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Botox at Larson Plastic Surgery

BOTOX is the leading non-surgical solution to dynamic wrinkles. With an ability to temporarily paralyze the underlying muscles that are causing your facial lines, our BOTOX in Tucson offers an easy way to restore smooth and youthful skin.

What is Botox?

Botox is a popular, easily-experienced injectable treatment that temporarily relaxes tense muscles in the face. These muscles are what cause wrinkles to appear. Botox is formulated with a low, safe, low dose of a purified protein called botulinum toxin. This substance forces the tensed muscles to relax, causing wrinkles to disappear. Younger patients can use Botox as a preventative treatment to hold off wrinkles from forming in the first place, while older patients use Botox as a rejuvenation treatment to smooth away wrinkles and fine lines.

Rediscover Your Beautiful, Line-Free Skin With BOTOX.

BOTOX is a quick and effective treatment that can temporarily turn back the clock on facial aging. Dr. Larson’s artistic eye and conservative hand make him one of the leading providers Tucson has to offer. Our BOTOX in Tucson has the power to:

  • Smooth furrows between the brows
  • Reduce prominent forehead wrinkles
  • Contour a smaller and more attractive jawline
  • Minimize crow’s feet and other creases in the delicate eye area
  • Restore a youthful and relaxed facial appearance
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Our Difference

A leading plastic surgeon in Tucson, Dr. Larson is also a highly skilled BOTOX provider. He understands the nuances of natural facial beauty and knows exactly how to administer BOTOX injections in a way that produces organic – never frozen – outcomes. If you want to look naturally younger and retain your ability to move your face with ease, Dr. Larson can help you achieve your anti-aging goals.

Meet Your Doctor Dr. Ethan Larson

Dr. Ethan Larson is celebrated throughout Tucson for his unmatched technical skill and the breadth of his knowledge. By embracing innovation at every turn, he continues to raise the bar in Southern Arizona for top-quality cosmetic care. Known as one of the best plastic surgeons Tucson has to offer, he is highly trained and experienced in all aspects of plastic surgery, including reconstruction of traumatic, oncologic and surgical defects. Dr. Larson is Certified by The American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS) and is also a member of the Arizona Community Surgeons (ACS) group.

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Is It Time For Botox?

The best time to start our Tucson wrinkle reduction with BOTOX is when wrinkles first begin appearing. This is because the medication is extremely effective in treating mild lines – and can even prevent them from worsening. Here are three signs it’s time for BOTOX injections:

Your Age

Most of our patients begin their Tucson BOTOX injections for existing wrinkles in their late 30s and continue with them indefinitely, throughout their 40s, 50s, 60s and beyond.

Deep Facial Wrinkles

Deep facial wrinkles tend to appear in the 30s and 40s. When you begin to notice them, it’s time to consider BOTOX injections.

More Lines Appear When You Smile Or Frown

Tucson BOTOX injections are designed specifically to treat dynamic wrinkles – or lines that emerge during facial expressions and disappear when the face is at rest.

Botox As A Preventative Solution

More and more of our Tucson clients in their late 20s are approaching BOTOX as a preventative solution. By paralyzing the muscles that cause facial lines, the medication can reduce the likelihood that wrinkles in those areas will eventually develop.

What Should You Expect During Your BOTOX Injections?

When you arrive for your BOTOX in Tucson, you will be seated in a comfortable reclining chair. Dr. Larson will assess your wrinkles and ask you to make a series of facial expressions so that he can determine the appropriate locations for the medication.

No anesthesia will be necessary, though Dr. Larson can numb certain areas of your face if you have a low tolerance for pain. From there, he will inject the medication in strategic locations to smooth away wrinkles and lines, while preserving your ability to move your face naturally.

The entire BOTOX injection process will take about ten minutes to complete, at which point you will be free to return to work and your normal daily routine right away.

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What Can I Expect After BOTOX in Tucson?

With no downtime required, BOTOX is a genuine “lunch-time” procedure. In other words, you can go about the rest of your day normally after your injections.

Your wrinkles will begin to appear less prominent within a few days, with the full results appearing in about four weeks. For most of our Tucson BOTOX clients, injections last about four months, at which point a follow-up session will be necessary to maintain your new, youthful look.

How to maintain your smooth and wrinkle-free skin after Botox

In addition to scheduling routine maintenance injections, there are a number of important steps you should take to protect your skin, prevent new wrinkles from appearing, and preserve your youthful appearance.

They include:

  • Apply retinols and eye cream regularly
  • Wear sunscreen every day and practice safe sun habits year-round
  • Get plenty of sleep so that your body can repair any damage done during the day
  • Hydrate with water and eat a diet rich in antioxidants to help combat aging from the inside out
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Botox FAQ's

How long does Botox last?

Typically, the results of Botox treatment will last for about three to four months.

What happens if you stop Botox?

If you stop taking Botox after taking it for a prolonged period, all that will happen is that your wrinkles and skin folds will gradually return.

What are common side effects of Botox?

The most common side effects of Botox include:

  • Injection site pain, swelling, bruising, or infection
  • Headache
  • Flu-like symptoms
  • Dry or watery eyes
  • Droopy eyelids

What should I avoid before Botox?

There are several things you should avoid before undergoing Botox treatment:

  • Drinking alcohol (for one week)
  • Drinking coffee (for 24 hours)
  • Using topical products around the treatment area (for three days)
  • Waxing, tweezing, or bleaching
  • Taking anti-inflammatory or blood-thinning medications (for 10 days)
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