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BOTOX® Cosmetic Injections

Botox Treatment in Barrie – Cosmetic Injections Procedures in Ontario

Have those youthful facial expressions turned into permanent creases and wrinkles? BOTOX® Cosmetic is the answer. These creases and wrinkles in your brow and between the eyes at the bridge of the nose can be relaxed to allow your skin to be smooth again. BOTOX® treatments are also helpful with crow’s feet, lip lines, and neckbands.

What is Botox and  BOTOX®Services?

Botox is primarily known for its cosmetic use in reducing the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines by temporarily paralyzing facial muscles. When injected into specific muscles, Botox blocks signals from the nerves to the muscles, causing them to relax and soften.

Dr. Dickie offers a personalized BOTOX® Cosmetic treatment program that relaxes the muscles and the skin for a smooth appearance. The effect usually lasts for three to six months, and can be repeated whenever needed.

Where can Botox Cosmetic be used?

The most common treatment areas for BOTOX® are the frown lines between the eyebrows, the horizontal frown lines that run across the forehead, and the crow’s feet (around the outer eyes).

Cosmetic Benefits of Botox Treatment

  • Reduces wrinkles and fine lines: Botox injections can effectively smooth out wrinkles and fine lines on the face, particularly in areas such as the forehead, between the eyebrows (frown lines), and around the eyes (crow’s feet).
  • Lifts certain facial features: Botox can be used to lift drooping eyebrows or corners of the mouth, providing a more youthful appearance.
  • Prevents new wrinkles: By temporarily paralyzing muscles, Botox can prevent the formation of new wrinkles by limiting repetitive facial movements that cause them.

Procedure of Botox Treatment

During your Botox consultation at our clinic in Barrie Dr. Dickie will perform you facial analysis. The actual procedure normally takes about ten to fifteen minutes. The cosmetic surgeon may choose to use a local anaesthetic cream or ice to minimize any discomfort and will inject a tiny amount of BOTOX® precisely into the muscle being treated. A very fine needle and a small amount of liquid is used, so the pain normally associated with injections is minimal. Once the injection is complete, there is usually no lingering discomfort, and you can resume normal activities immediately.

Botox Consultation in Barrie

Contact the Royal Centre of Plastic Surgery for more information on BOTOX® and other possible cosmetic enhancements that you might be considering.

Schedule your in-depth consultation with Dr. Dickie.

Let us help you achieve your desired look. We are committed to helping you look and feel great. Our pivate facility is located in Barrie, Ontario. 

Brilliant Distinctions®

Brilliant Distictions®

Welcome to the Brilliant Distinctions® Points Program, an exciting program where you can earn points redeemable for dollars off BOTOX® Cosmetic and JUVÉDERM® XC treatments when you visit our offices.

Points can be redeemed for coupons that will save you money on future BOTOX® Cosmetic and JUVÉDERM® XC treatments, as well as select ALLERGAN® products and other valuable rewards.

*Please note, BOTOX® Cosmetic treatments must be at least three months apart for points to be deposited into your account.


Follow these 2 easy steps to sign up for Brilliant Distinctions.


Step1: Open this Hyperlink URL:

Step 2: Create your profile: *Please record your email and password, as you will need them every time you access the Brilliant Distinctions Program.
Click on: Finish

If you have any questions about this program, please refer to the ‘About Program Tab” and the FAQS at:
or call: Brilliant Distinctions direct 888-324-2745.

BOTOX® Cosmetic Treatment – 200 points

Earn and deposit points each time you get a BOTOX® Cosmetic treatment (as long as it has been 3 months since you last received points for a BOTOX® Cosmetic treatment).

Each Botox treatment is worth the following:

Treatments 1, 2 200 Points
Treatments 3, 4, 5 250 Points
Treatments 6, 7, 8 300 Points
Treatments 9, 10, 11 350 Points
Treatments 12+ 400 Points

JUVÉDERM® XC treatment

Earn points each time you get a JUVÉDERM® XC treatment from a participating physician.

Each treatment is worth the following:

1 syringe 200 points
2 syringes 400 points

Here’s how much money you can save:

Points Create a Coupon For
200 $25
300 $35
400 $50
500 $65
575 $75


When you have made an appointment, follow the steps below to redeem your points:

  1. Log on to your account at and go to “Redeem Points” to get discounts off select ALLERGAN® products and services, including:
    • BOTOX® Cosmetic
    • LATISSE®
    • VIVITÉ® products
  2. Click on “Go to Create Coupon” or “Redeem Points”
  3. You will see a drop-down menu that will show available coupon amounts based on how many points you have accumulated. Alternate coupon amounts will be shown in gray to illustrate what you can get when you save up more points
  4. Click “Create Coupon” and a printable coupon will be available for you to bring to your physician at your next visit. Coupons can be created for a maximum discount amount of $

Note: Once a coupon is created, it will expire in 60 days.

Frequently Asked Questions About Botox Injections

What is Botox used for?

Botox is a protein made from Botulinum toxin produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum. Botox is a toxin, but when used in the appropriate dose under medical surveillance, it has  both cosmetic and medical benefits.  Botox injections are primarily known for their ability to reduce and prevent facial wrinkles, however, it is also approved by FDA to treat several other conditions such as eyelid spasms, excessive sweating, some bladder disorders and preventing chronic migraine.

How does Botox work?

Acting on the neuromuscular junction, Botox blocks signals from the nerves to the muscles and the injected muscle can’t contract. Consequently, wrinkles relax and soften. 

What is Botox used for cosmetically?

Cosmetic surgeons have been using Botox for years successfully to treat wrinkles and facial creases, to help patients regain their youthful appearance. It is most often used on forehead wrinkles, crow’s feet (lines around the eye), and frown lines.

Are fillers better than Botox?

Dermal fillers might produce longer lasting results, but also have more side effects than Botox injections. Moreover, Botox and dermal fillers have been developed for slightly different indications and are usually used in different areas of the face  to reduce signs of aging.

Both Botox and dermal fillers are applied to smooth wrinkles, but Botox is primarily used to treat dynamic wrinkles that occur naturally around the eyes, mouth and in between eyebrows. These type of wrinkles become more pronounced with age. Botox is not applied on collagen breakdown induced fine lines. Dermal fillers, on the other hand, are primarily used to treat smile lines or to plump up the lips or cheeks. They can also be used for hand treatments or to reduce the appearance of scars.

How long does it take for Botox to wear off?

The effects from Botox shot will usually last 3 to 6 months. (For first time Botox users might be less then 3 months.) As muscle action slowly returns, the wrinkles begin to reappear. When Botox injections are administered regularly, after a few years the duration of its effect can go up to 9 months.

What is the mechanism of action of Botox?

The intramuscular injection of Botulinum toxin interferes with neural transmission by blocking the release of acetylcholine, the principal neurotransmitter at the neuromuscular junction, causing muscle relaxation and paralysis. [Nigam & Nigam, 2010]