What are injectables?
Neuromodulators (commonly known by the names Botox®, Xeomin® and Jeuveau™ are simple, nonsurgical treatments consisting of injections directly into the muscles. The neuromodulators work by blocking nerve impulses to the injected muscles allowing the muscles to relax. The relaxation of the muscle eliminates the cause of the creases and lines so they resolve.
When will I see results from neuromodulators injections?
Within days, you may notice a marked improvement in the moderate-to-severe lines and wrinkles in treated areas. For up to 30 days lines will continue to improve, and results can last for up to 4 months. Individual results may vary.
Are injectables painful?
Discomfort is usually minimal and brief. Prior to injection, we offer to numb the area with a cold pack or anesthetic cream. Most patients experience no downtime and are in and out of the office following treatment.
Do results differ?
Yes, individual results may vary. For the best results, it’s essential to go to a provider who is experienced in and specializes in administering the neuromodulators. Our providers specialize in Cosmetic Dermatology, treating thousands of patients every year with excellent results.
How do Neuromodulators work?
Neuromodulators work by blocking nerve impulses to injected muscles; this reduces muscle activity that can cause persistent wrinkles and lines to form in treated areas. When you concentrate, frown, or squint the muscles cause your skin to furrow and fold. After years of frequent contraction, those wrinkles can linger even after the muscles are at rest.
Jeuveau™ (prabotulinumtoxinA-xvfs) by Evolus is now FDA approved for the temporary improvement of moderate to severe glabellar lines in adults. Jeuveau™ will be available at Dermatology Associates downtown Seattle clinic starting in spring 2019. For more information on how Jeuveau™ works, click here.
What are typical side effects of dermal filler treatments?
Each patient will react differently to the to the injection process. Common side effects are potential bruising, tenderness, and swelling at the treatment site, which can last up to two weeks. You should not use dermal fillers if you are breastfeeding, pregnant, or if you are scheduled for any dental work within two weeks. You should refrain from the use of aspirin products, fish oil and red wine a few days before your appointment to significantly reduce the likelihood and duration of side effects.
When will I see results?
Patients will begin to see results 6-8 weeks after their treatment.
How soon can I schedule an appointment?
Call Dermatology Associates of Seattle today at (206) 267-2100, and we will schedule you for one of our most popular cosmetic procedures.
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