Do you struggle with the appearance of frown lines, forehead lines, crow’s feet, and other facial wrinkles? Do you worry about the physical signs of aging on your skin? 

Don’t worry! Botox injections are a popular and easy cosmetic treatment that can rejuvenate your skin and make you look like you’ve gotten a facelift without the need for plastic surgery or other drastic measures. 

Botox is one of the most popular anti-aging treatments for both men and women of all ages. It has only grown in popularity since it was created by Allergan and FDA-approved as an aesthetic treatment in 2002. And with good reason! Botox can take years off your appearance and prevent any new wrinkles or signs of aging from forming in the first place.

Botox injections are a quick cosmetic procedure that Dr. Yelena Tsyba can perform at Great City Medical in New York City. We can work with you to achieve and maintain the youthful appearance you’re looking for. Contact our medical professionals today to add Botox to your skincare routine and get the best Botox treatment in NYC!


NYC Botox

How Does Botox Work?


how does botox work

Botox, also called botulinum toxin Type A, is an FDA-approved injectable neurotoxin treatment that reduces the look of fine lines and wrinkles. While “neurotoxin” might sound a little scary, it has been used by dermatologists and the cosmetic industry for decades, has very few side effects, and does not require any downtime or recovery after treatment. 

Botox treatment works by temporarily immobilizing and relaxing tiny facial muscles that can cause fine lines and wrinkles in the face when tensed. Preventing these tiny facial muscle contractions causes the skin to look smoother and more youthful, allowing your natural beauty to shine. 

When applied properly, Botox treatment should not interfere with normal facial expressions or muscle movement. 


What are Common Areas for Botox?


what are common areas for botox

Common treatment areas for Botox include the forehead, between the brows, around the eyes, around the nose, in the corners of the mouth and smile lines, and in the dimples of the chin. Preventing tiny muscle contractions and muscle spasms in these areas of the face can do wonders for smoothing the skin and rejuvenating the face.

These are the most common sites for fine lines and wrinkles to appear because we tend to furrow our brow (also called glabella lines), squint our eyes, and wrinkle our mouth and nose often. Botox can eliminate these fine lines and wrinkles and rejuvenate the face with a brow lift.

The amount of Botox and the cost of Botox varies per patient and per session, depending on what areas they’d like to work on and the number of units. A single Botox session might include up to 25 injections around these areas of the face.

In addition to being a great facial rejuvenation treatment for the skin, Botox can also be injected around the head to be used to treat those with chronic migraines, or around the armpits to reduce excessive sweating in the underarms (also called hyperhidrosis).


How Long Does the Procedure Take and How Long Does it Last?


how long does the procedure take and how long does it last

A routine Botox injection appointment is fast and only takes 15 minutes or so. It can be quickly performed by our dermatology doctors right here in NYC — even on your lunch hour!

Smoothing results can be seen within 3 to 5 days after Botox treatment, with maximum results appearing after 2 weeks. First-time Botox users might need to wait longer than regular users to see great results.

Botox results last for about four months, with most users reporting their results lasting 3 to 4 months. For the best results, you should receive regular Botox injections about 3 to 4 times per year to maintain the effects, but the frequency of treatment can vary from person to person depending on your age, skin type, and desired appearance.

Our patients report that the procedure is nearly painless, but numbing cream can be applied to the injection sites in special cases. 

Swelling and small red dots or bumps may be present from the injector immediately after treatment, but these should go away completely within a couple of hours of treatment. Try not to touch or rub the injection sites so that the Botox is not disturbed and does not spread to other areas of the face. To prevent spread, it is also recommended to avoid exercise for 24 hours after your treatment and to keep your head elevated at night for the first few days for best results.

There are very few side effects and there is essentially no recovery time for Botox injections, so you should be able to otherwise go about your regular routine right away.


At What Age Should You Start Getting Botox?


at what age should you start getting botox

Botox cosmetic treatment is approved for anyone over the age of 18 but is primarily recommended to those over the age of 21 to ensure that the face structure is fully developed before starting treatment. 

