Can Botox lift eyebrows?

Yes, Botox can help lift the eyebrows through medial and lateral brow elevation resulting in a refreshed less tired looking appearance

How long does Botox last?

Botox treatment for softening of wrinkles typically lasts 3-4 months

Is Botox good for under eye wrinkles?

Botox can help soften the appearance of under eye wrinkles but it is important to understand the cause of under eye wrinkles which will direct appropriate treatment and treatment outcomes respectively eg. under eye wrinkles might be due to a lack of volume and should ideally be treated with the appropriate dermal or soft tissue filler, etc.

Is 50 too old for Botox?

No, 50 is not too old for Botox. Botox treatment will help soften wrinkles and create a refreshed, less tired appearance and prevent new wrinkles from forming

Who should not get Botox?

Patients pregnant, breastfeeding or with myaesthenia gravis should not have Botox treatments.

What age should I start Botox?

Botox treatments can be started in your 20s when you notice the development and progression of facial wrinkles.

What should you not do after Botox?

You should not lie flat for the first 4 hours after your Botox treatment as well as not engage in intense physical activity nor use a hot tube or sauna in the first 24 hours after your Botox treatment

What is Botox used for?

Botox is used for softening and reducing wrinkles in the face and neck areas. Common Botox treatment areas include the frown lines, forehead wrinkles, crows feet, masseter jawline slimming, puckered chin, bunny lines and neck wrinkles. Botox is also used to treat chronic migraines, hyperhidrosis or excessive perspiration, blepharospasms, cervical dystonia and overactive bladders.

What does Botox do to your face?

Botox reduces facial wrinkles and elevates the brows of the face resulting in a less tired and more refreshed appearance. Botox is also used to slim the face by treating hypertrophied masseter muscles resulting in a better balanced face and enhanced jawline.

Does Botox make you look older after it wears off?

Botox does not make you look older after it wears off. Preventative Botox can make you look less tired and more youthful after subsequent treatments.

What is Botox?

Botox is a safe and effective purified non-animal protein used for softening and reducing of facial lines and wrinkles e.g. frown lines and crows feet for over thirty years.

What is the Botox Injection Procedure Like?

Having Botox injections is a relatively simple and fast procedure. Either Dr. Chetty or our Cosmetic Nurse Specialist, Isabel Soriano, will first examine the treatment area to determine the most effective and appropriate injection site. The skin is then thoroughly cleansed and numbed using a topical cream. When numbing has taken effect, typically after about fifteen minutes, Botox can be injected.nnAfter receiving Botox injections, you may experience some redness, soreness, or bruising at the injection site, which should subside quickly. You can return to your normal routine immediately after receiving the injections if you choose, but avoid exercise or other strenuous activity for at least 24 hours. Botox results are typically visible about 3-4 days after receiving injections, and last 3-4 months on average.

Is Botox right for me?

Looking for a fresher, less tired, less angry and younger look that still allows expression to show on your face? Then Botox treatment at Cerulean Medical Institute in Kelowna is the treatment for you.nnLine and wrinkle treatments are ideal for anyone who has concerns about forehead creases, frown lines or crows feet. They are incredibly versatile and can be combined holistically with other treatments like Juvederm dermal fillers to encompass total rejuvenation of the face.

How does Botox treatment work?

Your cosmetic specialist will inject the Botox gently and precisely into the wrinkle-causing muscles, temporarily relaxing facial muscles, preventing the formation of new wrinkles and softening existing lines.nnWith repeated treatments your muscles become re-trained, limiting the damage incurred by the skin’s natural collagen and reducing the development of new lines and wrinkles.

What areas of my face can Botox be used to treat?

