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New Orleans area dermatologist describes the Botox procedure from start to finish

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Botox procedure for youthful look from dermatologist in New Orleans
The signs of aging often start around the age of thirty, as the skin naturally begins to lose natural collagen and elastin stores. Patients notice fine lines, wrinkles, and folds developing on the face and the areas of excessive facial movement make these aging lines worse. When men and women want to turn back time, they can do so with a Botox procedure. New Orleans, LA area patients who are ready to do something about their aging skin are welcome to visit Dr. Mary Lupo and the staff of the Lupo Center for Aesthetic and General Dermatology to learn more about Botox and other cosmetic injectable services available in our practice.

What is Botox?

Patients often ask for Botox by name. Botox is formulated with botulinum toxin type A, a substance that is known as a neuromodulator. Neuromodulators reduce muscle contractions, and therefore, smooth the skin. The results can last several months before more injections are required.

What is the process?

  • Consultation/evaluation – first, patients need to determine if they are appropriate candidates for Botox injections. This is done during the initial evaluation and the consultation appointment with Dr. Mary Lupo.
  • Injection – once patients have chosen to move forward with Botox, it is injected into the specific problem areas of the face.
  • Aftercare – while there is no downtime associated with Botox injections, patients may experience some redness and discomfort at the injection site. This typically improves within a day or two, and results show within a week.
  • Maintenance – patients who want to maintain the results are welcome to visit Dr. Mary Lupo for reinjections at regular intervals.
Learn more about the Botox procedure today If you live in the New Orleans, LA area and want to discuss with a dermatologist the benefits of Botox and how it can rejuvenate your appearance, we encourage you to visit Dr. Mary Lupo. The Lupo Center for Aesthetic and General Dermatology team is readily available. Call (504) 777-3047.


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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, clinical 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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Dr. Lupo is an absolute artist. She is so skilled and knowledgeable and honed her craft to such perfection, that I feel comfortable putting myself in her capable hands. Her office is top notch and is always leading the path to new and improved techniques. They are very high tech in managing appointments and files electronically. Her staff is very customer service oriented and very friendly. She carries excellent lines of skin care products. Dr. Lupo always takes the time to explain what she recommends and why, and keeps you informed throughout the visit. I would thoroughly recommend her for any dermatologic/aesthetic needs. I have been a patient since 2002.
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