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Botox® in Chicago and Arlington Heights, IL

Known to all as one of the most popular dermal filler and injectable options, Botox® successfully reduces the appearance of even the deepest wrinkles and creases. Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. John A. Kotis uses Botox® to smooth out the skin of residents in and around Chicago and Arlington Heights, IL.

What is Botox®?Botox, Dr. John A. Kotis, Chicago, IL

Perhaps the most well-known dermal filler in the cosmetic industry, Botox® is an injectable that adds volume to your skin to reduce the appearance of wrinkles. Dual-focused Botox® also immobilizes the facial muscles that cause wrinkles, which creates a long-lasting smoothing effect by temporarily preventing deep expression lines from forming.

The Botox® Difference

Although traditionally used for the forehead, many areas of the face can be addressed with Botox® cosmetic. Dr. Kotis may use Botox® to prevent wrinkling in other areas, including lines around the eyes (crow’s feet) or mouth creases (frown lines). In some cases, Botox® is even used to treat skin banding on the neck.

In addition to preventing wrinkles, Botox® can improve the frequency of headaches. In 2010, the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency licensed Botox® for chronic migraine treatment. Botox® can also reduce excessive sweating in the armpits, known as hyperhidrosis.

Benefits of Botox®

Versatile in its ability to treat multiple issues, Botox® provides many benefits to Chicago and Arlington Heights residents including:

  • Prevents Wrinkles
  • Improves Headaches and Sweating
  • More Youthful Appearance
  • Softer-Feeling Skin
  • Increased Self-Esteem

The many uses of Botox®

Results of Botox®

botox before and after, Chicago, IL, Dr. John A. Kotis

botox before and after, Chicago, IL, Dr. John A. Kotis

botox before and after, Chicago, IL, Dr. John A. Kotis

Is Botox® Right For Me?

While powerful and effective in treating many different problem areas, Botox® may not be right for everyone. It is important to discuss during your consultation with Dr. Kotis any prior procedures, including injections, received in the last six months. Some medications can interfere with the effectiveness of Botox®. It is necessary to tell Dr. Kotis of all medications you are currently taking, including supplements and pain relievers like Tylenol. Dr. Kotis will take this information into consideration to determine the best dermal filler and injectable option to achieve the best results possible.

The Procedure

With age comes wrinkles, fine lines, and creases. As a non-surgical facial option, Botox® cosmetic can prevent the formation of wrinkles and creases. A smoother brow line, a tighter complexion and a more youthful look may also result from Botox® injections.

After Your Botox® Treatment

Recovery time is minimal for most injectables. Patients can arrive at the office and leave an hour after their Botox® injection. After injection, patients may experience redness and swelling around the treated area. Side effects usually fade within a few days. Patients may continue to experience results months after their initial treatment.

The Cost of Botox® in Chicago and Arlington Heights, IL

MedSpa treatments, including Botox®, are often considered elected procedures and are not covered by insurance. To ensure Botox® treatments are accessible to his patients, Dr. Kotis offers financing options via CareCredit® and Prosper®. Other forms of payment include cash, personal checks, and most major credit cards.

We will honor written quote for procedures from any board certified plastic surgeon. Listed pricing is all inclusive – no hidden fees (includes pre-op, post-op visits and fees for the surgeons, facility, and anesthesia).

Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. John A. Kotis offers Botox® cosmetic Injections, in addition to many other skin care treatment options, to patients in and around Chicago and Arlington Heights, IL. Contact us today to schedule a personal consultation with Dr. Kotis to discuss your options for injectable treatments, including Botox®, Juvederm® and Restylane®.