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“Botox is the most popular cosmetic procedure in the United States. The injection into key muscles gives a more relaxed look and the benefits may be cumulative after many treatments.”
- Dr. Lupo
Botox is a cosmetic medication that actually began as a medical treatment. This type of medication is what is called a neuromodulator. In general terms, what this means is that, injected into muscles, Botox will weaken muscle stimulation. Originally designed for use on furrows between the brows, Botox has come a long way in the few decades it has been used cosmetically. Though various other cosmetic treatments have been developed since Botox, this treatment remains one of the most popular anti-aging tools in cosmetic dermatology. Dr. Lupo may use this cosmeceutical to treat concerns such as:
  • Brow furrows, known as "11s"
  • Lines across the forehead
  • Crow’s feet
  • Lines around the lips and mouth
  • Chin dimpling
  • Lines across the neck, called platysmal bands
  • Excessive sweating
At Lupo Center for Aesthetic and General Dermatology, our patients receive care from a renowned professional with an extensive background in Botox. Dr. Lupo has not only provided treatment for hundreds of men and women, but has also been a certified Botox Cosmetic Trainer since 2002. She was also the only FDA investigator in the state of Louisiana for the study of Botox in the treatment of crow’s feet.

How does the Botox Treatments work? – Dr. Mary Lupo

How does the Botox Treatments work? – Dr. Mary Lupo
Have you ever tried Botox Treatments? Dr. Mary Lupo from Lupo Center for Aesthetic & General Dermatology Orleans, LA explains how the Botox treatment works. If you are interested in Botox treatments and from Orleans, LA then Dr. Mary Lupo is the Dermatologist you should visit.

What can Botox treat?
Botox works for the frown lines between the eyebrows they are called the glabella frown lines and are nicknamed the elevens because usually there a two of them. Some people have one and some have four or five it just depends on how the muscles work.

How does Botox work?
It blocks the neurochemical attaching to the receptor at the muscle. So, the nerve releases a neurochemical called the acetylcholine that crosses the neuromuscular junction attaches to muscle receptor and makes the muscles twitch.

What Botox and other neuromodulators do is block the ability the neurotransmitting chemical to have an effect on the muscles, so, the neuromuscular blockage. The effect lasts anywhere from 3-5 months typically there is always variability. Then the body by-passes those receptors and start using other receptors.

Is Botox permanent?
The effect of the Botox is not permanent and you have to repeat it at regular intervals.

Give your skin the extra TLC it needs as it ages. Contact our office at for your consultation with certified Botox trainer Dr. Mary Lupo.

Throughout her years of treating and training, Dr. Lupo has discovered the immense value of Botox as a solitary or adjunct treatment. In many situations, Botox is an ideal companion for other anti-aging solutions such as dermal fillers. Botox and dermal fillers differ in their ultimate goal, and thus have the power to create a dramatic revitalizing effect when used together.

Your revitalizing visit with Dr. Lupo takes only a short time. During your appointment, you will be able to discuss areas of concern, and learn an expert’s opinion on how to correct them. Your skin will be assessed carefully, and details of recommended treatments provided.

With her wealth of knowledge and hands on experience, Dr. Lupo has the innate ability to produce the desired outcome from Botox treatment while ensuring patients retain their natural beauty, as well as their ability to express emotion as they wish.

Give your skin the extra TLC it needs as it ages. Contact our office at (504) 777-3047 for your consultation with certified Botox trainer Dr. Mary Lupo.

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Avoid these medications for at least two weeks prior to injections: Aspirin or Ibuprofen, Fish Oil, Vitamin E, “G” supplements (ginko, ginseng, garlic), St. John's Wort and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications like Celebrex, as they may cause thinning of the blood.
Meet one of the countrys leading experts in the field of non-surgical skin rejuvenation.

Lupo Center for Aesthetic and General Dermatology
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Our mission at the Lupo Center is to provide patients with innovative, effective and ethical care to make each person look and feel their personal best. To fulfill our goal, we provide state-of-the-art medical, surgical and cosmetic treatments to all patients.

Board certified dermatologist and clinical professor of dermatology Mary P. Lupo, MD has been a leader in the field of non-surgical rejuvenation since 1983. She travels internationally to teach her innovative techniques, and her reputation brings in patients from around the country. She started the first formal residency training program for injectables and peels in 1983 at Tulane Medical School and served as past president of Women’s Dermatologic Society, adjunct professor of dermatology at Tulane and a founder of Cosmetic Boot Camp. Dr. Lupo holds membership in many prestigious dermatology associations, participates in clinical trials for approval of new drugs and devices and acts as an advisor for numerous aesthetic-minded companies.

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Review From Casey C.
I’ve been injected by several physicians over the years and Dr Lupo is the best. She gave me an eyebrow lift with filler and it looks like I had surgery.
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