Preventative Botox treatments are recommended for patients who are in their late 20s and 30s. Starting treatment while in your 20s and 30s, even before wrinkles and signs of aging begin to appear, can prevent fine lines and wrinkles from ever forming and maintain a youthful appearance in the long term. It is easier to prevent fine lines and wrinkles than it is to repair them.

However, after the age of 21, patients of any age can benefit from Botox treatments. There is no upper age limit on who can receive Botox injections, and great improvements in skin appearance can be achieved at any age. However, earlier prevention tends to be more effective at keeping skin smooth and youthful. Those with extreme lines and wrinkles may wish to also receive dermal fillers and collagen treatments to supplement the effects of Botox.


Make an appointment today!


If you are interested in the cosmetic benefits of using Botox, you might also be interested in other cosmetic injections, such as Juvéderm, and more. Ask your doctor about these cosmetic injections today.

So what are you waiting for? Our doctors are here to help you stay healthy and keep your skin looking great, too! Skip the expensive plastic surgeon or the questionable “budget” med spas! Schedule an appointment for a free consultation with our medical professionals to receive the best Botox NYC has to offer!



I received the best medical treatment and follow up services at this clinic.
Dshea Kinta M.
Dshea Kinta M.
13:22 20 May 22
I was in need of a new GYNECOLOGIST. I found Great City Medical in a Google search. I spoke with a staff member after hours via live chat an was scheduled the earliest appointment very quickly. All my basic questions were answered. I was sent to patient portal link to pre-register and fill out the forms. Upon arrival I was greeted with a smile and checked in quickly, wait time was short before the nurse called me in to be triaged. I was placed in a room, which was very clean. Dr. Tsyba greeted me with a smile and was very polite and Thorough with the examination. She explained to me in detail what procedures were going to take place and what testing will be done. The staff was very Knowledgeable and helpful as a first-time patient I enjoyed my visit I highly recommend this practice.
Cheryl B.
Cheryl B.
19:00 16 May 22
The place is very nice, and people are kind and professional. The only downside is that I have waited more than I expected (even though I arrived way earlier than the scheduled time), but maybe it’s been just a coincidence. That being said, nothing else to complain about!
Elena F.
Elena F.
02:02 13 May 22
I waited about 30 min to see the Tech, then spent like 20 min with her as a new patient, then about 10 min. more to see Jaime, the NP who was available, since Dr. Tsyba was in surgery. Jaime then consulted with Dr. Tsyba. I was very satisfied with the gentle, compassionate and thorough care I received by Jaime, and the technician who performed the 2 ultrasounds I needed. I’m happy I found this OB/GYN doctor. I hope to meet Dr. Tysba soon.
Awilda R.
Awilda R.
17:44 12 May 22
They was wonderful, the front desk and even my doctors very gentle with everything they do..I felt very comfortable to open up to them about my needs and I definitely felt like I was in great hands, when it’s comes down to OBGYN’s it’s very hard finding loyalty ,honesty, and security with your doctors THIS WAS WONDERFUL..i found out everything I needed to know and I will definitely enjoy being a new patient here !!!
Londaisha :.
Londaisha :.
12:43 12 May 22
Place was valid … 💯 very respectful and calls patients in a timely manner
Leenia M.
Leenia M.
19:44 02 May 22
Me encantó la atención del personal, y sobre todo la ginecóloga Yelena Tsyba, quien fue la Dra. que fui a consulta, bueno ella es muy profesional, muy amable y gentil ; también la persona que me hizo el sonograma,todos me trataron con mucha gentileza; fue mi primera vez y quedé muy contenta satisfecha…
Sovilek O.
Sovilek O.
02:35 29 Apr 22
The doctor is brilliant!!!
