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Brotox - Botox & Dermal Fillers For Men

Cosmetic Dermal Filler

Glitzy Lashes & Holistic Skin Spa is your first step for a more youthful appearance

Glitzy's very own Nurse Injector is certified and trained side by side with our Medical Director to give clients their own unique Botox or Dermal Filler treatment. Taking each clients comfort into account while creating a more youthful, yet natural appearance in just one session.

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Meet Our Nurse Injector Rebecca

Rebecca Nielsen received her degree as a Registered Nurse from Regis University, and a Masters degree as a Physician Assistant from Saint Frances University. She is a Certified Aesthetic Specialist receiving her injector training at Aesthetic Medical Educators Training, inc. She has 30 years of experience in medicine and is passionate about enhancing your natural beauty, to help you look as young as you feel.

BOTOX® Cosmetic

What is Botox Cosmetic

BOTOX® Cosmetic injections for the treatment of facial wrinkles is one of the most common procedures performed at the Dermlounge and Richmond Aesthetic Surgery in Short Pump. In fact, BOTOX® Cosmetic injection is the most common cosmetic procedure performed worldwide. BOTOX® Cosmetic is administered with a series of very small injections and has essentially no downtime and very few, rare side effects. BOTOX® Cosmetic is used most commonly in patients ages 24 to 70 years old to treat of a number of conditions, and is widely used by both men and women.

BOTOX® Cosmetic injections are commonly used to rejuvenate the face, but also have been used to treat excessive underarm sweating.

BOTOX® Cosmetic Recovery

The most common side effect that occurs is very mild redness along the injection sites that usually dissipates within 30 minutes of the procedure. Less commonly, some patients may experience a pinpoint bruise from the needle puncture that will take approximately 2-3 days to heal. The effects of BOTOX® Cosmetic begin between 2-5 days after treatment. After your first treatment, you will see the maximum effects at approximately four to eight weeks. During this period the wrinkled skin will begin to remodel, smooth out, and redrape. BOTOX® Cosmetic does not affect skin sensation, only muscle contraction. This means you will be able to feel all of the areas treated but you will not be able to fully contract the muscles. These results last approximately three to six months depending on the individual.

It is recommended to have a two week follow up appointment to make sure results are satisfactory.

How Long Does BOTOX® Cosmetic Last?

The final results of BOTOX® Cosmetic may take 1-2 weeks to develop, though patients may notice improvements sooner. As the contracted muscles of the face begin to release, the wrinkles on the surface of the skin can appear less prominent for a smoother, more youthful-looking complexion. The results of BOTOX® Cosmetic typically last 3-5 months, though individual results vary from patient to patient.

How Often Should I Get BOTOX® Injections?

Maintaining your results with BOTOX® Cosmetic can be easily accomplished by scheduling routine touch-up appointments. Since results often begin wearing off at 3 months, many patients can benefit from 4 injection treatments per year. Even if your BOTOX® Cosmetic hasn’t completely worn off, our Nurse Injector can adjust the amount of product to be used to ensure you maintain a youthful yet still natural-looking appearance. Some patients who regularly receive BOTOX® Cosmetic treatments may notice their results begin to last longer over time.

Are There Any BOTOX® Cosmetic Side Effects?

BOTOX® Cosmetic is FDA-approved for the treatment of facial wrinkles, including moderate to severe horizontal forehead lines, crow’s feet, and the vertical lines between the eyebrows (glabellar lines). Although there is no downtime associated with BOTOX® Cosmetic, some patients may experience mild discomfort, redness, or bruising at the injection site immediately after treatment. These side effects typically resolve very quickly. In rare cases, side effects may include headache, dry mouth, dry eyes, blurred vision, drooping of one or both eyelids (3%), or swelling of the eyelids. If you are experiencing any serious side effects of BOTOX® Cosmetic, please contact our office or your primary care physician immediately.

How Much Does BOTOX® Cosmetic Cost?

Glitzy's Nurse Injector customizes each BOTOX® Cosmetic treatment to suit the patient’s individual needs. As a result, there is no set price for treatment with BOTOX® Cosmetic. Variables that can impact the total cost include the severity of the facial wrinkles, the number of treatment areas, and the amount of BOTOX® Cosmetic needed to achieve the patient’s goals. During your preliminary consultation, our Nurse will examine your face, discuss your cosmetic concerns, and tell you the cost of your custom-tailed treatment plan.

