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How much does Botox cost in Cleveland, Ohio?
Botox® a commonly used cosmetic injectable used for wrinkle treatment in Cleveland. In northeast Ohio, patients can expect the cost of Botox to be approximately $12-$16 per unit. Most patients will require between 20 and 60 units of Botox, depending on which wrinkles are being treated. Patients can therefore expect a total cost of a Botox treatment in Cleveland to range from about $250 to $1000.
How many units of Botox are use for horizontal forehead lines?
Many people wonder about how many units of Botox for forehead are used. Forehead Botox injections can range from 15-20 units. At $12-$16 per unit that comes to a total cost of $180 to $320.
How many units of Botox for crow’s feet?
Crow’s feet treatment is Botox treatment near the eyes. Botox for crow’s feet generally requires about 20 units of Botox though it depends on the patient. The cost of crow’s feet Botox injections is is around $240 if 20 units are used.
What areas are treated with Botox?
The three areas generally treated with Botox are:
- Frown lines, or 11 lines, of the central forehead (glabella)
- Crow’s feet, or smile lines, of the lateral periorbital area (orbicularis muscle)
- Horizontal forehead wrinkles (frontalis muscle)
It is important to see a trained specialist who understands the complex anatomy of the face to perform your Botox treatment. Dr. Harmych is double board-certified and fellowship-trained in facial plastic and cosmetic surgery, so patients in northeast Ohio can rest assured knowing they are in expert hands.
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What is Botox®?
Best-known by its trade name, Botox®, this neurotoxin, botulinum toxin type A, is used to temporarily relax facial muscles causing lines and wrinkles to diminish. It is a popular option for men and women who wish to reduce the appearance of frown lines between the eyebrows and lines across the forehead. It is also used to eliminate crow’s feet around the eyes.
Are you a Good Candidate for Botox in Cleveland?
If you want to temporarily improve the appearance of crow’s feet, frown lines, and forehead lines, then you may be a candidate for Botox treatment. However, we advise you to consult with a cosmetic surgery expert first.
Dr. Brian Harmych, of Harmych Facial Plastic Surgery, will help you determine if Botox is the correct facial cosmetic procedure for you.
Frequently Asked Questions about Botox Treatment in Cleveland
Who Is Not a Candidate for Botox®?
If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, do not use Botox. Also, Botox should not be used by anyone who has a neurological disease. Consult with a doctor before receiving cosmetic Botox® treatments.
How Long Does a Botox Treatment In Cleveland Take?
A Botox injection only takes around 10 minutes to perform at our private Beachwood office just outside of Cleveland, Ohio.
Are There Any Preparations Before Botox®?
Do not take aspirin or any type of anti-inflammatory medication at least one week before treatment to reduce bruising.
What Are the Side Effects of Botox®?
Botox® treatments carry minor side effects such as bruising, swelling and redness which resolve quickly. Most patients report minimal discomfort or pain after a treatment. Pain relievers are generally not required. Redness at the injection site is common but usually resolves within a few hours. If present, mild swelling and bruising may last a few days and can be treated with cold compresses. Makeup and other cosmetic products may be used immediately to conceal any redness or minor bruising. More severe side effects of Botox®, like double-vision and drooping of the eyelid, are very uncommon.
What Is the Recovery Period After a Botox® Treatment?
Most patients return to their occupational and social activities immediately. Exercise may be resumed 24 hours following injection of Botox®. Dr. Harmych asks that patients remain upright and avoid lying down for 6 hours following any Botox treatments for facial wrinkles.
How is Botox® Different From Other Cosmetic Injectables?
Botox® was the first to market in utilizing botulinum toxin. Other injectable cosmetic treatment products include Dysport® and Xeomin®. Although they are very similar, they are not the same. Dysport® contains a smaller protein than Botox®. Dysport® is also noticeable more quickly than Botox®. Unlike Botox® and Dysport®, Xeomin® does not contain protective proteins clustered around the active part of the molecule, which may lessen the possibility of a patient developing antibodies to Xeomin®. It is important to see an plastic surgery expert like Dr. Harmych who knows how to take advantage of the subtle differences between Botox®, Dysport® and Xeomin®.
How Soon Can Results Be Expected After Botox®?
Results after Botox® treatment are generally seen within 5-7 days with maximum effect in about 2 weeks. For most patients, the effect of Botox® lasts about 3-4 months.
Is Botox® Covered by Insurance?
Botox® is generally not covered by insurance when used for facial plastic or cosmetic purposes. Please check with your provider before visiting our Pepper Pike office.
When Was Botox® First Used?
Botox® has been used since 1985. It was originally used for the treatment of cervical dystonia, an involuntary contraction of the neck muscles. It gained FDA-approval for cosmetic and nonsurgical use in 2002.
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Where should I go for Botox® injections near me?
Harmych Facial Plastic Surgery is located in the Cleveland, Ohio suburb of Beachwood, Ohio. Schedule a consultation at our Beachwood location and see if Botox treatments are a good option for you.
29225 Chagrin Blvd. #285
Beachwood, Ohio 44122