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Philadelphia's Botox® Specialists

Botox became a common household term in recent years and is one of the most popular cosmetic services. It works. It is safe. It is predictable and provides noticeable results with virtually no downtime.

Basic Botox treatment hides facial wrinkles created by repeated movement. Advanced use of Botox affords shaping of facial features. If performed conservatively, your family and friends will appreciate that you look more relaxed and younger but they will not be able to figure out how you did it.

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Gender :
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Desired Treatment Area

Forehead Lines
Frown lines
Brow Lift & Upper Lids
Crows Feet
Lower Lid
Vertical Upper Lip
Pebbly Chin
Vertical Bands

Level of Severity

Fine Lines
Moderate Lines
Deep Lines

Please note - the estimates above may vary by patient.
Calculator is based on $15/unit of Botox. Enjoy a 20% discount if booked on Botox day.

Price List

price / syringe lasts (months)# treatments
Botox $15 / unit4-6 1
Botox Special $12 / unit 4-6 1

Purchase of a full syringe is required. When only a partial syringe is needed, the remainder can be injected to another area.

All Botox injections are performed by our dermatologists.
We do not employ injectors!

Haverford – Mainline Office

Franziska Ringpfeil, MD Photo

Franziska Ringpfeil, MD.
Board Certified Dermatologist

Dr. Ringpfeil: "Botox is so much more than a wrinkle chaser. It allows me to enhance the attractive features of a face and restore youthfulness."

Philadelphia Office

Jayne E. Bird MD. Photo

Jayne E. Bird MD.
Board Certified Dermatologist

Dr. Bird: "Looking carefully at the facial features, I mix art, knowledge, and experience to magically erase these lines and facial depressions that hide your younger look."

Botox injection in Philadelphia - Before & After Pictures
Botox special in Philadelphia

Next Botox Appointment: Mon, Jan 22 1:05PM

Botox vs Fillers

Unlike filler placement to areas of the face where aging causes loss of volume of the skin, the underlying fat and bony structures, Botox targets facial wrinkles that are created by dynamic movement. As we age, loss of skin elasticity allows repetitive muscle movement to create a visible crease in the skin. Botox weakens this muscle movement and prevents the line from forming. Many times, it even reverses wrinkles that have already settled.

Botox vs fillers in Philadelphia
BeforeAfter
Botox vs fillers in Philadelphia
BeforeAfter

Let’s take the eyes, for example. With every smile, our body releases endorphins which keep us happy. It would be unhealthy not to smile anymore, But with the help of Botox we can now have a guilt-free smile without fearing that we deepen the dreaded crows feet. On the other hand, we can untrain the forehead muscle and those between the brows to no longer look constantly strained or angry.

Botox works best to prevent wrinkles. Once wrinkles are visible at rest it will take some time until the skin returns to its original shape. Deep static lines may need help from a filler if they have not resolved after 3 Botox injections 4-6 months apart.

Areas

botox reduce crow's feet on the outside of the eyes - photos before and after

The most common areas for wrinkle relaxation are the frown lines between the brows, crow's feet on the outside of the eyes, forehead lines and vertical lines above and below the lips where lip stick may bleed.

In addition to wrinkle relaxation, advanced use of Botox allows shaping of brows and lifting of brows and eyelids. We can up-turn corners of the mouth and soften a puckered chin. We can also reduce prominent vertical bands in the upper neck, minimize a gummy smile and turn a square face into a more triangular one.

Botox is currently FDA approved for cosmetic use for frown lines between the brows and for the treatment of lines on the outside of our eyes that occur with smiling and squinting. The use in all other areas is off label, just like the use of aspirin is for prevention of heart attack or stroke.

Other Brands - Botox vs. Dysport and Xeomin

Botox brand was the first neuromodulator approved for cosmetic use in the United States and it is the only one currently approved for medical diagnoses in this country. Dysport and Xeomin are equivalent neuromodulators that have since been approved by the FDA for wrinkle reduction on the upper face.

Dysport differs from Botox brand by a slightly smaller molecule size and therefore slightly wider spread. Xeomin is almost identical to Botox brand but it is bit more pure which reduces the risk of tolerance formation.

Risks and Safety

Cosmetic Botox has an excellent safety profile. You should not receive Botox during pregnancy or while nursing a baby. It is contraindicated in anyone with a neuromuscular disorders or a first degree relative with neuromuscular disorder. You should not receive Botox when you are sick. In addition to this, Dysport should be avoided with a cow milk allergy.

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SKIN

# of surveys: 3749
Last updated: 05/18/2017 4:45 PM,

PATIENT RATINGS

Would you recommend us?

definitely
93.1%
probably
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maybe
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not likely
0.08%
no
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Compare our service to other similar practices

excellent
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very good
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good
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Overall doctor performance

excellent
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The doctor listened to you attentively

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The doctor took time to answer your questions

excellent
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The doctor explained treatment options

excellent
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The doctor explained treatment options

excellent
92.0%
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good
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Front desk performance

excellent
85.6%
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Aesthetician performance

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88.6%
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3.39%
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Office comfort

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Parking

excellent
66.4%
very good
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good
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Friendliness of the staff during appointment

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What WE DID WELL

(Answers:674)

I like the waiting room.

#12018-01-08

The service overall was excellent!

#22012-07-06 12:10:33

LIKE THE WAY WAY THE EXPLAIN THE PROCEDURE ,AND ALSO LIKE THE STAFF PATIENT INTERACTION.

#32012-10-09 10:22:11

the stafff and doctor were extremely friendly

#42017-03-29

The friendliness of everyone I came in contact with

#52017-11-10

How kind and attentive both Linda and Jenny were. I did not feel rushed and I did not feel pushed into buying products, which were two reasons I left the last practice I was using.

#62011-04-14 11:05:49

The information the doctor knew about all the medicines

#72011-01-24 14:33:36

Doctor was very direct and specific on probable course of treatment and potential effectiveness.

#82017-01-29

YOU HAVE DONE AN EXCELLENT JOB OF ENSURING PATIENT SATISFACTION AND CARE QUALITY

#92017-11-27

From the moment I walked in the great experience started for me.

#102017-04-24

What can we do better?

(answers:373)

can't think of anything.

#12017-11-14

Nothing that I could think of would be better.

#22017-10-28

more availability for appointments.

#32017-12-08

My first time experience was great and there are no improvements that I can suggest at this time.

#42017-01-21

Top rate service. A great total experience.

#52017-04-23

Everything was perfect today

#62010-10-05 10:42:21

Less wait time for an appointment.

#72010-11-17 15:23:04

I have a suggestion: I noticed that two of the lovely rugs pose hazards to patients using walkers or who may have other mobility issues. The large rug placed at an angle and the narrow rug placed in front of the reception desk leave no room for these individuals to safely manuveur around the reception area and are likely to contribute to fall risks. I would suggest leaving these areas clear.

#82010-10-04 12:14:56

Nothing, my visit was great.

#92017-09-04

I actually appreciated and was so very happy with all aspects of my visit.

#102017-04-27
Customer Rating : 4.1

Based on 36 ratings