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BOTOX in Portland, OR

About BOTOX®

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To help turn back the hands of time and to avoid lines and wrinkles from occurring on the upper section of the face, Après Plastic Surgery in Portland, OR is pleased to offer Botox to area men and women. This nonsurgical treatment offers gorgeous results and is extremely popular among both women and men.

This injectable can make a big improvement to dynamic lines and wrinkles, which are created by making expressions with the contracting muscles on the upper face. These facial lines go away when the face is relaxed, but dynamic lines can still remain. This muscle relaxer is a filtered strain of type A botulinum toxin that temporarily freezes the movements of the muscle. To correct these static lines, Botox is carefully injected to soften the skin. At our practice in Portland Botox is most commonly administered by board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Aric Aghayan or a nurse injector between the brows, around the eyes (Crow’s feet), and along the forehead.

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Ideal Candidates

Botox injections are ideal for patients who want to smooth the visible look of dynamic lines on their upper face nonsurgically. Botox is also used as a preventive anti-aging treatment even if you are younger — keep in mind how often you find yourself making facial expressions. It is a great noninvasive approach if you have forehead wrinkles or noticeable furrows between the brows. It is also a solution for lines that form around the eyes. If you experience more severe and deeper lines, an injectable filler may be recommended. Furthermore, if you are over the age of 50 with severe wrinkles, you may opt for a facelift surgery. This delivers a more impactful result and it is more long term. Après Plastic Surgery offers facelifts, brow lifts, and eyelid surgeries as effective options.

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Board-Certified Portland Plastic Surgeon

Meet Dr. Aghayan

Board-certified plastic surgeon in Portland Dr. Aric Aghayan is proud to offer advanced cosmetic procedures and treatments for Portland area men and women at Après Plastic Surgery.

Trained in general and plastic surgery at Oregon Health & Science University, Dr. Aghayan also spent years serving as a medical officer in the Navy. With years of experience and training, Dr. Aghayan performs plastic surgery with an artistic eye and scientific precision so his patients get beautiful, natural-looking results.

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Procedure Technique

Botox injections are available as an outpatient procedure directly at Après Plastic Surgery. If it is your first time to visit our office to get Botox Portland aesthetic experts commonly perform the treatment during the same day as your initial consultation with Dr. Aghayan or a nurse injector.

You will be asked to make a few expressions using your upper face, like frowning, squinting, smiling, etc., to help us to determine where the injections are best placed. The face will be prepared and Botox will be injected through a fine needle, followed with a cool compress to help reduce bruising, swelling, and discomfort. You can ask for a numbing cream to help make the procedure more comfortable, but it usually is not necessary. Botox treatments typically take around 10 – 15 minutes and you may return to your usual activities with no required recovery period.

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What to Expect

Following the injection with Botox Portland patients can resume their usual activities, although strenuous exercise should be avoided for a minimum of 24 hours. You will be advised to sleep upright for at least one night and to avoid touching your face, which can accidentally spread the Botox to other areas.

The injected sections of your face can be slightly red, bruised, or swollen for a few days, but you should not experience any long-lasting or serious side effects. In most cases, it often takes around one week before the final results of Botox are visible. The results typically last 3 – 4 months. You can talk to your Botox injector about when to make touch-up appointments at Après Plastic Surgery to maintain your results.

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Smile without worry

Don’t worry! You can frown, smile, laugh, and make any other face you want without seeing wrinkles and lines with Botox injectable treatments. To smooth and prevent lines on the face, we invite you to schedule a consultation with Portland plastic surgeon, Dr. Aghayan, or a nurse injector to learn more about this amazing nonsurgical relaxer for wrinkles.

Botox Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Botox cost?

Your cost for a Botox treatment will be based on the amount of product that is needed. This varies to fit your unique goals. In your consultation, your injector will create your custom treatment plan and then can discuss cost estimates. Botox produces impressive results when performed by an experienced injector. However, it can also be dangerous if performed by someone who doesn’t have experience, which is why you should avoid any place that is advertising discounted or off-brand injections.

What’s the difference between wrinkle relaxers and fillers?

Injectable wrinkle relaxers (including BOTOX) and injectable wrinkle fillers (including Restylane and Juvéderm) are both popular cosmetic procedures that decrease wrinkles and correct fine lines. BOTOX works by relaxing overused muscles in your face that create dynamic wrinkles, including frown lines (which appear between your eyebrows), Crow’s feet (which appear in the outer edges of your eyes), smile lines, and forehead wrinkles. Wrinkle fillers increase volume below the skin to correct depressions and improve the appearance of wrinkles on the surface. Depending on your goals, your injector may suggest BOTOX, injectable fillers, or a “liquid facelift,” which combines both.

Is BOTOX safe?

As long as it is administered correctly, BOTOX should not cause serious complications. However, it’s still very important to find someone with experience injecting BOTOX. Too much of the product may cause bad results. An experienced injector will apply the right dose to safely relax the facial muscles causing the unwanted wrinkles without affecting nearby muscles. Quickly becoming one of the most requested cosmetic treatments, it is considered safe and has earned approval from the FDA (Food and Drug Administration). Along with its cosmetic uses, BOTOX can also be used as a treatment for medical conditions, such as excessive sweating, facial spasms, migraines, and uncontrollable blinking.

How long will my results last?

The results from BOTOX may be visible for as long as four months. Usually, patients schedule an appointment every quarter to refresh their results; however, you can come back earlier. If you’re using BOTOX before wrinkles are visible for a proactive measure, you can schedule appointments further apart. After hearing your concerns and creating your BOTOX plan, your injector will be better able to tell you when you should make your next visit.

What’s the difference between BOTOX and Dysport?

BOTOX and Dysport are all injectable wrinkle treatments that contain botulinum toxin. Both relax the treated muscles to improve dynamic wrinkles; however, each brand is made to treat specific needs. Some of the small differences between them include the recommended dosage, how far the treatment spreads, and how long the results last. Your injector will select the best brand or brands to match with your needs and goals.

Embrace Your Evolution

Enjoy the pinnacle of cosmetic surgery expertise with board-certified Plastic Surgeon Dr. Aric Aghayan at Après Plastic Surgery. With a legacy of over 1600 successful body contouring procedures, Dr. Aghayan stands as the foremost specialist in advanced body contouring technology and treatment options. Take the next big step on your beauty journey by scheduling a comprehensive plastic surgery consultation with Dr. Aghayan today.

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