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Botox and neurotoxin treatment in Colorado Springs

Are you tired of looking tired? Does your reflection in the mirror seem stern or angry when you feel upbeat? Have lines on your face left you looking older than your years? Botox treatment could be an ideal minimally invasive solution. You might be surprised at how many of the refreshed faces you encounter in the Colorado Springs area had a little help from Dr. Susan Schroeder’s Botox injection technique.

What’s Botox?

As we get older, skin is less able to recover from creasing caused by facial expressions, so the lines become etched. Botox Cosmetic is a purified protein. Injected into skin, it disrupts signals from nerves that tell muscles to contract. As those muscles remain relaxed, surface skin smooths out.

Botox has become a household word since it received FDA approval for cosmetic use in 2002. However, four FDA-approved brand names – Botox, Dysport, Xeomin, and Jeuveu – are available at Perfect Skin Dermatology. Each has a slightly different formula, diffusion into skin, and longevity.

What are common Botox uses?

Botox for forehead treatment softens glabellar lines (vertical “elevens” between the eyebrows) and horizontal frown lines. Botox crow’s feet treatment reduces crinkles at corners of and beneath eyes.

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ACTUAL PATIENTS TREATED IN OUR PRACTICE

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  • Jeuveau Treatment Results at Colorado Springs, CO

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  • Jeuveau Neurotoxin Treatment Real results from real patients at Colorado Springs, CO

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  • Neurotoxin Treatment before and after results of real patients at Colorado Springs, CO (cause 2)

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  • Neurotoxin Treatment before and after results of real patients at Colorado Springs, CO (cause 1)

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Other uses for neurotoxins include:

  • Lift a heavy brow
  • Bunny lines on the nose
  • Marionette lines that draw corners of the mouth downward
  • Fine lines radiating from lips
  • Improving the appearance of a “gummy” smile
  • Reduction in square jaw muscles caused by clenching or grinding
  • Dimpling on the chin
  • Platysmal bands on the neck

Neurotoxins: Botox, Dysport, Xeomin, and Jeuveau

Neurotoxins: Botox, Dysport, Xeomin, and Jeuveau exaplined by Dr. Susan Schroeder
Learn about all the benefits of neurotoxins. They can do a lot more than erase facial lines and wrinkles.

