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BOTOX TRAVERSE CITY, NAPLES, PETOSKEY, BOCA GRANDE

Botox Treatments

What we tell our patients: Natural Botox results are at our core. CSLC is top 15 in the nation for Galderma injectables (Dysport) We’ve injected Botox since it was released in 2002.

What are Botox treatment areas and benefits?

Botox softens lines in the neck and face, relaxes platysmal bands, and turns up a downturned mouth. Botox also helps with skin rejuvenation, gummy smiles, puckered chins, and underarm sweating.  The Botox lip flip in Traverse City, Petoskey and Naples, offers a fuller-looking upper lip without the use of filler. 

Treatment Areas

•  Crow’s feet
•  Forehead lines
•  General wrinkles
•  Frown lines
•  Neck, lips, chin

Benefits of Botox

•  Softens fine lines and wrinkles
•  Creates natural lift around the brow
•  Pain-free injections
•  Results last 3-4 months

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Why choose Cosmetic Skin & Laser Center for Botox?

The goal of Botox is to relax wrinkles on the face or neck and give a rejuvenated, rested appearance. Our aesthetic providers and Botox injectors have a reputation for being highly skilled, trustworthy and experienced in the top 3 neurmodulators: Botox, Dysport and Xeomin. Cosmetic Skin & Laser Center provides Botox and Dysport treatments to thousands of patients yearly and are consistently ranked as a Platinum Plus Botox provider by Allergan.

Courtney Lo, PA, Dr. Gustav Lo and their team have attended multiple high level trainings and the skilled injectors are all PAs, NPs or nurses with extensive training and Botox experience. They inject neuromodulators like Botox, dermal fillers and platelet-rich fibrin all day, every day.

At Cosmetic Skin & Laser Center, you can be assured your Botox treatment will be personalized and administered by a highly trained injector who is committed to natural, beautiful results.

Where can I book a Botox appointment?

Botox appointments for Petoskey, Traverse City Botox, Botox in Naples, and Boca Grande Botox can be booked online or at cslcbeauty.com or by calling or texting (231) 347-7395 or (239) 367-7353

We have multiple full-time Botox injectors. Our goal is to be able to get you in within a day or two for Botox. Botox results are usually visible within a few days with the best result at 2 weeks.

We can customize your appointment for any neuromodulator (Dysport, Xeomin) once you arrive.

What happens at a Botox appointment?

 Before every treatment your provider will do a thorough consultation and discuss your goals, budget and concerns. The treatment takes about 15 minutes. Results appear gradually in 3-7 days. In a world where medspas are popping up on every corner, our 20+ years of experience and expertise will put you at ease.

  • Botox
  • Dysport
  • Xeomin

The typical Botox appointment:

  • Assessment by a skilled Botox injector
  • Photos and consents
  • Injections take 10-15 minutes
  • No downtime
  • Gradual results set in
  • Recheck in 2-3 weeks

Botox results set in gradually and go away gradually. Ideally injections are performed every 3-4 months, but even 1 or 2 times a year helps soften and slow down wrinkle formation. Our experienced, Platinum Plus Botox Injectors aim for natural results every day.

You are welcome to stop in or call to book.

 

Booking your Botox treatment in Petoskey, Traverse City and Naples is easy! Book online or text or call 231.347.7395 to schedule.

Can Botox and dermal fillers be done at same appointment?

Botox and fillers are commonly performed at the same treatment visit. Botox smooths wrinkles of expression and provides a rested look. Dermal fillers are used to smooth deeper lines and to replace lost volume in the face (aka Liquid Lift) or hands to reduce the veiny, bony appearance.

Common Botox uses

Botox injections can do many things, but most patients use Botox to reduce the appearance of wrinkles. Some patients may get Botox to treat the following:

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How does Botox reduce the appearance of face wrinkles?

Botox works by disabling the facial muscles that cause wrinkles – specifically, those causing crow’s feet (wrinkles at the corner of your eyes) and the frown lines between a person’s eyes. Botox does this by directly blocking the nerve signal that tells the muscles to contract.

Once injected, the muscle becomes paralyzed, leading to the reduction of so-called “dynamic wrinkles” or wrinkles that are only present when muscles contract. This is why Botox is so effective on the wrinkles around the mouth and cheeks (apparent when we smile) and at the corner of the eyes (apparent when we squint, frown, and grimace).

Getting Botox injections at CSLC in Petoskey, Traverse City, and Naples is easy! Book online or text or call 231.347.7395 to schedule. Here is how treatment works:

  • Assessment by our injectors
  • Photos and consents
  • Injections take 10-15 minutes
  • No downtime
  • Gradual results set in
  • Recheck in 2-3 weeks

Botox results set in gradually and go away gradually. Ideally injections are performed every 3-4 months, but even 1 or 2 times a year helps soften and slow down wrinkle formation. Our experienced, platinum plus injectors aim for natural results every day. You are welcome to stop in or call to book. While we do see occasional bruising at an injection site, most Botox injections result in little to no visible bruising.

