•Steven Selchow, DDS, owns Dakota Valley Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, a practice with four locations in
the Eagan, Minnesota, area.
A member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, Dr. Steven Selchow is also owner of Rejuv Skin
& Laser Clinic, where he and his staff offer the full spectrum of minimally invasive cosmetic treatments
such as Botox.
•A time-tested medication that minimizes the appearance of wrinkles on the upper part of the face, Botox
is injected into the muscles underneath facial lines.
The active ingredient prevents muscle contractions, which helps smooth out the lines in the skin.
Because a thin needle is used, most patients tolerate the procedure well without the need for an
•The full effects of Botox appear within a few days and typically last anywhere from three months to a
When the muscles start contracting again and wrinkles reappear, the patient can obtain another round of
In addition to its cosmetic uses, Botox has several medical applications and has been used effectively to
treat lazy eye, excessive sweating, chronic migraines, and overactive bladder.