The benefits and merits of Botox have been made popular by ever-increasing press and social media coverage.
Botox is the top-rated facial cosmetic, non-surgical treatment around the world and is unquestionably an amazing procedure to help combat the aging process. The main key to achieving proper Botox injection results is to choose an expert Botox injector. Proper Botox injection techniques should result in a younger, smoother appearance, at the same time preserving a natural amount of facial expression. At our Toronto Facial Cosmetic Clinic, only our cosmetic doctors perform the Botox treatments. They work with each patient to customize an approach that naturally suits their face, carefully mapping patient facial muscles in order to achieve the desired results.
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Botox Complications and Risks
Botox is one of the safest non surgical treatments performed. It is temporary, which can be helpful to alleviate patient concerns. The top complication with Botox is actually not caused by the product itself, but in fact is most commonly due to an inexperienced injector. The risks increase because a novice injector can cause serious outcomes for the patient if they inject an inappropriate amount of Botox or inject into the wrong area of a facial muscle. Some of these complications include facial nerve paralysis, eyebrow drop, droopy eye, or simply an unsatisfactory result such as a “surprised look”. If the Botox injector does not have a solid and comprehensive understanding and knowledge of facial anatomy, the patient can be put at risk. Due to his level of expertise and his training our doctors’ safety records for Botox injections is impeccable, and patients love the results of his work. With a keen, aesthetic eye, our doctors view Botox injections as both art and medical science. Our Toronto Facial Cosmetic Clinic believes that Botox is best performed by a skilled and knowledgeable physician.
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How does The Clinic at Yorkville charge for Botox?
Our Toronto Facial Cosmetic Centre charges by the area for Botox rather than by the unit. We charge a flat rate for an entire area. Therefore, once the Botox treatment has been completed and the results are visible, if a patient decides they would like a little more Botox in that same area, the treatment is complimentary and there is no additional charge for the patient. This works extremely well, and we have a high level of patient satisfaction using this method. In contrast, patients who pay for Botox by the unit often wish they had gotten a little bit more during their cosmetic treatment, but will have to pay additionally per unit at the Botox provider they went to in order to achieve the desired result.
Using our Botox injection model, where we treat patients by the area rather than the unit, means patients know ahead of time what they will be charged for the treatment and have peace of mind knowing that their desired outcome will be achieved.
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What is Botox?
Botox Is Not An Injectable Filler
Contrary to popular belief, Botox is not an injectable filler. Injectable Filler typically restores volume where it was lost due to the aging process or provides contouring to rejuvenate the face. Botox treats facial lines and wrinkles, smoothing them out to create a youthful appearance. Botox treatments particularly target lines found on the forehead (worry lines), frown lines (glabella region), crow’s feet around the sides of the eyes and even lines on the neck. Botox is also popular to be used as a preventative measure against aging. Patients who begin to use Botox in their 20’s and 30’s will have less fine lines and wrinkles appear in the Botox targeted areas because the muscles will be relaxed and unable to produce those wrinkles. Botox is Botulinum toxin, Type A and has been in use for many decades. It is a purified, natural protein whose uses range widely from treating migraines, to stopping muscle spasms in children and adults, to reducing excessive sweating in the underarms or on the hands. In Facial Cosmetic Procedures, it is the number 1 top rated non surgical treatment because it is so easy and eliminates fine lines and wrinkles so effectively. Botox on average lasts for about 3 to 4 months depending on how quickly a person’s body metabolizes it.
Ideal Candidates for Botox
Both men and women are actively seeking out Botox injections at our Toronto Cosmetic Clinic. The rise in Botox use around the world continues to break records every year, but especially of note is the rise in male patients embracing the procedure and realizing its fantastic benefits. Botox is not for use in females who are pregnant or nursing nor in patients who have a skin disorder over the treatment area. Patients who have a family history of neuromuscular disease should not get Botox injections either.
What are Botox Injections like?
Botox is one of the simplest and quickest non surgical treatment options available for patients today. The entire procedure can be performed in under 10 minutes and the effects generally begin to show in about 4-6 days. Most patients will experience a bit of redness upon injection, but this typically subsides very soon afterwards. There is the possibility of a small bruise, but it can be easily covered or is usually so small it is hardly noticeable. One of the ways to avoid unnecessary bruising is to avoid the use of blood thinners, such as Vitamin E, Aspirin or Ginseng, prior to Botox treatments. In our Toronto office, prior to the procedure, our doctors will offer patients the option of a topical numbing cream. This results in patients experiencing little to no pain during the treatment.
