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What is Microbotox?
Microbotox is a newer, more advanced Botox-based injection technique that originated in Korea about a decade ago. With Microbotox, the same medication, Botox, is used to reduce the appearance of crow’s feet, forehead lines, and frown lines but with much more natural results.
How does it work?
With Microbotox, a needle as fine as a single strand of hair is used to inject Botox into various strategic locations of the skin. Depending on the area and the need of the patient, the penetration of the Botox can be relatively superficial compared to the conventional method of application where Botox is only injected into the muscles below the skin. This means more natural results – the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles can be reduced without you having to worry about looking unnatural or frozen.
✔️ Reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles with natural results
✔️ Reduces pores and overall improves the skin’s texture
✔️ Ultimate V-Shape can define and reduce the size of the jawline area.
✔️ Effective anti-aging, wrinkle prevention treatment to maintain a more youthful appearance
✔️ For those of you interested in achieving a slimmer and defined face shape, our microbotox
✔️ Normalizes oil production & reduces acne
Improvements In Texture & overall skin Tone
In addition to treating fine lines and wrinkles in a more natural manner, when Botox is injected into the skin (as opposed to only the muscles as with conventional Botox), it can also reduce pore sizes and lift and tighten the skin. The procedure makes the skin look delicate, poreless and rejuvenated! In other words, Microbotox essentially gives you a natural-looking facelift with zero downtime.
GMA is the only clinic in Markham and amongst the very few clinics in the entire GTA to provide this advanced skin rejuvenation treatment.
Erin Hong, R.N
GMA Microbotox Specialist
GMA’s microbotox treatments are performed by our microbotox specialist, injector Hong. She has 15 years of injection experience and completed over 3000 Botox cases in Toronto alone. She is licensed in three different countries, Canada, U.S. and Korea. Injector Hong is recognized as the pioneer of Microbotox in Canada.
Microbotox Upper Face Lift & Rejuvenation
This treatment reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles in the forehead and glabellar areas while giving the forehead a natural-looking lift. Patients typically notice an improvement in the skin’s texture and reduced pore sizes. For those concerned with acne, MB also helps to normalize oil production, allowing the skin to become less oily, congested and overall less prone to acne!
Microbotox Full Face Lift & Rejuvenation
This treatment, also known as the non-invasive natural-looking facelift, lifts and rejuvenates the entire face. Fine lines and wrinkles are treated without compromising facial expressions. Additional benefits include smaller pores, improved skin texture and controlled oil production to help prevent acne!
Microbotox V-Shape Face Lift & Rejuvenation
This treatment lifts and tightens the skin in the cheek and jawline areas. The jawline will appear more defined, lifted and V-shaped. The MB V-Shape lift also helps to reduce the appearance of lax skin and nasolabial folds for a more youthful appearance.
Microbotox Ultimate V Shape & Rejuvenation
This treatment slims the face by reducing the size of the jawline. Effects are heightened with the lifting and tightening of skin in the cheek and jawline areas, hence the Ultimate V-Shape lift. In addition to a slimmer and more defined jawline, MB helps rid the appearance of lax skin, allowing for an overall more rejuvenated look!
Microbotox Mid Face Lift & Rejuvenation
This treatment helps to rejuvenate the skin and rid crow’s feet and fine lines around the eyes and nose for a more youthful appearance. For those concerned about laxity around the eyes, MB effectively lifts and tightens the skin!
Botox® is a brand of botulinum toxin type A. Botox® is the trade name for a substance injected into the skin which is known to inhibit muscle movement and prevent wrinkles from developing or worsening.
With Microbotox, a needle as fine as a single strand of hair is used to deliver Botox® into strategic locations of the skin. With a needle so fine, discomfort is minimized.
Patients may see some results in just a few days. However, final results will usually take about 2-4 weeks depending on the dosage and treatment area.
When Botox® is injected by a skillful professional injector, this should not occur.
Yes. Botox® for jawline reduction is a nonsurgical, injectable procedure that uses Botox to soften and feminize the contour of the lower face by shrinking the large masseter muscles that are attached to the angles of the jawbone. In case of jawline reduction, it takes 2-4 weeks to get full effects and results last about 5-6 months.
More and more men are doing this treatment to lessen the appearance of wrinkles and as a preventative measure to prevent new wrinkles and lines from forming. Based on our experience, men are primarily getting Botox® injected in their foreheads and around their eyes.
The benefit of Botox® is that it works on everyone within a few days. Botox® works by weakening the muscles that form the wrinkles. Botox®, when injected by a professional injector, should make you look refreshed, naturally beautiful and younger without appearing ‘frozen’.
Botox® treatment results typically last for a couple of months. For the first 3 treatments, Microbotox should be done 3-4 months apart for optimal results.
Following Microbotox, there will be small papules that will reside in about 20 minutes. Many patients are able to undergo this treatment during their lunch break and go back to work without anyone noticing.
Side effects are generally minimal and many patients may not experience any at all. However, you may occasionally have light bruising, injection marks, pain at the injection site, swelling, and redness around the injected area, although this should not last long.
Infrequently, patients may experience discomfort of affected muscles, or drooping of upper eyelid muscles. These side effects usually resolve itself over time and are rare cases.
No. Anti-wrinkle injections such as Botox® is a very safe cosmetic support for dynamic wrinkles. Wrinkles will gradually return without maintenance treatments but stopping Botox® applications does not make them worse.
Wrinkles will just reappear and return to its original, pre-treatment state. As a matter of fact, Botox® can prevent new wrinkles from forming and act as a good preventative measure.
With Conventional Botox®, Botox® is charged per unit. The dosage, and thus cost varies depending on the patient’s age, gender, number of previous injections and muscle strength.