Tyrone H.
Tyrone H.
19:15 21 Apr 22
Very nice always very professional
Madeline C.
Madeline C.
15:38 19 Apr 22
I have known Dr.Tsyba for many years, she sees my friends and my sister gave birth to three children with her, personally in my practice there were moments when I had to urgently go to other doctors, after which I kept returning to her. She, as like a mother, will not advise bad things and will do everything possible to help. The staff is also very responsive and polite professionally fit every patient. You feel at home confidentially. Thank you doctor for your professionalism. I wish you more assistants so that you do not get tired.
Fatima A.
Fatima A.
03:19 06 Apr 22
Great people who made me feel very comfortable for my first appointment at this establishment. Much appreciated.
Nicole De L.
Nicole De L.
16:40 04 Apr 22
Great place to get checked. The staff very professional, they take care of you on your appointment time and the clinic is very clean. My Doctor was great!!
Katty R.
Katty R.
10:43 18 Mar 22
My 1st time going here. All of the staff was friendly and helpful. I loved that I didn’t have to schedule an appointment to go somewhere else for ultrasound. I did 3 things in 1 day and the wait was ok
ivy b
ivy b
20:48 10 Mar 22
good service and everything was very fast no complaints I liked the place
Carmen W.
Carmen W.
18:50 07 Mar 22
It is great office with a best gynecologist Dr Yelena Tsyba
Simon L.
Simon L.
18:40 04 Mar 22
Very good. Attentive staff
Alla T.
Alla T.
22:26 01 Mar 22
Wonderful staff and excellent service
Ramar A.
Ramar A.
22:08 01 Mar 22
Very Professional
Ashlee W.
Ashlee W.
17:35 24 Feb 22
Very amazing service.
Natevia H.
Natevia H.
21:47 23 Feb 22
A++ Service. Great atention to issues and promt call at appointment time👍🏻
Ludo A
Ludo A
16:02 23 Feb 22
My first time visiting this practice. They were very through, from intake, which was done by a Dr. that I assumed was a nurse because he was so young lol. I wound up seeing Jaime who is a GYN NP, she was awesome. They asked a lot of questions about my history, which I really appreciated. Labs and Sonogram are done on-site. I will be returning.
Shay S.
Shay S.
17:25 18 Feb 22
Very nice place with very nice people the place is clean and quiet I love it there
Dj Shabba U.
Dj Shabba U.
01:44 18 Feb 22
Very well cared for. Doctors, nurses, & receptionist are wonderful
Joy H.
Joy H.
21:59 17 Feb 22
Very caring knowledgeable doctor highly recommend!
Alona K.
Alona K.
00:36 05 Feb 22
Great place to come for a Covid test. Everything went pretty quick. Results definitely weren’t ready in 15 min but, the clinic was very, very busy, so it’s understandable. The lady who sits in the middle was very professional, polite and very helpful. Would highly recommend this place!
Lynn In The C.
Lynn In The C.
19:51 03 Feb 22
Actively listened to my concerns and believed me when I said somethings not right. Did not brush me off. And focus on finding the cause to my issues. I definitely recommend. Very clean place.
justina R.
justina R.
16:40 03 Feb 22
Very good Doctor and excellent assistants!
Haydee
Haydee
14:15 29 Jan 22
Hello!Today was our first visit, I liked how doctor Tsyba is explaining to us about my daughter’s women health issue. Also I hope doctor will properly treat her/ my daughter. I’ll update later the results.Thank you,Norah & Maftuna.
Nora K.
Nora K.
19:03 28 Jan 22
Good attention, but they should follow the appointments schedule. I saw the doctor almost an hour later
Umma
Umma
17:17 26 Jan 22
I’ve been going to this doctor’s office for yrs I’m very pleased with my pcp doctor Marly Grana she’s always kind hearted.
Angel's E.
Angel’s E.
20:37 19 Jan 22
Great customer service from the entire team.
Mohammed S.
Mohammed S.
19:27 19 Jan 22
Dr Tsyba is the best doctor I ever knew. Very professional service and so nice stuff!
Vika
Vika
23:36 18 Jan 22
Great doctor and amazing team.
ROEZEN BY R.
ROEZEN BY R.
19:58 14 Jan 22
