About Wrinkle Relaxers
To help turn back the hands of time and to prevent lines and wrinkles from forming on the upper section of the face, Highland Park Plastic Surgery Center in Dallas, TX is proud to offer BOTOX, Dysport, and Xeomin injectable wrinkle relaxers to local men and women. This nonsurgical procedure provides gorgeous results and is extremely popular among both men and women. Wrinkle relaxers can make a big enhancement to dynamic lines and wrinkles, which are created by making expressions with the muscles contracting on the upper face. The dynamic lines disappear as the face relaxes, but static lines can still exist. BOTOX, Dysport, and Xeomin temporarily block the movements of the muscle to correct these static lines. Wrinkle relaxers are most commonly placed by board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. George A. Toledo between the brows, on the Crow's feet, and along the forehead.
"So impressed with Dr. Toledo's rhinoplasty results! And even more impressed with how much my breathing has improved! I didn't even realize how blocked my breathing was until now, it really is life changing. Beautiful results. And a perfect little nose!"- J.D. / Yelp / Mar 24, 2019
"Where to start? I guess I'll start by saying that Dr. Toledo is an actual magician. I grew up playing tennis with one of his daughters, so my family has known and loved the Toledos for a long time. I had heard over the years that Dr. Toledo was the best Plastic Surgeon in the business, but I couldn't say from first hand experience that that was true - until now! Without a doubt, his knowledge and skills are unparalleled. The aftermath of my procedure is more wonderful than I ever could have imagined. I never expected perfection, but it could not be more perfect. In a world where imperfect people with imperfect bodies demand perfection, Dr. Toledo is the most trustworthy and talented surgeon for the job. His office staff is wonderful. The surgery suite is top notch. I love that it was private and I could get in and out so quickly. My recovery was a breeze. Absolutely one of the best decisions I've ever made!"- A.M. / Google / Dec 22, 2021
"I typically am only a reader or reviews but my experience with Dr. Toledo and his “girls” was so outstanding I’m submitting my first review. I came to Dallas from Alabama for a full facelift and eyelid surgery. My cousin, a Dallas doctor, in Highland Park had a facelift last year and she raves about Dr. Toledo. So, I went to Dallas for a weekend of shopping and for my consultation appointment. Dr. Toledo did a very thorough evaluation, explained all his recommendations, and answered all my questions. I have never been to a doctor’s office that was so warm and caring. I scheduled my surgery, and his nurses gave me everything I need to get ready. I had a face/neck lift and eyelid surgery in April 2021. I stayed in Dallas for about 10 days then headed back home. I look at least 15 years younger. I didn’t feel like I had to hide, my recovery was fast and painless. My husband keeps calling me his trophy wife, I know if sounds bad, but I love it. We have been married for 30 years and this rejuvenation has given us a new spark. This is the best decision I have ever made."- M.J. / Google / Nov 21, 2021
"My 55 year old face looked like it was melting in the Texas heat. My forehead and eyes were droopy making me look tired all the time and my neck was hanging down like a turkey. Needless to say, it was time to talk about a facelift because I looked about 15 years older than I should. I have always heard Dr. Toledo’s name mentioned by ladies as the facelift king. I met with him and he recommended a face and neck lift, forehead lift and upper eyelid surgery. He also required I get medical clearance prior to surgery which I appreciated. I had my surgery in May. My recovery was quick, and I went back to work in 10 days. I had no discomfort or bruises but did have to keep ointment in my eyes for a couple of days. My results are perfect, I look like I’m forty again. My neck is smoothed with no sagging, but I love my forehead and eyes. People keep telling me my eyes look so bright and I look really happy. Well I look that way because of this incredible surgery but an excellent surgeon. Dr. Toledo and his staff are as good as it gets. After my experience with surgery and recovery I trust him completely. Update: Still so happy with my looks."- B.T. / Google / Nov 14, 2021
"I had a rhinoplasty with Dr. Toledo 2 weeks ago and I love my results. The entire process from consultation to surgery was very easy. My mom even said she was amazed at how caring the entire staff is. Dr. Toledo is very confident and that made me feel good about choosing him. I saw multiple doctors in Dallas/Fort Worth and Dr. Toledo is the only one who addressed my exact concerns about surgery. He showed me what to expect by using computer imaging and after 2 weeks my nose pretty much looks exactly like the imaging. The surgery was painless, I just had swelling in my nose that feels like nasal congestion for a couple of days after surgery. I had surgery on Thursday and went back to work on Monday. Dr. Toledo’s staff spent a lot of time answering my questions and walked me through what to expect. I am so thankful my family doctor referred me to Dr. Toledo. After years if hating my nose, I now love it. I highly recommend Dr. Toledo. "- M. / Healthgrades / Nov 12, 2021
Wrinkle relaxers are ideal for individuals who want to smooth the appearance of static lines and prevent dynamic lines on their face nonsurgically. Often, they are used as a preventive treatment even if you are younger — keep in mind how often you tend to make facial expressions. They are a great nonsurgical approach if you have forehead lines or noticeable furrows between the brows. They are also a solution for lines that form around the eyes. If you have deeper lines, an injectable filler may be recommended. Furthermore, if you are older with severe wrinkles, you may opt for a facelift. This offers a more dramatic result, and it is more long-term. Highland Park Plastic Surgery Center offers facelifts, brow lifts, and eyelid surgeries as great options.
