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Patients new to BOTOX: What’s the story?

BOTOX Cosmetic is the world’s best known anti-aging treatment and has been FDA approved since 2002. BOTOX targets one of the sources of the wrinkles by relaxing the muscles that cause your skin to crease. These muscles, such as those on the forehead or between the eyebrows, can cause the development of etched-in lines that leave you looking older, tired, or angry. By relaxing these muscles, the skin becomes smoother, for a refreshed, youthful look. It works by halting the signals from the nerves to the muscles.

How often do new patients get BOTOX?

The effects of BOTOX can last for up to three to four months for people who are new to BOTOX. As the age-defying results of your initial treatment fade, you will need to undergo maintenance treatments. When you are first starting with BOTOX, smaller doses are injected, so we can see how your initial results develop. At Avalon Laser, we believe a conservative approach is essential. Once the BOTOX has taken effect (in about a week), if more is needed, it can be added. We recommend you start small and work your way up the perfect number of units.


Muscle memory and maintaining your results over time

Over time your muscles will begin to keep their relaxed state for more extended periods. This “training” of the muscles with consistent treatments means:

  • You may not need BOTOX injections as frequently to maintain your results
  • Many patients find that they can keep their results with treatments every six months or longer
  • The muscles retain their relaxed state longer

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Practice Policy Update Regarding COVID-19

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Practice Policy Update Regarding COVID-19

Avalon Laser considers the health and safety of our patients, employees and families our top priority. We have been monitoring the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic very closely and want to do our part to ensure the best outcome. For this reason, in the interest of the health and welfare of our clients and our staff, we have decided to temporarily close our Carlsbad and San Diego locations, effective March 18, 2020 until further notice from the Federal Government and the State of California.

During these challenging circumstances, we want to reassure our clients that any discounts, specials or other promotions will be honored and that we will do our utmost to maintain appointment schedules in a manner that provide our clients with the best results, while also complying with the safety directives. We will continue to monitor this situation closely and provide updates as they become available.

Your health and well-being are our top priority. Thank you for your patience and trust in Avalon Laser. We look forward to serving you again soon.

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