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Hilla Steinberg, MD -  - Ophthalmologist Surgeon

Hilla Steinberg, MD

Ophthalmologist Surgeon & Aesthetic Injector and Certified Laser Specialist & Aesthetic Center located in Upper West Side, New York, NY

When it comes to refreshing your look and getting rid of crow’s feet and frown lines, Botox® is a perfect choice. The quick and effective cosmetic injection relaxes the muscles that cause the lines and crevices, restoring a more youthful look. Hilla Steinberg MD PLLC is a boutique eye and aesthetic practice on the Upper West Side of Manhattan in New York City that provides Botox injections. To schedule a Botox consultation with Hilla Steinberg, MD, call the office or book an appointment online today.

Botox Q&A

What is Botox?

Botox is a medical injection that contains a toxin made by the bacteria Clostridium botulinum. The toxin affects the nervous system, and health professionals use Botox in small amounts to treat a wide range of medical conditions, including:

Laser resurfacing is a facial rejuvenation tool that addresses many skin concerns, including fine lines and wrinkles, acne scars, and age spots. Hilla Steinberg, MD, provides laser resurfacing treatments at her office on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. To find out more about laser resurfacing and other aesthetic services at Hilla Steinberg MD PLLC, call the New York City office or schedule an appointment online today.

  • Excessive sweating
  • Uncontrolled blinking ― blepharospasm
  • Misaligned eyes — strabismus
  • Chronic migraines

Botox is best known for temporarily smoothing out facial lines and wrinkles, including crow's feet, frown lines, and forehead wrinkles. 

Dr. Steinberg specializes in eye and facial anatomy and symmetry. In addition to providing comprehensive eye care, she also offers aesthetic treatments like Botox injections.

At her practice, she uses BOTOX® Cosmetic and Xeomin®, two brands of Botox.   

What happens during Botox injections?

Dr. Steinberg takes a personalized approach to care and customizes your Botox treatment plan at your initial consultation. She reviews the details with you, so you know what to expect. 

Botox injections only take a few minutes and require no anesthetics. Dr. Steinberg expertly and carefully injects Botox around the eyes, in between the brows, and in the forehead. 

The neurotoxin in Botox works by addressing the underlying cause of these wrinkles, your facial muscles. The injection temporarily relaxes your facial muscles, stopping the movement that creases the skin, creating lines and wrinkles.  

What happens after Botox injections?

You can resume most of your usual activities after your Botox injections. However, Dr. Steinberg may recommend you hold off on any strenuous physical activity for at least two hours to reduce the risk of bruising. 

Your wrinkles begin to fade about 24 hours after your injections, with continued improvement over the next five days. Your results should last 3-4 months.

Dr. Steinberg recommends you schedule your next Botox session when you notice a return of your lines and wrinkles. Regular injections keep you looking young, prevent new lines from forming, and weaken the facial muscles, prolonging the results. 

Dr. Steinberg also offers facial fillers, which are cosmetic injections that restore volume, smoothing out the lines and wrinkles that occur from facial sagging. 

During an aesthetic consultation, Dr. Steinberg may suggest combining Botox with facial fillers to get the results you want. 

To schedule your Botox consultation, call the office of Hilla Steinberg MD PLLC or book an appointment online today.