Westchester County, New York, men and women concerned about early signs of aging get BOTOX injections at The Center for Dermatology, Cosmetic & Laser Surgery. Though the development of crow's feet, forehead furrows, and frown lines is natural, it's become quite common to seek a little help in correcting these tell-tale signs of age. Even women and men in their 20s are getting BOTOX, which can help delay the onset of changes in the upper face.
If you're curious about how BOTOX treatments can create natural-looking results that take years off your appearance, request a consultation online, or call our practice at
Are You a Candidate?
BOTOX Cosmetic uses a chemical that acts as a muscle relaxer to temporarily reduce wrinkles at the muscular level. When administered by a board-certified dermatologist or plastic surgeon, this highly effective product is well-tolerated by our Westchester patients. A treatment with BOTOX Cosmetic can greatly reduce the following concerns:
- Crow's feet
- Glabellar lines (vertical lines between the eyebrows)
- Horizontal forehead lines
- Neck bands
During your consultation, your doctor will evaluate your concerns, paying close attention to the areas you'd like to improve. He or she will be able to make a recommendation for which products would be best, as well as their proper placement. Depending on the concerns you wish to treat, you may be a better match for Dysport® or XEOMIN®, other injectables that work in a similar way as BOTOX. You may also be a good candidate for injectable dermal fillers. These products can all be administered in a single session for a more enhanced improvement.
A typical BOTOX procedure is a relatively quick and straightforward appointment. Your doctor begins by cleansing your face for optimal safety. He or she may also mark your face for accuracy when injecting. Your doctor then administers the product to the targeted areas of your face in a series of injections that lasts for only a few moments. Each injection feels like a quick pinch. After your procedure, your doctor may give you a cold compress to reduce swelling.
At The Center for Dermatology, Cosmetic & Laser Surgery, we take a conservative approach to BOTOX treatments in order to ensure subtle results that never look "frozen" or unnatural.
Although many patients undergo BOTOX as a solitary procedure, some use it in conjunction with other non-surgical treatments such as dermal fillers or even laser resurfacing. At The Center for Dermatology, your satisfaction is our primary concern. During your initial consultation, you and your practitioner work together to develop a treatment plan that effectively meets each of your needs.
Meet Dr. Bank
In the Media
David E. Bank, M.D.
Founder and director of The Center for Dermatology,
Cosmetic & Laser Surgery, Dr. Bank has achieved many impressive accomplishments, including:
- Yale and Columbia University graduate
- Certified by the American Board of Dermatology
- Over 25 years of experience in nonsurgical facial rejuvenation
- Principal investigator for numerous FDA clinical trials
- Nationally recognized BOTOX expert
- Frequently featured in the local and national media
Your Recovery & Results
Following your treatment, you'll be able to resume most regular activities immediately. Keep in mind that your head should remain upright for several hours in order to ensure proper distribution of the product. Activities that require you to lean forward or lie down, including washing your face, should be avoided for approximately 6 hours following your treatment.
Unlike injectable dermal fillers, the effects of BOTOX aren't immediately visible. Though you may see some improvement after the first 24 hours, it can take up to 14 days before the final result is achieved.
The results of your BOTOX treatment will typically last between 3 and 6 months.
Before undergoing any type of elective procedure, it's normal to have a lot of questions. Read below to get answers to some of the most common questions about BOTOX injections, and check out our BOTOX FAQ page to get answers to additional questions.
Can BOTOX prevent wrinkles?
It is true that getting BOTOX injections can delay the development of fine lines and wrinkles. BOTOX works by preventing nerves from sending signals to tiny facial muscles that would otherwise contract hundreds of times each day when our expressions change. Those repeated movements gradually etch lines and wrinkles in the skin, such as crow's feet and furrowed brows. These are called "dynamic wrinkles." By softening the muscle contractions, BOTOX slows the development of these wrinkles.
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Will my treatment areas feel numb?
Numbness is not a common side effect of BOTOX treatments. It doesn't affect the nerves that cause sensation. When the treatment is performed by a skilled and experienced injector such as Dr. Bank, BOTOX is extremely safe.
How much do BOTOX injections cost?
When people talk about the price of BOTOX, they either refer to the cost per unit or the overall treatment cost. BOTOX costs can vary depending upon the amount used and areas treated. Usually, the 3 areas of the face that are most likely to be treated are the forehead, crow's feet, and glabella lines. Typical costs start at $500 to $800, and could be as high as $1,000. One thing to keep in mind is that the skill and experience of the injector are the most important considerations when choosing where to get BOTOX treatments.