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  • Rating: 5 Five Star Reviews By Michael M.
    M Christine Lee, M.D.
    Right Quote Definitely no one better in the bay area. I have been so impressed with her bedside manner and most of all with her results. If you want results then you should make an appointment right away. Right Quote
    Reviewed by ~ Michael M. Best in Town
  • Rating: 5 Five Star Reviews By M.B.
    Right Quote Words can not describe how grateful I am to Dr. Lee for saving my face and honestly I would say my life. She's an absolute master and genius at what she does. I wouldn't even be able to show my face in public now if it weren't for her. I had the worst scars on my face that were so bad they scared other people. These scars were caused by a doctor who burned my face with a laser. I would have been happy just looking a little better but Dr. Lee was able to make my face look almost normal again. I can cover most of what's left with make-up now and most people can't tell what had happened to me. I still have internal scars from what that other doctor did but at least the outside scars are pretty much gone. I wish I had never had to go thru all this but I'm just grateful that there was someone like Dr. Lee who could help me get my face back. Right Quote
    ~ M.B.
  • Rating: 5 Five Star Reviews By Sue R.
    Right Quote Absolutely the best results. I wish I had gone to her first instead of wasting my money with no-nothing nurses are doctors who talk a good game but are merely dabblers. I got the results I needed and now look 15 years younger. She is a miracle worker! Right Quote
    ~ Sue R.
  • Rating: 5 Five Star Reviews By Tiffany Z.
    Right Quote She's the best doctor!

    Dr. Lee treated my moles and also the moles on my 2 young girls with laser. They were very scared but Dr. Lee did a great job getting them to trust her. She was very patient and kind. AFter the first time, my daughters thought it was no big deal and were no longer scared. She did a great job removing the moles and we're all so happy! I wouldn't trust anyone else to treat me or my family. She's the best! Right Quote
    ~ Tiffany Z.
  • Rating: 5 Five Star Reviews By D.G.
    Right Quote The only doctor who helped my rosacea

    I have really bad rosacea and sensitive skin and haven't been able to find any doctor who can help me...that is, until I found Dr. M. Christine Lee. I've seen several other very well-known derms and spent tons of money trying to get my rosacea under control. I've had fotofacials, IPL, VBeam, you name it, I've had it. Nothing has really made a difference. I almost gave up until I found out about Dr. Lee from the online rosacea support group. I heard great things about a laser procedure she developed. I started seeing her over a year ago and have gone thru several treatments and I am THRILLED!!!! I feel like a normal person for the first time in my life. No more redness and burning. Her treatment has been a miracle for me. All I can say is THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU!!! Right Quote
    ~ D.G.
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About Dr. Lee
Dr.Christine Lee
Min-Wei Christine Lee, M.D., M.P.H. is Board-certified as a Diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology and further sub-specialized by completing a distinguished fellowship in Laser Surgery, Cosmetic Surgery, Mohs Micrographic Surgery/Skin Cancer/Facial Plastic Reconstruction, and Advanced Dermatologic Surgery from University of California, San Francisco.

Walnut Creek doctor explains details of Botox procedure


Botox procedure Walnut Creek

As a commonly requested cosmetic procedure for the face, Botox is used to address lines and wrinkles. Created with botulinum toxin A, a neuromodulator, Botox relaxes muscles. When injected into the face, fine lines and wrinkles are softened, minimizing their appearance. Located in Walnut Creek, CA, Dr. Christine Lee of The Skin and Laser Treatment Institute offers Botox to patients who want to decrease signs aging.

What to expect

During the consultation, you and the doctor discuss your medical history, including use of aspirin or blood thinners, previous Botox procedures, and your expectations from treatment. You may also be asked to squint or make specific facial expressions to show where wrinkles are located and their depth. This helps the doctor determine how much Botox to inject and where to place it.

Botox can be used to address lines in the following areas:
  • Crow’s feet at the outside corners of eyes
  • Elevens between the eyebrows
  • Forehead lines
  • Lines around the mouth
  • Lines on the neck
Botox injections are easily tolerated. After makeup has been removed, your physician uses a very fine needle to inject Botox. Patients describe treatment as quick, tiny pinpricks. The entire procedure is over within 15 minutes. You walk out of the office with little evidence of a treatment other than minimal redness or possible bruising.

Following treatment

Immediately following treatment, doctors recommend avoiding physical activity, yoga, or massaging treated areas. This ensures the medicine stays in the desired areas and does not migrate. Over the course of three to five days, Botox begins to set in and muscles relax. Full results are visible within a week. Effects last three to six months.

To schedule your Botox procedure with Dr. Christine Lee, call The Skin and Laser Treatment Institute in Walnut Creek – (925) 500-1180.

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