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Darrick E. Antell, M.D., F.A.C.S.850 Park Avenue, New York, New York 10075

BOTOX® COSMETIC (INJECTABLE FILLER)

Top New York plastic surgeon Dr. Darrick Antell is board certified in plastic surgery, emphasizing aesthetic / cosmetic surgery. Dr. Antell regularly performs BOTOX® Cosmetic injections.

BOTOX® Cosmetic injections can provide a temporary improvement in the appearance of moderate to severe frown lines between your brows.

 

What is BOTOX® Cosmetic?

BOTOX® Cosmetic, or botulinim toxin type A, is a diluted and purified material produced by the bacteria that makes botulism, a paralyzing neurotoxin.

BOTOX® Cosmetic was approved by the Food and Drug Administration in 1989.

How does BOTOX® Cosmetic work?

It is repeated muscle contractions from years of smiles and frowns and surprises that deepen facial lines. Once BOTOX® Cosmetic is injected, it seeks and finds just the right nerve endings that cause the contraction and halts the spark that contracts the muscle by blocking the release of a neurotransmitter. The nerve is then incapacitated by the BOTOX® until it starts to awaken again in about 4-6 months. Then another shot of BOTOX® Cosmetic restarts the process.

Where is BOTOX® Cosmetic most commonly used in plastic surgery?

BOTOX® Cosmetic works best on the upper third of the face, on frown lines between the eyes, crow's feet and horizontal lines in the forehead. It temporarily freezes the nerves that go to work on the muscle.

BOTOX® Cosmetic can take up to 5-7 days to work, but once it kicks in the results can be very dramatic.*

BOTOX® Cosmetic can also be used to control severe palm or underarm sweating.

What are the dangers of BOTOX® Cosmetic?

BOTOX® Cosmetic does not cause systemic internal side effects and patients can keep getting de-wrinkled the rest of their lives.*

How much does BOTOX® Cosmetic cost?

The price varies depending on how many areas are injected. Please call 212-988-4040 for current price information.

How to get started?

Dr. Darrick E. Antell and his staff will be happy to discuss BOTOX® Cosmetic (Injectable Filler) with you.  Please call for a private consultation or schedule an appointment online at our office.

 

Related Patient Testimonials*
* Patients individual results may vary.
  • So glad to have used your services & will continue.
  • I have always appreciated the very professional service I have received from Dr. Antell and his staff.  I can’t think of anything that would improve upon the experiences I have already had.
*Disclaimer: The information contained on this website is intended to be purely educational in nature and does not create a physician-patient relationship with Darrick E. Antell, MD, FACS or any agent, servant or employee thereof. By no means should the information contained in this website be considered as a substitute for consultation with a qualified physician and it does not constitute a second opinion. This website and its contents do not represent or claim to provide the information needed for a patient to give his or her informed consent to any surgical procedure or are a reflection of individual patient results, as they may vary patient to patient. Individual results will vary and no guaranteed result is stated or implied by any photo use or any statement, testimonial, or video on this website. The results depicted in “before” and “after” pictures and stated by any “patient testimonial” illustrate results you may or may not achieve if you choose to have a cosmetic surgery procedure. Individual results may vary by patient. Please see our Notice of Privacy Practices.
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