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Joel Schlessinger MD - Guide to Botox
Joel Schlessinger MD - Guide to Botox
Joel Schlessinger MD - Guide to Botox
Joel Schlessinger MD - Guide to Botox
Joel Schlessinger MD - Guide to Botox
Joel Schlessinger MD - Guide to Botox
Joel Schlessinger MD - Guide to Botox
Joel Schlessinger MD - Guide to Botox
Joel Schlessinger MD - Guide to Botox
Joel Schlessinger MD - Guide to Botox
Joel Schlessinger MD - Guide to Botox
Joel Schlessinger MD - Guide to Botox
Joel Schlessinger MD - Guide to Botox
Joel Schlessinger MD - Guide to Botox
Joel Schlessinger MD - Guide to Botox
Joel Schlessinger MD - Guide to Botox
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Joel Schlessinger MD - Guide to Botox

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Joel Schlessinger MD shares the inside scoop on Botox treatments.

Joel Schlessinger MD shares the inside scoop on Botox treatments.

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  • 1. UNDERSTANDINGBOTOX Joel Schlessinger, MDInterested in learning more or setting up an appointment? Call 402.334.7546or visit www.LovelySkin.com/BOTOX for more info.
  • 2. What is BOTOX?BOTOX is a procedure designed totemporarily remove wrinkles on aperson’s face. It primarily targets frownlines, wrinkles between the eyebrowsand lines on the forehead. It can alsoreduce the appearance of crow’s feetaround the eyes. Over 11.8 millionpatients have received BOTOXtreatments to date.Interested in learning more or setting up an appointment? Call 402.334.7546or visit www.LovelySkin.com/BOTOX for more info.
  • 3. Why do people get wrinkles?The repeated contraction of muscleswhen a person makes facial expressionsis the cause of wrinkles. As people getolder, they experience cellular changes,collagen depletion, and hormonalimbalances, which can also lead towrinkles. Additionally, with age comesincreased skin damage from sunexposure, smoking, etc.Interested in learning more or setting up an appointment? Call 402.334.7546or visit www.LovelySkin.com/BOTOX for more info.
  • 4. How is BOTOX made?The medication used in BOTOX is knownas botulinum toxin A. While thissubstance is technically a toxin, it wasfound to be effective in weakeningmuscles and was approved by the FDAto treat wrinkles between theeyebrows. The minimal amount of thetoxin used for cosmetic treatmentsseldom leads to complications.Interested in learning more or setting up an appointment? Call 402.334.7546or visit www.LovelySkin.com/BOTOX for more info.
  • 5. How does BOTOX work?When a person makes facialexpressions, it causes the tightening ofseveral muscles in the face. During atreatment, BOTOX is used to make it sothe muscles relax and don’t contract,thereby diminishing wrinkles.Interested in learning more or setting up an appointment? Call 402.334.7546or visit www.LovelySkin.com/BOTOX for more info.
  • 6. Who can/cannot receive BOTOXtreatments?You shouldn’t receive BOTOX if you are allergicto any of its ingredients, such as eggs, or if youhave a skin infection near the desired treatmentsite. You should also warn your doctor of anyproblems with swallowing, previous facialprocedures and all other medical conditions.Pregnant women should not receive BOTOX.Interested in learning more or setting up an appointment? Call 402.334.7546or visit www.LovelySkin.com/BOTOX for more info.
  • 7. Who can administer BOTOX?Patients should only receive BOTOXfrom an MD, preferably a dermatologistor cosmetic surgeon who performs asignificant number of BOTOXprocedures, and is therefore highlyexperienced, such as Dr. JoelSchlessinger. Dr. Joel SchlessingerInterested in learning more or setting up an appointment? Call 402.334.7546or visit www.LovelySkin.com/BOTOX for more info.
  • 8. How do you prepare for a BOTOXtreatment?Consulting with a doctor will help youdetermine if you’re eligible to receiveBOTOX. If you are eligible, you can thenwork with the doctor to determinedesired results, which will help thedoctor design a treatment plan.Interested in learning more or setting up an appointment? Call 402.334.7546or visit www.LovelySkin.com/BOTOX for more info.
  • 9. How long does it take to receive aBOTOX treatment?BOTOX involves a few tiny injectionsdirectly into facial muscles. Therefore,the procedure itself only takes about 10minutes, and is followed by little to norecovery time. Known as a “lunchtime”procedure, it can be administered at anytime throughout the day, and patientscan return to work immediately.Interested in learning more or setting up an appointment? Call 402.334.7546or visit www.LovelySkin.com/BOTOX for more info.
  • 10. Do BOTOX treatments have any sideeffects?The most common side effects of BOTOX aretemporary bruising or redness and headaches.You can learn about all possible side effectsfrom the makers of BOTOX athttp://www.botoxcosmetic.com/What_About_Safety.aspx.Interested in learning more or setting up an appointment? Call 402.334.7546or visit www.LovelySkin.com/BOTOX for more info.
  • 11. How long does it take to recover froma BOTOX treatment?Because BOTOX is non-surgical, theprocedure has no recovery time. You canimmediately resume normal daily activities.However, you will want to avoid excessivephysical activity for two hours aftertreatment. Your doctor will advise you onany necessary aftercare.Interested in learning more or setting up an appointment? Call 402.334.7546or visit www.LovelySkin.com/BOTOX for more info.
  • 12. How long does it take to see resultsfrom a BOTOX treatment?BOTOX will take effect over a period ofdays. Sometimes it can take up to aweek for the full treatment to takeeffect.Interested in learning more or setting up an appointment? Call 402.334.7546or visit www.LovelySkin.com/BOTOX for more info.
  • 13. What do BOTOX results look like? Before After Before AfterThe results pictured above are results from BOTOX procedures performed by Dr. Joel Schlessinger. Interested in learning more or setting up an appointment? Call 402.334.7546 or visit www.LovelySkin.com/BOTOX for more info.
  • 14. How long do the effects of BOTOXlast?The effects of a BOTOX treatment canlast three months or so, depending onthe patient.Interested in learning more or setting up an appointment? Call 402.334.7546or visit www.LovelySkin.com/BOTOX for more info.
  • 15. How much does BOTOX cost?BOTOX costs can range from $300-600depending on the doctor providing theinjections.Interested in learning more or setting up an appointment? Call 402.334.7546or visit www.LovelySkin.com/BOTOX for more info.
  • 16. Here’s how you can find outmore about Dr. Schlessinger: - Facebook http://www.facebook.com/drjoelschlessinger - Twitter http://www.twitter.com/drschlessinger - Blogs http://drjoelschlessinger.com/ http://drjoelschlessinger.wordpress.com/Interested in learning more or setting up an appointment? Call 402.334.7546or visit www.LovelySkin.com/BOTOX for more info.

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