Frequently Asked Questions
Botox works by temporarily paralyzing muscles and reducing the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines. It is primarily used in the following areas:
Our dedicated Family Medicine NYC PC team offers Botox treatments to address various aesthetic concerns. These include-
- Forehead lines: Botox can smooth horizontal lines that form across the forehead due to repetitive facial expressions.
- Glabellar lines (frown lines): These are the vertical lines that appear between the eyebrows when frowning. Botox can soften and relax these lines.
- Crow's feet: Botox can target the lines that form around the outer corners of the eyes, often associated with smiling and squinting.
- Bunny lines: These are diagonal lines that appear on the sides of the nose when smiling or laughing. Botox can reduce their prominence.
- Eyebrow lift: By targeting specific muscles, Botox can give a subtle lift to the eyebrows, resulting in a more youthful and alert appearance.
- Chin dimpling: Botox can smoothen the appearance of dimples or puckering on the chin.
- Jawline slimming: In some cases, Botox can be used to contour the jawline by reducing the size of the masseter muscles, resulting in a slimmer facial appearance.
Our experienced professionals will assess your concerns and develop a customized Botox treatment plan tailored to your needs. We aim to help you achieve your desired aesthetic goals and boost your confidence through safe and effective Botox treatments.
An ideal candidate for Botox treatment typically includes individuals who:
- Have Dynamic Wrinkles
- Are in Good Overall Health
- Are Not Pregnant or Nursing
- Have Realistic Expectations
- Seek Non-Surgical Solutions to address their aesthetic concerns
- Are Over the Age of 18
Yes, there are, some of these services are offered by our office.
- Chronic Migraine: Botox has been approved by health authorities for the treatment of chronic migraines in adults. It involves injecting Botox into specific areas of the head and neck to reduce the frequency and severity of migraines.
- Hyperhidrosis (Excessive Sweating): Botox can be used to treat hyperhidrosis by injecting it into the sweat glands, which temporarily blocks the release of the chemical that stimulates sweating. It is commonly used during the summer months for excessive sweating.
- Cervical Dystonia: Botox is also used to treat cervical dystonia, a neurological disorder that causes the neck to involuntarily turn or twist into uncomfortable positions.
- Bruxism (Teeth Grinding): Botox injections in the jaw muscles can help reduce teeth grinding and clenching, which can lead to dental problems and jaw pain.
It's important to note that Botox is a prescription medication, and these non-cosmetic uses should only be administered by qualified medical professionals. Please contact Family Medicine NYC to schedule consultation