MidAmerica Plastic Surgery: Ryan Diederich, MD
4955 South State Route 159 #1
Glen Carbon, IL 62034
(618) 288-7855
Monday & Wednesday: 7 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
Tuesday & Thursday: 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m.–12 p.m.

The Spa at MidAmerica Plastic Surgery
4955 South State Route 159 #1
Glen Carbon, IL 62034
(618) 307-6233
Monday – Thursday: 8 a.m.–7 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m.–4 p.m.

BOTOX® & Dysport®

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In Glen Carbon, IL, women and men choose BOTOX or Dysport injections to look naturally rested and refreshed. These simple treatments soften wrinkles around the eyes and on the forehead, taking years off of your appearance. At The Spa at MidAmerica Plastic Surgery, BOTOX, Dysport, and XEOMIN®, are extremely popular nonsurgical treatments with people from Maryville, Edwardsville, and other nearby areas.

People interested in BOTOX or Dysport injections don’t need to travel to St. Louis to get the results that only an experienced injector can provide. Request a consultation at The Spa at MidAmerica Plastic Surgery using the online form to discuss your specific aesthetic concerns with one of our providers. Or you can call or text our office at 618-307-6233 to schedule an appointment.

Botox/Dysport

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Keep in mind that each patient is unique and your results may vary.

What is BOTOX made from?

BOTOX is a purified protein, derived from a naturally occurring bacteria. Injections of this substance block muscular nerve signals, which then weaken the muscle so that it can’t contract. Without those muscle contractions, unwanted facial wrinkles diminish.

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Good Candidates for BOTOX Cosmetic & Dysport

If you’re concerned about early signs of facial aging and are looking for a nonsurgical treatment to soften wrinkles and fine lines, particularly in the upper face, BOTOX or Dysport is for you. We offer BOTOX, Dysport, and XEOMIN for patients who want to temporarily smooth wrinkles caused by facial muscle contractions. Here are a few of the most common treatment areas:

  • Crow’s feet around the outer corners of the eyes
  • Horizontal forehead creases
  • Vertical frown lines between the eyebrows (glabellar lines)
  • Transverse lines on the nose (bunny lines)

BOTOX and Dysport can also be used to minimize fine lines around the mouth and vertical “bands” on the neck. The injections can also help postpone early signs of aging for patients in their 20s and early 30s by preventing the formation of dynamic wrinkles.

BOTOX for Men

Sometimes called “Brotox,” BOTOX injections are quickly gaining popularity with our male patient population as an anti-aging treatment. We use it in similar treatment areas as women including the forehead, between the eyebrows, and the outer corners of the eyes. Men may need a higher volume of BOTOX than women due to differences in muscle mass.

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How does it work?

BOTOX, Dysport, and XEOMIN are all made using a purified form of the botulinum toxin that temporarily relaxes specific facial muscles. Unlike dermal fillers, which add volume to etched-in lines and folds, BOTOX temporarily disables the tiny muscles which cause dynamic wrinkles—wrinkles caused by repeated facial expressions.

BOTOX treatment usually takes about 15 minutes, with results typically begin to appear about 3 to 7 days after the procedure. Full results will take up to 14 days.

How long does BOTOX last?

BOTOX results usually last between 3 to 4 months. Maintenance injections every 3 to 6 months can extend the duration of the improvements.

BOTOX, Dysport, or XEOMIN?

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Most people have heard of BOTOX, but in recent years other products have emerged on the market that offer patients options. The 3 choices are very similar, but there are some differences. The effects of Dysport, for example, may show up a little sooner than those from BOTOX injections. Some individuals or specific concerns may respond better to one product than the other. You can discuss the differences with your provider at your consultation.

BOTOX for Excessive Sweating

The FDA has approved BOTOX for several uses, including the treatment of excessive underarm sweating, a condition called hyperhidrosis. People suffering from hyperhidrosis can sweat through multiple shirts or blouses in a day, causing them to be self-conscious in social or professional settings. BOTOX injections temporarily disable the sweat glands in the underarm area. Talk to Dr. Diederich if you’re interested in treating hyperhidrosis.

Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon Dr. Ryan Diederich

Dr. Diederich is a Southern Illinois native realizing his dream of giving back to the community. He helps patients feel and look their best with his surgical skills and compassionate care.

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Recovery

One of the reasons for the popularity of BOTOX injections is that you can return to work or other activities immediately after your treatment. Minor side effects, such as bruising or redness at the injection sites, resolve relatively quickly. You may also experience a headache or nausea, but these symptoms are rare and typically minor. We recommend that you don’t lie down for at least 4 hours after the treatment, avoid massaging the treatment area, and postpone strenuous exercising for 48 hours.

*This article is intended as a guideline only. This is not intended as medical advice. There are no guarantees written or implied from the information presented here. Only a consultation can provide an appropriate evaluation and discussion regarding any procedure. Refer to your physician for medical decision making and advice.