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Bella Medspa is an Allergan certified provider of Botox, Juvederm and Latisse. What does this mean? It means that we are among the top 3% of providers in the United States. Because of our volume our injectors are among the most experienced.

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Turn Back the Clock.

Look younger, more energetic, approachable and friendly with Botox at Bella Medspa in Lancaster, PA – convenient to York, PA!

Wrinkles from aging and sun exposure are a natural part of life, however, BOTOX can help decrease both the number and prominence of facial wrinkles. One of the most effective and safest treatments for facial lines and wrinkles, the benefits typically last 3-6 months and can take years off of your appearance.

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Common Cosmetic Injection Treatments:

Crows Feet

Can be used for treatment of crows feet
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Frown Lines

FDA approved to treat frown lines

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Wrinkles

“Reverse aging” by working to reduce wrinkles
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Botox Lancaster

Wrinkles and visible signs of aging affect us all at some point. Many individuals simply learn to accept them by trying their best to ignore the changes to their appearance, but science and technology have advanced to the point that there’s no longer any reason to do so.

Injectable procedures such as BotoxJuvederm, and Dysport have transformed cosmetic medicine. Rather than with invasive and risky surgeries, unavoidable wrinkling and sagging can now be corrected with a simple and low-risk outpatient procedures.

Lines around the eyes or the loss of lip volume can cause stress and anxiety. Fortunately, Botox is a time-tested solution to that problem. Injections into the face and lips can restore your skin’s smoothness in a matter of days.

Botulinum toxin, or Botox, comes in multiple formulations and researchers have refined it to target the root causes of wrinkles. The procedure has been done millions of times per year since the early 2000s. Skilled providers achieve a natural look that requires zero recovery time.

Botox’s longevity is a testament to its effectiveness, but it’s still widely misunderstood. Before you proceed with the treatment, you’ll need a thorough understanding of the injectable itself. This will ensure that you have a successful consultation and select the right provider.

Table of Contents

What is Botox?

Botox is a cosmetic injectable whose primary ingredient is a neurotoxin. It is made from the bacteria clostridium botulinum. Botox has a variety of cosmetic and medical uses.

Beyond addressing wrinkles, physicians use it to manage migraines, control chronic muscle spasms, and stop excessive sweating. It’s well-researched and widely embraced as a beneficial and safe intervention.

Botox poses minimal risk when administered by a licensed and skilled professional. The bacteria isn’t harmful. Provides have perfected the technique for the injections because Botox has been on the market for decades.

What Is Botox Made Of?

Botox’s active ingredient, onabotulinumtoxinA, is derived from the bacterium Clostridium botulinum. The neurotoxin has been proven to have beneficial medical and cosmetic effects.

To purify the bacteria and make it safe for injection, the manufacturer uses a series of acid precipitations. Botox is available in vials containing 0.5 milligrams of albumin and 0.9 milligrams of sodium chloride.

Medspas only use Botox that has been manufactured in accordance with strict safety and quality standards. Products purchased online or from salons are not held to the same high standards.

Benefits of Botox

One of the most significant advantages of using Botox Cosmetic is how quick and simple the procedure is. Botox treatments are non-surgical wrinkle and age line treatments that are minimally invasive. They require little preparation and no recovery time. You’ll notice results within weeks, and they’ll last for about four months. Botox can even stimulate skin rejuvenation, restoring your youthful appearance.

Botox is also one of the most popular and widely used cosmetic products on the market. It’s a brand many people recognize and trust for predictable and dependable results.

What Does the Research Say About Botox?

Botox was approved by the FDA as an injection in 1989. It was later approved for cosmetic use by regulators. Botox providers have spent decades honing their techniques in order to maximize the safety and effectiveness of the injections. The product has numerous applications, both cosmetic and medical.

Botox is used by providers to prevent chronic migraines in adults, correct dynamic wrinkles, and address other medical conditions and signs of aging.

Botox has been embraced by both providers and patients because it produces consistent and predictable results. Researchers assessed 945 patients’ self-reported satisfaction with Botox cosmetic results in 2016 and found a 96.0% to 98.9% satisfaction rate.

