what is BOTOX?
To help turn back time and prevent lines and wrinkles from forming on the face, Adean Kingston, M.D., PLLC in Dallas, Texas is proud to offer BOTOX. This quick, nonsurgical procedure without downtime provides gorgeous results and is extremely popular among both men and women. BOTOX can make a dramatic improvement to dynamic lines and wrinkles, which are created by making expressions with the muscles contracting on the face. The lines disappear as the face relaxes, but deep lines can still exist, although are softened. BOTOX is a filtered strain of botulinum toxin (type A) that temporarily blocks the movements of the muscle. To correct these facial lines, BOTOX is injected with a very small needle into specific muscles that with the expert technique of seasoned dermatologist Dr. Adean Kingston, can be virtually pain free and provide natural results. Botox is most commonly placed between the brows, in the Crow's feet, and along the forehead. However, Dr. Kingston provides each patient with a full face analysis to reveal other treatment areas that can specifically benefit them. Dr. Kingston also uses Botox to treat the masseter muscles to slim the lower face of a fuller, round face individual as well as to improve clenching, grinding and temporomandibular joint disorder. Finally, Botox is used to treat hyperhidrosis or excessive sweating, of the scalp, axilla, palms and soles.
what is a Microbotox facial?
In addition to traditional Botox injections, Dr. Kingston also offers microbotox facials. This minimally invasive procedure involves a micro infusion of BOTOX and hyaluronic acid filler along with peptides and other active ingredients to correct textural issues, redness (rosacea), large pore size, oily skin, acne and the appearance of fine lines. This procedure uses a unique device that has twenty 24 karat gold needles the size of a human hair to “stamp” the skin and deliver micro droplets of diluted BOTOX into the dermis, leaving skin smooth and youthful. The procedure involves mild discomfort and no downtime. Results are seen as early as the next day and can last up to two months. This treatment can be done to the face, neck, and chest.
how does BOTOX work for sweat reduction?
Everybody sweats. Sweating is normal, and how we as humans help to cool our bodies. But if you sweat more than normal, it may be a sign of excessive sweating or a condition known as hyperhidrosis. Excessive sweating that doesn’t respond to antiperspirants in the underarm area or sweating more than normal in body areas like the scalp, hands, feet, or groin can be frustrating and embarrassing in public; however, you don’t have to live with it. Many people are familiar with BOTOX being used to treat fine lines and wrinkles for a more youthful look. But BOTOX can also be used to treat excessive sweating. BOTOX injections can be used to block the nerve signals responsible for sweating in the sweat glands, keeping them from producing too much sweat. A BOTOX treatment for excessive sweating usually lasts between 4 - 6 months and can have dramatic results to help if your body sweats too much. If excessive sweating is a problem - don’t sweat it. Talk to Dr. Kingston today about a BOTOX treatment for sweating.
"Dr. Kingston is awesome! The office as a whole is so professional, clean and friendly! I went in for Botox and am so happy with the results. Sadly, I live in San Diego but if I lived in Dallas, this would be my spot for sure."- M.H. / Yelp / Feb 13, 2015
"My experience with staff and Dr. Kingston was a blast and a breeze! I was a little intimidated at first because the office is so lush and comfy and beautiful and I'm used to doctor's offices being sterile and uncomfortable. My skin cancer screening was easy and the doctor was fun to chat with. I asked about Botox and she gave me some options and I decided to get it on my forehead and between my brows only. It took a few days to kick in, and I absolutely love the results, it made me look lovelier than hundreds of dollars of eye cream I've bought throughout the years. She also noticed some acne and gave me a prescription that really works well - I've been using it for about three months now. This lady knows her stuff! And she really cares about the patients' experience and comfort. I've already recommended her to a friend for her acne issues. I also got samples of some hand cream in a basket by the door. My insurance covered everything but my copay and the Botox."- V.J. / Yelp / Aug 02, 2016
"Excellent experience. - I completely trust Dr. Kingston with all of my botox and dermal filler needs. She is very detail oriented and knows the facial structures well. I always leave knowing that I have been injected properly and evenly. She has recommended a great skin care regimen that is working wonders on me. I can't thank her enough for spending the time to explain in detail what I need to do to have the best completion possible for my needs!"- Anonymous / Vitals / Jun 07, 2013
"GREAT doctor! - Wonderful at fillers and Botox, very sweet and knowledgeable!"- Anonymous / Vitals / Feb 14, 2014
"I've seen Dr. Kingston twice and found her to be knowledgeable and easy to work with. I'm not interested in fillers or injectables, and was never pressured to try them by either Dr. K or her staff. Her office is very comfortable and her staff is kind and efficient. I think they all took excellent care of me."- S. / Google / Dec 18, 2018
is botox right for me?
