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TransforMD Skin Care in Grand Rapids, Michigan

We all want healthy, glowing, youthful-looking skin, but in order to achieve that, we need a quality, medical-grade skin care routine to follow each day. If you live in or near Grand Rapids or Birmingham, Michigan, the transforMD Skincare and Laser Center team can create a personalized skincare regimen that fits your needs, budget, and lifestyle so that you can greet each day with the confidence that comes from knowing you look your best.

All patients have unique challenges regarding their skin care, and at the Grand Rapids transforMD Skincare and Laser Center, we meet those challenges head on, with a highly trained team, advanced technologies, and unparalleled service to deliver proven results. Our Licensed Aestheticians, under the direction of Plastic Surgeon Dr. Brad Bengtson, can help you find solutions to your most challenging skin problems. Using information obtained from the Canfield VISIA® Complexion Analysis, they will identify your underlying areas of concern and create a skin care regimen just for you. Let the Grand Rapids transforMD Skincare and Laser Center teach you how to improve your skin’s health and appearance.

Why Choose Us?

You can trust our extensive experience, vision, and ability to achieve results that will help you look naturally younger and more beautiful—without an overcorrected or unnatural look. BOTOX® Cosmetic injections alone may provide the results you want, or they may complement other non-surgical or surgical procedures, including Ultherapy®, facelift, brow lift, or eyelid surgery. Dr. Bengtson has performed thousands of cosmetic injections and is one of the top national trainers for BOTOX® Cosmetic and JUVÉDERM® in the U.S. At his Grand Rapids practice, he has personally trained and currently oversees a specialized team of injection experts.

For the third consecutive year, Dr. Bengtson and his team have received Allergan Medical’s highest award, the Black Diamond Level, making the Bengtson Center one of only a handful of solo-practitioner practices in the U.S. to receive this prestigious award.

What is BOTOX® Cosmetic?

BOTOX® is a protein placed specifically into the muscles of the forehead or crow’s feet around the eyes to selectively decrease muscle function and prevent the formation of wrinkling and deep lines. It can improve the appearance and decrease the prominence of existing frown lines, forehead furrows, or crow’s feet. Injections are usually repeated every 3 to 4 months to maintain results.

Why might I consider BOTOX® at the Bengtson Center in Grand Rapids, Michigan?

Looking younger and improving facial appearance often may be attained through non-surgical solutions such as using BOTOX® or in conjunction with facial surgery or other procedures and skin care. Eliminating crow’s feet and decreasing animation and frown lines can make you look less tired and angry, creating a fresher, brighter look. We strive to achieve natural-looking results that do not look “frozen” or overtreated.

Who chooses BOTOX® Cosmetic?

Age does not define candidates for facial rejuvenation. Women and men of various ages choose facial rejuvenation to delay or improve visible indications of facial aging. Millions of patients safely undergo BOTOX® Cosmetic every year in the United States alone.

The following factors generally define good candidates for BOTOX® at our Grand Rapids practice:

  • You can clearly define why you want this treatment.
  • You understand what the treatment can and cannot accomplish.
  • You accept its risks and your responsibilities as a patient.
  • You are healthy, emotionally secure, and stable.
  • You accept that you will need to make healthy lifestyle choices to maintain the results achieved by this procedure.
  • You have realistic expectations and are willing to accept minor asymmetries

What do I need to know?

  • Results are not permanent and will need to be re-injected every 3 to 6 months to maintain optimal results.
  • Common side effects are slight bruising and numbness, but both are minimal and quickly subside.
  • You should understand that all cosmetic procedures carry the potential for risks, which will be fully discussed with you during your consultation.

Contact Dr. Bengtson today to learn more about BOTOX®. You can reach our Grand Rapids office by Request your consultation online or phoning us at 616.588.8880.

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