Daxxify® is an exciting new alternative to Botox® that offers longer-lasting results for all the typical botulinum toxin treatments, including those for facial wrinkle reduction, neck rejuvenation, migraine headaches, hyperhidrosis, and even erectile dysfunction. In Chicago, Daxxify® treatments are available at Erickson Cosmetic Dermatology & Lifestyle Medicine, the prestigious medical practice of board-certified dermatologist Dr. Quenby Erickson.

What Is Daxxify®?

Daxxify® is an injectable neuromodulator treatment that is FDA-approved for smoothing away glabellar lines, or frown lines. Frown lines and other dynamic wrinkles, such as crow’s feet, develop and deepen as a result of repetitive facial muscle contractions.

Daxxify® injections work to release dynamic wrinkles by preventing the treated muscle from receiving the nerve signals that would normally cause it to contract. When the targeted muscle relaxes, the overlying wrinkles or creases are released, restoring a more youthful and refreshed appearance.

Daxxify’s active ingredient is botulinum toxin type A, but its unique formulation is powered by a peptide that binds it to the nerve receptors, producing a longer lasting result than similar products like Botox®, Jeuveau®, Dysport®, and Xeomin®. Daxxify® is also the first injectable neuromodulator that is free of animal or human by-products.

While Daxxify® is most frequently used to address glabellar lines, in the hands of a qualified medical professional like Dr. Erickson, Daxxify® is also a safe and effective treatment for:
Minimizing the appearance of crow’s feet, bunny lines, and horizontal forehead wrinkles
Lip enhancement (“lip flip”)
Jawline contouring
Migraine headaches
Neck banding (prominent platysma muscles)
Relaxing overactive trapezius muscles to alleviate tension and give the neck a more elegant, elongated look
Resolving symptoms of erectile dysfunction

Am I a Good Candidate for Daxxify®?

If you are seeking treatment for any of the cosmetic concerns or medical conditions listed above, you may be a good candidate for Daxxify®. Dr. Erickson considers many factors when determining if Daxxify® is the best way to achieve a patient’s treatment goals, so the first step of the treatment process is an in-depth, private consultation.

This appointment will include a candid conversation about your motivations for treatment, a review of your medical history, and a physical examination of the proposed treatment area(s). Dr. Erickson can then identify the ideal care strategy for you and answer any questions you may have about your treatment options.

What to Expect During a Daxxify® Treatment

Your Daxxify® injections will be performed by Dr. Erickson in one of our private treatment rooms. Dr. Erickson is an exceptionally skilled and gentle injector, so her patients experience minimal-to-no discomfort during treatment. Daxxify® treatments can typically be completed in about 20 minutes.

What to Expect After Daxxify® Injections

No downtime is necessary after a Daxxify® treatment. You will be able to leave our office and head back to work or otherwise carry on with your day right away. To promote optimal results, do not apply pressure to the treated area for several hours after your injections. You will also want to wait 24 hours before exercising.

Initial improvements are typically noticeable within a week. Your final Daxxify® results can be anticipated after two weeks and can last up to six months.

How Much Will My Daxxify® Treatment Cost?

The price of your Daxxify® treatment will largely depend on the number of units needed to achieve your desired results. Personalized treatment recommendations and the associated cost details will be provided during your consultation.

Schedule a Consultation for Daxxify® in Chicago

To find out if Daxxify® is the best treatment option for you, reach out to Erickson Cosmetic Dermatology & Lifestyle Medicine today to arrange a consultation with Dr. Erickson. Our practice is located on the Mag Mile across the street from Water Tower Place, and indoor discounted parking is available with validation at the Olympia Centre garage, for your convenience.


737 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 905
Chicago, IL 60611



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