What is BOTOX?
Each time you look at your face in the mirror, are you unhappy with wrinkles and lines on your forehead and in the skin tissue surrounding your eyes? Commonly called dynamic lines and wrinkles, these skin issues appear as a result of repeated facial expressions, such as squinting, frowning, and smiling. As women and men age, these wrinkles and lines ultimately stay put and can make them seem less youthful. With BOTOX injections, we have the ability to temporarily stop the development of moderate to severe frown lines, horizontal forehead lines, and Crow's feet. BOTOX is derived from a clean strain of botulinum toxin type A. It works to temporarily disengage the facial muscles that enable those movements, letting the overlying skin recover over time. At Elysium SurgiSpa, our experienced team is proud to offer BOTOX as a nonsurgical solution to help individuals achieve a younger-looking, refreshed outcome. Our team encourages you to reach out to our location in Chicago, IL to find out more about the benefits of BOTOX.
What are the benefits of BOTOX?
Signs of aging and facial folds can distract from our other attributes, in addition to making us appear older than we are. BOTOX is a trusted choice for supplying you with a more youthful, polished look. Although the outcomes are not forever, you will reap the benefits for a few months prior to wanting to schedule a touch-up treatment. Patients may also receive additional benefits from BOTOX at Elysium SurgiSpa, such as:
- Quick procedures: the BOTOX appointments at times last for as little as 10 minutes
- No rest or recovery: due to the minimally-invasive qualities, you are free to resume your daily activities following appointments
- Minimal pain: BOTOX treatments utilize a very fine needle, so that the appointments will feel merely like a small pinch of the skin
- Easy maintenance: patients who wish to maintain the outcomes semi-permanently can find that follow-up treatment sessions brief and realistic for day-to-day life
"Obsessed with my first time treatment of Botox. I got about 30 units, and Dr. Mick did such a fantastic job hitting the focal points on my forehead."- C.H. / Google / May 11, 2022
"Such a wonderful place! Everyone that works here is so helpful, professional and knowledgeable. The results are amazing - I’ve gotten Botox, facial and lip filler. The place I went before was awful with scheduling which is why I switched. When I came here, they actually recommended I get less Botox than what the other place was giving me. After a few months of being a client at Elysium I can already tell how much better the quality is and I can appreciate them recommending less for me even if it means they make less money."- E.L. / Yelp / Jul 06, 2022
"Dr. Mick is a true artist and is always up to date with new techniques... I'm always very happy with my results. **UPDATE** I have been traveling a lot in recent years and just doing my botox at my dermatologist just to kill two birds with one stone or just getting in where I can, when I can bc I guess Botox and fillers just hasn’t been a priority to me recently… I finally had a chance to go back and see Mick and my botox kicked in right away and is staying strong! I forgot how much I love botox when done correctly…Im back to being addicted to botox again bc the results can be soo dramatic if that’s the look you request! It is worth it for me to make the extra effort to see Dr Mick! The last time I woke up looking this fresh was probably the last time Dr Mick was doing my Botox!"- V.D. / Google / Jan 20, 2023
"After turning 50 I decided it was time to get some botox work. I was looking for a River North location. I did some research and found Dr Mick. He took time to speak with me and answer all my questions. I cant be any happier with the results. Would highly recomend Elysium SurgiSpa"- J.P. / Yelp / Dec 21, 2022
"I have been going to Elysium since the day they opened for all of my skin care needs, and I have to say, they truly are the best in the city. I have struggled with feeling very insecure about my lips being misshapen due to an injury from when I was younger. For a long time I thought the only way I'd be able to correct the scarring was by having plastic surgery. Thankfully, I was introduced to Dr. Mick and found out that wasn't necessary. With the lip filler treatment, Dr. Mick was able to even out the border of my lips and enhance the volume in the areas where there was no scar tissue, giving my lips the full body and symmetry I was looking for. Not only is he a master of his craft, but he's a true professional who takes great pride in caring for his patients and providing outstanding customer service. In the years that I have been going to Elysium, I have also tried many of their other services, including botox, laser hair removal, and Morpheus and I have always been very pleased with the results, not to mention the staff. If you're looking for a med spa that has skilled professionals who truly care about their clients, Elysium is the place for you."- T.I. / Google / Jan 11, 2024
Who is a candidate for BOTOX?
Men and women seeking a nonsurgical option to relax frown lines, Crow's feet, or forehead wrinkles may be excellent candidates for BOTOX procedures at Elysium SurgiSpa. It can also be a great cosmetic solution if you are bothered by obvious "11" lines between the eyes (glabellar lines) that result in a withered or aging facial appearance. BOTOX Cosmetic has grown in reputation with younger individuals, too. Though younger adults in their 20s and 30s may not yet notice the early signs of aging, BOTOX may be used as a preventive solution to fend off the normal aging process by temporarily minimizing or slowing the advancement of facial wrinkles.
How Does BOTOX Work?
At your consultation at Elysium SurgiSpa, we will provide a skin analysis to help you determine which areas require treatment. Given that BOTOX is a fast, outpatient service, your injections can typically be carried out at the same appointment. The formula will be placed into the designated areas of your brow or face using a small needle. BOTOX treatments take about ten minutes to administer, and most individuals experience only slight discomfort (like a pinprick or pinching sensation). Following your session, you can immediately go about your normal routine.
What Can I Expect After A BOTOX Treatment?
You might have a bit of minor bruising, swelling, and redness in the injection sites, but these symptoms will likely not persist long. We might suggest that you forgo rigorous physical activity and keep yourself from touching the injection sites for the next day or so. After 48 – 72 hours, you should start to see your aesthetic results. BOTOX treatments typically deliver up to four months of natural-looking, youthful aesthetic improvements for most individuals. Dr. Singh and his team will suggest how often you need treatments as part of a customized plan to help you reach and maintain your cosmetic goals. Our team can discuss the cost of BOTOX services, but the price varies, according to how many units are needed.
How many units/injections will I need?
The amount of BOTOX provided will differ based on individual goals and the depth and severity of your wrinkles and lines. Our skilled aesthetic team will determine the appropriate number of BOTOX units according to your desired aesthetic results and whether you prefer to address the Crow's feet, forehead, or between the eyes. To keep up with your cosmetic results, we may suggest receiving BOTOX injections every 3 – 4 months at Elysium SurgiSpa.
Can I have BOTOX other nonsurgical procedures?
BOTOX treatment often pairs well with other aesthetic options at Elysium SurgiSpa for individuals who wish to minimize signs of aging. If you have deeper and more extensive facial wrinkles and lines, we may talk with you about administering a filler for optimal outcomes. To further improve a younger-looking glow, our team might perform other complementary procedures, including facials or laser skin treatments.
What is the difference between wrinkle reducers and fillers?
Although wrinkle relaxers, such as BOTOX Cosmetic, are administered to minimize fine creases by temporarily blocking your muscle engagement, dermal fillers are a separate collection of cosmetic injections that improve facial volume. Dermal fillers are intended to add volume to gaunt-looking areas and reduce static wrinkles. Our team can decide if you could benefit from a filler to complement your BOTOX results.
Relax and Get Confident
If you are bothered by facial lines that are highlighting your age, BOTOX injections at Elysium SurgiSpa can be an ideal, minimally invasive enhancement treatment. This treatment can help to soften dynamic lines and wrinkles to highlight your physical beauty. Reach out to our office in Chicago, IL to set up a consultation, and learn more about acquiring a rejuvenated, younger-looking radiance!
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