Types of Facial Wrinkles

There are two types of wrinkles present on the face: dynamic and static.

  • Dynamic wrinkles are present when a person is making facial expressions, such as raising the eyebrows or frowning. These wrinkled occur with repeated contraction of the facial muscle that cause pleating of the skin. Once these muscles are weakened the overlying pleats improve dramatically. Dynamic wrinkles such as as crow’s feet, frown lines, and forehead creases are very easily treated with BOTOX® Cosmetic.
  • Static wrinkles are wrinkles are present all the time even when no movement is occurring. Static wrinkles are caused by the effects of gravity and loss of facial volume. The most common static wrinkles encountered are marionette lines and parentheses around the mouth (the nasolabial fold). Because these wrinkles are caused by loss of volume, the best treatment is to add volume to these areas with a filler such as JUVÉDERM®.
Most Common Wrinkles Treated with BOTOX® Cosmetic

The most common wrinkles treated with BOTOX® Cosmetic are the horizontal lines of the forehead, the vertical frown lines in between the eyebrows, and the crow’s feet around the eyes. Other areas treated are the vertical lines around the mouth (lipstick lines) from smoking or drinking from a straw, as well as the horizontal “bunny” lines across the bridge of the nose. BOTOX® Cosmetic can also be used to treat chin dimpling, platysmal bands of the neck, as well enlarged masseter muscles, which cause a larger jaw line in women.

Brotox & Dermal Filler for Men

Eleven Lines Between Eyebrows

Concern:  Wrinkles on the forehead, around or between the eyes (11’s)

Treatment: Neuromodulators using Botox Cosmetic

The Low-Down: Botox is a neuromodulators that when injected into facial muscles, blocks the enzyme responsible for moving these muscles, and the temporarily minimizes the appearance of moderate-to-severe wrinkles. Each treatment is customized to keep the face looking less fatigued while maintaining a masculine appearance.

Results: Keep in mind that it takes 7-10 days for the neuromodulator to fully kick-in. Most people begin to notice a softening of the wrinkles in as little as two days.

Note: If you’re worried about looking “frozen,” don’t. In the hands of our skilled Nurse Injector  you’ll have a refreshed, rested look without the expression lines but that doesn’t mean you won’t have any facial movement.

Tired Eyes and Dark Circles

Treatment: Dermal Fillers

The Low-Down:  We hear a lot of guys complain about looking tired even after a full night’s rest. That’s hardly surprising. As men age, they tend to lose volume in their tear-troughs (under-eyes). Restoring volume can be achieved using filing agents,  to soften the appearance of work-related stress.

Results: The bonus in using dermal fillers is that the results are instant and can last 6-12 months!

Note: Don’t worry, our expert injector won’t make you look feminine, just rested and ready to face the board room!

You may, however, experience mild swelling after the treatment and there is always a risk for minor bruising. Be sure to speak with one of our filler experts about the do’s and dont's before your treatment to reduce the likeliness of bruising or swelling.

Laugh Lines

Concern:  Lines on either side of your mouth

Treatment: Dermal fillers

The Low-Down:  These pesky folds develop around the mouth as a result of a loss of collagen over time. Our expert Nurse Injector will add support to these folds in order to soften their appearance while maintaining a masculine appearance.

Results: Similarly to tear-trough fillers, the results are instant! There is little to now downtime and you can resume all normal activities immediately.

Note: Be sure to avoid alcohol a day or two before and stop aspirin (unless prescribed by your doctor) advil, motrin and aleve one week prior.

 

Hyperhidrosis, otherwise known as “Excess Sweating”

Treatment: Botox

The Low-down: Many man (and women) have turned to Botox to help treat embarrassing excess sweating.  Botox not only treats wrinkles but they also temporarily stop hyperhidrosis.

Here’s how it works. The neuromodulator is injected into the skin to safely block the nerve responsible for triggering the sweat glands.

Results: The treatment can last 3-5 months and begins to work 1-2 weeks after the treatment is performed. There is no downtime and you can resume all normal activities after the treatment.

