BOTOX® in Las Vegas, NV

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What is BOTOX?

Seasoned oculoplastic surgeon Dr. Shoib Myint is pleased to offer BOTOX injections to patients who wish to soften dynamic lines and wrinkles in the upper face. BOTOX is a purified strain of botulinum toxin (type A) that temporarily limits the movement of the underlying muscles used to make facial expressions. Over time, repetitious muscle movement results in wrinkles and fine lines. BOTOX injectable treatments can dramatically soften the depth of these wrinkles to reveal a smoother and younger-looking facial contour. To learn more about BOTOX, contact Myint Oculo Facial Plastic Surgery in Las Vegas, NV. 

Candidates for botox

BOTOX injections are often ideal for patients who wish to soften the appearance of dynamic lines and wrinkles without having to undergo cosmetic surgery. BOTOX is also used as a preventive treatment for wrinkles. It may be an ideal therapy if you're frustrated by forehead creases, lines between your brows, or wrinkles around your eyes. If you have moderate to severe skin laxity, then a surgical lift procedure may be a more suitable option. 

botox treatments

BOTOX treatments are done as an outpatient procedure at Myint Oculo Facial Plastic Surgery. We'll ask you to make several facial expressions, such as frowning, squinting, smiling, etc., which will allow us to determine where to place the injections. BOTOX is most commonly administered between the brows, around the eyes (Crow's feet), and throughout the forehead.

The face will be cleansed and BOTOX will be injected under the skin through a fine needle, followed by a cool compress to help prevent discomfort, swelling, and bruising. You can request a numbing cream to help make the procedure more comfortable, but it generally isn't necessary. BOTOX injections typically take around 15 – 30 minutes.

after your session

Following the procedure, you can return to your usual activities, however, strenuous exercise should be avoided for at least one day. You will be advised to sleep with your head propped up for the first night and to not touch your face, which can accidentally spread the product to other areas. The treated sections may appear red, swollen, or bruised but these side effects should dissipate over the next 2 – 3 days. In the majority of cases, it typically takes about 5 – 7 days before the full effects of BOTOX are visible. The results usually last 3 – 4 months. You can speak to your injector about when to schedule your next appointment at Myint Oculo Facial Plastic Surgery to extend your results.

BOTOX FAQ

How many BOTOX units/injections will I need?
The number of BOTOX injections given will differ based on individual goals and the depth and severity of your wrinkles. Dr. Myint and his skilled team can determine the correct quantity of BOTOX injections based on your desired aesthetic results and whether you wish to address the forehead, Crow's feet, or between the eyes. To prolong your aesthetic outcomes, our practitioners may recommend getting BOTOX treatments every 3 – 4 months at our state-of-the-art practice.

Can I have BOTOX with other nonsurgical services?
BOTOX typically pairs well with other aesthetic services at Myint Oculo Facial Plastic Surgery for men and women who prefer to address aging concerns. If you notice deeper and more extensive lines, our professionals might recommend incorporating a dermal filler for optimal outcomes. To further maximize your younger-looking radiant appearance, our team may recommend other complementary procedures, like PRP with microneedling or facials.

Is there a difference between wrinkle reducers and fillers?
Although wrinkle reducers, such as BOTOX, are administered to diminish fine creases by temporarily freezing your muscle engagement, dermal fillers are a different collection of cosmetic options that add facial volume. Dermal fillers are intended to volumize gaunt-looking areas and reduce static wrinkles. Dr. Myint and his team can determine whether you may benefit from a dermal filler to further enhance your BOTOX results.

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Recovery Time  
1 Week
Average Procedure Time  
30 Minutes
Post-op Follow-up  
1 Week
Procedure Recovery Location  
Outpatient
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reduce unwanted wrinkles

With BOTOX, you can laugh, smile, frown, and make any face you want without creating unsightly wrinkles. The cost of BOTOX depends on how much product is needed to attain your cosmetic goals. After Dr. Myint has created your unique treatment plan, we can estimate your costs. To learn more, call Myint Oculo Facial Plastic Surgery in Las Vegas, NV.

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