Dr. John Frangie, M.D. offers several cosmetic services at our West Springfield office. If you have questions, please reach out with your questions.
BOTOX® Cosmetic is a purified protein that is administered with an injection to the site. The nonsurgical procedure is to temporarily improve the appearance of moderate to severe frown lines.
Is BOTOX® Cosmetic safe?
Most side effects are temporary and typically associated with the injection itself, such as localized pain, tenderness, redness, and/or bruising.
What is the BOTOX® Cosmetic procedure like? Is it painful?
You schedule an appointment with our office by calling (413) 781-6352. At the appointment, you will meet with our technician to discuss your expectations. She is able to answer any questions. Dr. Frangie decides exactly where to administer BOTOX® Cosmetic for the best results. No anesthesia is required and most patients experience only minimal discomfort.
When will I see results, and how long will they last?
You should see visible improvement in the area within a few days. The area may continue to improve for up to a week. The effects of the treatment can last up to four months.
Is BOTOX® Cosmetic expensive?
Fees are base on the number of areas that are treated. Our fees are competitive with provides in this area. We offer a three-month, no-interest payment plan with CareCredit.
For more information on BOTOX® Cosmetics, schedule an appointment with Dr. Frangie or you can visit WWW.BOTOXCOSMETIC.COM.
What is JUVÉDERMTM?
JUVÉDERMTM is a colorless, injectable hyaluronic acid gel that is injected into facial tissue to smooth wrinkles and folds, especially around the nose and mouth. Hyaluronic acid is a naturally occurring sugar found in the human body. JUVÉDERM™ acts as a cushioning agent by temporarily adding volume to the skin.
How long do results last?
Typically results last nine to twelve months.
What are the possible side effects?
The most common side effects include temporary injection-site reactions such as redness, pain/tenderness, firmness, swelling, lumps/bumps, bruising, itching, and discoloration. With all skin-injection procedures, there is a risk of infection.
What is the cost?
The price varies depending on the number of sites being treated. NorthEast Laser Center does offer a three-month payment plan through CareCredit.
What is LATISSETM?
LATISSE™ solution is a prescription treatment for hypotrichosis used to grow eyelashes, making them longer, thicker, and darker.
How does Latisse work?
The solution is believed to affect the growth phase of the eyelash hair cycle in two ways:
- It increases the length of the phase
- It increases the number of hairs in this growth phase
How long before I see results?
Approximately two months before significant improvement.