Botox

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What is BOTOX® Cosmetic?

BOTOX® Cosmetic is the only approved treatment to temporarily improve the appearance of both moderate to severe frown lines between the brows and crow’s feet lines in adults.

BOTOX® Cosmetic is a nonsurgical, injectable treatment performed in one of our treatment rooms by a Board-certified physician with more than 10 years of injection experience.

How does Botox work?

Botox Cosmetic blocks the release of a substance called acetylcholine. This reduces muscle activity that causes moderate to severe wrinkles to form.

Will I look fake or artificial?

Not at all! Under the expertise of Dr. Song, your results will be natural looking. Every patient has unique physical characteristics and Dr. Song will use this to your advantage.  Whatever your vision is, Dr. Song will assist you in making the right decision for you!

Who injects Botox at Southcoast Plastic Surgery and Medical Spa?

All Botox procedures are performed by our physician injection specialist, Mark E. Song, M.D. Be assured that you will experience the best injection technique and realize excellent results when seen by Dr. Song.

How soon can I get a Botox appointment at Southcoast Plastic Surgery and Medical Spa?

Mostly we can see patients the same day or next day, especially if they have been in our office before. Please call us at 949-701-4454. You may very well be able to get either a same day or same week appointment. You will never feel rushed as we take pride in welcoming new patients to our family.

What are common Botox treatment areas?

Most patients request Botox for the frown lines, otherwise referred to as the glabellar area, between the eyebrows. Additionally, the forehead and the crow’s feet (outer area around the eyes).  Other areas treated with Botox (although not FDA-approved but with great results) include:

  • Jaw Reduction and Slimming of the Face
  • Brow Lift or Brow Balance
  • Bunny Lines
  • Excessive Sweating (Underarm Hyperhidrosis)
  • Gummy Smile
  • Neck Bands
  • Smoker Lines
  • Teeth Grinding
  • Wrinkled and Dimpled Chin

What is the cost of Botox treatment Southcoast Plastic Surgery and Medical Spa?

The cost of Botox treatment is determined the units of Botox used. Our price is $12 per unit. Every new patient is able to sign-up for Allergan’s Brilliant Distinctions Program , a no fee program that rewards patients with free $$$ when treated with an Allergan injectable such as Botox, Juvederm, or Kybella. Each patient who schedules a follow-up visit will also receive a $25 coupon that may be used against any future injection for that patient.

How long does results from Botox last?

Best results usually develop 3 to 7 days after injection, and usually last for 3 to 5 months. Repeated injections are required to maintain the effects.

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