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By Dr. Lisa Silbret, MD and Dr. Alan Schechter, MD
March 31, 2022
Tags: botox  

How Botox from your dermatologists in Manalapan, NJ, can help you look younger

Did you know you can look younger and better, even if you have fine lines and wrinkles? Your dermatologist has a very powerful tool to help you fight the early signs of aging. It’s called Botox, and it can do a lot to help you look younger.

Dr. Lisa Silbret and Dr. Alan Schechter in Manalapan, NJ, provide comprehensive skincare services, including Botox treatment to help you look younger.

Botox is a popular anti-aging treatment, and it’s popular for very good reasons. Consider that Botox treatment can minimize the appearance of:

  • Crow’s feet, which are the fine lines radiating out from the corners of your eyes
  • Glabella, which are the deep creases between your eyebrows
  • Furrows, which are the lines running across your forehead
  • Marionette lines, which radiate downward from your mouth to your chin

Botox treatment offers many important advantages, including:

  • Ease of use, because Botox is tolerated well by most people, and a numbing spray can be used beforehand too
  • Quick results, because a Botox session takes only a few minutes, so you can resume your day
  • Cost savings, because Botox is much less expensive than many other cosmetic services
  • Safety, because Botox is rigorously tested and approved by the FDA

When you visit your dermatologist for Botox treatment, small amounts of Botox are injected in facial areas using a tiny needle. Your muscles and nerves are temporarily “frozen” in the area of the injection site, giving your skin a smooth, wrinkle-free appearance.

You will experience maximum benefits within 2 to 4 days of treatment. You may require maintenance treatments every 4 to 6 months, to retain the best results.

You don’t have to age gracefully. You can fight lines and wrinkles with Botox. To find out more about the benefits of Botox and how Botox treatment can help you look younger, call Dr. Lisa Silbret and Dr. Alan Schechter in Manalapan, NJ, at (732) 303-1500. Call today.

By Dr. Lisa Silbret, MD and Dr. Alan Schechter, MD
October 29, 2021
Category: Dermatology
Tags: botox   Fillers  

Which cosmetic treatment will give you the more youthful results you’re looking for?

There are so many options today to smooth wrinkles and fine lines without resorting to surgery. Both Botox and dermal fillers in Manalapan, NJ, have become popular cosmetic treatment options that our dermatologists, Dr. Lisa Silbret and Dr. Alan Schechter, offer. However, these injectables work differently on the face, and it’s important that our patients understand these treatments better so they can choose the right one to meet their needs.

How Botox Works

Our Manalapan, NJ, dermatologists use Botox to target dynamic wrinkles or the wrinkles that are accentuated when making facial expressions. Botox is injected into certain muscle groups of the face to temporarily pause nerve signals that tell the muscles to contract. This relaxes the muscles of the face to lessen the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines.

How Dermal Fillers Work

Dermal fillers work a bit differently from Botox. As we age we lose elastin and collagen, which causes us to lose volume in certain areas of the face such as the cheeks. One way in which we can restore volume and maintain the youthful contours of your face is with dermal fillers, which often use hyaluronic acid to plump up soft tissue.

Target Different Wrinkles

Depending on the type of wrinkles you’re looking to treat, our Manalapan, NJ, cosmetic dermatologists may recommend Botox or dermal fillers. You may want to consider Botox if you are looking to smooth away:

  • Forehead lines including the vertical lines between the brows
  • Crow’s feet (lines around the eyes)
  • Bunny lines (those laugh lines that develop on and around your nose)

Dermal fillers may be a better option for you if you are looking to treat:

  • Baggy eyes due to a loss of volume
  • Laugh lines around the nose and mouth
  • Flattened cheeks due to volume loss
  • Thinning lips

Results with Botox and Dermal Fillers

Both Botox and dermal fillers only provide temporary results. Once you’ve received Botox, you’ll see results in about 3-4 days with maximum effects occurring about seven days after treatment. Botox results usually last 3-4 months but can last up to 6 months. Dermal fillers last a bit longer. Some fillers last six months to a year, while others can last several years.

If you want to talk to our Manalapan, NJ, cosmetic dermatologists about Botox or the types of dermal fillers we offer, then call our office at (732) 303-1500 to schedule a consultation with our team.

By Dr. Lisa Silbret, MD and Dr. Alan Schechter, MD
September 14, 2021
Category: Dermatology
Tags: botox  

Botox from your dermatologists in Manalapan, NJ, can help you look your best.

Are you tired of looking at your wrinkles in the mirror? If this sounds like you, it’s time to do something about it. Botox can help you look your best.

Dr. Lisa Silbret and Dr. Alan Schechter in Manalapan, NJ, offer a wide range of dermatology services, including Botox treatment, to help you look your best.

Aging causes many changes in your body, including changing the appearance of your skin. Your skin loses elasticity and moisture. When you smile, frown, squint, or show other expressions, fine lines and wrinkles begin to form instead of your skin snapping back the way it did when you were younger.

