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December 13, 2018
Category: Skin Procedures
Tags: Botox  

Thinking about Botox? Millions of people are discovering the benefits of Botox treatments. Botox is a medicine that is injected into muscles to reverse the aging process and treat certain medical conditions. Deerfield Dermatology, located in Deerfield, IL, offers Botox treatment to their patients. Read on to find out how Botox can make you look younger. 

1. It rejuvenates the skin

Botox can bring back your glow! While traditional spa treatments leave your skin feeling clean and hydrated, Botox rejuvenate your skin from the inside out, making it more elastic and youthful. It tightens and rejuvenizes your skin to help you look and feel years younger. 

2. It can erase your wrinkles

Botox injections work by blocking nerves and weakening certain muscles in the body. Accordingly, it is commonly injected into the face to eliminate wrinkles. Many patients who get Botox treatments, choose to do so because it provides a flawless complexion without the need for surgical enhancement. 

3. It can remove smile lines

Smile lines are types of wrinkles that develop around the sides of your mouth. If you are bothered by the presence of these wrinkles, treatment can improve your appearance with minimal to no downtime! You will be even able to go about your normal routine immediately after your treatment.

4. It can make crow's feet disappear.

Crow’s feet are the fine lines that extend out from the corners of your eyes. They are primarily caused by exposure to sunlight, but smoking can contribute to their formation. To counteract them, Botox is injected directly into the crow’s feet with a very small needle to improve the skin’s appearance. You may begin to notice the results of your Botox treatment within one or two days, with results lasting up to 4 months.

Interested? Give Us a Call!

Turn back the clock on aging today. Say yes to Botox! Call Deerfield Dermatology at (847) 480-0004 right now to schedule a consultation in Deerfield, IL. We have helped many people enhance their appearance, thereby giving them more self-confidence and improving their lives—we will do the same for you!

By Deerfield Dermatology Associates
October 03, 2017
Category: Dermatology
Tags: Botox   wrinkles   fin-lines   anti-aging  

Discover how Botox could help take years off your face.botox

A lot of people are looking for that magic formula or cream that is going to make them look younger. While some over-the-counter products can work over time, often times they don’t offer the results that so many people are looking to achieve. If you want to smooth away certain facial lines and wrinkles then it’s time that you turned to our Deerfield, IL, dermatologists for Botox treatment.

What is Botox?

Botox is injected into certain muscles of the face to temporarily relax the muscles and to prevent them from contracting. Since these muscles won’t be able to contract it will smooth away dynamic wrinkles and lines caused by making facial expressions such as laughing or squinting. These needles contain a purified form of botulinum toxin that when administered by our Deerfield, IL, skin doctor is a safe way to improve the appearance of your skin.

What kinds of wrinkles can Botox treat?

There are certain lines and wrinkles that will respond well to Botox. Take a second to look in the mirror and smile. What lines appear as a result of your smiling? Do you see crow’s feet creeping around your eyes? Do wrinkles line your forehead? If so, these are the wrinkles that will be able to be smoothed away with Botox; however, wrinkles caused by age or sun damage won’t respond to this type of cosmetic treatment.

Is it painful?

Most people hear the word needles and immediately worry that treatment will hurt. We are here to tell you that there is really nothing to worry about. These needles are very thin and easily tolerated by our patients. In fact, most people say they feel nothing more than a slight pinch or burning when the needles are administered. Plus, this discomfort only lasts a couple seconds.

Of course, if you are still a little on edge about getting Botox talk to us about applying a numbing cream over the area prior to treatment.

Will results last forever?

Botox results usually show up about three to four days after treatment and last for about three to four months. If you love the way Botox refreshed your look then you can continue to maintain your results by coming in every few months for follow-up injections.

Are you ready to get Botox treatment in Deerfield, IL? If so, then the next step is to find out if you are the ideal candidate for this cosmetic treatment. Call Deerfield Dermatology Associates today.

By Deerfield Dermatology Associates
November 09, 2016
Category: Dermatology
Tags: Botox   wrinkles  

Botox is a dermatological treatment that is used to create smoother, younger looking skin. It is commonly requested by patients who are botoxconcerned about the effects of sun damage and aging on their skin, namely the face. Discover the benefits of Botox, a treatment that you can have administered at Deerfield Dermatology in Deerfield, IL.

All About Botox
The use of Botox for skin problems became popular in the early 2000s. Today it is a top treatment offered in dermatology offices across the country. Botox is a brand name that is short for Botulinum toxin, a substance that paralyzes the muscles that cause wrinkles. It is injected at specific locations determined by your dermatologist to give you the best results. It’s estimate that over 6 million Botox treatments are administered every year.

Botox Benefits
Botox is used in a number of medical applications, but most patients request it for cosmetic reasons. Over time, wrinkles and lines can develop on the face due to exposure to the sun, poor skin care and aging. Laughing, squinting and other facial expressions can also cause lines to form after a while. If you’re looking for a solution to wrinkles, consider the benefits of Botox in advance of your consultation appointment in Deerfield:

- Minimizes the appearance of wrinkles, smile lines and crow’s feet.
- Fast results (see a noticeable difference in about 72 hours).
- Minimally invasive procedure compared to plastic surgery.
- Over time with repeated treatments, lines and wrinkles may permanent relax.

Getting Botox Injections
Expect your Botox visit to be relatively short—the procedure usually takes only a few minutes to complete and then you can go home. You’ll sit back and relax while your dermatologist carefully administers the injections. Depending on your cosmetic concern, you may have to schedule several visits to have Botox injections.

Call Deerfield Dermatology
A dermatologist at Deerfield Dermatology can administer Botox injections to give your face a smoother, wrinkle-free appearance. Call the office in Deerfield, IL at (847) 480-0004 today to set up your first appointment.

By Deerfield Dermatology Associates
December 15, 2015
Category: Dermatology
Tags: Botox  

What Do I Need to Know About Botox?

Common Questions and Answers from Dr. Divya Singh-Behl, your dermatologist in Deerfield, IllinoisBotox

What is Botox?

Botox is a prescription medicine containing a toxin produced by bacterium Clostridium botulinum. It is usually administered as an injectable.

What does Botox treat?

Botox is used to reduce the appearance of frown lines (furrows) in the forehead, lines between the eyebrows (glabella) and other areas of the face. It is also used around the eyes to diminish the look of crow’s feet.

How does Botox work?

Botox can temporarily paralyze the muscles and cause the nerves near the injection site to stop working. This action causes frown lines and crow’s feet to be less visible.

What can I expect during treatment?

Dr. Singh-Behl will use a small needle to inject a small amount of Botox into the skin. The amount of injections will vary depending upon the patient and treated areas.

Are Botox injections painful?

Injections are usually tolerated well; however, the injection site can be numb before the treatment. Dr. Singh-Behl can use numbing medication, cream or a cold spray.

How long do the effects of Botox last?

Effects of Botox can last from a few months, up to one year. Results are variable depending upon the patient and the area of treatment.

Are there any side effects?

The most common side effects are nausea, headache, and symptoms resembling the flu.

How will I feel after treatment?

Patients can usually do normal activities, but it is important not to rub the area.

How much does Botox cost?

Cost will vary depending upon the number of injections needed. Dr. Singh-Behl will evaluate your treatment needs and discuss costs and options with you.

Dr. Singh-Behl of Deerfield Dermatology Associates in Springfield invites you to come in for a consultation and discover what Botox can do for you.



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