Plano area dermatologist explains Botox cosmetic treatment
Fine lines, wrinkles, and folds can develop on the face as we age. Both men and women who visit the practice of DSA Dermatology want to learn about the ways to age gracefully. While we cannot stop or reverse the hands of time, we can definitely do our best to slow them down! Using injectables such as Botox, Juvéderm, and Restylane, patients can do just that!
One popular cosmetic treatment requested in our practice is Botox. This injectable medication is used to reduce muscle contractions. While it has been used in the past for conditions such as cervical dystonia and more recently, migraine headaches and overactive bladder, it is most commonly associated for cosmetic enhancements. Botox has been used for decades to reduce the appearance of moderate to severe lines and wrinkles on the upper portion of the face. This includes around the eyes, between the eyebrows, and on the forehead.
By minimizing the contractions of the muscles, the superficial wrinkles and folds of the skin can be smoothed out. This results in a more beautiful, youthful appearance after just one treatment. However, the results do not last forever. Most patients will enjoy the benefits of Botox for approximately six months after their initial injections. To maintain the new look, patients are encouraged to visit DSA Dermatology regularly for follow-up injections to slow the signs of aging.
Botox can also be used in conjunction with dermal fillers, which can provide immediate, noticeable results straight from the dermatologist's practice. Juvéderm and Restylane are created from hyaluronic acid, which attracts water molecules, adding volume to the treatment area.
Patients in Plano, TX and the surrounding areas are welcome to contact Drs. Achtman and McConnell of DSA Dermatology to learn about the benefits of Botox and other injectables such as dermal fillers. Our team educates patients on how these cosmetic treatments can help in slowing the unwanted signs of aging in both men and women.
At DSA Dermatology, we bring to you the best of not one but three leading dermatologists in Plano TX, Dr. Daniel S. Achtman, Dr. Carmine G. McConnell and Dr. Jordan. Achtman.
Dr. Achtman is a board-certified Dermatologist with over three decades of experience. Having graduated from the medical school of McMaster University, he also studied at the UTSW Medical Center in Dallas, TX where he also served as Chief Resident in the Department of Dermatology. In addition to possessing extensive training and experience in cosmetic enhancement techniques, Dr. Achtman is widely known as a leading expert in the diagnosis and treatment of various skin cancers. He is an active member of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery. Dr. Achtman goes the extra mile to understand your medical concerns and to ensure that he helps you meet your unique aesthetic goals.
Dr. Carmine G. McConnell is a board-certified physician in Plano TX. Having been trained at McMaster University, Canada, she went on to earn her board certification in Texas. Having served as Chief of Staff of her department at Plano Medical Center, she has over two decades of experience in practicing medicine in her practice and while assisting Dr. Achtman in the practice of dermatology. In addition to her extensive postgraduate training in laser therapy and aesthetic surgery, among other procedures, she possesses vast experience in both cosmetic dermatological techniques and family medicine. As a conscientious and caring physician, Dr. McConnell provides her patients with customized non-surgical treatments to help address health and aesthetic concerns related to the skin. She is also keen on helping patients understand their skin and how it can be cared for and protected.
Dr. Jordan Achtman is a board-certified dermatologist in DSA Dermatology at Plano, TX. Dr. J. Achtman graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia and completed his residency in dermatology at UT Southwestern. His expertise spans general, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology. Dr. J. Achtman also has various special interests including chronic itch, infectious diseases of the skin, and the relationship between mental health and skin health. He is also very keen on helping patients form healthy skincare regimens and habits. In the hands of Dr. J. Achtman, you can be assured of innovative and cutting edge solutions for all your skin concerns.
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