In Chicago


At Impressions Face + Body Clinic, we specialize in neuromodulator treatments that seamlessly blend art and science. Our neuromodulator procedures, guided by the skilled hands of our expert team, are designed to subtly enhance and rejuvenate your natural features. Whether you're looking to smooth dynamic wrinkles, prevent future lines, or simply refresh your appearance, our customized treatments are tailored to meet your unique needs and aesthetic goals. Experience the transformative power of neuromodulators and embrace a more youthful, radiant version of yourself with us.

Neuromodulators in Chicago

Dr. Dayan is one of the country’s leading experts on Botox®. He has trained over 3,000 physicians and PA’s on how to use Botox® both in the U.S. and overseas. In addition, he has written numerous medical articles and books on the subject. While there are many local establishments offering Botox® and other neuromodulators, consider the value of being treated by the expert team at Impressions Face + Body.

What are Neuromodulators?

Neuromodulators are a revolutionary class of injectables used in cosmetic treatments to temporarily relax facial muscles, thereby reducing the appearance of dynamic wrinkles and fine lines. They work by blocking nerve signals in the muscles where they are injected, preventing the muscles from contracting and causing wrinkles. Commonly used to smooth forehead lines, crow’s feet, and frown lines, neuromodulators are a popular choice for those seeking a non-surgical solution to achieve a more youthful and refreshed facial appearance.

Types of Neuromodulators

At Impressions Face + Body, we utilize an array of dermal fillers in our Chicago office:



Jeuveau® is a modern neuromodulator, specifically crafted for cosmetic use. It's designed to temporarily smooth fine lines and wrinkles, offering a refreshed and youthful appearance with results that are both natural-looking and long-lasting.


A household name in aesthetic treatments, Botox® is renowned for its ability to reduce the appearance of facial wrinkles and fine lines. It's a versatile solution that not only smooths skin but also helps in preventing new lines from forming, providing a more relaxed and youthful facial expression.


Dysport® is known for its quick action and ability to soften expression lines, particularly those between the eyebrows. It stands out for its swift results and is ideal for clients seeking a subtle yet effective treatment for a more natural, less furrowed look.


Xeomin® relaxes facial muscles to smooth out fine lines for a naturally youthful and refreshed appearance. Its precision in easing muscle activity offers a rejuvenated aesthetic without the need for surgery, offering subtle, natural-looking results.


DAXXIFY®, is a unique peptide-powered treatment specifically designed to smooth frown lines with unparalleled longevity. As the first major innovation in over two decades, DAXXIFY® sets a new standard for lasting beauty, offering a breakthrough solution for those seeking to maintain a youthful and vibrant appearance.

Chicago’s Trusted Neuromodulator Injectors

At Impressions Face + Body, we're committed to your comfort and confidence with every neuromodulator session. Our focus is to accentuate your natural beauty, offering personalized treatments that align with your individual aesthetic desires. We adopt an all-encompassing strategy for facial rejuvenation, complementing the transformative effects of neuromodulators and helping you maintain a youthful and radiant look.

Featured Member

Dr. Steven Dayan

At the forefront of facial rejuvenation, Dr. Dayan and his dedicated team recognize the profound impact the aging process can have on one's mental and emotional health. In his Chicago practice, Dr. Dayan leads the way in innovative neurotoxin techniques, breathing new vitality into the skin and fostering a more youthful, vibrant appearance. Mastery in neuromodulators requires specialized skills, particularly for different facial areas, and Dr. Dayan excels in this realm. Performing thousands of neurotoxin procedures annually, he not only transforms appearances but also imparts his knowledge and techniques to physicians globally.

Featured Memebers 3

Michelle Ruffino, MS, PA-C

Michelle Ruffino, a NCCPA-certified Physician Assistant and esteemed member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, boasts a rich educational history, including a Bachelor of Arts in Pre-Medicine from Augustana College and a Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from Rosalind Franklin University/The Chicago Medical School. Her expertise spans clinical research and the mentoring of medical students and Physician Assistants. As an adept injection specialist, Michelle is not only deeply involved in patient care but also plays a pivotal role in educating and training injectors across the nation.

Featured Member

Selika Gutierrez-Borst, MS, RN

With a practitioner degree from North Park University, Selika brings 24 years of experience in Aesthetic and Internal Medicine, and Adult Clinical Psychiatry. Renowned for her detailed approach in non-surgical aesthetic procedures, she's CoolSculpting certified and collaborates closely with Dr. Steven Dayan in clinical and research roles. An educator at heart, Selika has mentored physicians, nurses, and students, while staying abreast of the latest advancements in aesthetic treatments.

What to Expect for Your Neuromodulator Procedure

Your journey with us is not just about injections; it's about embracing a comprehensive regimen that leaves you feeling your best.

Your Neuromodulator Consultation

The consultation is an essential part of your neuromodulator experience. This session is your chance to express your aesthetic aspirations and raise any questions or concerns you might have. Our specialist will evaluate your facial structure, skin health, and your specific goals to craft a personalized treatment strategy. You'll receive detailed information about the recommended neuromodulators, their advantages, possible side effects, and what results to anticipate. We emphasize a partnership approach, ensuring you are fully informed and confident in your decision before moving forward.

