Non-Surgical Alternatives


Loren S. Schechter Plastic Surgery offers several procedures for Botox in Chicago. These procedures are non-surgical and have a very short recovery time. The FDA approved Botox in 2002 and the procedure has since helped several patients.

Botox can be used to alleviate many different ailments. Some symptoms commonly treated by botox are overactive bladder, leakage of urine, headaches and chronic migraines, muscle stiffness in elbow, wrist and finger, eye muscle problems, and many others. More commonly thought of, Botox is prescribed and injected into facial muscles to improve the look of frown lines in adults younger than 65. As used to reduce wrinkles, Botox works by relaxing the muscles around the wrinkled areas. Most patients see improvement in a few days and results typically last 3-4 months. As with any treatment, certain side effects or allergic reactions can occur. These concerns will be covered in your consultation.

To learn more about this treatment and to schedule a consultation at Loren S. Schechter Plastic Surgery, located in Chicago, contact us by email today at (847) 967-5122.