Throughout our lives, we all smile, laugh, frown, squint, and make other facial expressions to help us communicate. Young, healthy skin and muscles contract to make an expression and then relax back to smooth. However, the facial can become tense from contracting, which causes lines to form on the skin over the muscle. Known as dynamic wrinkles, these are lines and creases throughout the face that can still be seen after the face relaxes. These dynamic wrinkles typically appear between the eyebrows, in the "crow's feet" at the corners of the eyes, horizontal creases on the forehead, and other areas of the face. BOTOX Cosmetic is a popular injectable wrinkle treatment that is used to temporarily relax dynamic wrinkles throughout the face for a more refreshed, youthful appearance. At Arizona Premier Surgery, we offer BOTOX Cosmetic injections to help patients in and around Chandler, Gilbert, and Scottsdale relax their dynamic wrinkles for 3 – 6 months.
"Dr. Albert Amini is a total rockstar. He's the most impressive surgeon I've ever interacted with, hands down. Not only does he have a tremendous surgical record, he listens attentively and has the rare gift of being able to condense complex information into explanations that even we laypeople can digest.He was carefully deliberate and considerate even for my simple, routine surgery (appendectomy), so I cannot recommend him highly enough, if you or a loved one is ever in a complicated scenario requiring a thoughtful doctor who will be attentive and willing to take time to really *hear* you and establish a plan of action WITH you. The peace of mind he will give you will be well worth the trip to Arizona!"- T.B. / Yelp / Jan 05, 2018
"Dr. Amini is GREAT. I was in California last year on vacation and my Gallbladder blew. I had to get off Catalina Island and was sent to UCI Irvine where they did surgery New Years Eve. The surgeon told me after that she could not do it laparoscopically because of adhesions and so it was an open surgery. Even then she said she could only take part of the gallbladder as it was too infected to do much else. I had to have an ERCP the next day due to a bile leak they had to put a stent in. I kept having troubles after I was released and sent back home. My husband found Dr Amini because of his specialty. I was told in California they took most of the gallbladder but every CT scan that was done here showed a full gallbladder. I don't think they did anything but drain it. Dr. Amini took my case was very patient with me and when he did the surgery, he did it laparoscopically with 3 small incisions. He took down all the adhesions from my previous messed up surgery with Mayo and now UCI. Then he removed the gallbladder totally. He said i was 90% in tact. I am so happy surgery was a complete success and I am 2 weeks post op and I feel great have been walking 5 miles a day and ready to start playing tennis. You would be lucky to have a surgeon like Dr. Amini. He knows his stuff!!"- S.M. / Yelp / Dec 14, 2017
"This review is for Dr. Bianca Vazquez. I would give a million stars if that were an option! She is the endocrinology specialist and I just had my follow-up with her after she removed my thryroid 16 days ago. First of all, she is an incredibly talented and skilled surgeon. My steri-strips were removed today and my scarring is so minimal it's almost shocking that the procedure was done 16 days ago! My favorite thing about her is her bedside manner. She was so good about taking plenty of time to explain EVERYTHING including different options for treatment, post care, follow up and even diet advice! She's the epitome of the "new school" of doctors which emphasizes the importance of patients' input and participation in their own care. It's like you make the decisions together. The Scottsdale office is beautiful and Dr. Vazquez and the staff provide a warm and welcoming environment. I just love how personable she is and I feel like I not only found an incredibly knowledgeable and skilled surgeon but that I have made a new friend. Look no further if you need endocrinology surgery! She's the BEST!!!"- Z.K. / Yelp / Dec 07, 2017
"I was referred to Dr Vazquez by my Endocrinologist because of the fast growing nodules on my thyroid. Knowing she worked at Mayo Clinic, I had a really good feeling going in. We first met her at the consultation & were immediately impressed with the thorough information she gave us. She made sure we did not have any further questions regarding surgery before letting us go. It was really nice to have an option as to where the surgery would take place. She came to see me in pre-op right before surgery to let my family know how long to expect the surgery to be & ensure we had no further questions. My scar from surgery is barely visible. So much so, that when I went for post-surgery, her nurse had to do a double take. Not only a terrific surgeon, this lady has drive & thrives to be above & beyond any expectations of her patients. We definitely need more doctors like Dr Vazquez!!! Terrific lady!!!"- N.W. / Google / Dec 04, 2017
"I met Dr. Amini when I was told I had to have my appendix removed that same night in the ER when I went in for abdominal pain. His bed side manner, patience and explaining the whole surgery and answering all questions my mom and I had was beyond excellent. My surgery went very well with no complications. He is extremely thorough. After seeing him in his office after surgery my opinion of him still stands. He's an amazing surgeon, very kind, assuring, compassionate and his patient care is outstanding. I would highly recommend him to anyone in need! Thank you Dr. Amini for taking such great care of me!"- A.M. / Google / Nov 20, 2017
Common Reasons for Treatment
Dynamic Lines and Wrinkles
Deep lines caused by facial expressions that can make a person look angry, sad, tired, or upset. BOTOX injections relax the contracted facial muscle, which allows the overlying skin to be smoother. BOTOX can be used at the earliest signs of aging to stave off the appearance of dynamic wrinkles.
BOTOX can also be used to improve facial symmetry by relaxing muscles, tight neck bands, and muscle spasms. Facial asymmetry may be a congenital condition or it may be caused by an accident or injury to the face.
Beyond cosmetic uses, BOTOX can also be used to treat certain medical conditions including migraine headaches and hyperhidrosis (excessive perspiration). BOTOX can also help patients with blepharospasms (eyelid spasms), cervical dystonia, some movement disorders, as well as crossed or lazy eyes.
Before their treatment, patients will discuss their concerns and goals with the doctor along with their medical history so an appropriate BOTOX treatment plan can be created. In some cases, BOTOX may be combined with Juvéderm wrinkle filler treatments for what is known as a "liquid facelift." The injections sites will be marked and cleansed before the doctor carefully injects an appropriate amount of BOTOX into the needed areas of the face. Most patients have little to no discomfort after the initial needle prick, but numbing creams can be applied to help patients feel more relaxed during their treatment.
What to Expect
BOTOX injections typically take about 30 minutes, but this will vary based on what is being treated and the number of injection sites. Performed as an outpatient procedure, patients can leave to resume their normal activities after their treatment, but they should be careful to avoid touching their face and performing strenuous activities. Patients may have some swelling, bruising, or redness at the injection sites that typically subside 1 – 3 days after treatment. Patients should schedule a follow up appointment 2 weeks after their initial injection so the doctor can check their results and address any reactions or side effects. To maintain results, patients should schedule BOTOX treatments every 3 – 6 months.
Plan Your Procedure
- Recovery Time
- 1 Day
- Average Procedure Time
- 30 Minutes
- Post-op Follow-up
- 2 Weeks
- Procedure Recovery Location
Smile Without Lines
Go ahead and express yourself with smiles, laughs, frowns, and other facial expressions without worrying about creating dynamic lines and wrinkles. Schedule a consultation to learn more about BOTOX Cosmetic injectable wrinkle treatments at Arizona Premier Surgery for cosmetic and medical benefits.