When it comes to fine lines and wrinkles, neurotoxin injectables are clinically proven to safely and effectively reverse the visible signs of aging. At Rao Dermatology, we offer BOTOX® for natural-looking, long-lasting results.
Rao Dermatology has locations in Hanford, California; Fresno, California; Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey, and Manhattan, New York. Contact us today to schedule a consultation with our medical team and find out if BOTOX® is right for you.
What are Neurotoxins?
Neurotoxin injectables are derived from the botulinum toxin and are injected directly into the muscles of treated areas with an ultrafine needle. While dermal fillers are injected underneath the skin and are used to add volume, neurotoxins block nerve signals from reaching the muscles of treated areas, relaxing the face and temporarily preventing the muscle activities that cause wrinkles and fine lines.
Rao Dermatology currently offers the most popular neurotoxin worldwide – BOTOX®.
BOTOX® is typically used for crow’s feet, frown lines and other moderate to severe signs of aging. Results are immediate and typically last anywhere from two to six months.
Only the muscles of treated areas are relaxed, maintaining full range of motion in untreated areas of the face. Our medical team performs all BOTOX® injections in-office with minimal discomfort and optimal results.
Am I a Good Candidate for Neurotoxin Injections?
During your consultation, Dr. Rao will evaluate factors such as your general health, medical history, and individual skin condition to determine if BOTOX® is right for you. An allergy test may also be performed prior to treatment in order to reduce the risk of adverse reactions.
Are There Any Side Effects?
Slight bruising, redness, swelling and itchiness is common at injection sites and should subside shortly after treatment. While the majority of patients do not report major side effects, it is often advised to avoid rubbing or massaging treated areas, as the botulinum toxin can spread to other parts of the face and cause weakness or drooping.
Visible signs of aging will recur after the neurotoxin wears off, but as part of a regular treatment program, BOTOX® can effectively manage fine lines and wrinkles over the long term.
Contact Rao Dermatology today to schedule a consultation with Dr. Rao and discover the benefits of BOTOX®.