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Botox® and Muscle Relaxants

Wrinkles are possibly the most popular reason for seeking out Botox and other Neuromodulators (muscle relaxants). These products can also be used to lift the brow, corners of the mouth, and jawline.


Neuromodulators, such as Botox®, Xeomin®, and Dysport®, are derived from a protein complex produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum.


Carefully injected in tiny quantities, these products smooth out the skin by blocking nerves that cause contractions, temporarily relaxing the muscles that cause wrinkles. This relaxation can give you a more youthful, radiant look.  Treatments typically take just a few minutes, involve minimal discomfort, require no downtime, and last for several months.  Dr. De Pieri has provided these treatments to satisfied clients for over a decade.


The De Pieri Clinic most commonly treats wrinkles around the eye area, forehead lines, and frown lines.  Many people also enjoy a lifting of the brow and drooping mouth or jawline, or even a youthful curling of the upper lip. A complimentary consultation with one of our aesthetic doctors will help you discover the perfect treatment for you.


Botox is also approved for the treatment of migraines and excessive sweating.


What is the Procedure Like?


Neuromodulator (eg.Botox®) injection is a non-invasive cosmetic procedure that will have you back to your daily activities immediately afterwards.  


Minor bruising is possible in the days following your appointment. The pysician-led team at De Pieri Clinic is always available to address any questions and concerns.


How long does it last?


Every person reacts differently, depending on the depth of their wrinkles and strenth of their facial muscles. You will begin to see positive changes within a few days, and optimal results within three weeks.


On average, effects last three to six months.  Although patient experience may vary, most people can expect longer lasting effects with greater frequency of treatment.


If you are in the Kelowna area, be sure to arrange your complimentary consultation with the medical staff at The De Pieri Clinic, to discover your best wrinkle treatment options.