Procedure Time30 min.
Risks & ComplicationsMostly bruising (see notes)
Treatment PlanEvery 3 - 4 months
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Our Vancouver Botox® Cosmetic treatments (in Surrey, B.C.) are a popular, modern, anti-aging solution. We price at flat rates per area, so you never have to be concerned about how many units are being injected to get the look you want.
We never dilute our Botox®! We give you full value for what you come to us for.
We use brand-name Botox®, delivered to us directly from its makers, Allergan. We NEVER use unauthorized ‘knock offs.’
Only trained doctors perform Botox® treatments at our Surrey clinic.
Better results require experience!
We are one of Vancouver’s earliest Botox® providers, starting in the early 2000s. Dr. Shah, our lead physician, formerly practiced pain medicine, involving acupuncture and Botox®. Over time, he has developed techniques that not only hurt less, but can get you closer to your desired look, without ‘overdoing’ the treatment.
Dr. Shah is also well known in the industry for being a skilled injector. He not only trains other providers, he has been asked to join invite-only conferences on the latest treatment techniques using Botox® and filler, with the MD Codes™ method.
Get the ‘natural’ Botox® look in a safe, medically-run clinic
When Botox® is injected by an experienced provider such as Dr. Shah, you can get a natural look – one that still allows you to have expression. You won’t likely experience the so-called, ‘frozen’ face that is sometimes shown on T.V. as a joke, or a mishap.
That said, if you like the ‘frozen’ look, Dr. Shah can still help!
Being a medical clinic, with a licensed family practice next door, we also carry the tools we need to help you in case any emergencies happen during our treatments. Though, this should not be a worry for most people visiting for Surrey Botox® sessions.
We do more with Botox® than treat wrinkles!
Medically, Botox® has been used since 1977 for conditions like eye twitching. It can help with severe migraine headaches. And, it can reduce perspiration from sweat glands (as can miraDry®, which is a longer-term alternative).
Botox® is also used to calm masseter muscles, which helps with face slimming and TMJ (TMD).
Learn more about our Surrey and Vancouver Botox® Cosmetic treatments. We’ve provided answers to some common FAQs below.
What is there to love about Botox® Cosmetic?
Vancouver Botox® has been in demand since it was discovered as a way to reduce wrinkles in the forehead. It is now used for crow’s feet around the eyes and nose, neck bands and other general wrinkles. It is also used alongside other face volumizers, for a more comprehensive non-surgical facelift.
Botox® is widely sought after for the following reasons:
- It gives near-immediate results with very short procedure times. It’s often called the “lunchtime procedure.”
- The downtime and side effects of Botox® are minimal to nil. With careful dosing, in a sterile setting, and with proper care afterwards, most patients are back to normal life within minutes.
- It is a non-invasive and relatively inexpensive procedure compared to surgical anti-aging solutions.
- It requires no anaesthetic or pain killers during treatments. The injections are quick and not uncomfortable for most people.
Despite the seeming ‘ease’ of Botox® applications mentioned above, we should emphasize that it is still a medical-grade treatment. It should always be performed by a medical professional.
What can Vancouver Botox® Cosmetic injections help to treat?
Our Vancouver Botox® treatments (in Surrey) are used on both men and women to treat the following aesthetic and medical conditions:
- Deep wrinkles and lines around the face (eyes, brow lines, crows feet, etc.)
- Lip enhancements
- Undesired jaw and chin shape
- Migraine headaches
- Jaw pain from clenching
- Muscle contractions and other forms of chronic pain
- Neck spasms or loss of control in the neck (cervical dystonia)
- Hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating) in the palms of hands and feet, underarms
- Crossed eyes (strabismus)
- Eye twitching (blepharospasm)
How does Botox® work?
Botox® is the trade name for a diluted, injectable botulinum toxin (called onabotulinumtoxinA). It works by blocking the nerve impulses that control muscle contractions.
Botox® is effective only in the areas that it is injected into. It does not affect your ability to feel sensations, as those nerves are different from your muscle reaction nerves.
Precise, and varying dosages are needed for different conditions treated by Botox®.
What are your Surrey Botox® treatments like?
During a Surrey Botox® treatment, your injection areas will be sanitized with alcohol while the Botox® solution is being prepared. An assistant will be present with the doctor to make the process as smooth, quick and as comfortable as possible. You’ll be given squeeze balls if needed (most people don’t need them).
Before injecting the Botox® solution, you’ll be asked to contract and relax muscles in the area you want treated. This will help the doctor or nurse determine the dose and injection points, to give you the results you want. Then, a small, sterile needle is used to insert the solution in small amounts around the area to be treated.
Botox® treatments can be done in about 10 minutes.
