NOVA Concierge Medicine & Aesthetics

Concierge Medicine

Botulinum Toxin Treatment


Anti-Wrinkle Treatment

Anti Wrinkle Treatment

Getting anti-wrinkle skin is really a dream of everyone especially women yet haplessly different factors including but not limited to aging, exposure to the sun, unhealthy diet, environmental factors, and overall physiology come on the way to make your dream come true. One of the most common skin damage issues is none other than wrinkles. But now say no to wrinkles by availing the anti-wrinkle treatment. Anti-wrinkle treatment involves Botulinum toxin which helps reduce and ultimately diminish the wrinkles from the skin’s surface. Botulinum toxin is an injectable that works by preventing muscles from moving for a specific time duration. The duration it keeps muscles prevents moving, the wrinkles remain disappeared. It smoothens the wrinkles, yet it does not last long. Botulinum toxin, commonly known as Botulinum toxin blocks the chemical signals from nerves resulting in the contraction of muscles. It relaxes the muscles which are intended to cause fine lines, frown lines, and wrinkles.


When it comes to benefits, Botox has a long list. It has various benefits other than just smoothening
the wrinkles. Its benefits are as follows:


Ideal Candidates for
Botulinum Toxin Treatment

If you are healthy overall without having any serious issues, you can easily avail this super-effective treatment to get rid of wrinkles and grab a beautiful look overall. For pregnant and breastfeeding women, Botox is not the recommended treatment at all. If you use alcohol, you are more prone to bruising and redness. You are not ideal for this treatment if you have an allergy to human albumin or botulinum toxin, drooping eyelids, myasthenia gravis, neuromuscular disorder, or weak facial muscles. Sunburnt skin cannot be treated well via Botox.

Anti-Wrinkle Treatment Pre-Procedure Guidelines

Anti-Wrinkle Treatment Procedure

The procedure is performed in a medical office. It actually begins with anesthesia to numb your area to be treated. Tiny amounts of botulinum toxin are injected into your skin or muscles through a syringe. The shots or units needed to inject depend on the size of the area as well as the severity of the concern. In some cases, the needle is guided to the right spot with the help of ultrasound.

Once your treatment is completed, avoid rubbing or massaging the treated areas for a day. It helps the toxin from reaching the area where it is not needed.


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Frequently Asked

The duration of anti-wrinkle treatment hinges on factors like treatment type, amount, and your response. Using topical creams consistently over weeks or months can unveil noticeable changes. Injections offer results for three to six months, while methods like lasers, peels, or micro-needling might necessitate multiple sessions spread over weeks or months for optimal results. Over time, the efficacy of anti-wrinkle treatment could diminish naturally with the aging of your skin.

The expense of anti-wrinkle treatment fluctuates based on treatment type, extent, provider fees, and location. Before embarking on any treatment, requesting a cost estimate from your provider is recommended. It’s worth noting that anti-wrinkle treatment is typically classified as a cosmetic procedure and is not covered by insurance.

  • Refrain from sun exposure, tanning beds, or self-tanners for at least two weeks before and after the procedure.
  • Quit smoking and cut back on alcohol for at least one week before and following the treatment.
  • Steer clear of blood-thinning medications or supplements like aspirin, ibuprofen, or vitamin E for around one week before and after the procedure.
  • Keep your provider informed about any allergies, medical conditions, medications, or supplements you use.
  • Ensure your skin is thoroughly cleansed and makeup-free before the treatment.
  • Apply ice packs or cold compresses to minimize swelling and discomfort in the treated area.
  • Employ mild cleansers and moisturizers to maintain skin hydration and safeguarding.
  • Eschew rubbing, scratching, or picking at the treated area to stave off potential infection or scarring.
  • Evade sun exposure, tanning beds, or self-tanners for complete skin healing.
  • Safeguard your skin from UV damage by donning sunscreen with an SPF of 30 or higher daily.
  • Keep your appointments with the provider as planned to track your advancement and observe outcomes.

Contact Details


(703) 891-2182


(703) 891-2180



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