Dr. Lee is the Botox Instructor for physicians and nurses for the State of Nevada for Allergan, the manufacturer, in Las Vegas. To diminish the effects of aging and to prevent lines, wrinkles, and lax skin from forming on the forehead and upper face, Look Younger MD is proud to offer BOTOX to local patients. This facial rejuvenation procedure provides amazing results and is popular among both men and women. BOTOX can make a dramatic enhancement to dynamic facial wrinkles, which are the result of expressions and movement with the muscles contracting on the forehead. The lines disappear as the face relaxes, but dynamic creases can still exist. BOTOX is a purified strain of botulinum toxin (type A) that temporarily blocks the movements of the underlying tissue and muscle. To diminish the appearance of these dynamic lines and wrinkles, BOTOX is injected to relax and soften the skin. This specific injection is most commonly placed by Dr. Garry Lee between the brows where the number "11" appears, on the Crow's feet, and throughout the forehead. Dr. Lee is one of only 5 physician and nurse teachers selected by Allergan from the 700+ clinics in Nevada--and the only Nevada appointee to the Allergan Medical Facial Aesthetic National Advisory Board and the Allergan New Core National Advisory Board.
Ideal Candidates for botox
BOTOX is used for individuals who hope to diminish and soften the appearance of dynamic wrinkles, lines, and moderate folds on their face without surgery. BOTOX is often thought of as a preventive treatment even if static wrinkles have not yet formed — keep in mind how often you tend to make facial expressions. It is an effective nonsurgical solution if you have obvious forehead lines or frown lines between the brows. It's also a solution for Crow's feet around the eyes. If you have deeper lines, a combination of BOTOX and a filler may be a better option is certain selected areas.
"I fly from Seattle just to get my Botox done at Look Younger MD. I've walked out of other doctors offices because their before and afters looked unnatural to me. Dr. Lee's results are the most natural looking I've ever seen. Nobody would suspect I get Botox and I have people literally not believe me when I admit my real age. Feels great to be able to age so gracefully. Thanks DR. Lee!"- A.R. / Yelp / Mar 07, 2017
"Dr. Lee was referred to me from a friend and I would highly recommend him. His office staff is extremely friendly and very helpful. Dr Lee is very good at what he does. I just get my Botox from him but I've been very happy with it."- K.A. / Yelp / Feb 23, 2018
"This review is quite long but definitely read it all! So worth your time! Dr. Lee and all his staff deserve an A +++++!!! I just moved to Henderson from another state and wow am I glad I found him!!! I went to him for Botox and juvederm & they had an awesome special running that couldn't have been better for what I was looking for. It is difficult to find a trustworthy doctor who has a passion for what they do AND that does a good job. Dr lee and all the ladies working there have impeccable bedside manners. I feel bad I can't remember all of their names but they are the best!! They explain everything so well and make you feel very comfortable in your decision. Dr lee doesn't put any pressure on you to buy unnecessary treatments and gives honest recommendations. I was able to make my appointment with such ease, Jennifer is great (she works the front desk). She answered all my questions and made me feel so comfortable. To top it all off, I had to bring my 7 month old daughter with me last minute(I'm sure all you moms can relate to something in that nature) and they were so nice about it and were so patient with her and I. For me personally, it is so important that I see physicians who are family friendly because you never know what could happen last minute being a mother. Whenever she started to get fussy dr. Lee was so patient while I calmed her down, he didn't make me feel like it was a burden that I brought her which is so nice because some people are not so understanding of that kind of thing. Now don't get me wrong, his office does not have kids running around and crying and ruining the relaxing and calming atmosphere his office has. They were just extremely accommodating to my circumstances. I went back for my check up a week later without my daughter and they were asking where she was and asked how she was doing and how my husband was doing. everyone is just genuinely SO NICE there!!! I have gotten so many compliments and feel so much better about my lips and forehead. I will always go back to dr lee and would recommend him to anyone I can. I have posted some before and after pics for you to see. He's an artist."- H.T. / Yelp / May 28, 2017
"Dr Lee is a perfectionist and loves what he does! He is the best there is and I would have NEVER done Botox before meeting him! He knows what is best and will not encourage anything that isn't beautiful and natural! I got carded ordering a glass of wine three times after my Botox and with pushing 30 this was a definitely exciting. Thank you Dr Lee!"- A.S. / Yelp / Jul 08, 2014
