Q: What is BOTOX® used for?
A: BOTOX® Cosmetic is a prescription medicine that is injected into muscles and used to temporarily improve the look of moderate to severe forehead lines, crow’s feet, and frown lines between the eyebrows in adults.
Q: Who is a good candidate for BOTOX?
A: The ideal candidate is both men and women over the age of 18 who have moderate to severe frown lines, forehead lines and/or crow’s feet.
Q: What is the treatment time?
A: You can expect about 10 minutes to treat frown lines.
Q: Are results instant?
A: You should start to see full results several weeks after treatment.
Q: How long does BOTOX® last?
A: You can expect to see results for up to 4 months for moderate to severe frown lines.
Q: Why should I let a dermatologist inject my BOTOX ?
Board-certified dermatologists are properly trained to perform injectable procedures as well as to manage any complications. Skilled and experienced dermatologists, such as Dr. Hammel and Dr. Gardner, will be able to advise you on what procedures will help you achieve your desired results.
Q: Want to learn more about BOTOX Cosmetics?
A: Contact our office today to schedule a consultation, and find out if BOTOX® Cosmetic is right for you.
Dr. Gardner began his private practice in 1985, with a commitment to help people achieve great skin health, to the best of his ability, and to achieve realistic cosmetic goals. His experience and expertise over the past 29 years has allowed him to successfully treat many skin concerns, imperfections and diseases. Dr. Gardner realizes the importance of skin beauty and the self-confidence that comes with it. He stays abreast of the latest in dermatological care, continually training in new technology, in order to bring the safest and most effective methods of treatment to his patients. He enjoys taking the time to give each patient individual attention, watching the progression of the surfacing of the natural beauty within.
Dr. Hammel has an extensive background in dermatological research and specialized training in surgical dermatology, including the use of advanced plastic surgery repair techniques. A native of Marietta, Georgia, Dr. Hammel graduated summa cum laude from Georgia Tech and received his medical doctorate from Emory University School of Medicine. He then trained for two years in plastic surgery at Southern Illinois University and completed a dermatology residency at the University of Iowa. Dr. Hammel additionally completed a two-year dermatological clinical research fellowship at Northwestern University in Chicago as well as a Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Cutaneous Oncology fellowship at
the University of Texas Medical Branch.