Loftus Plastic Surgery Center

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Botox Tips and Traps


  • Botox weakens the muscles that form wrinkles in the skin with facial expressions. By targeting areas with telltale signs of aging, a more refreshed appearance is possible.
  • Botox is most commonly used for frown lines, smile lines, and brow shaping, but can also improve wrinkles around the mouth, downturned corners of mouth and neck bands.
  • Expect your Botox to begin working within 1 week after your treatment. Maximum effectiveness may not be evident for up to 3 weeks.
  • The best results come from a combination of Botox and injectable fillers, like Juvederm, Restylane, Radiesse and Sculptra.
  • Applying ice immediately before and after Botox treatments will minimize bruising. We provide our patients with a gel cool pack to use during treatments and to take home.
  • Keep your head elevated for at least 4 hours after Botox and avoid exertion for 12 hours to minimize swelling and side effects.
  • Botox treatments may need "touch ups" once the medicine begins working to maximize your result. This may be done around 2 weeks after your first treatment.


  • Cost: Botox is either priced by the area being treated, or by the number of units of Botox injected. The best way to compare pricing is by the unit. Providers who give prices strictly by the unit may use less units of Botox to increase their profits at the expense of your result.
  • Botox is fantastic for specific things, but is not a cure-all for aging. It is not meant to replace more invasive procedures. Instead, your best results will come from a combined approach utilizing appropriate invasive and non-invasive treatments.
  • Injecting Botox seems simple. In fact, it is easy to inject; however, it takes knowledge and skill to get it into the right place to attain the desired effect safely, so be sure you are seeing a qualified plastic surgeon. Also, it is important to use a provider who can offer you a full spectrum of cosmetic treatments to maximize your results.
  • Learn more at our Botox Info page.

Dr. Loftus

About Dr. Loftus

Dr. Loftus is a female plastic surgeon who is considered a national authority on plastic surgery, having appeared on numerous talk shows as an expert. Her book has become a best-selling book on plastic surgery and has earned her the reputation as a vocal advocate of patient safety, satisfaction, and education in plastic surgery. No wonder her patients have such great things to say about her…
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My results are amazing - Dr. Loftus is amazing!
My friends can't believe how natural I look!
I had no pain after surgery and recovery was so easy.
The entire experience was fabulous!
I am a nurse who has worked with many doctors, Dr. Loftus is the best!
The care was exceptional and results are incredible!
My results are better than I ever imagined!
Dr. Loftus is a rare surgeon: highly skilled, personable and compassionate!
My experience from start to finish was completely extraordinary!
Awesome results from a skilled and caring doctor.
I love love love Dr. Loftus and everyone in the office!
I've never felt so comfortable and understood in a doctor's office.
I felt so comfortable and barely had any pain at all.
I never knew I could look this good! Thank you Dr. Loftus!!!
Never met such a warm and caring staff anywhere else.
If only every doctor could be like Dr. Loftus, how very fortunate we would be.

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Cincinnati: The Christ Hospital 2139 Auburn Avenue, Suite 201
Cincinnati, OH 45219
(513) 793-4000
5 minutes from downtown Cincinnati,
At the Christ Medical Office Building

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Northern Kentucky 1881 Dixie Highway, Suite 300
Fort Wright, KY 41011
3 minutes from downtown Cincinnati &
visible from I-71/75

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