By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Health & Beauty | Issue: March 2011
Dr. Mallory Spoor-Baker of Advanced Cosmetic Medicine says Botox is one of her most popular treatments.
Do you have a serious problem with frown lines? You may feel the frown lines between your eyebrows make you look tired or unapproachable. The “11s” – those vertical lines that appear between your brows – result from muscle movement and the passage of time. When you concentrate, squint or frown, powerful muscles between the brows contract and draw the brows together, causing the skin to fold or furrow. As skin becomes less elastic with age, those folds or furrows result in stubborn lines. Because frown lines are dynamic lines caused by overactive muscles, they can usually be treated with tiny injections of Botox Cosmetic.
“Botox is one of our most popular treatments because the results are quick, and they are visible but not too obvious,” says Dr. Spoor-Baker of Advanced Cosmetic Medicine, located at 3958 S. Hudson in Tulsa. “By injecting tiny amounts of Botox into a specific facial muscle, only the targeted impulse of that muscle will be blocked, causing a local relaxation and weakness. In this way, the muscle is immobilized, thus preventing those dreaded ‘wrinkly’ expressions.”
Millions of men and women of all skin colors and ethnicities have realized the benefits of being treated with Botox. Results are visible, but Botox will not radically change your facial appearance or make you look as if you’ve “had work done.” When administered by an experienced physician such as Dr. Spoor-Baker, you can still smile, frown, and look surprised without those lines between your brows.
Botox is a quick and minimally invasive procedure consisting of only a few tiny injections. Dr. Spoor-Baker will determine exactly where to administer these injections to achieve the best results for you. No anesthesia is required, and the entire procedure takes approximately 15 minutes. There is no downtime afterward; you may resume normal activity immediately. Discomfort is minimal and brief – most patients compare the sensation to a bug bite.
You can expect to see results within days after your treatment, and the appearance of the area between your brows may continsfdfThe effects of Botox last approximately four to six months. “Botox is a perfect solution to improve your appearance, as it is fast and effective, with minimal discomfort and no downtime,” says Dr. Spoor-Baker. “It’s also more affordable than many people assume.”
Call Dr. Mallory Spoor-Baker at (918) 280-0270 today for your complimentary consultation.
Sheryl Sowell was born and raised in Tulsa, OK. She graduated from Will Rogers High School and received her Bachelor of Arts in English from Northeastern State University in 2007. She has worked for Value News as editor, writer and advertising copywriter since 2008. She enjoys meeting and interviewing people for Value News articles, learning about their backgrounds, and helping to promote their businesses and local events. In her free time, she enjoys reading, trying new recipes and crafts from Pinterest, attending concerts and sporting events, and spending time with family and friends. Sheryl lives in Tulsa with her fiancé Paul, their daughter Scarlett, and their two dogs, Gunner and Boo.