Reduce the appearance of forehead wrinkles and crow’s feet around your eyes with Botox in Tinley Park & Palo Heights. Botox originated from the toxin produced by a bacterium called Clostridium botulinum. This injectable wrinkle treatment is widely popular for cosmetic improvements as well as medical uses.

What is Botox?

BOTOX (Botulinum Toxin Type A), has been used therapeutically for more than 17 years to treat a variety of medical conditions. In 2002, Botox was approved by the FDA for the treatment of frown lines between the brows. Lines appear when muscles contract, causing the skin to fold or furrow.

As skin becomes less elastic with age, those folds or furrows result in stubborn lines. Because frown lines are dynamic lines caused by overactive muscles, they can usually be treated with very low doses of Botox which are administered via a few tiny injections directly into the muscles responsible for the frown lines.

By blocking the release of a chemical that causes these muscles to contract, Botox enables them to relax. The effects are very localized and, when administered by an experienced physician, do not affect your ability to smile, laugh, or otherwise show expression.

Am I a Good Candidate for Botox Injections?

Aging can take its toll on your facial appearance, and you can reverse the signs of aging with Botox injections. You are a good candidate for Botox if you have horizontal creases on your forehead, wrinkles around your eyes, or deep furrows between your eyebrows. Botox can also address chin wrinkles, vertical neck bands, and perioral lip lines.

It is important to be in good physical health and to have realistic cosmetic goals before coming in for a Botox treatment. You must not have any active skin infections in the treatment areas. Also, if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, you may want to opt out of Botox treatments.

Your Consultation

Your consultation will involve a physical examination of your target areas. One of our skin care experts will look closely at your treatment regions to determine the best way to eliminate your wrinkles.

Your medical history will be discussed, especially your allergies. If you have known allergies to botulinum toxin, you may not be recommended to undergo this treatment.

The Procedure

Injection sites may be marked as a guide before Botox is administered. Small amounts of Botox will be injected with precision to achieve your desired outcome. Depending on your wrinkles’ placement and severity, it may take several injections to complete the procedure. The entire procedure takes approximately 10 minutes, and there is no downtime afterward.


Discomfort is minimal and brief. Localized pain, swelling, redness, and bruising may be associated with the injection. You can expect to see results within days after your treatment, and these may continue to improve for up to a week. Visible results have been shown to last up to 4 months. After that, many patients are ready to return for a follow-up treatment.

Cost of Botox Injections

Botox treatments are individualized procedures, and so the cost varies from patient to patient. The price will depend on the number of injections used.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Is Botox a Good Treatment For Me?

Botox is an excellent choice for individuals considering non-surgical facial enhancement. The best candidates are those looking to address dynamic wrinkles caused by repetitive facial movements, such as crow’s feet and forehead lines.

When Should I Start Getting Botox?

You can consider Botox as early as 18 years old to prevent the formation of persistent wrinkles. Starting early can be a proactive approach to maintaining youthful skin over the years.

Is Botox Effective for Removing Wrinkles?

While Botox is highly effective in reducing the appearance of wrinkles, it does not completely remove them. It works by temporarily relaxing facial muscles, resulting in smoother skin and a more youthful look.

Will Botox Change the Way My Face Looks?

In the hands of skilled professionals, Botox can achieve natural-looking results. Our experts at Dermatology Associates prioritize artistry and precision to enhance your features without sacrificing facial expressions.

Does Botox Have Any Side Effects?

Botox is generally safe, with minimal side effects such as temporary redness or bruising at the injection site. Our experienced team ensures a comfortable experience with a focus on your well-being.

Is There Downtime After a Botox Treatment?

Enjoy the convenience of Botox as it has no downtime. You can resume your daily activities immediately after the treatment; this makes it a popular wrinkle treatment for busy people.

How Often Should I Get Botox Treatments?

Maintain your refreshed look by scheduling Botox treatments every 3-4 months. Our team will create a personalized plan to ensure lasting results.

Contact Us to Learn More

Learn more about Botox in the Cook County area and how it can help you to regain a youthful look. Proudly serving Tinley Park and Palos Heights, schedule your appointment today!

I was seen on time and the exam was very thorough – all my questions were answered. The doctor was very professional and attentive – the assistants were also very pleasant and helpful. Thank you.

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