patients will be able to leave right away after their BOTOX treatment but they should avoid lying down, touching the injection sites, and exercise for at least 24 hours. There may be temporary bruising, swelling, or redness in the first 1 – 2 days.
While some results will be seen soon after the treatment, patients will see optimal results of BOTOX in 3 – 4 days as the dynamic wrinkles begin to soften and smooth. Final results are seen at two weeks. BOTOX treatments usually last 3 - 4 months, so patients are encouraged to schedule their next appointment after their treatment to prevent the results from fading. One of our plastic surgeons may also suggest a follow-up appointment in several weeks to check the patient’s progress and add more BOTOX, if needed.
For patients with lines at rest that are worse with animation, BOTOX can be used to ease the worsening with animation, but filler may also be required to help the appearance at rest. Your surgeon will discuss this with you during the consultation.
Plan Your Procedure
- Average Cost
- From $450
- Recovery Time
- 1-2 Days
Smile Without the Lines
Make all the facial expressions you want without worrying about creating wrinkles that make you look older, sad or tired. Call our office to schedule a private consultation today. With BOTOX Cosmetic, you will leave looking more refreshed and rejuvenated.
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