In Scottsdale, AZ

Prevents wrinkles and lines as well as smooths expression wrinkles.

What is Botox?

Botox, short for botulinum toxin, is a popular neurotoxin treatment used to reduce the appearance of facial wrinkles and fine lines. At Arizona Oculoplastic Specialists, we use Botox to help our patients achieve a smoother, more youthful appearance. Botox gives the skin a smooth appearance by stopping the habitual movement that causes expression lines. The Botox barrier is made up of proteins that block the “movement message” from being received by the muscles.

Once the precisely targeted muscles responsible for the unwanted expression lines are treated, the skin will become increasing smoother over time. Cosmetic applications include forehead furrows, crow’s feet, under eye smile lines, and gravel chin. There are numerous medical applications, including hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating), headaches, and TMJ.

Would You Benefit From Botox?

If you notice the development of crow’s feet around your eyes, frown lines between your eyebrows, or forehead wrinkles, drooping eyebrows, or prominent jaw muscles, you might benefit from Botox. Ideal candidates for Botox at Arizona Oculoplastic Specialists are individuals with dynamic wrinkles caused by repeated muscle movements over time. Botox is also suitable for those who want a non-invasive solution with minimal downtime. During your consultation, our specialists will evaluate your skin concerns and discuss your aesthetic goals to determine if Botox is the proper treatment for you. Beyond cosmetic improvements, Botox can also address medical issues such as excessive sweating, migraines, and muscle spasms.

Botox Recovery

Recovery from Botox is typically quick and easy, with most patients experiencing minimal downtime. Immediately after the procedure, you may notice some redness, swelling, or bruising at the injection sites, but these effects usually subside within a few hours to a couple of days. It is important to avoid rubbing or massaging the treated areas to prevent the Botox from spreading to unintended muscles.

Our specialists at Arizona Oculoplastic Specialists will provide you with detailed aftercare instructions to ensure optimal results. You can generally return to your normal activities right after the treatment, although avoiding strenuous exercise and excessive sun exposure for the first 24 hours is advisable. Full results from Botox injections are typically visible within seven to ten days, revealing smoother, more youthful skin lasting up to four months. Regular maintenance treatments can help preserve your results and keep your skin looking its best.



“I just wish that I had more stars to give! Where do I start…this place is simply amazing.The office is welcoming and you’re always greeted with a smile. The staff are always professional and kind. I have been getting laser treatments from Kim. Kim is knowledgeable and takes her time explaining treatments, managing my expectations and providing specialized skin care options. Appointments are never rushed and are always personalized. She is SO talented in her services and the results are beautiful. It’s always such a delight visiting Kim at Arizona Oculoplastic Specialists. I love feeling pampered and getting fantastic results. I definitely recommend this office to anyone who is looking for great service and great results.”

“I only see Kyle for tox and fillers and have always been happy with my natural, refreshed results. I constantly receive compliments from my friends on the “perfect plumpness” of my lips without looking overfilled. She is truly the best nurse injector!”

“Well experienced and professional establishment, would recommend to others. I was introduced to the injector over 15 years ago and she’s one of the best master injectors in the United States. You won’t be disappointed !!”

“I was referred to Sara for my skin treatments after I had my upper and lower eyelids surgery with Dr. Ghafouri. I am seeing Sara on a regular basis. I am super impressed with her care and attention each time. Sara is very informative and gentle. The products are great. I always left feeling refreshed. 100% recommend Dr. Ghafouri and Sara. They are a great team.”



Dr. Ghafouri offers virtual consultations for out-of-town patients. We see patients from all across the country who trust Dr. Ghafouri’s unique skills and expertise for their facial or eyelid surgeries. If you choose to travel to Arizona for your surgery, we can also recommend hotels and other resources to make your stay comfortable.

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