"I've been seeing Dr.Lee for many years now. I love that he is not only very friendly and has a good bedside manner, but that he is very knowledgeable about his procedures. He is so good with his injectables that he is an instructor for many of the other doctors out there. Last year, Dr Lee even won the award for Best Facial Injectable Doctor in the whole country! That is definitely someone I would trust do work on my face! His prices are really good as well and the rest of his staff are super friendly and helpful. I would definitely recommend him to my friends and family."- Q.D. / Yelp / Jun 03, 2016
botox Procedure Technique
BOTOX injectable treatments are done as an outpatient procedure at Look Younger MD. If it is your first time to visit us in the Las Vegas, NV area for BOTOX, we may perform the injection within the same appointment as your consultation with Dr. Lee. You will be asked to make various facial expressions using your upper face--such as squinting and frowning--which will allow us to decide precisely where your injections should be placed in your forehead, frown lines, and Crow's Feet. Your skin will then be thoroughly cleansed before his AccuVein analysis. Dr. Lee is Nevada's AccuVein Instructor on this advanced new technology to painlessly view and to avoid veins invisible to the naked eye. The AccuVein, followed by a cold compress, dramatically minimizes swelling and bruising . We will then prepare you with complimentary numbing cream to make the procedure more comfortable, and nitrous oxide--laughing gas--is available for maximal relaxation and comfort for a modest price. BOTOX injections typically take about 10 – 15 minutes, after which you can get back to your normal day almost right away.
What to Expect with botox
After BOTOX injections, you are allowed to return to your typical schedule, but strenuous activities like exercise should be postponed for at least a day. You do not have to sleep upright or to move the injected muscles, which was an old protocol taught years ago without validation. The treated areas of the face may become bruised, red, or swollen for a couple of days, but you should not have any severe or lasting side effects. In the majority of cases, it takes about 7 days for BOTOX to be 74% effective, but the full effects of BOTOX become visible two weeks later.
Clinical studies from Allergan show BOTOX Cosmetic lasts about 2½ months to four months, but in reality BOTOX may last longer or shorter depending upon an individual’s metabolism, medications, age, dosage, and lifestyle. Those who may have a shorter duration of Botox effectiveness include elite athletes and those who are on hormone therapy--particularly thyroid medications--as well as human growth hormone and other metabolic enhancing products. Those with longer potential for duration include those with slower metabolic rates as well as those with much larger dosages of Botox. There is some thought that really large doses may last much longer, but clinical studies are still lacking. We have had patients tell us anecdotally that their Botox is lasting up to six months—or even longer—and one must always keep in mind that clinical studies only give you the average duration for an individual and that actual patient duration is more in line with a bell shaped curve.
Another thing to note is that once an individual knows their own inherent average duration, that this tends to persist for future treatments in alignment with their baseline metabolism for Botox. Consequently if an individual runs on a four month cycle, typically they will continue running the four month cycle for future treatments.
One thing that can be done for an any patient who finds that their Botox duration is too short is to consider shifting to another neuromodulator such as Dysport, because the different product also has different carrier proteins which may have an effect in the duration of effectiveness and relaxation of the injected muscles, particularly in the case where there is some thought that a tolerance may be developing for Botox. Another consideration is age because the age of the patient definitely impacts directly upon metabolism as one gets older and one’s metabolic rate tends to decrease.
Duration of action can also depend upon where one is injecting--such as in the armpits for hyperhidrosis—typically with duration of action of about seven months in our clinical experience.
Plan Your Procedure
Smile Without Worry
No more worrying! You can laugh, smile, frown, and make any expression you want without getting fine lines and wrinkles thanks to BOTOX wrinkle treatments. To smooth out lines throughout the face, we invite you to schedule a complimentary consultation with Dr. Lee in the Las Vegas, NV area to discover more about this remarkable nonsurgical injectable.
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