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By Moss Dermatology
May 13, 2020
Category: Skin Treatments
Tags: wrinkles   Fine Lines  

Maintaining that young and healthy skin glow will take more than daily cleansing, moisturizing, and vigilant sun protection, especially as you age. As you grow older, your skin will gradually lose its natural elasticity, resulting in the formation of wrinkles and fine lines. Even with a consistent and effective maintenance routine, you will lose ample volume in the face, causing creases that could make you appear older than you actually are.

Dr. Tamara Moss of Moss Dermatology here in Forest Hills, NY, offers cosmetic procedures such as Botox injections to amp up your beauty routine and keep wrinkles and fine lines under control. As part of your individualized treatment plan, Botox could prevent obvious aging signs and help keep your facial skin line-free, smooth, and plump.

Premature Signs of Aging to Watch Out For

In most cases, the earliest and most obvious aging signs appear around the eyes. Specifically, those lines and creases spreading out from the eye area, commonly called crow’s feet, could make you seem older and more tired. Some individuals are likewise more prone to developing deep lines between the eyebrows from constant smiling, squinting, or frowning.

Unfortunately, these creases and lines are usually among the first things that people notice, which, in turn, may negatively impact your self-esteem and confidence. On the flip side, you can start with non-invasive anti-aging treatments such as Botox in your 30s (sooner if you have deeper and premature wrinkles) when your production of collagen also begins to slow down.

How Botox Injections Keep Wrinkles and Fine Lines at Bay

Botox injections contain a purified bacterium from the botulinum toxin. They are FDA-approved and work by temporarily paralyzing muscles that cause the development of crow’s feet and frown lines. After an injection of Botox, these troublesome muscles stop contracting and go into a relaxed state to minimize the look of creases and lines in the injection site.

Performed by a skilled dermatologist, the treatment could last for a couple of months. Results will likewise be visible in just two to three days. Your dermatologist here in Forest Hills, NY, will develop a personalized treatment plan that will include Botox injections and other complementary treatments (as needed) to specifically address your specific skin concerns to ensure that the results will look natural.

To Find Out if Botox Injections Can Help You, Give Us a Call

Call (718) 268-3161 to arrange an assessment with your dermatologist, Dr. Tamara Moss of Moss Dermatology here in Forest Hills, NY.

By Forest Hills Dermatology
February 10, 2017
Category: Skin Care
Tags: botox   wrinkles  

Find out whether Botox treatment could give you that beautiful, younger-looking skin.botox

While laugh lines may sound pleasant they certainly don’t seem as pleasant when that’s all you notice when you look in the mirror. If you hate the wrinkles and lines that have crept over your face over the years our Forest Hills, NY dermatologist Dr. Tamara Moss can help. Surgery isn’t always necessary. In fact, we can smooth out skin and improve your appearance with a simple procedure known as Botox.

What is Botox?

This cosmetic procedure uses a purified form of Botulinum toxin. When injected into the muscles of the skin Botox is able to temporarily paralyze the muscles to stop them from contracting. As a result, static wrinkles and lines that appear when making facial expressions are smoothed away.

What issues can Botox address?

Botox is great for laugh lines, forehead wrinkles, lines around the nose and mouth, and crow’s feet. Any wrinkles that show up when you smile, frown or make other expressions will respond best to treatment. Wrinkles caused by sun damage will not work as well to Botox treatment. It’s also important to note that Botox is not a dermal filler. It will not fill in sagging areas to reduce the appearance of wrinkles it will only relax the muscles that causes wrinkles to form.

What are the advantages of choosing this cosmetic treatment?

Botox is a great cosmetic treatment because it’s fast, simple and effective. When people think about cosmetic dermatology they often think of invasive surgeries with a long recovery time. But with Botox, you won’t have to worry about aggressive treatments, incisions, cutting or anesthesia.

Botox makes it easy for patients to get the results they want without having to spend all day with our Forest Hills skin doctor. We know how busy you are and spending a whole day in the office isn’t really ideal or practical. Fortunately, getting Botox injections only takes a few minutes and the slight pinch or sting that you experience from these injections is so minor that many people can tolerate them without needing a topical numbing gel.

While many people are amazed and happy with their results if you aren’t happy for some reason you don’t have to worry that your results will be permanent. In fact, results only last between four to six months. And if you are happy with your appearance after Botox you can continue to get more treatments every few months to maintain your results.

Are you ready to find out if Botox is right for you? If so, then turn to the medical professionals at Moss Dermatology in Forest Hills, NY, who will give you the very best cosmetic care your skin deserves to wipe away years from your face.