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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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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: Tue, Sep 26 1:30PM

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

PATIENT RATINGS

Would you recommend us?

definitely
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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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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
94.0%
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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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Front desk performance

excellent
85.6%
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Aesthetician performance

excellent
88.6%
very good
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3.39%
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Office comfort

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Parking

excellent
66.4%
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Friendliness of the staff during appointment

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What WE DID WELL

(Answers:674)

A very pleasant experience

#12017-02-13

Dr. was very attentive and took the time to talk with my daughter and put her at ease. Assistant was great, taking my daughter on tour of facility while I asked the doctor a few questions.

#22017-02-13

Dr. Ringpfeil took her time and was attentive to my concerns. Writing all options on paper was very helpful and will help me when I start my regimen

#32017-02-13

The people are friendly and understand.

#42017-08-08

Outstanding experience across the board: Dr. R, Melissa, staff, facility.

#52010-11-29 10:34:31

I actually was able to see the physician, the physician assistant and the aesthetician, which was awesome for one visit! It shows that the team works together to provide patients with the best possible results.

#62011-10-04 14:18:20

The medical assistant was very helpful.

#72017-06-02

The medical assistant was very friendly and sat with me through the registration process to ensure my computer worked properly. The clinican was very patient and provided excellent care.

#82011-05-25 13:14:40

The appearance and presentation of the office.

#92017-04-21

Everyone was very friendly

#102017-08-22

What can we do better?

(answers:373)

no complaints

#12017-01-07

I am very satisfied now.

#22016-11-16

I can't think of anything at this time.

#32017-02-07

Have the patient internet working

#42011-09-08 11:08:45

Can't imagine any better first impression.

#52011-02-24 14:49:37

Everything was good

#62011-03-08 15:22:54

Nothing, Thank you so much.

#72011-03-04 10:10:02

So far so good!

#82011-01-04 10:23:13

keep on doing excellent customer service skills

#92017-03-09

it's a little thing, but when you enter an office and ask the receptionist attending to you how are you, she say fine, but does not inquire how you are, and is not engaging, I just think its rude.

#102017-04-02
Customer Rating : 4.3

Based on 33 ratings