BOTOX is ideal for individuals who want to smooth the appearance of dynamic lines on their face nonsurgically. BOTOX is also used as a preventive treatment in younger individuals as it is easier to prevent a line from forming than to correct it once it is there. It is a quick, nonsurgical solution for forehead lines, noticeable furrows between the brows, and for the lines that form around the eyes. If you have deeper lines, an injectable filler may be recommended along with Botox.
how is a botox treatment performed?
BOTOX injections are done as an outpatient procedure directly at Adean Kingston, M.D., PLLC. If it is your first time to visit us in Dallas, Texas for BOTOX, we commonly perform the injection during the same appointment as your consultation with Dr. Kingston. You will be asked to make a few facial expressions such as squinting, frowning, etc., which will allow us to determine where the injections should be placed. BOTOX will be injected through a fine needle and the procedure only takes a few minutes. You can request a numbing cream to make the procedure more comfortable, but it generally is not necessary. Cold compresses are also provided if needed to reduce swelling and bruising. You can return to your normal activities after the procedure with no required recovery period.
how long does botox last?
After the injection, you can resume your usual activities. The treated areas of the face may be slightly red, bruised, or swollen for a few minutes up to a few days, but you will not experience any long lasting or serious side effects. In most cases, it often takes about 5 – 7 days before the full effects of BOTOX are visible. The results typically last 3 – 4 months. You should speak to Dr. Kingston about how often to schedule touch-up appointments at Adean Kingston, M.D., PLLC to maintain your results.
How much does BOTOX cost?
Your cost for a BOTOX treatment will depend on how much product is used. This will vary based on your needs and goals. During your consultation, Dr. Kingston will create your personal treatment plan before she can estimate your costs. BOTOX can produce impressive results when performed by a skilled dermatologist, like Dr. Kingston, but it can also be unsafe if done by someone without training, which is why it's better to avoid places offering cheap or knock-off injections. To save money, ask about the Brilliant Distinctions Rewards Program so you can earn points for BOTOX treatments and other Allergan products, like Juvéderm.
How long will my results last?
The results from BOTOX can last up to four months. Most patients schedule an appointment every season to refresh their results, but you may want to come back sooner. If you are getting BOTOX while you are younger as a preventive treatment, you may be able to schedule appointments further apart. After listening to your goals and creating your treatment plan, Dr. Kingston will be better able to estimate when you should schedule your next appointment.
What's the difference between wrinkle relaxers and fillers?
Wrinkle relaxers (like BOTOX) and wrinkle fillers (like Juvéderm and Restylane) are both popular cosmetic treatments that decrease wrinkles and smooth fine lines. BOTOX relaxes overused facial muscles that cause dynamic wrinkles, like frown lines (between the eyebrows), Crow's feet (in the outer corner's of the eyes), forehead wrinkles, and smile lines. Wrinkle fillers add volume under the skin to correct hollow areas and decrease the appearance of wrinkles on the surface. Depending on your goals, Dr. Kingston may recommend BOTOX, injectable fillers, or a combination of both for a "liquid facelift."
What's the difference between BOTOX and Dysport?
BOTOX and Dysport are both injectable wrinkle treatments that use botulinum toxin (type A). Both relax facial muscles to improve dynamic wrinkles, but each formula is designed to treat specific areas and needs. There are subtle differences between them, including the recommended dosage, treatment spread, and length of results. Dr. Kingston will choose the best brand to match with your needs and goals.
Is BOTOX safe?
When administered properly, BOTOX rarely causes any complications. With that said, it is still very important to find someone who has experience in handling this medication, like Dr. Kingston. Too much of the product can cause an undesirable outcome. A skilled dermatologist will use just enough of the medication to effectively freeze the facial muscles that cause wrinkles while leaving nearby muscles unaffected. One of the most popular cosmetic treatments on the market today, it is safe and approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). In addition to cosmetic uses, BOTOX is also used to treat medical conditions, such as facial spasms, excessive sweating, uncontrollable blinking, and migraines.
Smile Without Worry
Don't worry! You can frown, smile, laugh, and make any other expression you want without seeing wrinkles and lines thanks to BOTOX injectable treatments. To smooth and prevent lines on the face, we invite you to schedule a consultation with Dr. Kingston in Dallas, TX to learn more about this amazing nonsurgical injectable.