Botox® Cosmetic

Botox® Cosmetic

Botox® is a trademark of a medication that is injected in the face to temporarily decrease wrinkles and creases by interfering with the nerve impulses that cause the underlying muscle to contract and cause the wrinkle. These lines and wrinkles are often the result of repeated facial expressions that eventually cause the muscle to remain contracted even when your face is at rest.

Botox® is the most popular non-surgical cosmetic procedure. Botox® is a botulinum toxin injectable that is safe and FDA-approved. It has been used for many years to treat muscle spasms.

Botox® can treat:

  • The lines in the central forehead area that make you look angry or worried
  • The horizontal wrinkles of the forehead
  • The crinkle lines around the eyes when you smile
  • Excessive sweating of the armpits (hyperhidrosis)

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Who Needs Botox® Injections?

Adults who are beginning to show the signs of aging on the upper portion of the face may be candidates for Botox® injections. If you have vertical frown lines, forehead wrinkles, or crow’s feet, Botox® might be a good option for smoothing those wrinkles. Within days, your treated areas are softened, providing a younger-looking, healthier, relaxed appearance.

Your Botox Consultation

During your time in consultation with Dr. Singer, he will listen to your concerns and examine your skin to determine the best treatment to achieve your goals. If he concludes that Botox is a good choice for you, he will answer all of your questions so that you can make an informed decision.

He may, of course, recommend a different injectable or procedure. If so, he will explain exactly why. His goal is always to help you feel confident in your choice and at ease about your upcoming treatment.

For more information about botox cosmetic in La Jolla and San Diego, contact us or call Dr. Singer at 858.455.0290

The Botox Procedure

Botox® is a very quick procedure that usually takes only 5-10 minutes. There is a very temporary mild discomfort from the tiny needle that is used to inject the Botox® material. This can be diminished with a topical anesthetic and the use of ice packs.

Most patients will see gradual improvement of the results for up to 7 days, and while the results are individual from patient to patient, they generally last 3-4 months.

Dr. Singer performs all injectable procedures.

Recovery from Botox Injections

While most patients experience no post-injection symptoms during recovery, a few patients experience some mild bruising for 3-5 days. You can resume normal activities immediately after your injections, even returning to work from our center.

We advise you not to exercise for 24 hours after Botox® injections, however.

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Why Choose Dr. Singer?

Dr. Singer has the respect of his peers and patients across San Diego and the surrounding Southern California area. He has helped thousands of San Diego residents with an eye for balance and beauty and the skills of an artist. Dr. Singer has been engaged in private practice in the La Jolla area of San Diego since 1976 and is now an internationally recognized plastic surgeon. You are in the best of hands with Board Certified Plastic Surgeon (American Board of Plastic Surgery) Dr. Singer.

Please learn more about Dr. Singer’s affiliations, memberships, awards, honors, and accomplishments. The full list and Dr. Singer’s curriculum vitae are available upon request.

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