Note: While the underarms are the most popular area injected, many men also choose to treat their scalp, palms and feet, keeping you looking cool as a cucumber.

Dermal Filler Treatment

What are Dermal Fillers?
Dermal fillers are a group of non-toxic substances that are injected under the skin at various depths to smooth out fine lines, deep wrinkles, nasolabial folds, and acne scars, volumize and define lips, contour the chin and nose, or plump up sunken cheeks or temples for a full, lifted appearance.
 
JUVÉDERM®

JUVÉDERM® INJECTABLE GEL FILLERS INDICATIONS AND IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

JUVÉDERM VOLUMA® XC injectable gel is for deep injection in the cheek area to correct age-related volume loss in adults over 21. JUVÉDERM VOLLURE XC injectable gel is for injection into the facial tissue for the correction of moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds (such as nasolabial folds) in adults over 21. JUVÉDERM® XC injectable gel is for injection into the facial tissue for the correction of moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds (such as nasolabial folds). JUVÉDERM® Ultra XC is for injection into the lips and perioral area for lip augmentation in adults over the age of 21. JUVÉDERM VOLBELLA® XC injectable gel is for injection into the lips for lip augmentation and for correction of perioral lines in adults over the age of 21.

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

Are there any reasons why I should not receive any JUVÉDERM® injectable gel formulation?

Do not use these products if you have a history of multiple severe allergies or severe allergic reactions (anaphylaxis), or if you are allergic to lidocaine or the Gram-positive bacterial proteins used in these products.

What precautions should my doctor advise me about?

  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. The safety of these products for use during pregnancy or while breastfeeding has not been studied

  • The safety of JUVÉDERM VOLUMA® XC in patients under 35 years or over 65 years, the safety of JUVÉDERM® XC and JUVÉDERM® Ultra XC injectable gels in patients under 18 years, and the safety of JUVÉDERM VOLLURE XC and JUVÉDERM VOLBELLA® XC in patients under 22 years has not been studied

  • The safety and effectiveness of JUVÉDERM VOLUMA® XC in areas other than the cheek area, JUVÉDERM® XC and JUVÉDERM VOLLURE XC for areas other than facial wrinkles and folds, and JUVÉDERM® Ultra XC and JUVÉDERM VOLBELLA® XC in areas other than the lips and perioral area have not been established in clinical studies

  • Tell your doctor if you have a history of excessive scarring (eg, hypertrophic scarring and keloid formations) or pigmentation disorders, as use of these products may result in additional scars or changes in pigmentation

  • Tell your doctor if you are planning other laser treatments or a chemical peel, as there is a possible risk of inflammation at the treatment site if these procedures are performed after treatment

  • Patients who experience skin injury near the site of injection with this product may be at a higher risk for side effects

  • Tell your doctor if you are on immunosuppressive therapy used to decrease the body’s immune response, as use of these products may result in an increased risk of infection

  • Tell your doctor if you are using medications that can prolong bleeding, such as aspirin, ibuprofen, or other blood thinners, as this may result in increased bruising or bleeding at the injection site

  • Minimize strenuous exercise, exposure to extensive sun or heat, and alcoholic beverages within the first 24 hours following treatment

What are possible side effects?

The most commonly reported side effects with JUVÉDERM® injectable gels included injection-site redness, swelling, pain, tenderness, firmness, lumps/bumps, bruising, discoloration, and itching. For JUVÉDERM VOLBELLA® XC, dryness was also reported. For JUVÉDERM VOLUMA® XC, most side effects were moderate and lasted 2 to 4 weeks. For JUVÉDERM® XC, JUVÉDERM VOLLURE XC, and JUVÉDERM® Ultra XC injectable gels, most side effects were mild or moderate and lasted 14 days or less. For JUVÉDERM VOLBELLA® XC, most side effects were mild or moderate and lasted 30 days or less.

One of the risks with using these products is unintentional injection into a blood vessel, and while rare, the complications can be serious and may be permanent. These complications, which have been reported for facial injections, can include vision abnormalities, blindness, stroke, temporary scabs, or permanent scarring.

As with all skin injection procedures, there is a risk of infection.

To report a side effect with any JUVÉDERM® product, please call Allergan at 1-800-433-8871. Please visit Juvederm.com or talk to your doctor for more information.

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