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Naficy Rejuvenation Center is the Pacific Northwest's premiere location for Botox treatments and other facial injectables. We are #1 in the State of Washington, and the Pacific Northwest Region for Botox injections, and in the top 1% of practices in the United States. We have highly trained and experienced staff of skilled providers who regularly perform the full spectrum of cosmetic Botox treatments. Naficy Rejuvenation Center serves as a national physician training site for advanced Botox injection techniques. Unlike many "Medispas" and "Skin Clinics" that do not have an on-site physician, the Naficy Rejuvenation Center has a board-certified plastic surgeon present on-site at all times and the Botox providers at the Naficy Rejuvenation Center have over 50 years of combined medical experience.
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What is Botox?
Botox is a purified protein that has the ability to relax muscles into which it is injected. This relaxation may be partial or complete, depending on the amount of Botox used and on the relative strength of the muscle into which it is injected. The relaxation produced by Botox is temporary (usually 3-6 months), as the treated muscle will gradually 'wake up' over time.
Which wrinkles can Botox treat?
There are two different types of wrinkles on the face: static wrinkles and dynamic wrinkles. Static wrinkles are present even with complete stillness and lack of expression on the face. Dynamic wrinkles are those that appear or become significantly more apparent with facial expression. Botox is ideal for treatment of dynamic wrinkles of the face and is used to relax those facial muscles whose excessive action causes wrinkling of the skin. For example, the deep lines between the eyebrows (frown lines) are the most popular treatment sites.
Other areas which can be improved with Botox are the crow's feet and the horizontal forehead lines. Depending on the doctors' skill and experience, neckbands, certain lip lines, smile lines along the side of the nose, and droopy corners of the mouth may also be improved with Botox.
Botox treatment of crows feet - procedure performed at Naficy Plastic Surgery & Rejuvenation Center
Who is a candidate for Botox?
Any person who wishes to minimize the aging process around the eyes and forehead region with minimal down time is an appropriate candidate for Botox injections. Botox is not recommended for women who are pregnant or are nursing.
What other cosmetic treatments may be combined with Botox?
One of the greatest combination treatments involves the simultaneous use of Botox and Restylane. With this combo treatment, an "instant face lift" may be achieved by using Botox in the brow and forehead region, and Restylane around the mouth, lips, and smile lines.
Does it hurt?
Typically no anesthetic is needed for Botox injections. A small amount of Botox is administered using a very fine needle. Most patients experience very minimal discomfort. Anesthetic creams and special cooling devices are available to increase your comfort.
What is the cost?
The cost of Botox is per unit of Botox used which depends on the dose (number of units) used. Botox treatment cost for patients receiving 50 units or more is $10/unit. Botox treatment cost for patients receiving 30-49 units is $12/unit. Botox treatment cost for patients receiving 1-29 units is $14/unit. The amount of Botox used is measured in units and the larger and stronger the muscles being treated, the higher the number of units required to produce adequate relaxation. We are the #1 provider of Botox in Washington state and because of our purchasing power are able to offer this very competitive price on Botox to our patients.
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What is the recovery like?
In general, no recovery time is needed. Botox treatments may be administered during a lunch break. You will be instructed not to rub the treated area for a couple of hours after the treatment. It is also a good idea to try to 'exercise' the treated muscles for the first few hours following the treatment, as this will increase the effectiveness of the Botox treatment.
How long will the results last?
Typically, it takes 4-5 days for the Botox to start to take effect, but it may take up to 2 weeks for its full effect. Results generally last between 3-6 months. As you notice the effects of the Botox wearing off call us and schedule your next appointment. We offer Botox treatments Monday through Friday and can often accommodate you on the same day that you call.
More information about BOTOX
For more detailed information about Botox please visit our Botox website www.seattlebotoxclinic.com for a full discussion of the many possible facial and body Botox treatments.