Skill, Experience, and Advanced Techniques for Elegant, Refined Results

At Shah Aesthetics in Springfield, MO, we use the most advanced techniques to achieve superior cosmetic results with BOTOX — fresh, smooth, and rejuvenated. You can rely on us for discretion, privacy, and for using advanced patient safety protocols. Expert Aesthetic Injector Kara Walker, PA-C delivers the highest level of patient care and offers the latest in facial injectable techniques.

Look Younger and Refreshed with No Downtime

BOTOX in Springfield, MO requires little or no downtime. You can return to normal activities immediately after treatment. You will receive specific aftercare instructions when your injections are complete. We do ask that you avoid rubbing treated areas to reduce the risk of spreading the BOTOX.

What Are The Benefits of BOTOX?

BOTOX offers several benefits for individuals seeking to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines:

  • Wrinkle reduction: BOTOX injections relax the muscles responsible for dynamic wrinkles, such as crow's feet, forehead lines, and frown lines, resulting in smoother, more youthful-looking skin.
  • Non-invasive: BOTOX is a minimally invasive procedure that involves no incisions or downtime, allowing patients to resume their normal activities immediately after treatment.
  • Quick procedure: BOTOX injections are quick and convenient, typically taking just a few minutes to administer in-office.
  • Temporary results: While results vary, most patients experience noticeable wrinkle reduction within a few days to a week after treatment, with results lasting three to six months on average.
  • Preventative benefits: Regular Botox treatments can help prevent the formation of new wrinkles by inhibiting muscle movement in targeted areas over time.
  • Versatility: In addition to cosmetic uses, Botox is also FDA-approved for treating medical conditions such as chronic migraines, excessive sweating (hyperhidrosis), and muscle spasms (dystonia).

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Who's a Good Candidate for BOTOX?

The right candidate for BOTOX typically includes individuals:

  • Experiencing dynamic wrinkles caused by facial muscle movement, such as crow's feet, forehead lines, or frown lines.
  • Seeking a non-invasive solution for wrinkle reduction without surgery or downtime.
  • With realistic expectations about the outcomes of BOTOXtreatment.
  • Generally in good health and without contraindications for BOTOX injections.
  • Who have not had adverse reactions to BOTOX or botulinum toxin injections in the past.
  • Interested in preventive measures to minimize the formation of new wrinkles over time.
  • Willing to adhere to post-treatment care instructions provided by their healthcare provider.

Do BOTOX Injections Hurt?

More than four million botulinum toxin type A treatments were performed in 2020, as reported by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). BOTOX was the number one cosmetic minimally invasive procedure in the U.S.

Injections are quick, safe, and effective, and typically performed in 20 minutes or less. Many patients report that BOTOX injections feel like a pinch. This is what to expect:

  • Your injector carefully identifies and marks the treatment areas
  • A mild cleanser is applied
  • Ice or numbing cream may be used on the targeted areas if you are concerned with discomfort
  • Your injector uses a fine needle to inject BOTOX directly into facial muscles. Several injections are usually required
  • Ice and pressure are applied to the treatment areas to minimize swelling

Cost of Botox in Springfield, MO

BOTOX is priced per treatment, based on how many units of BOTOX are needed to achieve your desired results. Each patient has a different facial structure and different requirements to achieve their aesthetic goals. Depending on how many areas you would like treated, and the amount of the substance that is needed to treat those areas, the price varies from person to person. On average, BOTOX injections cost between $200 to $500 for a full facial treatment.


When will I see results with BOTOX?

How many injections will I need in a treatment session?

How does BOTOX work to minimize wrinkles?

Should I wait until a certain age to start BOTOX injections?

How important is injector skill with BOTOX treatments?

When will I see results with BOTOX?

The first results may become visible within 3 to 5 days with full results appearing by 2 weeks. Results can last between three and four months.

How many injections will I need in a treatment session?

BOTOX treatment is individually tailored to your unique needs and aesthetic goals. The number of injections you require will depend on the number of treatment areas:

  • For frown lines between the eyes, you will need five injections into the muscles between the brows and in the forehead.
  • For lines on the forehead, your injections will vary depending on the severity of your lines.
  • For crow’s feet, you will need an injection in three different areas of the muscle that frames the side of the eye, and three more injections for the other eye.

How does BOTOX work to minimize wrinkles?

Botulinum toxin targets muscles that repeatedly contract, causing frown lines, forehead lines, and crow’s feet. When injected into these muscles, BOTOX temporarily reduces their activity. This results in visible smoothing of facial wrinkles and lines.

Should I wait until a certain age to start BOTOX injections?

The severity of facial lines, not age, is the determining factor in when to start BOTOX treatment. Women and men in their early 30s opt for BOTOX and other injectable treatments. Lines form differently on different people, and the timing can be affected by a variety of factors, including environmental free radical damage and sun damage.

How important is injector skill with BOTOX treatments?

Like other injectable treatments, BOTOX is technique sensitive. When delivered by an expert, trained injector, it produces subtle, natural-looking results. You should look like yourself — with less noticeable frown lines, crow’s feet, and forehead wrinkles.

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