My experience at your facility was excellent. Your staff members treated me with courtesy and professionalism. Staff members were very friendly and polite. I was contacted within 8hrs of my visit. Thank you for your service.
Alonzo T.
Alonzo T.
23:53 05 Jan 22
Muyyyyyy buena soy una de las primera paciente hace más de 5 años y no voy de hay hasta que dios quiera excelente servicio amabilidad y profecionalismo sigan así
Escarlet C.
Escarlet C.
17:31 05 Jan 22
Great accomodation. Fast and expedient service. Very proffesional.
Jose C.
Jose C.
20:54 03 Jan 22
I had an pleasant experience there . The medical addressed my medical request in an timely manner.
Tyrone M.
Tyrone M.
00:00 28 Dec 21
Great service ! Fast process and no waiting
Fatima S.
Fatima S.
20:47 22 Dec 21
Excellent doctor. Very professional and attentive
Marina Y.
Marina Y.
01:03 22 Dec 21
I’ve been going to Great City Medical for year’s and they are very professional, my Medical and GYN doctors are the best doctors I’ve never had a problem.
Debbie K.
Debbie K.
19:56 15 Dec 21
I thank for finally give my A1C count. I was told I had diabetic in December 2020 at Langone on pine and wall street. I then had a MRI at Corneil Hospital to find out what seizure came back after 15 years while working. I had stress after lost my job. See you January 4 AM hours
Bevelynn T.
Bevelynn T.
15:36 15 Dec 21
La atención de primera recomendado
Martha F.
Martha F.
18:34 09 Nov 21
Came in for immigration medical. Really great staff. They are prompt, proactive and kind!
Aarthi R.
Aarthi R.
23:02 26 Oct 21
They are very welcoming and professional. I can recommend my family and friends.
Bassa N
Bassa N
20:58 14 Oct 21
All the staff members and the doctors are wonderful , competent and kind
Ayne M.
Ayne M.
18:16 14 Oct 21
Front Desk employees are amazing! Very polite, nice and helpful. Dr. Akselrud is the best doctor becausehe LISTENS to all my concert and patiently explains everything to me. Thank you Dr. Akselrud!
Andra T.
Andra T.
21:58 12 Oct 21
Quick, professional and great prices
Jose H.
Jose H.
21:48 12 Oct 21
I was very pleased with this facility. I didn’t have to wait, the nurse and doctor were quite human (vs bureaucratic), and I felt seen and listened to.
Kim P.
Kim P.
17:59 17 Sep 21
Both employees who attended me were very helpful and quick to assist me.
Caro O.
Caro O.
17:26 17 Sep 21
Great City Medical clinic helped me file my green card immigration medical exam form. The team is very knowledgeable and flexible. I scheduled my appointment within one week and got the report quickly. Due to some personal health issues, I had to update my report two days before the interview, and the team helped me correct the form with no extra cost within one day! I really appreciated it and highly recommended having your medical exam report done quickly and professionally with the Great City Medical team.
Hao W.
Hao W.
20:49 16 Sep 21
Very efficient.
Black D.
Black D.
19:12 16 Sep 21
Aesthetically this is not the best looking clinic but the service was okay. They gave me false positive results from my pap I wanted to have a second opinion before they was going to go in and do a coloscopy. I was good that I did. I don’t know something was fishy about this place . When I had an ultrasound there were staff members basically arguing with eachother. Talking about a new MA.When I left and came back for results and they told me I had low sodium levels I was worried about that, so I drank pediasure. The only thing they told me to do was eat deli sandwiches and salted nuts. I’m always fishy about places that do abortions, its a clinic not a hospital.
Aliya R.
Aliya R.
09:27 05 Sep 21
I like the way you do a team work
Visseho G.
Visseho G.
00:07 03 Sep 21
My first time at this clinic and they’re awesome at least when they say they is going to call you about your results they do just that Unlike a lot of other clinics. I appreciate what they do for me thank you very much
deboria G.
deboria G.
18:18 25 Aug 21
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68 East 131st Street, Suite 100
New York, NY 10037


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