Welcome back to living local. The time right now is 9 30 and most of us have heard this name by now but Botox, yeah, and did you know its origins, how it works, or the newer options, more contemporary treatments. Well, here to inform us all about it is Doctor Susan Schroeder and she joins us from perfect skin dermatology and we’re talking neurotoxins because Botox is a neurotoxin, right? Right, it is a neurotoxin. It’s derived from botulinum or Botulism. It would be the infection, but it’s only the toxin. It’s the toxin that is produced by the bacteria. So, you’re not actually putting bacteria or you know, infection into your skin. You’re just using the toxin that is actually toxic to the nerve endings, temporarily. Okay, so kind of like how we found penicillin, mouldy bread, you’re not eating the mould, you’re not making yourself sick, you know we’re just using you know piece of it to to cure something else, right? Absolutely, this has been around since 2000. Well, it’s been around since before 2000, but cosmetically, we’ve been having the we had the FDA approval in 2002 for it. It was interesting how so, how it actually spanned from a medical use to cosmetic. There is a husband-and-wife team, Alistair and Jean Carruthers, and they live in Vancouver, Canada and he’s a dermatologist, and she’s an ophthalmologist and I think it was a dinner one night. She came home and she was treating Buck Blepharospasm which is basically a twitching, it’s a voluntary and involuntary twitching of the eye with Botox and a patient had come back and said, can you feel a little bit more around here, because it really helps my wrinkles. She went home and told her dermatologist husband and that is how this transpired. That is so funny. Yeah, all right. But you know what we are showing another picture up here of something that isn’t Botox, so there’s more than just Botox on the market. Sure, right? Yeah no. So, Botox came out in 2002 and then we had Dysport very similar molecule and then we had Xeomin thereafter, and more recently in the last two months, we’ve had juvo. So, there are four different options. It’s sort of like Coke and Pepsi and RC Cola and Right? You know just different, your preference right, exactly okay, so is this is something that we normally think of to help with some wrinkles. But tell us kind of how it works because you don’t want to overdo it. You don’t want that surprise Jack Nicholson look, right? Right, Yeah, you know, so it was first FDA approved for the glabellar complex, which is basically the elevens, right here the frown lines but then we’ve started to expand its uses and we use it to relax the horizontal lines across the forehead, the crow’s feet. Those are the most common areas, the upper face, but we’ve had it for over 20 years, almost 20 years now and with time there is some atrophy that occurs if you keep treating those muscles over and over again and there tends to be when you have this area with few signs of ageing and the rest of the face is still ageing, there’s a disconnect. So many of us. That do use this on a regular basis are thinking about it differently and approaching it differently, and we’re doing less in those traditional areas, and we’re spreading it to other areas of the face to define a jawline to make you less square here, if that’s your preference, to treat lines in the neck to give you a little bit of an upturned lip, to really bring that whole more youthful face into focus. Right, Okay, and it’s, a more natural, a more natural look, and I’ve actually I’ve gotten it here you’ve actually given it to me here because I grind my teeth so much that my jaw muscle almost it almost hurts, so it’s not just right, Just cosmetic, right, Correct, I mean he started it said you know, for eye twitching, so it started with non-cosmetic but I mean I don’t think people realize that it can help with you, do it up here. Can help with headaches migraines, sweating, around here yes, in the armpits you do, yeah, it’s for sweating and then yeah, here, I mean you’ve, you’ve, saved me because, I was getting like ear pain. It was hurting so bad, but the thing about Botox is you don’t have to do too much, no, like you were saying, just a little bit, but there’s things called, you know, micro toxin and bro taxing for guys, exactly, yeah, Right,  so you know, really you use it long enough and you get comfortable with it and it’s more like a paintbrush like if one eye is a little bit bigger than the other I can straighten that out, I can even up the eyebrows it gives you a new shape that way, we can, you know, define the jawline. There are all kinds of great things you can do with it but yeah, micro-Botox is or micro talk. Excuse me is where we really dilute out that that toxin and we give it to you in very fine blob at the surface of the skin and it changes your texture. It makes it more smooth. It makes your pores smaller, so yeah, yeah, and who doesn’t love that because as women in my family age, the pores right here become like craters. It just happens, alright, well, Doctor Schroeder, I want to thank you so much for your time this morning you know you are definitely an artist and you want to trust you know who is going to be using Botox on your face. I think you should definitely give Doctor Schroeder, a call. You can see that address is up there. If you want to give her a call at 719-4217. 132 Or you can also follow perfect skin dermatology on Facebook. Living look we’ll be right back after the break. 


Is Botox safe?

In the care of an expert medically trained injector, neurotoxins are very safe. Despite nearly two million neurotoxin procedures performed in this country in 2018 alone, only 36 cases of adverse effects were reported to the FDA from 1989 to 2003, and more than a third of those were related to an underlying condition rather than the drug.

The most common side effects are minor redness, bruising, or tenderness at injection sites, which resolves quickly. There is no downtime following treatment.

What should you consider when choosing a Botox doctor?

Dr. Schroeder is a Board-certified dermatologist with extensive experience in cosmetic dermatology. She (not a physician assistant or nurse extender) personally performs all injectable procedures. Dr. Schroeder is known for a sixth sense, designing combined neurotoxin and filler protocols tailored to the individual patient.

Call (719) 421-7132 to schedule your cosmetic consultation at Perfect Skin Dermatology.

Enjoy a beautiful transformation with Botox
If the lines on your face reveal things about your age that you would prefer to keep secret, it may be time to consider Botox. Effective on frown lines, glabellar lines, crow’s feet and more, Botox is administered only by the skilled hands of Dr. Schroeder herself to help you achieve natural results.
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