Botox® In Minneapolis MN

Dr. Leslie Smith is one of the premier cosmetic doctors in the Twin Cities for Botox because of her background as a skin specialist. With a simple, ten minute procedure, she can relax the muscles that cause frown lines, wrinkles and crows feet with results that last up to 4 months.

Millions men and women have had Botox injections to reverse the signs of aging and achieve a more youthful, relaxed appearance. Botox is one of the most popular procedures at Sapphire Advanced Aesthetics because it is quick, affordable and highly effective.

The Botox® Advantage

  • Non-surgical treatment to improve aging skin
  • No sedation or anesthesia is needed
  • Targets the muscles that cause wrinkles to form
  • Minimizes the look of crows’ feet and laugh lines
  • Dr. Smith can customize treatment with the placement of Botox injections
  • For some patients, Botox can reduce symptoms of headache

Botox® FAQs

Is Botox® right for you?

Dr. Smith recommends Botox for virtually all men or women who have mild to moderate frown lines around the eyes and forehead. Botox is not for pregnant women or certain patients with neurological disorders. Dr. Smith will help you determine if Botox is right for you.

Is Botox® safe?

Yes, Botox is FDA approved for cosmetic purposes and has been used by millions of men and women. Common side effects are temporary and localized to the area of injection.

How do Botox® treatments work?

Botox works by blocking nerve impulses that cause contractions in facial muscles. As the muscle relaxes, the wrinkles soften and smooth. 

Which wrinkles are best treated with Botox®?

Dr. Smith uses Botox to target the vertical wrinkles or “frown lines” between your eyebrows. Dr. Smith may also treat other areas of the forehead or around the eyes to reduce the appearance of crow’s feet.

How long does a Botox® treatment last?

Botox treatment can last up to four months. 

Does a Botox® Injection hurt?

You may experience a slight sting as Botox is administered. There is usually no discomfort after treatment. 

What is the recovery time for Botox® treatments?

There is virtually no recovery associated with Botox, aside from some minor swelling or redness in the treatment site. Most people who receive Botox treatments return to work or their normal activities immediately following their treatment.