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Botulinum Toxin & Fillers: What to Expect at The Medical Spa Club?

Published on Mar 28, 2024

Welcome to an exclusive peek behind the curtain at The Medical Spa Club. In this article, we invite you to join us on a journey alongside our coworker, Vicki, as she embarks on a transformative experience with Botulinum Toxin and fillers.

At The Medical Spa Club, we understand that seeking aesthetic enhancements can sometimes feel daunting or mysterious. That’s why we’re lifting the veil and offering you an intimate look into Vicki’s consultation, treatment, and results. Whether you’re a seasoned veteran in the world of cosmetic procedures or simply curious about what goes on behind the scenes, this article is for you. 

Meet Vicki

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You may recognize her by her iconic pink glasses and her knack for sharing fantastic skincare advice. Vicki is our esteemed medical aesthetician and the trusted assistant to our doctor at the Medical Spa Club. Before stepping into the world of medical aesthetics, she spent over eight years teaching aesthetics in Nova Scotia and honed her skills as a professional makeup artist.

So when she had expressed her interest in getting Botulinum Toxin and fillers, we knew we had to personally help her undergo a makeover. After all, Vicki has dedicated herself to enhancing the beauty of others, so it’s only fitting that she experiences the transformative effects of these treatments firsthand.

Consultation with the Doctor

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In consultation with our doctor, Dr. Pinkhasik, Vicki explained that she wants to soften her wrinkles and achieve a more lifted look for her brows and crow’s feet.

In response, Dr. Pinkhasik shared the fact that corrugator muscles can inwardly and downwardly pull the brows, while the orbicularis oculi muscles exert a downward force on the outer edges. To correct that, he suggested to inject Botulinum Toxin in the area between the brows for those muscles to be relaxed. Similarly, targeting the crow’s feet area with Toxin can alleviate tension, particularly in the tail of the brow, resulting in a subtle lift and a smoother appearance.

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For Vicki’s treatment, we have opted to use Xeomin, a German-brand botulinum toxin. We’ll focus on the Glabellar area, commonly known as the frown lines between the eyebrows, to achieve a smoother and more relaxed appearance. Additionally, injections in the crow’s feet area around the eyes, will help soften fine lines and rejuvenate the eye area. Finally, a subtle application in the frontalis region, the forehead area, will contribute to an overall balanced and youthful aesthetic. 

Like most injections, botulinum toxin injections can feel like a slight pinch. However, our doctor will numb the area just before the injection with ice, making the injections less noticeable. Beside the botulinum toxin, Vicki also did some filler injection on her lips. The injections targeted her cupid’s bow and bottom lip, aiming to achieve a well-balanced proportion. By opting for a conservative amount of lip filler, the outcome is intended to be more subtle compared to a fuller injection. 


The results of botulinum toxin and filler can take up to 14 days to take effect. But by day 4 and 5, we can definitely see a visible change in Vicki’s appearance. Her lips will feel a bit puffy the date and the next date of the procedure but we suggested that she can apply an ice pack or cold compress on the injection area to help reduce swelling.

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So, are you ready to embark on your own journey to radiant beauty? Whether you’re considering botulinum toxin, fillers, or other cosmetic treatments, you’re welcome to schedule a consultation with Dr. Pinkhasik at The Medical Spa Club. Let us help you unlock your full potential and reveal your most confident self!