BOTOX® is a nonsurgical procedure that has a long track record of client results for years. It is not only popular for adult women of all ages but also men. BOTOX® can make a significant improvement to dynamic lines and wrinkles, often created by facial expression muscles contracting on the upper face. BOTOX® is a filtered strain of botulinum toxin (type A) that temporarily blocks the movements of these muscles. BOTOX® is injected by a trained clinicians and owners Jamie and Pam Kirby along the treatment areas of the forehead, between the brows, on the Crow’s feet to soften a client’s skin to reduce appearance of these lines.
BOTOX® is an ideal nonsurgical procedure for any adult women or man on any who want to smooth and reduce the appearance of expression lines on their face area including the forehead, between the brows, on the Crow’s feet. BOTOX® can help a client regain a more youthful appearance and can serve as a preventative treatment for younger clients
BOTOX® injections are performed an outpatient procedure directly at Alba Med Spa and usually we can perform the injections during the same appointment as your consultation. Owners Jamie and Pam Kirby and staff will consult with and evaluate each client’s face and facial expressions to advise where injections placements are recommended.
After the skin is cleansed the BOTOX® will be injected through a fine needle. The injections are typically followed with a cold compress to prevent any discomfort or swelling of the treatment area. Numbing creams can also be applied after the procedure but a majority of clients find the cold compress effective.
BOTOX® injections are a quick out patient procedure. We can typically complete the procedure within 15 minutes and clients can return to most normal activity immediately. However, we recommend that a client avoids heavy exercise or exertion during the first 24-48 hours after the procedure.
Clients may find the treated areas of the face to be a little red, swollen, or bruised during the first few days after the procedure. Serious or lasting side effects are extremely rare. We recommend that a client sleep on their back to avoid putting any pressure on the treated areas of the face during the 24 hours following their procedure.
Most client see the most noticeable effects of the BOTOX® treatments within 5 – 7 days after treatement. Results typically last 3-4 months. The team at Alba Med Spa with advise you how often to schedule follow up appointment to maintain and touch up your results.
BOTOX® treatment costs vary depending on how much product is used and how many sessions are scheduled. This will vary based on individual client’s needs and goals. Jamie, Pam and their team provide a detailed consultation with a personalized plan of treatment including recommended investment to achieve desired outcomes. In addition, Alba Med Spa offers multiple financing options for treatment for clients who qualify. Please ask for details.
We frequently offer promotions that can often reduce cost of treatment including “Bring a Friend” specials. Be sure to ask our Jamie or Pam for details or view our website to see the latest promotions. In addition Alba Med Spa offers the Brilliant Distinctions Reward program which allows clients to earn points to be applied for BOTOX® treatments and other Allergan product including Juvéderm®.
We understand that everyone is seeking a “good deal” but we offer a word of caution. BOTOX® produces outstanding results when performed by a certified and skilled injector, but can be very unsafe if done by someone without training and experience. We recommend only working with an experienced Allergan trained spa like Alba Med Spa to enjoy best outcomes, savings, and safety.
The results from BOTOX® can last up to four months. Many patients schedule an appointment every season to refresh their results, but you may want to come back to us more or less often depending on your needs and treatment plan. Younger client getting BOTOX® as more of a preventive treatment, may be able to schedule appointments less frequently. After listening to your goals and creating your treatment plan, we will be better able to estimate when you should schedule your next appointment.
Both are popular treatments to decrease wrinkles and smooth out fine lines. Botox is a popularly used wrinkle relaxer. Juvederm and Restylane are popularly used wrinkle fillers. However, each treatment works differently. BOTOX® relaxes overused muscles in the face that cause dynamic wrinkles, including frown lines between the eyebrows, smile lines, forehead wrinkles and Crow’s feet in the outer corners of the eyes. Wrinkle fillers like Juevederm add volume under the skin to correct hollow areas decreasing the appearance of wrinkles on the surface of the face. After discussing your goals, our team may recommend BOTOX®, Juvederm or another injectable fillers, or a combination of both to achieve optimal results.
