Botox FaqsMany common signs of aging—forehead lines, crow’s feet, brow furrows—can be addressed using non-surgical approaches. BOTOX® Cosmetic, a minimally invasive injectable solution, has become one of the most popular anti-aging techniques available. Curious about what BOTOX® Cosmetic can do for you? Here’s a helpful resource that answers several common questions about this product. For a customized treatment plan, contact us today for a consultation with our double-board certified facial plastic surgeon, Dr. Eugenie Brunner.

What areas of concern can BOTOX® Cosmetic treat?
As a facial rejuvenation method, BOTOX® Cosmetic is designed to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles on the forehead, around the eyes, and between the brows. BOTOX® injections can also be used to minimize creasing in other areas of the face—in certain cases. Dr. Brunner will customize your treatment plan to suit your unique needs and goals.

What are the side effects of BOTOX® injections?
Recovery time is typically minimal with cosmetic injectables, including BOTOX® Cosmetic. You may experience some tenderness, bruising, and mild swelling at the injection sites, which should subside quickly. You are welcome to apply cold compresses to reduce any swelling or redness, or to cover up these symptoms with makeup. You should be able to return to normal activity immediately following treatment.

Does it hurt?
Dr. Brunner prioritizes your care and comfort. We utilize ultra-fine needles and cold compresses to enhance your experience. We can also administer a local anesthetic to further minimize discomfort. Most patients find the process quick and easy.

When can I see results, and how long do they last?
While dermal fillers can achieve nearly instantaneous results, BOTOX® Cosmetic can take slightly longer—about a week or two—for the final results to appear. Depending on your singular anatomy and rate of healing, BOTOX® Cosmetic may last anywhere between about four and six months. You can extend the benefits longer with occasional touch-up treatments from our office.

Is there an age limit?
Everyone ages at a different rate, and some people begin to see signs of aging in their 20s while others may not notice them until their 40s. You must be 18 years of age or older for BOTOX® injections. Younger patients may wish to try laser skin resurfacing or another facial rejuvenation procedure if their aesthetic concerns are mild. Dr. Brunner will provide guidance during your initial consultation.
For more information about BOTOX® Cosmetic, or if you would like to schedule a consultation with Dr. Brunner, please contact our office today.

Double Board Certified: Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery & Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery

Castle Connolly Top Doctor for 10 years (2009-2019) in Cosmetic Facial Plastic Surgery

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Most Comprehensive Skin Rejuvenation Laser Center in Central New Jersey

Thousands of Cosmetic Facial Plastic Procedures Performed

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COVID-19 Update & Curbside Skincare Pickup

To our lovely patients and friends, 

We are beyond thrilled to announce that beginning today, our office is open and ready to see patients for all appointment needs, including cosmetic! 

The wait is over and we are happy that we will be able to see you all again! To ensure your safety, we will be implementing new protocols that will protect all of our patients while at our office: 

  • Prioritizing Cleanliness: All rooms and high touch areas will be disinfected frequently. Disinfectants, hand sanitizer, and related supplies will be available to staff and patients at all times.Staff will open doors for all patients, and wash hands between each patient interaction. 
  • No ‘waiting rooms’: Patients will be asked to arrive when it is time for their appointment to avoid waiting. 
  • Staggered Appointments: We will be staggering the appointments to ensure adequate time to wipe down spaces in order to maintain a safe and clean environment. 
  • Screenings: We will be screening patients over the phone and at the time of their appointment to ensure they are healthy
  • Reduced & Healthy Staff: Any of our staff who can work virtually will be working outside of the office, and all staff will be screened daily to ensure they are healthy
  • Protective Equipment: Our staff and patients with appointments will wear a mask and gloves at all times. We ask that all patients come to their appointment with a mask! Dr. Brunner will even be wearing a protective shield to ensure your safety! 

We will continue to offer Virtual Appointments for all of our patients. Additionally, we will continue curbside pickup at our office for all your skincare needs! Patients should call 609.921.9497 or email us at kim@brunnermd.com or melissa@brunnermd.com regarding the products they are interested in, and Kim or Melisssa will coordinate a curbside pickup for you!

We ask everyone’s full cooperation as we prepare to open under very special circumstances.

We look forward to welcoming you back into our office and promise to take every necessary precaution to care for you in a safe environment.

Sincerely, 

Dr. Brunner and the Entire Team! 

 

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