It would be wonderful if we could have young looking skin all of our lives, but elements such as the wind and sunlight, coupled with the natural process of aging, take a toll on our bodies–especially our face. As we get older, our once youthful expressions begin to create permanent creases and wrinkles in our brow and between our eyes, and crow’s feet making us look older than we actually are. If you’ve tried every over-the-counter creams and lotions on the market, and nothing has worked to erase those bothersome creases and wrinkles on your face, then BOTOX® Cosmetic is just for you.
Treatment with BOTOX® Cosmetic can visibly smooth and soften moderate to severe frown lines between the eyebrows (glabellar lines) and the area around the side of the eyes to improve the look of moderate to severe crow’s feet lines in adults for a short period of time (temporary).
Our patients report an improvement within just days after their treatment, with results lasting from 3 to 6 months. In clinical trials, nearly 90% of men and women surveyed rated the improvement in the appearance of frown lines between their brows as moderate to better 1 month after treatment. If you’re ready to start erasing those furrowed brow lines and crow’s feetand want to feel younger and more attractive, Dr. Creech offers a personalized BOTOX® Cosmetic treatment program that relaxes the muscles and the skin for a smooth appearance.
BOTOX® Cosmetic is a procedure that has been safely used to treat a variety of conditions for more than 12 years. BOTOX® is approved by the FDA.
The procedure is quite simple and no anesthesia is required, although Dr. Creech may choose to numb the area with a cold pack or anesthetic cream prior to the injection. Dr. Creech will first determine where to administer the injections by examining your ability to move certain muscles in your brow area and the areas around your eyes. Our patients report that there is little discomfort during treatment, comparing the sensation of a ‘pin prick.’ Patients are able to resume normal activity immediately. The procedure is so easy that you can have it done during your lunch break.
If you’ve notice how those moderate to severe lines between your eyes, eyebrows, and crow’s feet may be adding years to your age, ask Dr. Creech how BOTOX® Cosmetic can help you turn back time and give you a more youthful appearance. Our office takes an artistic approach and will personalize all surgical and non-surgical services that are right for your unique face.
From the creators of BOTOX® (Cosmetic Botulinum Toxin Type A), Juvederm® was designed to restore the youthful skin that has been diminished by age and other skin changes. FDA approved, Juvederm®, an injectable gel filler, is a “next generation” dermal filler. This smooth consistency gel made of hyaluronic acid, a naturally occurring substance in your skin that helps to add volume and hydration. As a non-surgical procedure, Dr. Creech gently eases Juvederm® injectable gel under the skin into the mid to deep dermis of the face to instantly restore your skin’s volume and smooth away facial wrinkles and folds, “smile lines”, or “parentheses” (nasoglobal folds – the creases that run from the bottom of your nose to the corners of your mouth). Unlike many collagen-based dermal fillers, Juvederm®provides a smooth, natural, noticeable look and feel.
There are 2 different types of Juvederm® injections and Dr. Creech will discuss which areas will bring the best results to your face. The most common areas where Juvederm® is used are:
- Nasolabial folds (the lines just lateral to the mouth/nose
- Marionette lines (the lines just below the lip corners)
- Tear trough (area along the orbital rim)
A Juvederm® advantage is its pliant gel consistency, which may provide a smoother, more natural-looking appearance than some of its more rigid predecessors. Another advantage to using Juvederm®, is it may last longer than collagen fillers, maintaining the improved appearance for six to nine months, if you have follow-up treatment a few weeks after the first treatment.
The best way to decide if Juvederm® is right for you, schedule an initial consultation with Dr. Creech. He will speak with you about your specific goals and show you how you can obtain a smoother, youthful looking face.
ZO® Skin Health
Now all patients can experience continuously healthy skin whether or not they require a therapeutic skincare procedure. Featuring powerful ingredients and effective delivery systems, ZO® Skin Health products and programs make it possible for healthcare professionals to recommend a home-care regimen that enables patients to experience healthy skin every day.
THE POWER OF RETINOL FROM ZO®
ZO® Skin Health has developed a wide range of delivery systems that maximize the effectiveness of vitamin A (retinol) to reduce the signs of aging – fine lines, wrinkles, sun damage, and age spots.
STIMULATING DERMAL CELLULAR FUNCTION
Retinol, a vitamin A derivative, is one of the few substances with small enough molecules to penetrate the epidermis and reach skin receptors to stimulate the natural production of collagen and elastin. Collagen and elastin are the core building blocks of healthy skin.
ANYONE. ANYTIME. ANYWHERE.
ZO® Skin Health products provide effective daily skincare and protection from the environment for every patient at every age and stage of their life. Delivering clinically proven results, these programs create and maintain healthy skin that is strong, smooth and firm, evenly toned.
THE ZO® KEY TO SKIN HEALTH – STABILIZATION AND CORRECTION
Stabilization and correction is the process of improving barrier function to increase skin tolerance and eliminate weakness through:
- Restoring the normal balance of the stratum corneum
- Increasing epidermal thickness
- Improving circulation
- Minimizing inflammation
- Enhancing cellular function
- Controlling overactive melanocytes
- Maintaining integrity of pilosebaceous units
- Stimulating collagen and elastin production