BOTOX® Cosmetic is a very popular solution for those irritating lines and wrinkles that start to appear on our faces as we age. But BOTOX is not always the best treatment for every area or every patient. Meeting with your Philadelphia plastic surgeon Dr. John Lee will give you a better idea of what your options are and which treatments are right for you.


BOTOX is recommended and FDA approved to treat Glabellar frown lines, those deep creases that appear between your eyebrows. It is also commonly used for horizontal forehead wrinkles and the crow’s feet at the side of your eyes.


Studies have shown that the use of BOTOX in these areas not only relaxes the muscles and decreases the appearance of wrinkles, but it also helps prevent new wrinkles. Scientists think that with BOTOX injections, you are training your muscles to stay relaxed.


Some patients do seem to build a tolerance to BOTOX treatments over time so that the treatments are less effective. In these cases, we may increase the dosage or try alternative products, such as Dysport.


If you would like to speak with a Philadelphia plastic surgeon about getting BOTOX treatments, please contact Dr. John J. W. Lee to schedule your initial consultation.