Botox 101


Botox has been all the rage since it was approved by the FDA in 2002. It is the most effective temporary method to smooth out frown lines and wrinkles caused by the action of the muscles of facial expressions.

Here is everything you need to know about Botox:

  • It is most commonly used in the frown lines between the eyebrows, the wrinkles across your forehead and your smile lines.
  • A successful treatment can last between 4 and six months and the results can be seen within as few as 7-10 days after your treatment.
  • The best way to treat wrinkle is to prevent it. The moment you see a fine line on your face head to our office to learn treatment options. If untreated, these will shortly become deep, permanent facial lines and the use of small amounts of Botox, or Baby Botox, can help.
  • For most, redness may appear at the injection site post-treatment and will subside within a few hours.

To see if you are a candidate for this treatment or to ask any questions, please email our office at

Dr. Gerald Imber is a world-renowned board-certified NYC plastic surgeon and is recognized by the US News and World Report as among the top 1% of plastic surgeons in the United States. He is the Director of his plastic surgery practice located on the Upper East Side in Manhattan. Dr. Imber has performed more than 3000 Facelifts and specializes in less invasive surgical approaches for face and body. He offers a wide variety of anti-aging treatments including innovative esthetic and surgical procedures for both men and women.

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