How to Prepare for Your Neuromodulator Appointment

Proper preparation is key to achieving the best results and minimizing potential side effects from your neuromodulator treatment:

  • Avoid Blood Thinners: It's advisable to stop using aspirin, ibuprofen, and other blood-thinning medications about a week before your appointment to reduce the risk of bruising and bleeding. However, only do this if these medications are not essential for your health, and always consult with your healthcare provider before stopping any prescribed medication.
  • Stay Hydrated: While hydration might not directly influence the results of neuromodulator treatments, maintaining good overall hydration is beneficial for your skin's health.
  • Avoid Alcohol and Smoking: Refrain from consuming alcohol at least 24 hours before your treatment and avoid smoking. Alcohol can increase bruising risks, and smoking may impede the healing process.
  • Skincare: On the day of your appointment, keep your skin clean and avoid applying heavy moisturizers, oils, or makeup. This ensures a cleaner application area and reduces the risk of infection.
  • Inform Your Injector: Disclose any history of cold sores or other pertinent skin conditions to your injection specialist. Some neuromodulator treatments can trigger cold sore flare-ups or interact with skin conditions. If you do have a flare-up, we recommend rescheduling your appointment.
  • Stay Relaxed: While anxiety is natural, try to remain calm. Remember that you are in the hands of experienced professionals with decades of experience. A relaxed state of mind can ease the treatment process.

During Your Neuromodulator Procedure

Your neuromodulator appointment is a smooth and transformative process. Upon arrival, our team will make you feel comfortable and prepare you for the procedure. The treatment area is first cleansed, followed by the application of a numbing agent for your comfort. Neuromodulators are then carefully injected into specific facial muscles, targeting areas prone to dynamic wrinkles and fine lines. The procedure duration varies, typically ranging from 15 to 60 minutes, depending on the areas being addressed. After the treatment, we'll provide you with detailed care instructions to optimize the effectiveness of the neuromodulator and extend its benefits.

Neuromodulator Aftercare & Recovery Timeline

Everyone has different body chemistry and may experience results differently from one another. Generally, patients can start to see results of smoother skin within the first 24-48 hours following the treatment session. The final effects are noticeable at the 14 day mark. It's common to experience some temporary bruising, redness, or swelling, but these effects are short-lived. The final outcome is a rejuvenated appearance with softened lines and wrinkles, contributing to a more youthful look. Post-treatment, it’s important to avoid touching the treated areas to ensure the neuromodulator remains localized for optimal results.

Am I a Good Candidate for Neuromodulators?

Neuromodulators are an excellent choice for those looking to non-surgically address the signs of aging, particularly dynamic wrinkles that form from facial expressions. Ideal for individuals noticing the gradual onset of aging signs beginning in their 20s, these treatments effectively target areas like the forehead, around the eyes, and between the eyebrows. Candidates best suited for neuromodulators are in good health, have realistic expectations, and aim to enhance their facial appearance while maintaining natural expressiveness and facial movement.

Neuromodulator Benefits

Neuromodulators are a cornerstone in aesthetic treatments, primarily focusing on reducing the appearance of dynamic wrinkles and fine lines that develop from repetitive facial expressions. Unlike dermal fillers, neuromodulators work by temporarily relaxing facial muscles, offering a range of benefits:

  • Preventive Anti-Aging: Regular use of neuromodulators can not only treat existing lines but also prevent the formation of new wrinkles, maintaining a youthful appearance for longer.
  • Non-Surgical Solution: They provide a non-surgical alternative to more invasive procedures, ideal for those seeking anti-aging solutions without extensive downtime or recovery.
  • Natural Facial Expressions: Expertly administered neuromodulators can smooth out wrinkles while still allowing for natural facial movements and expressions, avoiding the 'frozen' look.
  • Customizable Treatment Plans: Treatments can be tailored to each individual's needs and desired outcomes, whether targeting forehead lines, crow's feet, or frown lines.
  • Quick and Convenient Sessions: The procedure is quick, often completed within minutes, and requires no recovery time, making it a convenient option even for those with busy schedules.
How much do neuromodulators cost in Chicago?
We offer an array of neuromodulators for many different types of concerns, so the cost of your neuromodulators in Chicago varies. Please contact us for a consultation to discuss the costs of your treatment plan.
Are there any risks associated with neuromodulators?
While neuromodulator treatments are widely regarded as safe, they can have side effects like bruising or mild swelling. Rarely, more significant risks such as drooping eyelids, facial asymmetry, or allergic reactions may occur. It’s crucial to choose an experienced injector, like those at Impressions Face + Body in Chicago to ensure safe and satisfying results.
How long do neuromodulator results last?
Neuromodulators usually maintain their effect for about 3-4 months, and their aesthetic benefits can be easily sustained with periodic touch-up treatments.
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