What exactly is Botox and how does it work?


Botox is a highly purified protein that prevents unwanted muscle contraction. Many people subconsciously furrow their brow, especially when they are tense, which results in facial wrinkling. Crow’s feet at the corners of the eyes and forehead creases are other examples of this type of wrinkling. Working by minimizing unwanted nerve signals for a muscle [...]

What exactly is Botox and how does it work?2017-07-19T16:41:40-04:00

Who should administer Botox?


Botox Cosmetic is available to any licensed physician. However, for best results you should always trust your skin to a physician with specific training in cutaneous and aesthetic medicine, such as a board-certified dermatologist. Drs. Anderson and Rahman are two of the few doctors in Knoxville to become a member of the Botox Cosmetic Physicians [...]

Who should administer Botox?2017-07-19T16:42:07-04:00

How long will it take before I notice results?


The initial results are visible within three days and typically last three to four months. You may notice that your first treatment does not completely eradicate your frown lines or other wrinkles. This is because every patient requires an individualized treatment and initial under-treatment is much better than over-treatment. Drs. Anderson, Rahman and Wright will [...]

How long will it take before I notice results?2017-11-07T19:59:50-05:00

What is the treatment like?


Botox is injected with a very tiny needle into the specific area being treated. No anesthesia is needed, as pain is very minimal. Most patients liken the injections to a light “pinch”.

What is the treatment like?2017-07-19T16:42:50-04:00

Will there be any downtime after the treatment?


There is no downtime following your treatment. You can return to work or your regular activities immediately. Occasionally mild bruising may be visible at the treatment site. You should not lay down or exercise strenuously for several hours following your treatment. Take care not to rub or massage the treated area immediately after the injection.

Will there be any downtime after the treatment?2017-07-19T16:43:30-04:00

Why do some Botox users look “strange” or “expressionless”?


Under-trained or inexperienced physicians can leave a patient with a “blank” and “expressionless” appearance. Only by careful analysis can a specifically trained physician determine how much Botox will give you the results you want without overdoing the procedure. The ideal result is youthful and fresh while still allowing natural expressions. Our physicians will ask you [...]

Why do some Botox users look “strange” or “expressionless”?2017-11-07T19:58:25-05:00