BOTOX®

Grand Rapids, Holland, Saugatuck, MI

There are millions of beauty treatments, products, and cosmetic procedures that offer different benefits to both men and women. However, the most common cosmetic treatment used today is Botox. Unfortunately, many people are not familiar with the Botox system and how it works.

Botox has been FDA approved to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. It is injected as a filler into the top surface of the skin to reduce frown lines, crow’s feet, fine lines, and noticeable wrinkles.

What is recovery like from Botox?

Immediately after the injections are given, patients will have swelling and some slight discomfort. However, this will subside and patients will see noticeable results after a day. Side effects of Botox vary from person to person. Many patients will see some light bruising and numbness at the injection site. When discussing Botox, Dr. Ryan Dodde will also elaborate on the fact that any cosmetic treatment may have risks, so it imperative to understand everything before choosing the Botox injections.

Botox can be administered safely in Dr. Dodde’s office. No anesthesia is necessary for Botox injections and patients will experience minimal amounts of pain, if any. However, it is important for patients to have Botox administered every few months for the most effective and ongoing improvements.

The cost of Botox varies according to each doctor. However, patients who are genuinely interested can schedule a consultation with Dr. Ryan Dodde or the nurse injector specialist at Plastic Surgery Arts of West Michigan. This is the best manner of receiving pricing information and to learn if a patient is a good candidate for Botox. Although the system is safe, it is imperative that patients be in good overall health before the injections are conducted. Patients must also be relatively emotionally stable and have realistic expectations of what the Botox system will do for them.