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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.

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 (504) 777-3047 for your consultation with certified Botox trainer Dr. Mary Lupo.


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.

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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, 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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If you submit an online appointment request, we will contact you to schedule the date and time. All new-patient appointments must be scheduled over the phone.


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The best dermatologist in all of the Louisiana easily. She’s is very knowledgeable and can help you with your skin conditions. Make sure you tell her everything and don’t be shy because she moves fast, and you may forget to tell her something. But all in all I highly suggest her.
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