 

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What is Botox?

Botox is a cosmetic treatment that is commonly injected to soften wrinkles around the eyes, between the brows and on the forehead. The brand name of a type of toxin produced by a bacteria called Clostridium botulinum. It was discovered almost 100 years ago and has been in medical use for decades. The toxin has different medical purposes based on the specific type used, ranging from type A to type G.

Type A, the most potent, can appear under the names Botox, Xeomin, Jeuveau, and Dysport.

Each is approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to reduce facial wrinkles and horizontal forehead lines.

Is Dysport the same as Botox?

Dysport is a different well known brand of neuromodulator. It is used in the same areas as Botox and has the same benefits. At CSLC, we are not brand loyal and we inject both Dysport and Botox all day, every day. Your provider will discuss the benefits of Botox and Dysport at your appointment.

Where is the best place for Botox in Naples?

Cosmetic Skin & Laser Center provides Botox injections in Naples, FL at 700 2nd Avenue North. Since 2001, our Botox specialists have injected neuromodulators in Northern Michigan look and feel their best. We’re excited to offer Botox treatments Naples to our current patients in the Naples area and welcome new clients as well.

Botox Petoskey before & after results

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“Neuromodulators are the ‘hair color’ of aesthetics. There’s no better pick-me-up and at Cosmetic Skin & Laser Center we guarantee a naturally refreshed result.”  

René, RN and Injection Specialist

Botox Frequently Asked Questions

What will I look like after Botox?
After Botox, your skin will be smoother and you'll like a refreshed version of you with softer lines. Results take 14 days to full set in after Botox and slowly go away after 3-4 months.
 
What is a neuromodulator?

The term “neuromodulator” describes the category of substances that affect nerve function. These can be natural substances such as acetylcholine, dopamine, and serotonin, or medications.

In aesthetic medicine, neuromodulators act as a muscle relaxant that softens skin lines by restricting the facial muscles from contracting. The effects of neuromodulators can reduce or erase wrinkles, decrease oil production, and improve facial contouring to provide a younger, refreshed appearance. 

Neuromodulators like Botox differ from dermal fillers, which are gel-like substances that are injected into certain areas of the face to reduce the appearance of facial wrinkles, fine lines, and folds in the skin by restoring volume. 

How do neuromodulators work?

Aesthetic neuromodulators, like Botox, block the release of acetylcholine from the nerve endings in charge of activating the body’s muscles. The muscles then become inactive for some period of time, usually several months. This helps to diminish the appearance of wrinkles that form due to repeated muscle contractions squeezing the skin. Because Botox works by inhibiting nerve transmission, it’s classified as a neuromodulator.

Which neuromodulators are used by injectors at CSLC?

The Physician Associates and Nurses at Cosmetic Skin & Laser Center use three popular neuromodulators: Botox, Dysport, and Xeomin. Many of our clients have experienced successful results and submit rave reviews about Dysport. This product is newer to the neuromodulator market than the traditional, tried-and-true Botox. 

Dysport offers a greater variety of sizes and molecular weight of proteins comprised in the solution, allowing it to easily spread throughout an injection area and cover more space. Some patients have seen quicker results with Dysport thanks to this improved formula and distribution.

How long do Botox injections last?

Facial neuromodulator injections last three-to-four months for most people. Some patients’ injections may last up to six months. Some of our clients find one brand works longer than others for them or has a faster onset of action. Be sure to discuss these specifics with your Cosmetic Skin and Laser Center provider to help choose the brand that’s best for you.

Can I get Botox injections and dermal fillers at the same appointment?

Absolutely. At CSLC about half of our patients combine dermal fillers and Botox at the same visit. Botox softens wrinkles by relaxing muscles and dermal fillers fill deeper lines, elevate sagging cheeks, and improve under-eye hollowing.

What are Botox injections used for?

Neuromodulators like Botox relax the body’s muscles for a period of months. At Cosmetic Skin & Laser Center, we use Botox injections to reduce fine lines and wrinkles in the face. Our Master Injectors also inject Botox daily for lip flip, brow lift, TMJ, and neck rejuvenation.

What are the negative side effects of Botox?

Severe side effects of neuromodulators are rare. In fact, in our 19 years (and tens of thousands of injections) with Botox at Cosmetic Skin & Laser Center, we’ve never seen a patient have a severe side effect. We do see occasional bruising from the injection. When too much Botox is injected into the forehead, the brows can feel heavy. A droopy eyelid (which is easily remedied with prescription eye drops) is rare. Although deaths from counterfeit (fake) Botox have been reported, it’s rare and has never been reported from a brand name manufacturer.

What drugs are neuromodulators?

In our field of aesthetic medicine, the neuromodulators brands of botulinum toxin A include Botox, Dysport, Jeuveau, and Xeomin.

