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Wrinkle Treatment

For a more rested, less stressed, and youthful appearance

Epi Center MedSpa was votedf the #1 MedSpa in San Francisco offering BOTOX® Cosmetic and Dysport® in both 2021 and 2022.  Both of these treatments are minimally invasive wrinkle treatments that decrease muscle activity, allowing for the prevention of new wrinkles and the smoothing out of existing ones. In addition, this treatment with little to no downtime softens your appearance with younger-looking skin. At Epi Center MedSpa, we have a conservative approach, and our goal is for you to have a natural, more youthful appearance.  Experience makes a difference and we have been safely injecting BOTOX® since 2002!

WHAT IT TREATS:

Forehead lines
Crow’s feet
Glabellar or “frown” lines (#11s)
Drooping brows
Under the eye wrinkles
Down turned corners of the mouth
Nasalis or “bunny” lines
Dimpled chin
Smile lines
Masseter muscles facial slimming
Platysma bands in the neck – skin laxity
Necklace lines on the neck
Excessive sweating
Lip Flip
Gummy Smile

BENEFITS:

Little to no downtime
FDA-approved
Quick results
3-6 months lasting results
Allergan Platinum status MedSpa

IS IT RIGHT FOR ME?

After years of squinting, laughing, and worrying, the skin around our eyes, forehead, and lips often develops deep expression lines and wrinkles. These make you appear older, tired, or stressed. If you want to look younger and stave off the further development of wrinkles, BOTOX® Cosmetic and Dysport® are excellent options.

FAQs

How long does the process take?

The muscle relaxing injections take only 10-15 minutes to complete. Many patients come in during their lunchtime break. At Epi Center MedSpa, we customize treatments to your specific needs and request 30 minutes for your session.

How quickly do I see the results of BOTOX® Cosmetic and Dysport®?

Your initial results appear two days after Dysport® and 4-5 days after BOTOX® Cosmetic, but the whole effect is seen around 14 days.

How long do BOTOX® Cosmetic and Dysport® treatments last?

Typically the results last for 3-4 months. Repeated injections are necessary to preserve the achieved effects, so follow-up sessions are recommended. Often patients receive three to four treatments a year to easily maintain their youthful appearance.

What is the downtime of BOTOX® Cosmetic and Dysport® treatments?

There is little to no downtime. 

Are BOTOX® Cosmetic and Dysport® safe?

Both BOTOX® Cosmetic and Dysport® have proven  safety records, with cosmetic treatment FDA-approvals dating back twenty years.

Are BOTOX® Cosmetic and Dysport® safe?

Both BOTOX® Cosmetic and Dysport® have terrific safety records, with cosmetic treatment FDA-approvals dating back twenty years.

Are the injections painful?

The pain is a minimal “pinprick,” and no anesthetic is required. Most patients tolerate treatment well.  If you are concerned, we have several pain management solutions that we can discuss with you.

Who performs the BOTOX® Cosmetic and Dysport® injections?

Epi Center MedSpa has nurses, nurse practitioners, and PAs who are highly skilled and completely understand facial anatomy. Their knowledge and experience significantly lower the risk that you will experience an effect of droopiness or a “frozen” appearance. We have been providing BOTOX® Cosmetic and Dysport® treatments for more than 15 years and are an Allergen Platinum member and the number one Dysport® provider in San Francisco.

What is the difference between BOTOX® Cosmetic and Dysport®?

BOTOX® Cosmetic and Dysport® come from different manufacturers but treat the same cosmetic conditions using the same active ingredient – botulinum toxin A. Over time, people may develop a resistance to BOTOX® Cosmetic, and subsequently, they may get better results with Dysport®. As a practice, we believe that Dysport® lasts a little longer. It is faster acting and has a more gradual and forgiving transitioning period between treatments.

How quickly can I get an appointment?

Often we can provide service within a couple of days of receiving your request. Call 415-362-4754 for assistance or click here.

What other treatments are recommended in support of BOTOX® Cosmetic and Dysport®?

BOTOX® Cosmetic and Dysport® compliment every cosmetic treatment we offer.

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“Epi Center MedSpa has the expertise and experience that will help anyone and everyone. Epi Center took the time and outlined a very detailed custom plan for me and my skin, making sure I would get the results I was looking for. Healthy skin is my goal and Epi Center taught me so much about my skin and what to do in order to properly take care of it. The staff is always friendly and the professionals are just that-professional. Results are what keep bringing me back and trusting them fully with my skin.”

– Christopher Collins