FOREHEADnBotox when injected to treat forehead wrinkles results in a refreshed, less concerned and less tired look.nnEYESnBotox when injected around the eyes, softens and improves the appearance of crows feet and frown lines resulting in a youthful and a less fatigued look.nnEYEBROWSnBotox when injected around the eyebrows, creates a subtle brow lift and helps with balancing of asymmetrical eyebrows resulting in a rejuvenated appearance.nnNOSEnBotox when injected around the nose softens and improves bunny lines, decreases widening and lifts the tip of the nose resulting in a youthful appearance.nnLIPSnBotox when injected around the lips, helps to soften smokers’ lines thus resulting in a smoother, youthful appearance. Botox can also improve and soften gummy smiles.nnMOUTHnBotox when injected around the mouth, helps to improve the appearance of downturned mouth corners and marionette lines resulting in a less concerned, happier look.nnCHINnBotox injections of the chin can reduce the uneven, puckered appearance resulting a smoother, more youthful chin.nnJAWLINEnBotox when injected to the masseter muscles and jawline, helps to slim down the face for a more oval and feminine looking face.nnNECKnBotox injections of the neck can help improve and soften neck lines and platysmal bands for a younger looking neck line.

How will I feel during my Botox treatment?

Minimal to no discomfort felt from the fine needle and expert injection technique of our highly-skilled Botox Doctors in Kelowna.

What results can I expect from Botox Treatment by Dr. Praven Chetty in Kelowna?

Botox can take from two days to up to two weeks before a line-softening or muscle-relaxing effect occurs. Remember the aim of Botox treatment at Cerulean Medical Institute is not to stop all expression, but to reduce the intensity of the muscle activity that causes the lines in the areas treated. This gives the skin a chance to rest from the repeated furrowing and creasing that can occur hundreds of times a day, enabling the wrinkles or folds to gradually soften over time. Please click onto our Botox before and after photo gallery and click here to learn about what other patients are saying about their Botox treatments at Cerulean Medical Institute.

How many Botox treatments will I need?

The beautiful effects of Botox last an average three to four months. To ensure the best results, Botox treatments should be performed approximately three to four months apart.

How much does Botox treatment in Kelowna Cost?

Botox cost in Kelowna varies according to each patient’s individual skin condition, patients’ goals and facial areas treated with Botox. Botox treatment prices typically start from $300. During your initial consultation, our Botox specialists at Cerulean Medical Institute will thoroughly examine and assess your Botox needs and subsequently let you know how much your Botox treatment will cost.

How do I prepare myself for Botox treatment?

Fortunately, no preparation is required for your Botox treatment at our advanced Botox clinic in Kelowna, BC. Simply arrive for your appointment calmly and on time.

What happens after my Botox treatment?

Immediately following your Botox treatment, you are advised to avoid lying flat for the first four hours after your Botox injections and to avoid exercise & hot tubs for the initial twenty four hours after your Botox treatment. We also recommend avoiding massaging or rubbing the area where Botox® has been injected.

What is the difference between Botox & Juvederm?

Botox and Juvederm are both used to soften lines and wrinkles thus rendering a refreshed appearance. The difference between these two innovative anti-aging injectable treatments are due to their respective physiological properties and mechanisms of actions. Botox (a neuromodulator) injections relax specifically targeted muscles thus softening and over time eliminating unwanted lines and wrinkles. Juvederm is a hyaluronic acid dermal filler, which when injected into specific tissue compartments of the skin acts to restore lost volume thereby ironing out lines, wrinkles and folds.

Can Botox be used to create a more feminine shaped face?

Botox when injected accurately into the masseter muscles can help to slim down the face thus creating an oval or heart shaped face. Botox injections into the masseter muscles using advanced injection techniques must be performed by an experienced physician injector. Patients who are ideal candidates for slimming of the face with Botox are those who present with “boxing” of the mandible secondary to overactive thickened masseter muscles. Bruxism (teeth grinding) is common condition associated with thickened masseter muscles. Botox is an ideal treatment solution for bruxism, by way of it’s unique muscle relaxing properties.

Can Botox be used to treat other conditions?

Botox has been for used for many decades to successfully and safely treat chronic migraines, overactive bladders, excessive perspiration or hyperhidrosis and neck spasms.