Every procedure involves some risk of complications and side effects. Fortunately, the chances of experiencing negative effects with Botox are considered low. The most common side effect is an injection site reaction, which usually goes away on its own after a few days.

The medical community agrees that seeing an experienced provider like Bella Medspa will reduce your risk of serious complications.

Who is a Good Candidate for Botox?

Virtually anyone with forehead wrinklescrow’s feet, furrows, severe frown lines, regular frown lines, fine lines around the mouth, or lost lip volume is a good candidate for Botox. There are no major contraindications for treatment.

The injections are equally effective for men and women. However, Botox may not be a good treatment for you if you have sagging skin or static wrinkles present even when you aren’t making any facial expressions.

Patients with an active infection or a prior adverse reaction to Botox are also poor candidates for it. It’s important to disclose your health history and medications to your provider–they need to ensure nothing will limit the effectiveness of Botox or increase the risk of an adverse reaction to it.

Who Shouldn’t Get Botox?

When administered by a skilled professional, Botox is generally safe for most people. Women who are pregnant or breastfeeding should avoid the injections, though. Individuals with neuromuscular diseases or facial muscle weakness are also ineligible to receive them.

Immunocompromised people and those who have previously had an allergic reaction to Botox should not get Botox either. A consultation with an experienced provider such as Bella Medspa is the best way to ensure that Botox will be safe and effective for you.

How Botox Injections Work

Dynamic wrinkles like laugh lines and crow’s feet result from the tissue that supports your skin breaking down over time. This creates a gap between the outer layer and the fat, tissue, and muscle underneath.

After the foundation starts deteriorating, your facial muscles push the skin into the gap when they move. This creates wrinkles and folds. Botox smooths those wrinkles by stopping the muscles from contracting.

Its neurotoxin enters your nervous system and stops your muscles from receiving the message to move. It doesn’t alter any other part of your anatomy or harm the nerves. It merely blocks their ability to communicate.

The paralytic effect is temporary and safe. One of Botox’s many advantages is that it wears off. If you’re unsatisfied with your results, your pre-injection appearance will return in about four months.

Botox is injected into specific treatment areas to target the muscles that are responsible for your wrinkles. There is an art and science to achieve a natural look, making it critical to seek treatment from an experienced provider.

You’ll need follow-up treatments at your local medspa to maintain your new appearance. Following a consistent injection schedule is easy because the procedure is simple, quick, and relatively painless.

What Medical Conditions Can Be Treated with Botox?

Botox has a wide range of applications thanks to its safety and effectiveness. It can be used to treat:

  • Chronic migraines (severe headaches that occur more than 15 days per month)
  • Hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating that occurs regardless of body temperature or exertion)
  • Lazy or crossed eyes caused by muscle imbalances
  • Muscle spasms caused by certain chronic conditions that can cause twitching of the eyes and severe muscle contracture

Side Effects of Botox

Botox is a medical procedure, so there is an inherent possibility of side effects. They vary in intensity and duration depending on the injection site and the size of the dose you receive. Potential side effects include:

  • Headache
  • Tiredness
  • Swelling or drooping around the eyelid
  • Double vision
  • Dry eyes
  • Rash, itching, or an asthma-like response that indicates an allergic reaction

You should contact your provider and seek medical assistance if you suspect that you’re having an allergic reaction. Botox’s side effects are generally mild and subside within a few days of the injection.

How to Prepare for Botox Treatment

Botox injections can be administered during a quick appointment with little preparation. Your provider will likely advise you to stop taking aspirin, ibuprofen (Advil and Motrin), and fish oil at least two to three days before your appointment.

These substances thin the blood and prevent coagulation, increasing the likelihood of bleeding and bruising after your treatment. You should also reduce your alcohol consumption in the days preceding your appointment to avoid blood thinning.

What to Expect During Your Botox Treatment

Botox is a simple and straightforward procedure. First, your provider should conduct a thorough exam and ask about your medical history. You should ask about their experience providing Botox.

