Carole Hazan, MD, Medical Advisory Board, Ideal Image
Botox® is an FDA-approved, non-surgical, anti-aging procedure performed via a series of customized injections typically injected into the face region. Botox®, when injected in certain facial muscles, will relax those muscles resulting in smoother and younger appearance, thus helping to turn back the clock in a matter of weeks.
Although Botox® is becoming one of the most common aesthetic procedures, it is extremely important that it be administered by a highly trained medical professional who knows the specific body parts and areas that it is effective and safe to use it on. When injected and customized by a professional, it has one of the highest satisfaction ratings of any aesthetic injectable.
Botox® for Forehead and Brow
Botox® is commonly injected into the forehead and brow region where the muscles are in constant use (helping us display expressions like concern, surprise, confusion, anger – almost all of them, in fact). As these forehead muscles are overworked, and as we age, horizontal lines can develop. The forehead muscles work opposite to those of the glabella (the area between the eyebrows) and it is a fine balancing act between the elevator muscles of your forehead and the depressors in the glabella.
Injecting Botox® incorrectly in this important area – often the first thing people see – can lead to issues exhibiting natural expressions, facial drooping or raised “surprised” eyebrows. That’s why it is essential to go to a professional, like the ones at Ideal Image who are all certified Medical Professionals and receive around 200 hours of additional training across our treatment offerings. Each and every Botox® treatment must be customized per person based on their unique needs.
Botox® for Nose and Mouth
The magic of Botox® doesn’t stop there. When administered by trained hands, it can also be used in numerous other areas of your face, such as the bunny lines that form on the sides of the nose and smokers’ lines around the mouth. Because there is a risk of the undesired effect of drooling or the inability to whistle or suck through a straw, these services are not offered at Ideal Image.
Botox® for Chin and Jawline
Chin dimpling can also be relieved with Botox® injections, resulting in a smoother looking chin and jawline. It’s often offered as an option for a non-surgical face lift which can be achieved by injecting the jawline and, in the process, reliving patients who might be suffering from jaw clenching or temporomandibular joint syndrome (TMJ syndrome). While we at Ideal Image do not use Botox® to treat TMJ or chin dimpling, it is a potentially beneficial side effect that warrants further study.
Botox® for the Hands, Feet and Underarms
Botox® has other medical uses. For treating certain conditions including hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating), Botox® may be injected in the underarms (armpits), hands and feet by doctors who are certified to administer Botox® for these medical conditions, but we do not offer these Botox applications at Ideal Image.
The Best Prices on Botox®
As North America’s #1 aesthetic brand, we have the largest network of Medical Professionals who have performed more over 20 million FDA-approved and FDA-cleared treatments. We promise your safety and comfort are always in the most qualified hands. Because of the size of our company and number of clinics in the United States and Canada, we can also offer the best prices on Botox® – only $8.90 per unit* for our Lifetime Guarantee Members.
If you’re ready to help take years off your appearance and prevent new wrinkles from forming on the Frontalis (forehead), Glabella (between the eyebrows), or crow’s feet (the lines that spread out from the corner of the eyes), let us help you create a plan personalized to your unique needs. Schedule your free consultation with one of our Aesthetic Consultants today.