Yes, BOTOX® is one of the most popular and widely used cosmetic treatments on the market today. It is deemed safe and approved by the Food and Drug administration. (FDA). Clients rarely experience any complications when working with a trained clinician administering Botox injections. However, we strongly emphasis the importance of working with a Med Spa that is both trained and experienced treating clients with the BOTOX® medication. A trained and skilled injector will apply the proper amount of medication to obtain desired outcomes while keeping the rest of the facial areas unaffected.
Juvéderm® is a collection of injectable wrinkle fillers or dermal fillers used to treat lines and wrinkles, and provides clients fuller cheeks and plumper lips. The results of treatment include a more your youthful face and greater smoothness to the skin. Jevederm injectables are made with synthetic hyaluronic acid which helps to restore skin’s natural supply of hyaluronic acid and collagen for healthier and natural looking results.
Juvéderm® injections can be used as a standalone treatment or combined with other nonsurgical treatments like Botox depending on client need and desired outcome. Talk with Jaime and Pam to learn how Juvéderm® treatments you can revive your appearance without the costs and downtime of surgery.
Juvéderm® treatments include:
- Juvéderm® XC and Vollure smooth moderate to severe wrinkles on the face, including wrinkles around the mouth and nose. Results last up to one year.
- Juvéderm® Ultra XC and Volbella add volume to the upper lip, lower lip, or both and improves the appearance of fuller vertical lines on the lips. Results last up to one year.
- Juvéderm® Voluma adds to the dimension of the cheeks to correct aging-related volume loss in the mid-face area.
Juvéderm® dermal filler treatments serve as a great option for women or men who have wrinkles and facial lines they wish to correct or for those with either age related volume loss or naturally thin lips or cheeks. Treatments serve as an effective means to improve one’s facial appearance without the down time and costs associated with various facial plastic surgery procedures including, lip implants, facelifts, brow lifts, or eye lifts.
Depending on the number of areas treated a typical Juvéderm® injection treatment is performed in 15-30 minutes. Prior to treatment the face is cleaned and the injection spots are marked. Juvéderm® fillers also contain local anesthetic lidocaine to help minimize discomfort during the treatment session. Post treatment a client can go back to their normal routine. However, strenuous exercise or activity should be avoided for a minimum of 24 hours following treatment. Clients are advised not to touch the facial area to avoid manipulating filler into other facial areas. Some clients may find they experience mild swelling or bruising in the treatment areas for up to 7-10 days.
A majority of clients will notice significant improvement immediately after Juvéderm® treatment and find that the positive results of Jevederm injections last for about one year to two years. However, every clients body will breakdown the filler at a different rate. Many clients will find that improvement lasts longer based on their prior history of treatments. Speak with Jamie or Pam or their clinician team for recommendations for future treatments and follow up treatments.
Juvéderm® injections costs will vary depending on how much filler is needed. Jamie and Pam work with clients to create a customized treatment plan accounting for client goals, budget, financing options prior to any injection treatments being performed. In addition, Alba Med Spa offers multiple financing option for treatment for clients who qualify. Please ask for details.
Juvéderm® fillers contain local anesthetic lidocaine to help minimize and discomfort during the treatment session. Lasting pain or side effects from your Juvéderm® treatment are very rare. Post treatment, some clients may experience minor swelling and bruising that will typically subside within a week. Please contact us should you experience any ongoing pain or side effects.
Both treatments are suitable to treat facial wrinkles but have different applications. BOTOX® is a wrinkle relaxer that works by smoothing out wrinkles caused by frequent facial muscle contractions including eyebrows, crow’s feet, and smile lines. Juvéderm® is an injectable wrinkle filler that is effective in treating mild to moderate wrinkles that are more static than facial muscles and adding volume to the lips and cheeks.