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FAQ

Frequently Asked Cosmetic Questions


What is BOTOX® Cosmetic?

Botox is a prescription medicine consisting of a highly purified protein derived from the bacterium Clostridium botulinum. It is synthetically made in controlled environments insuring the correct unit-to-unit ratios and consumer safety.

Clostridium botulinum is commercially sold under the names:

Botox, Vistabel, Botox cosmetic (OnabotulinumtoxinA or botulinum toxin type A)
Dysport (AbobotulinumtoxinA or botulinum toxin type A)
Bocouture, Xeomin (IncobotulinumtoxinA or botulinum toxin type A)
Myobloc (RimabotulinumtoxinB or botulinum toxin type B).


BOTOX® Cosmetic is one of the most extensively studied medical aesthetic treatments and is approved for cosmetic use in 78 countries.* BOTOX® Cosmetic has a record of experience that aesthetic specialists know and trust. And, the safety and efficacy of BOTOX® Cosmetic have been evaluated in both Allergan sponsored clinical trials as well as in 417 peer-reviewed articles in scientific and medical journals.
*VISTABEL® outside of North America.

 

How does BOTOX® Cosmetic work?

BOTOX® Cosmetic works by blocking nerve signals responsible for motion to the muscles, temporarily paralyzing the muscle and effectively causing the appearance of wrinkles to soften. Botox will not cause you to loose feeling in the injected area or travel to other areas.

BOTOX® Cosmetic also has a preventative effect as it stops the muscles from making habitual movements that cause lines and wrinkles.

 

Do I have to have a consultation with the doctor prior to receiving treatment?

In keeping with our desire to promote exceptional patient care, we require that all new DermaVogue patients consult with Dr. Truek prior to receiving treatment. We want to ensure that you are pursuing that best treatment for your concerns. For your convenience, we can schedule a consultation and treatment on the same day with advanced noticed.

 

Who performs BOTOX® Cosmetic injections?

At DermaVogue, your consultation and treatment will be only with our medical director, Dr. Jim Turek, ensuring the highest degree of precision and care to all our patients.

 

Which filler is right for me?
We take each patient’s desired result and individual situation into consideration when choosing the right filler. Aesthetic Medicine is constantly evolving, at DermaVogue we work hard to stay on top of the industry and offer patient’s the best treatments available.

Who performs dermal filler injections like JUVÉDERM®, RADIESSE® and Sculptra® Aesthetic at DermaVogue?

You can be assured that all of our injectable treatments and fillers are performed personally by Dr. Turek. We take all services at DermaVogue seriously, putting you in only the most experienced hands.

Do you offer any specials or discounted pricing?
Please check our SPECIALS page for all current specials.