Dysport & Xeomin
Are there other options besides Botox?
Yes, there are other neuromodulators such as Dysport and Xeomin which can be used to improve, smooth and soften the look of a face. Botox is the gold-standard in the industry and the global leader. However, both Dysport and Xeomin are excellent products as well and patients are generally delighted with the results from these neuromodulators too. At our Toronto clinic, we offer Botox and Dysport to our patients.
Other Non-Surgical Cosmetic Treatment Uses for Botox
Although Botox can be used to treat migraines, TMJ and excessive sweating, one of the newest, progressive uses of Botox is a treatment called masseter Botox. This is a very specialized technique that reduces the jaw. Aesthetically, this non surgical procedure creates a more attractive oval or heart-shaped face. The process is simply that the Botox weakens the masseter- a chewing muscle- that often adds bulk and squareness to a jaw line. By injecting Botox over time into this muscle, it will shrink, causing the jaw line and the face to take on a more refined look. The masseter Botox method is effective and provides astonishing results. However, the key to success (as with all Botox injections), is to trust only a Botox expert such as a Facial Plastic Surgeon to achieve the right results and to avoid risks and complications usually caused by inexperienced injectors.
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“Per Area” Charge
Classically, the Toronto Botox price has been quoted in dollars per unit. However, because up to 25-30 units may be needed to treat just one wrinkle zone, people realized they needed to budget for dozens and dozens of Botox units. This is why many Toronto Botox clinics, including The Clinic at Yorkville, have changed their Botox cost to reflect a “per area” charge instead. This enables the whole target area to be treated appropriately, without the worry of counting Botox units and dollar signs. It also helps relieve the Botox cost because the right amount of Botox will be used and for that area and patients will not have to go back and purchase more Botox units in order to achieve the look they want if the first initial results of the Botox injections were unsatisfactory.
Customized Botox Treatments
Toronto Botox Prices usually cover the cost of Botox around your eyes- in the crow’s feet area, the whole forehead region and the glabellar muscles – the deep wrinkles that can form in a number 1 or 11 in between the eyebrow area. As a patient, you can tell your Botox injector which fine lines or wrinkles you would most like to address and the Botox treatment can be customized for you at a cost that suits your wallet. With Botox Injections, a little can go a long way.
Find out more about Botox in a Consultation
If you are interested in discovering more about Botox injections in Toronto, you can schedule a consultation at our Facial Cosmetic Clinic with one of our cosmetic doctors. After meeting with one of our doctors and discussing Botox, if you decide to proceed, the Botox treatment can be performed quickly and easily during the same appointment in less than 10 minutes. After the treatment, patients resume their usual activities and routines immediately. Visit us for your Toronto Botox Injections to discover the difference an experienced cosmetic doctors can make in your results and your overall feeling of excellent patient care!
Botox Cosmetic Injections help to calm the muscle movement in those 3 target areas that causes the wrinkling of the skin. A Botox treatment can last up to 3-4 months, essentially paralyzing the overactive forehead muscles for that time frame. This results in a much smoother appearance for the skin. It is recommended that Botox injections be maintained on a regular basis in order for the results to last and overall look to remain cohesive over time. Botox Results are temporary. People are often worried about what they will look like after the Botox wears away, so it is comforting to know that because Botox is temporary; one will simply go back to looking how they did before their Botox treatment.
Are you considering Botox in Toronto
If you are considering a Toronto Botox treatment, we encourage you to contact our Yorkville Clinic. We offer the expertise of qualified medical doctors who are the only ones who perform Botox injections at our clinic. We do not use nurse Botox injectors as our doctors are passionate about their Botox Cosmetic injection techniques and achieving outstanding results for patients every time. Please call our office if you have any further questions about Botox treatments, Toronto Botox Cost or Botox injections.
The Cost of Botox in Toronto
The cost of Botox can vary greatly depending on the geographical region you live in, as well as the qualifications of the Botox injector you are choosing. Typically, the Toronto Botox price is around $10 – $14 per unit. Deep Discount Botox pricing should be regarded carefully as it may be an indication of inexperienced Botox injectors. Because of the risks and complications involved with Botox injections, choosing your Botox Cosmetic Injector carefully is of utmost importance. Botox Cost should be a contributing factor in your decision, but paying the lowest price does not mean achieving the best results. It will often lead to undesirable results that can be seen and noticed on the face for up to 3-4 months post injection.
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