BOTOX® Cosmetic

People who want to look naturally refreshed and more youthful make Reveal Plastic Surgery their choice for BOTOX Cosmetic treatments in San Jose, California. With more than 20 years of combined experience, our skilled, experienced plastic surgeons and aesthetic nurse are known throughout the Bay Area for delivering natural-looking results, personalized treatment plans tailored to each patient’s specific needs, and competitive pricing in a comfortable and welcoming atmosphere.

BOTOX® Cosmetic
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Dr. Lepore uses injectable treatments such as BOTOX® Cosmetic to give his San Jose patients a wide range of enhancements, and not just wrinkle and crease relaxation.This young woman wanted to reduce the size of the masseter muscles (jaw muscles), which she felt were overly prominent, as well as uneven.Dr. Lepore injected BOT... Read More
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Botox in San Jose, for facial rejuvenation.For many years now, patients have successfully used Botox to enhance their appearance. BOTOX® Cosmetic is a prescription medicine that is injected into muscles and used to improve the look of moderate to severe frown lines between the eyebrows (glabellar lines) in people 18 and older. ... Read More

Keep in mind that each patient is unique and your results may vary.

What Is BOTOX Most Used for?

As the world’s most popular cosmetic treatment, BOTOX can benefit most women and men, especially those concerned about early signs of aging. Commonly treated concerns include the following:

  • Horizontal forehead wrinkles
  • Crow’s feet at the corner of the eyes
  • Vertical worry lines (sometimes called the “11s”) between the eyes
  • Bunny lines (wrinkles at the bridge of the nose)
  • Fine lines around the mouth, including “smoker’s lines”
  • Wrinkled chin
  • Neck bands

How Do You Know If BOTOX Is Right for You?

BOTOX is a good option for people who want to look naturally refreshed, are in good health, and whose skin retains much of its elasticity. Patients with loose or sagging skin may also benefit from other cosmetic treatments, such as laser skin resurfacing or surgical facial rejuvenation.

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What Does BOTOX Do?

BOTOX smooths out wrinkles by temporarily relaxing specific facial muscles, allowing the skin to smooth out gradually. It is a neuromodulator made with a purified protein from the botulinum bacterium that prevents nerves from communicating with muscles.

Are Dermal Fillers Better Than BOTOX?

The answer to this question depends on your cosmetic goals because BOTOX and dermal fillers treat different concerns. BOTOX treats “dynamic” lines caused by the repeated contractions of facial muscles, such as crow’s feet at the corners of the eyes and frown lines between the eyebrows. Dermal fillers smooth away “static” wrinkles caused primarily by the natural aging process and exposure to the sun, such as smile lines (nasolabial folds). Fillers can also restore volume to the face and back of the hands, correcting sunken cheeks, tear troughs under the eyes, and hollows at the temples and define and augment the lips. We often use a combination of BOTOX and fillers, called a liquid facelift, to provide a more complete facial rejuvenation.

What Can You Combine With BOTOX?

BOTOX can enhance and maintain the results of other cosmetic procedures, which often include: 

Your BOTOX Consultation

Before having a BOTOX treatment, you must meet with our aesthetic nurse for a consultation. She will determine if BOTOX is right for you and provide all the information you need to make an informed decision about your treatment. If you’d like to proceed with the treatment, she will create a personalized treatment plan and ensure you have a comfortable and satisfying experience at our practice.

Depending on your medical history, the length of the consultation, and your availability, you may be able to have your BOTOX injections during the same appointment.

Relax, We Have Nitronox®

For a relaxed, worry-free treatment experience, give Nitronox a try. This self-controlled nitrous oxide delivery system relieves jitters and discomfort so you can sit back, relax, and look fantastic. Nominal fee required.

What To Expect

Our experienced aesthetic nurse performs BOTOX treatments right in our office using a tiny needle. While some people may be apprehensive about needles, these injections are typically well-tolerated and only cause minimal discomfort, often described as a slight pinch or sting. If you are uneasy, you can choose Nitronox® (for a small additional fee) to help you relax, or we can apply a topical numbing cream.

We can complete the entire process well within your lunch hour. There is no downtime, so you can return to work and resume most of your normal activities. Temporary side effects are mild and may include redness or bruising at the injection site.

What Not to Do After BOTOX Treatments

After your treatment, optimize your results by following your post-treatment instructions, including:

  • For the rest of the day: Do not rub or massage the treated areas to prevent the toxin from spreading to nearby muscles.
  • For at least 4 hours: Avoid lying down or bending over to prevent the toxin from migrating to other areas of the face.
  • For the first 24 hours: Avoid strenuous exercise, excessive heat or sun exposure, and alcohol consumption.

We encourage you to contact our office if you have any questions or concerns.

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How Long Does BOTOX Take To Work?

Your wrinkles will begin to smooth out in about 3 to 5 days. The full effect is typically reached in about 10 days. When BOTOX Cosmetic is administered by a skilled professional, your facial expressions will remain unaffected, so you won’t look “frozen.”

How Long Does BOTOX Last?

BOTOX results typically last 3 to 4 months. To prevent the reappearance of dynamic wrinkles and maintain a smooth, youthful appearance, schedule regular maintenance appointments as recommended by your practitioner.

How Can I Extend the Life of My BOTOX Results?

You can effectively protect and prolong the results of your aesthetic investment by combining the following skincare practices with consistent maintenance treatments:

  • Sun protection: Using a broad-spectrum sunscreen daily is crucial to protect your skin from harmful UV rays, which can accelerate the breakdown of collagen and elastin and contribute to premature aging.
  • Moisturizer: Hydrated skin is essential for maintaining a youthful appearance. Choose a moisturizer that suits your skin type and apply it morning and night to keep your skin hydrated and supple.
  • Antioxidants: Antioxidant-rich serums can help protect your skin from environmental damage and oxidative stress, helping to maintain its youthful appearance.
  • Gentle cleanser: Use a gentle cleanser at the end of each day to remove dirt, oil, and impurities from your skin without stripping away its natural oils. Avoid harsh scrubbing or abrasive cleansers that can irritate the skin.

To learn more about BOTOX treatments and our other facial rejuvenation treatments, request a free cosmetic consultation using our online form or by calling our office at  (408) 356-4241.

Our Plastic Surgeons

Our board-certified plastic surgeons have decades of combined experience performing cosmetic procedures for the face, breasts, and body. Their expertise, superior care, and impressive outcomes draw patients from across the San Francisco Bay Area. Their caring, down-to-earth personalities cultivate lasting doctor-patient relationships.

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