Your provider will then sterilize the injection site. They may also numb the area with a topical anesthetic or ice. The procedure uses a fine needle, which minimizes the discomfort and allows for a more precise injection.

The entire procedure takes about 10 minutes. You’ll need to alert the provider if you experience any discomfort or feel immediate side effects.

After the procedure, you can return to your normal activities. The side effects are usually so mild that they do not disrupt work or regular activities. Your wrinkles will recede and your skin will appear smoother in about three days.

The neurotoxin needs time to stop the messaging to your muscles, so do not rub or massage the injection site. This may stop Botox absorption and limit its effectiveness.

How Often Should You Get Botox?

Your injection frequency will be determined by your cosmetic goals and your body’s reaction to Botox injections. The duration of Botox results can vary depending on the treatment area and the number of injections used. The faster your body breaks down the substance, the sooner you’ll need to schedule a follow-up appointment to keep your results.

Most people need follow-up injections every three to four months in order to preserve their new look. You and your provider can track your progress to determine the best treatment plan for you.

Botox Cost

Treatment costs are based on the amount of Botox used. That amount is determined by the location of the patient’s wrinkles, strength of their muscles, and their previous results with Botox. Learn More

Botox Lip Flip

A lip flip is a procedure that uses Botox to create a more youthful appearance by improving the position of the lips. The procedure is simple and takes only a few minutes to complete. First, the provider will inject Botox into the muscles on either side of your mouth near your lips. This will help to lift the corners of your mouth and to soften the lines that form when you smile.

Botox Brow Lift

A Botox brow lift treats the lines between the eye brows and elevates the height of your eyebrows in the process. It works by relaxing the muscles between the brows. This allows the forehead muscles to pull up the untreated muscles between the brows, thereby elevating the brows and opening up the eyes.

Conclusion

Botox is a low-risk and high-reward dermal filler for wrinkles and visible signs of aging. It remains a cosmetic treatment staple because it’s highly effective. Providers can make subtle changes to your face that cause wrinkles to vanish.

A consultation is valuable regardless of the area you want to treat because Botox is so versatile. It can address both fine lines and deep folds. Trained professionals can properly assess you to determine the optimal cosmetic procedure for you.

As long as you see a trustworthy and reputable provider, Botox carries minimal risk of significant side effects or complications. Results appear quickly and last for several months. The simplicity of the procedure makes follow-up injections a convenient way to maintain your new appearance.

Our Medical Director

All medical services are overseen by our medical director, Dr. Appel who has over 15 years experienced in medical aesthetics field.

Botox FAQ

Patients who are displeased with the appearance of their lips usually consider lip fillers to add volume. Depending on your specific situation, a Botox lip flip may achieve better results.

Fillers work by injecting a substance into the lips that creates plumpness by acting as natural body tissue. Botox can be an effective treatment to ease muscle tension around the mouth.

When the muscles relax, the lip flips upward, creating a fuller and more pouty look. Unlike fillers, Botox wears off within a few months. If you’re displeased with the results, your natural appearance will return.

Botox Cosmetic–the injectable product produced by Allergan–is safe and FDA-approved. Although it’s a bacterial neurotoxin, it’s engineered to be completely harmless. The doses are large enough to affect the targeted facial muscles without altering other parts of your skin.

The anti-aging procedure is also safe as long as it is performed by a trained provider. Sensational news stories about Botox’s harmful effects are usually a product of poorly placed injections by unskilled providers with dermatology experience.

Botox’s cost depends on the treated area and the provider’s expertise. Generally, prices range between $13-$15 per unit.. Remember, this is a medical procedure that needs to be performed in a professional setting.

The injections need to be placed correctly to ensure the muscle is properly affected. Never receive Botox from a friend or non-medical spa.

Botox generally remains in your system and its effects are apparent for three to four months. Your anatomy, the nature of the wrinkles, and your body’s response to Botox will ultimately determine how long it lasts.

Regardless of how long Botox remains effective, you’ll need to wait four months between injections.

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