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BOTOX for a Smoother Appearance

If moderate-to-severe lines have begun to form between your eyebrows, on your forehead or around your eyes, our BOTOX treatments in Fairfax, VA, may be right for you. Millions of men and women have turned to BOTOX to achieve a smoother and younger-looking appearance.

How BOTOX Works

Repeated muscle contractions in the face are one of the underlying causes of facial lines. During a BOTOX treatment, small amounts of purified botulinum toxin medication are injected into targeted muscles of the face. The medication allows the facial muscles to relax by blocking nerve impulses. As a result, facial lines are softened and your appearance is rejuvenated.

The treatment lasts approximately 10-15 minutes; the injections are often described as a pinching sensation.

It is important to choose an experienced doctor who is trained in BOTOX injections so you achieve a natural-looking appearance. Dr. Kevin I. Perman provides BOTOX in Fairfax and has extensive training in protecting the delicate tissues surrounding the eyes. He has over 20 years of experience with injectables.

Areas Treated with BOTOX

  • Forehead lines
  • Frown lines between the eyebrows
  • Crow’s feet around the eyes

BOTOX Benefits

  • Softening of facial lines occurs within 24-48 hours
  • No downtime; return to your normal routine immediately
  • Results last 3-4 months
  • Treatments must be repeated to maintain your softer appearance

If you are planning to have a BOTOX treatment before a special event, such as a reunion or wedding, schedule a consultation with us well in advance to make sure you are a good candidate for the treatment and allow plenty of time for the treatment to take effect.

Possible Side Effects of BOTOX

Some patients experience slight after-effects in the injected area, such as:

  • Tenderness
  • Swelling
  • Redness
  • Bleeding
  • Bruising
  • Infection

It is also possible to have an allergic reaction to BOTOX. Inform us about any medical condition you have prior to treatment. Being up front about your health will minimize the risk of complications.

To meet with our BOTOX doctor in Fairfax, contact us today to schedule a consultation.