Treatments

Botox®

The Botox® Injection You Deserve

Rejuvenate facial youth and beauty.

Botox is the most popular cosmetic treatment in the world by far, for the simple reason that it works! During the natural aging process, our skin undergoes a number of changes that result in increased lines and wrinkles. Movement of the muscles under your skin cause prominent lines and wrinkles to develop with age.

Our FDA approved Botox® and Dysport® injections help create a smoother facial profile by softening facial wrinkles and lines. It is a wonderful way to rejuvenate facial youth and beauty and we have been offering Botox® Cosmetic to our clients for more than 15 years.

Conditions It Treats

  • Wrinkles & Fine Lines
  • Acne & Blemishes
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Where Can You Get Botox & Dysport?

Botox®/Dysport® reduces lines and wrinkles that are caused by muscle movement (repetitive expression) including:

  • Crows feet
  • Forehead lines
  • Frown Lines (11’s)
  • Bunny Lines
  • Lines around the mouth (Marionette lines)
  • Barcode or Smokers Lines (fine lines surrounding lip area)
  • Reduction of a gummy smile
  • Jowls
  • Neck Lines
  • Chest wrinkles

Our team of injectors are some of the best in Alberta and in Canada. Our RNs have trained with world renowned injectors; Dr. Arthur Swift, Dr. Mauricio de Maio and many more natural, customized and safe injections. Each year, our injectors are invited to all of the biggest training events in North America.

 

 

How Botox & Dysport Work

Botox® and Dysport® blocks signals from the nerves to the muscles where it is injected. The injected muscle can no longer contract, which causes current wrinkles to relax and soften. Wrinkles and lines are caused by movement so preventing movement of the muscles eases off current wrinkles as well as well as preventing future ones.

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Why Choose Us?

External Affairs Medical Spa in Edmonton and St. Albert have been offering Botox® for over 15 years!

Our extensively trained physicians and nurses will listen to your concerns and create a fully customized treatment plan to help you get smooth, natural looking results.

External Affairs Medical Spa is one of Canada’s top injection clinics. Winning Top Choice Award for Medical Spas in Edmonton 2018.

What to Expect on Your First Visit

During your first visit to External Affairs in either Edmonton or St. Albert you will have a doctors consultation to ensure you are a candidate for Botox® or Dysport®. During your consultation you will fill out a medical profile listing any health issues or concerns.

If you are a candidate, our nurse team will perform a treatment consultation with you. During the consultation they will listen to your concerns, and work within your budget to provide you with a detailed treatment plan and explanation of how the injection will work.

Did you know? The needles used for Botox are smaller than your pinky nail and virtually painless only a small pinch!

Frequently Asked Questions

Still not sure? Read our FAQ’s below.

How long does Botox® last?

Botox and Dysport kick in anywhere from 4-7 days after treatment. Individual results will vary, and can last anywhere from 3-6 months.

What are the Side Effects?

Common short-term side effects include: headache, minor bruises and/or swelling around the site of injection. Rare side-effects include a dropped brow, and blurred vision.

Am I a Candidate?

Before treatment our physician will complete a medical profile with you to ensure this is the best treatment for you. Certain allergies, medical conditions, pregnancy and breastfeeding prevent clients from being able to receive Botox and Dysport. In that case we will explore other treatment options with you that our estheticians can perform.

What is the cost of Botox® or Dysport®?

Cost varies by treatment area and is dependant on how strong the muscles pull in each patient. For example: Horizontal forehead lines may range from $60-$200. Frown lines between the brows may range from $150-$400. Crow’s feet may range from $200-$400.

A personalized treatment plan will be developed during your consultation on your first visit. Our team aims to give the best outcome for the patient with the lowest dosing possible.

Will I look frozen?

Absolutely not! At External Affairs Medical Spa in Edmonton and St. Albert we make sure our clients leave looking natural, and youthful, not like plastic. Our nurses receive training multiple times a year ensuring their technique and knowledge is of the highest quality.

What happens if I stop treatments?

Nothing! If for any reason you choose to stop receiving Botox® or Dysport® treatments there will be no negative effects. In fact, if Botox or Dysport was used for prevention you will see wrinkles may take longer to appear. However, overtime without the use of these prescribed medicines you will see the return or increase of depth, and over all wrinkles and lines.

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