Cosmetic Botox® Treatments

botox-photo-1Botox® (Botolunim Toxin-A) is a medicine that relaxes muscles by inhibiting the secretion of acetylcholine needed for muscle contraction. As you grow older your skin becomes less elastic due to the loss of colagen and reduced vascularization of tissues. Wrinkles (rhytids) occur when certain muscles become more dominant and the skin does not have the ability to be as elastic in response to these muscle contractions. This is why certain patients of differing ages start to form wrinkles. Dr. Prunty performs expert BOTOX® cosmetic injections which can soften the appearance of frown lines and crow’s feet. Dr. Prunty is a board certified Neurologist with over 5 years experience in the clinical use of BOTOX®.  She is trained in the cosmetic use of BOTOX®. botoxphoto2Get the wrinkles out! Botox® treats static wrinkles and folds, it is  also used to augment certain facial features. Results can be subtle or dramatic depending upon your desire for correction. Since it looks completely natural and becomes part of your skin, friends and family will notice a difference but will think that you are just looking younger. The Art behind the Science So what makes for a good Botox® treatment? Botox® is an art, different skin types, genders,  asymmetry, and being able to know the proper doses and placements to give that natural, healthy look requires an artistic eye. Dr. Jeanmarie Prunty has the experience and training and listens to all patient concerns and can suggest a natural look depending upon the patient’s desire. Don’t worry! Beginning to notice small rhytids or wrinkles developing? These smaller lines are precursors to the dynamic and static wrinkles that will develop with aging. Don’t allow yourself to accept growing older without a fight. Botox® will alleviate these precursor conditions and through follow-up treatments can help alleviate the development of these rhytids for prolonged periods of time,. Dr. Jeanmarie Prunty will develop a personalized program for you and will outline other ways you can help detour and delay the effects of aging. Your skin is the largest organ in the human body, taking care of yourself and your skin will help you in becoming the “New You”. Another treatment option for Botox® armpitDo you Suffer from excessive sweating of the underarms (axillae)? Botox® Therapeutic is FDA Approved for the temporary (up to 12 months) alleviation of excessive sweating for the axillae. The mechanism of action is the same however the dosing and activity of the muscles effecting the sweat glands do not inherently cause the medicine to dissipate. Treatments are 90%+ effective in eliminating or greatly reducing the output from the overactive sweat glands. dr-prunty-silo-copy     Contact Dr. Prunty for a consultation: 802-888-5688

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