BOTOX® Cosmetic is a simple, non-surgical, physician-administered treatment that can temporarily smooth moderate to severe lines. The most commonly treated areas are the frown lines between the brows, the forehead and and the lines around the eyes often referred to as crow’s feet. It is the only treatment of its type approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
One 10-minute treatment—a few tiny injections—and within days there’s a noticeable improvement. which can last up to 4 months. Results may vary. Botox is also used on patient’s who suffer from migraine headaches with very positive results.
BOTOX® Cosmetic is a purified protein produced by the Clostridium botulinum bacterium, which reduces the activity of the muscles that cause the frown lines between the brows and wrinkles to form over time. Dr. Elam typically treats his botox patient’s on Tuesdays and Thursdays to ensure that the Botox is opened fresh for the patients and is never stored or refrigerated. This allows the maximum benefits of the treatment. If you are considering botox it is always helpful to stop any aspirin usage prior to your scheduled treatment to reduce the chances of any small bruises at the injection sites. When scheduling your consultation or treatment Dr. Elam’s patient coordinator will review all pertinent information with you prior to your appointment.
Dr. Elam is a Platinum partner injector, which is designated by Allergan Corporation based on the volume of Botox you inject. Over a million people have been treated with FDA-approved BOTOX® Cosmetic.