These fine lines and wrinkles get deeper and deeper over time. Fortunately, Botox can help by smoothing out your skin, minimizing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Consider that Botox can help minimize:

  • Lines at the corners of your eyes, known as crow’s feet
  • Lines from your nose to your mouth, from laughing and smiling
  • Lines across your forehead, known as furrows
  • Lines between your eyebrows, known as labella

Botox works by weakening or “freezing” the nerves and muscles around the injection site. After treatment, your skin will look smooth and more radiant, giving you younger-looking skin.

Botox is a safe procedure, approved by the FDA to treat the early signs of aging. It’s also a quick treatment, and you can request a numbing spray beforehand if you wish. You will notice results within 2 to 5 days after treatment. Additional maintenance treatments are recommended every few months to keep looking your best.

Looking younger can help boost your self-confidence. To discover more about the benefits of Botox in Manalapan, NJ, and how it can help you look your best, call Dr. Silbret and Dr. Schechter at (732) 303-1500 now!

By Dr. Lisa Silbret, MD and Dr. Alan Schechter, MD
July 25, 2019
Tags: botox  

Are you starting to look older than you want to? Are those tell-tale lines and wrinkles showing up around your eye and other areas of your face? If so, it’s time for you to discover what Botox can do for you. Here at Dr. Lisa Silbret and Dr. Alan Schechter's Manalapan, NJ, dermatology office, we offer a wide range of skincare products and treatments, including Botox, to help you look your best—read on to learn more!

Botox benefits

Changes happen to your body as you age, including changes to your skin. This is because when you continually laugh, frown, or show other expressions over time, your skin will stop snapping back the way it did when you were younger. Instead, fine lines and wrinkles along the lines of expression will begin to show.

Fortunately, there is an effective weapon in the fight against wrinkles—it’s called Botox, and it can help you look your best by diminishing signs of aging, such as:

  • Crow’s feet, which are the fine lines appearing at the corners of your eyes
  • Furrows, which are the deeper lines appearing across your forehead
  • Glabella, which are the lines appearing between your eyebrows
  • Marionette lines, which are the lines appearing at the corners of your mouth
  • Nasolabial lines, which are the deep lines running from your nose to your mouth

Botox is an injectable medication which works by temporarily “freezing” the nerves and muscles at the injection site. Botox has been rigorously tested and approved for use by the FDA. In clinical trials, it has shown tremendous benefits in making skin appear more youthful and smooth.

Interested? Give us a call

With Botox, you can look as young as you feel! To learn more about the benefits of this treatment, talk with the experts—call Dr. Lisa Silbret and Dr. Alan Schechter in Manalapan, NJ, today at (732) 303-1500.

By Dr. Lisa Silbret, MD and Dr. Alan Schechter, MD
May 22, 2019
Category: Dermatologist
Tags: botox  

Are You Looking for a Non-Surgical Treatment That Can Take Years off Your Appearance?

We know that everyone wants to maintain a young, vibrant appearance for as long as possible, but not everyone wants to go through cosmetic surgery in order to achieve the look. Luckily, our Manalapan, NJ, dermatologists, Dr. Lisa Silbret and Dr. Alan Schechter, offer Botox, a simple, fast, and nonsurgical option for treating those fine lines and wrinkles in your face.

What is Botox?

Botox is a medical-grade injectable that is designed to reduce the appearance of dynamic facial lines (ie the wrinkles that appear across Botoxthe face when smiling or frowning).

These thin injections are filled with a highly purified form of botulinum toxin that temporarily slows muscle contractions, the direct cause of the unwanted wrinkles and lines in the first place.

What Is the Treatment Like?

Getting Botox is extremely swift, simple, and relatively painless. The procedure simply consists of a few needle administrations into the skin, only taking a couple of minutes while containing absolutely no downtime. It's so quick some patients even choose to come in during their lunch break!

There may be a slight burning sensation when first administering the needles, but this is well tolerated and goes away quickly. Of course, if you have a low pain tolerance, we can apply ice or a topical numbing gel to the skin prior to the procedure.

When Will I See Results?

It will take a couple of days to see the full results. You will begin to see facial lines and wrinkle fading over 3-4 days with the full results appearing within one week. Most patients worry that Botox may make them feel frozen, but rest assured that because this treatment does not affect the nerves, you will not feel numb nor will you lose sensation.

How Long Will Results Last?

How long your results last will vary from person to person, but effects usually last anywhere from 3-4 months. Of course, you can choose to get maintenance treatments throughout the year at our Manalapan office to refresh your results.

Contact Us Today!

If you are interested in getting Botox in Manalapan, NJ, then give us a call today at (732) 303-1500 to learn more about the procedure and whether it is the right choice for you. We are more than happy to sit down with you to discuss your cosmetic needs and see if you’re an ideal candidate.