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Botox® in Marlboro, NJ

As we get older, our skin tends to show signs of aging, such as wrinkles and reduced firmness. While some try to address these issues with regular creams and lotions, they may not be effective enough. Fortunately, there are effective solutions available to fight anti-aging. One popular option is Botox injections, which can help reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

At Cynthia Salter-Lewis, M.D., in Marlboro, NJ, we are highly skilled in offering Botox treatments that effectively reduce wrinkles and rejuvenate the skin. Dr. Cynthia Salter-Lewis, a respected expert in cosmetic treatments, carefully applies Botox to achieve results that look natural and last. We are officially recognized by Allergan, the makers of Botox, highlighting our dedication and skill in providing top-quality care. Additionally, Dr. Salter-Lewis is renowned for educating other doctors nationwide about Botox and various aesthetic treatments, establishing her as a leading figure in cosmetic medicine.

What Is Botox?

Botox, or Botox Cosmetic, is a refined form of botulinum toxin, a neuromodulator that temporarily relaxes muscle activity. Botox Cosmetic is a prescription medication that is injected into muscle and used to improve moderate to severe wrinkles. This process results in the softening and relaxation of wrinkles, particularly those that appear from dynamic movements such as frowning, squinting, or smiling.

Botox injections are used between the brow (glabellar) to relax what many patients call “the elevens.” The “elevens” are those vertical lines that appear between your brow and create an angry look when your muscles contract in that area. Botox is also used to treat forehead wrinkles, wrinkles around the eyes (crow’s feet), bunny lines, and neck wrinkles and bands.

Benefits of Botox

Quick and Convenient Treatment

Botox injections are remarkably swift, often completed within minutes. This convenience allows patients to fit their cosmetic enhancements into busy schedules without significant disruption.

Minimal to No Downtime

Following a Botox session, patients can immediately resume their daily activities. The lack of required recovery time makes Botox an ideal choice for those who cannot afford the downtime associated with more invasive procedures.

Non-Surgical Solution

As a non-surgical treatment, Botox eliminates the risks and complications associated with surgical interventions. This aspect is particularly appealing for individuals wary of going under the knife.

Customizable Results

Botox treatments can be tailored to meet each patient’s unique needs and aesthetic goals. This customization ensures that results are as subtle or dramatic as desired.

Precision Targeting

Botox allows for precisely targeting specific muscles responsible for wrinkles and fine lines, ensuring that only the desired areas are treated. This precision ensures that results look natural and meet the patient’s aesthetic goals.

Prevents New Wrinkle Formation

Regular Botox treatments can help prevent new wrinkles from forming by limiting the facial muscle movements that lead to wrinkle creation. This preventative measure helps maintain a youthful appearance for longer.

Long-Lasting Effects

The effects of Botox are not permanent but can last several months, offering an extended period of enhanced appearance. Regular touch-up treatments can maintain these results over time.

Frequently Asked Questions About Botox

Are Botox Injections Painful?

Botox injections are generally not considered to be very painful. The discomfort experienced during the treatment is often described as a mild, brief pinching or stinging sensation. This is because the injections are made using fine needles, and the treatment is quick. Some individuals might have a lower tolerance for pain than others, but the discomfort is typically minimal overall.

How Long Does Botox Last?

Botox results typically last between three and four months. The longevity of the effects can vary based on the individual’s muscle activity and the area treated. Regular maintenance sessions can help sustain the desired appearance.

How Long Does Botox Take to Work?

Botox typically starts to show its effects within 24 to 48 hours after the injection, with the results being entirely noticeable after about seven to 14 days. The time it takes for Botox results to show can vary slightly from person to person depending on several factors, including the area treated, the individual’s muscle strength, and the dose administered.

Are There Any Side Effects of Botox?

Side effects of Botox are generally mild and temporary, including slight bruising or swelling at the injection site, headache, or flu-like symptoms. Serious side effects are rare, especially when a qualified provider performs the treatment.

Can Botox Be Used for Conditions Other Than Wrinkles?

Botox has been approved for various medical conditions, including chronic migraines, excessive sweating (hyperhidrosis), muscle spasms, and certain bladder disorders. Its versatility makes it a valuable treatment option beyond cosmetic applications.

How Do I Know If Botox Is Right for Me?

Whether Botox is the appropriate choice for you involves a personalized consultation with our team. In this meeting, we’ll take a comprehensive look at your aesthetic aspirations, delve into your medical history, and address any specific concerns you might have. This detailed discussion is crucial in establishing whether Botox matches your requirements and fulfills your expectations, ensuring that the treatment aligns perfectly with your needs.

Discover the Transformative Power of Botox With Cynthia Salter-Lewis, M.D., in Marlboro, NJ

At Cynthia Salter-Lewis, M.D., in Marlboro, NJ, our commitment to excellence and personalized care distinguishes us. With extensive experience and profound expertise in facial aesthetics, Dr. Salter-Lewis offers Botox treatments that go beyond patient expectations and are known for achieving natural-looking results. These rejuvenating outcomes celebrate each patient’s distinct beauty.

Botox provides numerous advantages, including the smoothing of wrinkles and preventing future ones, all without the need for invasive procedures. If you’re interested in exploring the benefits of Botox, contact us today to arrange your consultation with Dr. Cynthia Salter-Lewis. Contact us online or call (732) 490-5130 to book your appointment.

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Real reviews from our patients

Sally Ann Rodrigues
Sally Ann Rodrigues
February 16, 2024
Clean & comfortable office & appointment rooms. Dr. Salter-Lewis & staff, Nicole & Karen are friendly, helpful & truthful. I never feel rushed & my questions are always answered. I love the specials & open house pricing! I highly recommend.
Yvette Bonfiglio
Yvette Bonfiglio
February 1, 2024
I was very lucky 12 years ago to find the right Doctor Who I would never leave who knows me so well, and I trust her with everything. ☺️
Violet delila
Violet delila
January 24, 2024
As always Dr.Salter is very friendly & fun person. I go to her for injectables, she is great at what she does. Takes her time to look over the patient and give the best results.
Marilyn Lipton
Marilyn Lipton
January 12, 2024
Dr. Lewis is excellent at what she does. I have been going to her for many years and she is always on top of the latest procedures. She is personable, patient and extremely knowledgeable and professional. I recommend Dr. Lewis to my friends and family.
January 11, 2024
Dr. Salter-Lewis is fabulous. She takes the time to explain every procedure. She is very knowledgeable and doesn’t force anything on you. Her staff is also amazing. I have only been there a few times but have always had a pleasant experience. Highly recommend.
Ini Ukonne
Ini Ukonne
December 16, 2023
Great experience. Great staff. Friendly environment. Would definitely recommend.
Melissa K
Melissa K
May 31, 2023
Very friendly and thorough doctor. Fair pricing too. Will definitely return!