Why Should a Plastic Surgeon Perform Your Botox?

By Dr. Mark Markarian, Correspondent
Dr Mark K Markarian, MD, MSPH is a Harvard-trained Aesthetic Plastic Surgeon with extensive surgery experience and a rigorous academic background that have allowed him to create a unique path to find his passion in the field. Dr. Markarian started high school at the age of 11, and college at the age of 15. He studied Biology and Criminology at the University of California, Irvine, completed his Master of Science in Public Health with a concentration in Epidemiology at Emory University, and then performed clinical research at Yale University. He returned to Georgia to attend medical school, and subsequently traveled across the country to complete six years of General Surgery Residency, three years of Plastic Surgery Residency, and an additional year of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Fellowship at Harvard University. The Harvard fellowship accepts only 1 plastic surgeon per year, and is regarded by many as not only the top aesthetic plastic surgery fellowship in the United States, but as one of the top programs in the world. Following the completion of his training, he became a candidate member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. Dr. Markarian understands the delicate interplay between appearance and self-confidence. He believes that everyone has a unique vision of their personal aesthetic ideal that should be understood by your plastic surgeon. During your patient consultation, he will focus on your specific concerns and goals, and offer a comprehensive evaluation to discuss the complete range of both surgical and non-surgical treatment options spanning traditional and cutting-edge technology. Most importantly, he is committed to setting the highest standards of care, delivering the best patient education, safety, privacy, comfort, and surgical results.
Suite SIX Medical Aesthetics
Plastic Surgeon, Newburyport

Why is it important to have a plastic surgeon perform your Botox treatments? Let me answer that question with a question.  If you need to have knee surgery do you look for someone with strong credentials and a proven track record, or do you just pick the first name that comes up in your Google search? Botox is a treatment that is performed by a very broad spectrum of people. You could go to a Botox party where folks are drinking wine and receiving Botox injections from a person who may not have extensive formal training, or you can schedule an appointment with a Harvard trained  Plastic Surgeon and who can perform your treatment in a welcoming and relaxing Newburyport town house environment. We encourage the girls night, out but suggest it is best to leave Botox off the agenda!

Harvard University only accepts one plastic surgeon per year into the Aesthetics Medical Program. I was honored to be part of this exceptional program and train and learn with an elite group of medical professionals. The key to Botox lies in truly understanding the anatomy of the injected area, and more importantly, the variability in the anatomy of each patient — for brows, the forehead, and anywhere else you plan on receiving Botox injections. This includes having a firm understanding of the origin, insertion point, and action of each muscle that will be injected, the thickness of each targeted muscle and how deep beneath the skin the actual muscle resides, to name a few potential variations. When having a neurotoxin injected into your face it is very important that your treatment is being administered in a medical facility by a plastic surgeon who has extensive knowledge and training in the field.

As an aesthetic-trained plastic surgeon, I often perform brow and facelift surgeries which provide me with an intimate perspective of the anatomy of these same areas into which Botox is injected. I frequently see the actual muscles themselves and learn “first-hand” how their placement and size can vary. For me, this helps guide where I inject my Botox patients.

Botox is an interesting treatment in that it is both cosmetic and medical. When receiving treatments such as Botox or other invasive skin care treatments it is important to receive these services from professionals who have both medical and cosmetic expertise. This is what sets Suite SIX Medical Aesthetics apart from so many other spas. The combination of highly trained Aestheticians and a Plastic Surgeon enables us to offer our customers the full range of noninvasive and invasive cosmetic treatments depending upon their needs and goals.

We are very excited to offer high-quality Botox services to our customers. Come for a consultation or treatment, and and see for yourself. Suite Six is the premier Newburyport med spa specializing in anti aging and corrective skin care treatments. If you have the Newburyport App or VIP Card receive 25% off services.

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