BOTOX Cosmetic in San Diego
BOTOX® Cosmetic by Allergan is one of the most popular options for non-surgical facial rejuvenation. BOTOX® can be used to treat lines and wrinkles that give the face an aged appearance. The revolutionary BOTOX® Cosmetic treatment is available at Dr. Mark Mofid’s office, serving San Diego and surrounding areas.
What Is BOTOX®?
BOTOX® is an FDA-approved injectable product that contains a purified form of a protein known as botulinum toxin type A. BOTOX® can prevent nerves from signaling the muscles to contract. this causes temporary paralysis of the muscle. BOTOX® is commonly used to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles on the face by temporarily paralyzing facial muscles. It is also used to treat chronic migraines and excessive sweating (hyperhidrosis).
The Benefits of BOTOX® Injections
BOTOX® Cosmetic has achieved fame for its ability to reduce the prominence of frown lines between the brows, crows feet around the eyes, forehead wrinkles, chin wrinkles, as well as other signs of facial aging. An experienced facial plastic surgeon understands facial anatomy and is aware of the importance of achieving a natural result.
What to Expect During Your BOTOX® Treatment
BOTOX® Cosmetic is a 10-minute treatment that involves a few tiny injections in specific areas of the face. The injections will be administered in spots that are chosen based on the location of each patient’s frown lines and his or her ability to move the underlying facial muscles. Discomfort is minimal and there is no recovery time associated with BOTOX® injections. Patients are generally quite happy with their results – nearly 90 percent of patients who receive BOTOX® Cosmetic note improvements in their appearances. These improvements can last up to four months.
What to Expect After Your BOTOX® Injections
BOTOX® is a non-surgical treatment that does not require a lengthy recovery period following the injection process. There may be some mild swelling and redness around the injection sites, but these issues should subside over the next day or so. Some patients may choose to lie down for an hour following their treatment. it can take several weeks to see the results of your treatment.
The cost of BOTOX® injections can vary based on factors like the number of areas of the face being treated, and the amount of BOTOX® needed to provide the patient with the results they want. Financing options are available. If you would like to know more about our Botox pricing, our team can answer any questions you have during your consultation.
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In his offices in San Diego, Dr. Mofid provides BOTOX® Cosmetic along with numerous other facial treatments. Patients who wish to learn more about BOTOX® injections or are interested in combining BOTOX® Cosmetic with other anti-aging facial treatments are invited to speak with Dr. Mark Mofid at a consultation.
Patients interested in botox or cosmetic face, body, or breast surgery may also visit his La Jolla office for more information on financing or to learn more about the cost of his procedures. Please apply for CareCredit® online to receive instant approval.