Wrinkle relaxer injections are done as an outpatient procedure directly at Highland Park Plastic Surgery Center. If it is your first time to visit us in Dallas, TX for wrinkle relaxers, we usually perform the injection during the same appointment as your consultation with Dr. Toledo. You will be asked to make a number of facial expressions using the upper face, such as squinting, frowning, etc., which will allow us to see where the injections need to be placed. The skin will be cleansed and the relaxer will be injected through a fine needle. You can request a numbing cream to make the procedure more comfortable, but it generally is not necessary. The injections typically take about 10 – 15 minutes, and you can return to your normal activities almost immediately.
What to Expect
After the injection, you can resume your normal activities, but strenuous exercise should be avoided for at least 24 hours. You will be asked to not rub the treated area for a few hours, so the protein binds more effectively to the nerve endings and not spread to adjacent muscles. The treated areas of the face may be slightly red, swollen, or bruised for a few days, but you will not experience any serious or lasting side effects. Overall, the treatment requires no downtime and the patient can resume a normal routine the same day. It takes about 2-3 days for the results to become completely noticeable and the results typically last 3 – 4 months. You should speak to Dr. Toledo about how often to schedule touch-up appointments at Highland Park Plastic Surgery Center to maintain your results.
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does an injectable wrinkle relaxer treatment cost?
Your cost for a wrinkle relaxer treatment will depend on how much product is used. This will vary based on your needs and goals. During your consultation, Dr. Toledo will create your personal treatment plan before he can estimate your costs. Wrinkle relaxers can produce amazing results when performed by a skilled plastic surgeon, like Dr. Toledo, but it can also be unsafe if done by someone without training, which is why it is better to avoid places offering cheap or knock-off injections. Highland Park Plastic Surgery Center often offers treatment specials on wrinkle relaxers, so be sure to ask during your consultation.
How long will my results last?
The results from a wrinkle relaxer treatment can last up to four months, but this may vary between patients. Most patients schedule an appointment every season to refresh their results, but you may want to come back sooner. If you are getting treatments while you are younger as a preventive treatment, you may be able to schedule appointments further apart. After listening to your goals and creating your treatment plan, Dr. Toledo will be better able to estimate when you should schedule your next appointment.
What is the difference between wrinkle relaxers and fillers?
Wrinkle relaxers and wrinkle fillers (like Juvéderm and Restylane) are both popular cosmetic treatments that decrease wrinkles and smooth fine lines. Wrinkle relaxers relax overused facial muscles that cause dynamic wrinkles, like frown lines (between the eyebrows), Crow's feet (in the outer corner's of the eyes), forehead wrinkles, and smile lines. Wrinkle fillers add volume under the skin to correct hollow areas and decrease the appearance of wrinkles on the surface. Depending on your goals, Dr. Toledo may recommend wrinkle relaxers, injectable fillers, or a combination of both.
Are wrinkle relaxers safe?
When administered properly, wrinkle relaxers rarely cause any complications. With that said, it is still very important to find someone who has experience in handling this medication, like Dr. Toledo. Too much of the product can cause an undesirable outcome. A skilled plastic surgeon will use just enough of the medication to effectively freeze the facial muscles that cause wrinkles while leaving nearby muscles unaffected.
Plan Your Procedure
Just Express Yourself
Do not worry! You can smile, frown, laugh, and make any other expression you want without causing wrinkles, thanks to wrinkle relaxer injectable treatments. To smooth and prevent lines on the face, we invite you to schedule a consultation with double board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Toledo in Dallas, TX to learn more about these amazing, nonsurgical injectable options.