Is Botox a neuromodulator?

Yes. Although there are many different types of neuromodulators in medicine, when the term “neuromodulator” is used in aesthetics, it’s usually referring to botulinum toxin A (brand name Botox).

Is Daxxify the same as Botox?

Daxxify (or "Daxi") is the newest neuromodulator to be approved by the FDA with results that last up to 6 months.

Is it safe to get Botox?

Botox is known to be very safe and effective. In fact, in our 21 years (and tens of thousands of injections) with Botox injections at Cosmetic Skin & Laser Center, we’ve never seen a patient have a severe side effect.

We do see occasional bruising from the Botox injections. When too much Botox is injected into the forehead, the brows can feel heavy. A droopy eyelid (which is easily remedied with prescription eye drops) is rare. Although deaths from counterfeit (fake) Botox have been reported, it has never been reported from a brand name manufacturer.

What can Botox injections treat?

Neuromodulators or Botox injections relax the body’s muscles for a period of months. At CSLC we use Botox injections in Naples, Traverse City, and Petoskey to reduce fine lines and wrinkles in the face.

Neuromodulators like Botox also help TMJ, gummy smile, lip flip, drooping brows, excessive sweating and neck lines. Our Botox specialists in Petoskey or other locations will determine which injection areas of Botox is best to help you showcase your natural beauty and style.

What are the brands of Botox?

The three most popular brands of neuromodulators are BOTOX®, Dysport, and Xeomin. Daxxify is the newest brand of neuromodulator. Our Botox specialists will help you decide what neuromodulator is best for you. Many of our clients have experienced successful results and submit rave reviews about Dysport. This product is newer to the neuromodulator market than the traditional, tried-and-true BOTOX®.

Is Dysport Botox?

Botox is a brand of neurmodulator. Dysport is a different brand of neuromodulator. Dysport offers a greater variety of sizes and molecular weight of proteins comprised in the solution, allowing it to easily spread throughout an injection area and cover more space. Some patients have seen quicker results with Dysport thanks to this improved formula and distribution.

Will I be able to return to work after getting Botox?

After Botox injections patients can return to their normal day after treatment. After the Botox injection some may have a little bit of redness at the injection site, but this fades rapidly. Bruising is possible (as with any needle poke no matter how tiny) but rare.

Is there anything I need to do to prepare for my Botox injection?

No. Botox injections are simple, quick sessions. There isn’t anything you need to do to prepare for your Botox injection at our medspa and laser center.

What is ideal timing for Botox before a wedding?

Want Botox injections before a wedding or special event? At Cosmetic Skin and Laser Center we have catered to several brides-to-be before their big day with bridal Botox. Botox injections for brides enhance their wedding day look. We recommend getting Botox injections four to six weeks before a wedding. After this Botox injection, brides will feel happy that the dosing is correct and the results have settled. Additionally, this time allows for some minor tweaking if desired.

Is getting Botox painful?

No. Our Master Botox Injectors have treated thousands of patients and take every measure to make sure you are comfortable during your Botox injection. During your initial consultation prior to treatment, discuss with us if you are concerned about discomfort. Most patients can expect to feel nothing more than a tiny, pinching sensation from the Botox injection.

Is there swelling after Botox lip flip?

At our medspa and laser center, swelling is a common concern among patients after a Botox lip flip. After a Botox lip flip some patients may have minor swelling and redness at the injection site. However most have little to no swelling and if there is some minor swelling, it only lasts a few minutes. Lip flip is a popular Botox treatment.

Can I book Botox appointments online in Naples, Traverse City, and Petoskey?

Yes. We take online appointments at all of our locations-even our Boca Grande extension! To book online for your Botox injections at our medspa and laser center click here www.cslconlinebooking.com.

What should I expect after Botox?

After Botox injections at our medspa and laser center, our Platinum Plus Botox providers discuss post-care instructions with patients. Patients may take Tylenol for discomfort if there is any, but should not take aspirin or ibuprofen (which may increase bruising).

What are your office locations for Botox treatments?

Cosmetic Skin and Laser Center offers Botox injections at four locations - Traverse City, Michigan, Petoskey, Michigan, Naples, Florida and Boca Grande, Florida.

-Botox specialist in Naples Florida at 700 2nd Avenue North, Unit 205

-Botox specialist in Traverse City Michigan at 3529 West Front Street

-Botox specialist in Petoskey Michigan at 116 West Mitchell Street

- Botox specialist in Boca Grande Florida at 320 E Railroad Ave

How much does Botox cost?

At our medspa and laser center, we've got you covered. Cost is the most common question we are asked at Cosmetic Skin & Laser Center.

The cost of Botox injection will vary depending on how many areas are treated and the number of units injected. Our Platinum Plus Botox providers will discuss and customize the treatment depending on your goals during your consultation appointment. Treatments can start at $150 and go up from there.

Ready for your Botox?

Book a free consultation or Botox appointment today!