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Your face greets the world, acting as your ambassador. It’s for this reason that most people want to make sure they are making a great impression. If you feel vibrant and energetic, but your face is saying something different thanks to wrinkles and sagging skin, there’s a solution. Dr. Imran Amir of City Dermatology Skin Institute in Bensalem, PA offers cosmetic injectables to his patients in the greater Philadelphia area that restore the look of youth and energy.

To learn more about cosmetic injectables, call or book an appointment online.


City Dermatology Skin Institute

Imran Amir, MD

Cosmetic Surgeon & Dermatologist

Bensalem, PA

Benefits of BOTOX Beyond Cosmetic Use


Beyond its cosmetic prowess like using Botox for forehead lines, Botox extends its benefits into the realms of medical and therapeutic applications. The neurotoxin’s muscle-relaxing properties have proven effective in treating chronic migraines, providing relief for those suffering from debilitating headaches. 


Botox also addresses hyperhidrosis, curbing excessive sweating by inhibiting sweat gland activity. Moreover, for individuals grappling with muscular disorders, Botox injections offer a non-invasive means to alleviate spasms and enhance overall muscle function. 


The therapeutic potential of Botox showcases its versatility, making it a transformative solution for various health concerns.


BOTOX vs. Dermal Fillers


While both Botox and dermal fillers contribute to a youthful appearance, they differ in their mechanisms and applications. Botox, derived from botulinum toxin, works by temporarily paralyzing muscles to smooth wrinkles. On the other hand, dermal fillers, often hyaluronic acid-based, add volume to targeted areas, reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. 


Understanding the distinctions between these treatments is crucial for choosing the right approach to achieve your desired results. You will need these to decide whether you need Botox for your facial lines or derma fillers for under eyes, among others.


What to Expect from BOTOX and Dermal Filler Procedures


Undergoing Botox and dermal filler procedures promises a rejuvenating experience with distinct outcomes. Botox injections, characterized by their quick and minimally invasive nature, typically take 15-30 minutes, offering a convenient solution for those with busy schedules. Then, you can anticipate the gradual softening of facial lines, achieving a more youthful appearance.


Dermal filler procedures, equally efficient, involve precisely injecting hyaluronic acid-based substances to restore volume and address specific concerns. The immediate results include enhanced facial contours and diminished wrinkles, providing a subtle yet impactful transformation. 


Both procedures prioritize minimal downtime, allowing individuals to resume their daily activities promptly, armed with newfound confidence and refreshed vitality.


Choosing a Qualified BOTOX Provider


Selecting a qualified and experienced Botox provider is paramount to achieving optimal results and ensuring your safety. Look for licensed medical professionals like Dr. Amir, preferably with specific training in aesthetic procedures. Dr. Amir is board-certified in dermatology and internal medicine and a procedural dermatologist. 

Botox Q&A

What happens to my skin as I age?

Over the course of your life, the skin on your face is subjected to a number of abuses from the elements, namely the sun, and wind, and the effects of the abuse inevitably take their toll. There are only so many times your skin can bounce back and regenerate throughout your life. Now throw in the fact that your collagen and elastin production begins to wane as you age. For women, especially, the drop in estrogen levels in later life greatly reduces collagen production. The last step in the aging process is a tricky one: gravity. As you age and your skin loses elasticity, it isn’t able to hold the fat underneath as effectively and the fat begins to travel downward, following the laws of gravity. The end result? Wrinkles, deep lines, and sagging skin begin to make their appearance on your face.

Am I a Good Candidate?

Ideal candidates for Botox and fillers are healthy and have realistic expectations. Almost anyone looking to reduce the signs of skin aging is a good candidate for Botox and fillers treatment.

The best candidates for Botox in Bensalem have superficial age lines in areas like the forehead and around the eyes. Excellent candidates for fillers have moderate to harsh wrinkles around the nose and mouth.

Candidates must be committed to maintaining healthy skin after the treatment for lasting results. People who are reluctant to undergo surgical facelift procedures are excellent candidates for these injectable treatments.

What will my BOTOX® and Filllers consultation be like?

During your consultation in Bensalem, PA, we will evaluate your skin and look over your medical history to make sure you are suitable for Botox or fillers. We will ask you about your aesthetic goals and then help you choose the best injectable option to achieve them.

How does Botox® help?

Botox took the cosmetic industry by storm when the FDA approved its use in 2002 to reduce the appearance of lines between your brows and the crows-feet on the sides of your eyes. Recently, the FDA extended its approval to include forehead wrinkles and lines. Botox works by temporarily paralyzing the muscles that contract and form wrinkles and lines. Dr. Amir administers Botox via injections, and the results are both immediate and gradual, taking 1-3 days for optimal results. The results typically last up to four months.

What do dermal fillers do?

One of the biggest hurdles to overcome when it comes to aging is the loss of volume in your face, especially in your cheeks and around your nose and mouth. Also called parentheses, the deep lines that extend from your nose and around your mouth begin to form in earnest as your skin loses elasticity and the fat begins to drop.

Dermal fillers plump these areas, restoring volume and reducing your deep lines. At City Dermatology Skin Institute in Bensalem, PA, Dr. Amir uses a number of different injectable fillers, depending on your goals, including:

  • Juvéderm™
  • Restylane®
  • Perlane®
  • Radiesse®
  • Sculptra®

Dr. Amir can also plump your lips using fillers, which not only adds volume but works to erase the fine lines around your mouth.

If you want to look as good as you feel by taking years off your appearance, call City Dermatology Skin Institute, or schedule a consultation using the online booking tool.

What is BOTOX® and Fillers Aftercare Like?

During your consultation in Bensalem, PA, we will evaluate your skin and look over your medical history to make sure you are suitable for Botox or fillers. We will ask you about your aesthetic goals and then help you choose the best injectable option to achieve them.

How much do BOTOX® and Fillers Cost

The cost in Bensalem, PA will depend on the specific product used for the treatment. The number of injections needed to achieve the desired results will impact the overall price of the treatment.


For inquiries about Botox, Bensalem patients can contact us. If you want to look as good as you feel by taking years off your appearance, call City Dermatology Skin Institute in Bensalem, or schedule a consultation using the online booking tool.

Your Botox treatment will be performed in Dr. Amir‘s surgery center located in Bensalem.


Obsessed with this place. Everyone is so nice and accommodating. Dr Amir is amazing! His attention to detail is incredible. I’ve had fillers done in the past but this is the first time I had anyone “map at my face” so to speak in order to place the injections in the proper area. Couldn’t be happier with the results and I’m looking forward to going back for Botox in and few weeks! Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!

Excellent experience here! Staff is very nice and personable, Dr. Amir has a wonderful bedside manner. He takes the time to educate you in your concerns and walk you through the process. I was able to have a few of my concerns addressed right away at my first visit! I will definitely continue to see Dr. Amir, and refer my friends!

Dr. Amir is by far the best dermatologist you could ask for! The care and attention to detail given by this practitioner is simply superb. I would recommend this practice to absolutely anyone looking for the best. Amazing. Amazing. Amazing. Thank you Dr. Amir!

I have been going to City Dermatology for many many years. It is the most professional and well staffed dermatology office I have been too. The doctor (Dr. Imran Amir) and his physician’s assistant (Cassie) are kind and caring, as well as, the entire staff. You can have complete confidence in all of your skin care needs at this office.

I have been coming to Dr. Amir for years now. He has wonder bed side manner and is a great doctor. He helps me with any issues I have. I would definitely recommend him.