Botox

Botox Specialist
Botox® can take years off your face. Dr. Pamela De Silva, of De Silva Medical, has achieved just those results for countless men and women throughout the greater Antelope Valley area at her Palmdale, California practice.

Botox Q & A

What Is Botox and How Does It Work?

Botox is a substance made from a purified form of the bacteria clostridium botulinum, that is injected into lines lines around the eyes, on the forehead and between the eyebrows, virtually erasing them. Botox is injected, however, it works entirely differently from dermal fillers, such as Juvederm® or Radiesse®. Rather than plumbing up facial creases as fillers do, Botox temporarily paralyzes movement of the muscles used to make unwanted crow’s feet and frown lines. It is years of repeated muscle contractions (frowning and squinting) that creates lines in the first place. By preventing muscles from further ingraining these creases, Botox not only temporarily eliminates them, but additionally prevents them from worsening.

How Long Do Botox Results Last?

The amazing results of Botox typically become apparent within 24 to 48 hours following treatment and typically last 3-4 months. Treatment can be repeated to maintain results.

Is Botox Safe?

When administered by a trained medical professional like Dr. De Silva, Botox is exceptionally safe and offers satisfying results. Botox has been extensively researched and reviewed by the medical community worldwide, and has been used for aesthetic purposes in the United States since 2002.

What Does the Process Entail?

This is a quick and simple office procedure, that requires absolutely no downtime. The needles used to inject are very thin, so pain is not a problem.

The sensation is frequently described as a tolerable pinch. However, anyone who is especially sensitive or has a fear of needles can come about 30 minutes early and have a topical numbing cream applied.  

How Can I Be Sure I’ll Like the Results?

Dr. De Silva will discuss your aesthetic goals in advance to make sure you are happy with the results. She is a Botox expert and has numerous satisfied customers, who continually refer friends and family. Botox is an extremely administer sensitive treatment. To best ensure results, it’s imperative to select a medical profession who has a lot of experience.

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