Is getting Botox® painful?
No anaesthetic is required for a Surrey Botox® treatment. A cold compress may be used to help patients with any sensitivity or discomfort. However, this is not usually needed.
How many Botox® treatments does it take to see results?
Botox® Cosmetic is not a permanent solution to any of the conditions it treats.
For wrinkles, Botox® generally lasts three to four months, though results vary from person to person.
For other needs, we recommend Botox® treatments every four to five months. These include:
- Sweating (see also: miraDry® to permanently reduce underarm sweat)
- Migraines, muscle contractions and pain treatments
- Eye twitching and crossed eyes
While results can be seen within a few days, it can take up to a week to see the full effects of Botox® after a treatment session.
Is there downtime after Vancouver Botox® Cosmetic treatments? What about side effects?
There is usually very little, if not zero downtime from a Vancouver Botox® treatment. Most people return to their normal activities immediately after injections. At most, we may recommend no exercise for 24 hours after your session, as well as not laying down for a few hours immediately after.
You should not take painkillers or blood thinners close to the time of a Botox® injection (before or after). This is to avoid bruising. There should be no touching or rubbing for a few days either!
different people can react differently to the Botox® solution. For that reason, we encourage you to read about possible side effects listed on the product’s dedicated website: https://www.botox.com/
If a patient experiences any side effects, like bruising or some paralysis at the injection sites, these are usually temporary. We have a doctor on staff who can help you with any complications that may arise (though this is rare).
This anti-aging treatment should always be performed by a professional – preferably one trained in the medical industry (such as a doctor or nurse). We would advise against any ‘bargain’ deals for Botox® injections. There are counterfeits out there, which should be avoided at all costs. Knowledge about the dilution, dosage, sterility and application of this agent are very important for both patient safety, and effectiveness. At our skincare and laser clinic in Surrey (near Vancouver), Botox® is only injected by doctors and nurses. We only use the brand-name product, which comes directly from Allergan, the makers of Botox®.
While the pure form of botulinum toxin type A can be fatal, the cosmetic version is very diluted, adapted and used safely in many applications. Botox® is also approved by the FDA in the United States.
No one outside the ages of 18 to 65 should have a Botox® Cosmetic treatment.
Before treatment, we will ask you to come in for a consultation at our clinic. During this time it will be important to let us know about your entire medical history before receiving any treatments with us. We will also let you know about other possible solutions to the conditions you want to treat.
What is the cost of Botox® injections at your skin clinic?
Botox® Cosmetic, and other wrinkle relaxers, are often estimated by “units.” This is a term for the measurement of the solution to be injected. It affects the pricing of what you’ll need injected for your case.
However, at our skincare and laser clinic, we use a simpler, more comprehensive pricing model for Vancouver Botox® services. We go by our Treat to Complete™ method, rather than focusing on units. This means you will receive as much, or as little Botox® you need, to achieve your intended results, for one flat price per area.
Our pricing starts at $250, and can go up from there, depending on how many areas you want to treat. This is quite standard for a brand-name procedure performed at a medically-run clinic. Our Botox® prices also cover doctor or nurse service time, equipment and medical expertise, in addition to the product itself.
Not only that, we offer sliding-scale packages for treating more than one area in one session.
To find out your final cost estimate, we will need to see you in person for a consultation.
Our treatment areas are as follows:
What about the price of Botox® for sweating and migraine treatments?
Hyperhidrosis treatments cover a much larger area and thus, cost much more than wrinkles on the face. Using Botox® to treat sweating in the palms of hands and feet, or the armpits, starts at around $1,000. We are able to provide the prescription and treatment receipts in one sitting for patients who require this for insurance purposes.
Note: if you are concerned about hyperhidrosis, you may also be interested in miraDry®, which can stop underarm sweating, permanently.
For information on Botox® for migraine headaches, including cost estimates, please see this page of our website.
- Non-surgical facelift using Botox® & fillers (with the MD Codes™ method, near Vancouver)
- Xeomin Cosmetic™ injections (for frown lines – an alternative to Botox® and Dysport™)
- Surrey Dysport Aesthetic™ (injections for forehead frown lines, and crow’s feet around the eyes)
- Vancouver Botox® for migraines and chronic headaches
- Masseter Botox® for face slimming and TMJ (TMD)
- What is a Botox® ‘lip flip’ and is it better than lip fillers?
- Botox® for hyperhidrosis and sweating; is it worth it?
- The “Brotox” trend (learn why Botox® for men is popular, and what you need to know before getting it)
Prices on this website are to be used as a guide, and not a definite cost for your treatment. Prices can change at any time.
Procedure results are not guaranteed, and can vary from patient to patient.
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