BOTOX® Cosmetic

To diminish the effects of aging and prevent lines, wrinkles, and lax skin from forming on the forehead and upper face, The Gill Center for Plastic Surgery and Dermatology offers BOTOX. In The Woodlands, between Conroe and Spring, TX, specialists at The Gill Center create amazing results using BOTOX, which is popular among both women and men. This specific injection is most commonly administered by double board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Paul S. Gill, board-certified dermatologist Dr. Anita A. Gill, or one of our licensed injectors between the brows where the number “11” appears, around the eyes (crow’s feet), and throughout the forehead.

BOTOX® Cosmetic  Before & After Photos

Keep in mind that each patient is unique and your results may vary.

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Keep in mind that each patient is unique and your results may vary.

Ideal Candidates for BOTOX

BOTOX injections are used for patients who hope to diminish and soften the visible look of dynamic wrinkles, lines, and moderate folds in the upper face without surgery. BOTOX is often thought of as a preventive anti-aging treatment even if static wrinkles have not yet formed — keep in mind how often you find yourself making facial expressions. It is an effective, noninvasive solution if you have obvious forehead wrinkles or frown lines between the brows. It is also a solution for crow’s feet around the eyes. If you experience more severe and deeper lines, a combination of BOTOX and a filler may be a better option. Also, if you are over the age of 50 with moderate to severe skin laxity, you may be a candidate for a facelift instead. This delivers a more impactful result, and it is meant to last years. The Gill Center for Plastic Surgery and Dermatology offers various facelifts, blepharoplasties, and brow lifts as effective options.

How Does BOTOX Work?

BOTOX injections can make a dramatic improvement to dynamic facial wrinkles, which are the result of expressions and movement with the contracting muscles on the forehead. These facial lines go away when the face is relaxed, but dynamic creases can still remain. This muscle relaxer is a purified strain of type A botulinum toxin that temporarily freezes the movements of the underlying tissue and muscle. To diminish the appearance of these dynamic lines and wrinkles, BOTOX is carefully injected to relax and soften the skin.

Drs. Paul & Anita Gill

Combining the science of plastic surgery and dermatology with the art of aesthetic procedures, Dr. Paul Gill and Dr. Anita Gill use their experience and expertise to create attractive results in a comfortable, patient-centered environment.

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BOTOX Procedure Technique

BOTOX injectable treatments are completed as an outpatient procedure right at The Gill Center for Plastic Surgery and Dermatology. If it is your first time to visit our office to get BOTOX, we may perform the treatment within the same day as your initial consultation with one of our doctors. You will be asked to make different expressions using your upper face, like frowning, squinting, and smiling to help us plan where the injections will be placed. Your face will be cleansed, and BOTOX will be injected under the skin using a fine needle, followed with a cool compress to help lessen swelling, bruising, and discomfort. You can ask for a numbing cream to help make the procedure more comfortable, but it usually is not needed. BOTOX treatments typically take around 10 to 15 minutes, and after a short rest, you may get back to your usual day.

What Can I Expect After a BOTOX Treatment?

Following the BOTOX injections, you are allowed to return to your daily schedule, although strenuous activities, like exercise, should be postponed for a minimum of a day. You will be advised to sleep with your head propped up for at least one night and to avoid touching your face, which can accidentally spread the BOTOX to other areas. The injected sections of your face can become bruised, swollen, or red for a couple of days, but you should not have any serious or long-lasting side effects. In the majority of cases, it usually takes around one week before the final results of BOTOX become visible.


“Hands down the best experience! I went to multiple consultations before deciding which doctor I wanted to go with for a breast augmentation, and after I visited Dr. Paul Gill, I knew he was the doctor I would choose! He is very knowledgeable and professional, and his staff is so friendly and so sweet.”

- S.K. | Google | Jul 24, 2019

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Frequently Asked Questions About BOTOX

How much does BOTOX cost?

The total cost for BOTOX injections will be based on the amount of product that is needed. This varies to fit your unique goals. In your consultation, either one of our doctors will form your custom treatment plan, and then he or she can discuss cost estimates. BOTOX produces wonderful results when injected by an experienced cosmetic injector. However, it can be dangerous if performed by someone who doesn’t have experience, which is why you should avoid any place that is advertising discounted or off-brand injections. If you’d like to save money, ask for more information on the Brilliant Distinctions Rewards Program, which allows you to start earning points for BOTOX and other products from Allergan, including JUVÉDERM®.

How long will my BOTOX results last?

Improvements from BOTOX may be visible for as long as 4 months. Usually, patients schedule a visit every quarter to maintain their results; however, you can come back earlier. If you’re using BOTOX before wrinkles are visible for a proactive measure, you can schedule visits further apart. After hearing your concerns and forming your BOTOX plan, we will be able to tell you when you should make your next visit.

What’s the difference between wrinkle relaxers and dermal fillers?

BOTOX and other injectable wrinkle relaxers and injectable dermal fillers (including Restylane® and JUVÉDERM) are both procedures that reduce the appearance of wrinkles and correct fine lines. BOTOX works by relaxing overused muscles in your face that create dynamic wrinkles, including frown lines (which appear between your eyebrows), crow’s feet (which appear in the outer edges of your eyes), smile lines, and forehead wrinkles. Dermal fillers increase volume below the skin to smooth away folds, correct depressions, and improve fine lines throughout your face. Based on your goals, we may suggest BOTOX, fillers, or a liquid facelift, which combines both.

What’s the difference between BOTOX, Dysport®, and XEOMIN®?

BOTOX, XEOMIN, and Dysport are brands of injectable wrinkle relaxers that contain botulinum toxin. They all relax the treated muscles to correct dynamic wrinkles; however, each brand is made to treat specific needs. Some of the small differences between them include the amount in each dose, how far the treatment spreads, and how long the results last. We will select the best one to achieve your goals.

Is BOTOX safe?

As long as it is applied correctly, BOTOX should not cause serious complications. However, it’s important to choose someone with experience and training injecting BOTOX, like our licensed team. Over injecting BOTOX may give you bad results. An experienced injector will apply the right dose to safely relax the muscles causing the unwanted wrinkles without affecting nearby muscles. Quickly becoming one of the most requested cosmetic treatments, BOTOX is considered safe and has earned approval from the FDA (Food and Drug Administration). Along with its cosmetic uses, BOTOX can also be used as a treatment for medical issues, including excessive sweating, facial spasms, migraines, and uncontrollable blinking.

You’ll Look Amazing

If you are troubled by the lines and wrinkles that suppress your inner youth, learn more about how BOTOX at our office near Conroe can work for you. Smile, laugh, frown, and make any face you want without developing lines and wrinkles with BOTOX wrinkle treatments administered by a board-certified plastic surgeon or a board-certified dermatologist. To smooth out lines throughout the face, we invite you to schedule a consultation appointment at The Gill Center in Shenandoah, TX, to discover more about this revolutionary, nonsurgical relaxer for wrinkles.

*Fees include package pricing (surgeon fee, operating room, general anesthesia, follow ups, garments). We offer multiple financing options available. Refer to our website. Some 0% interest rates. $500 non-refundbale deposit secures your surgery date. Remaining balance due 2 weeks before surgery. 5% cash discount on surgeon fees (cash/check/money order)

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