Whole Beauty® Institute

Dysport® and Xeomin®

Restore a balanced and soft look to your appearance with injectable facial relaxants.

Why Choose The Whole Beauty® Institute For All Your Non-Surgical & Medical Aesthetic Needs.


Dr. Cook and his team are well-known for their sophisticated applications of Botox®, Dysport® and other relaxants.


Dr. Cook’s experience with Botox® began before it was available for aesthetic applications in the United States. He studied with international luminaries who pioneered advanced techniques in the face.


Our clinical approach to relaxants is based on an individualized analysis of your unique pattern of facial expression.


Botox® and other relaxants are only tools. We provide value from our sophisticated analysis, technique, and an approach that is rooted in our philosophy of naturalism.

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Dysport® and Xeomin®

Smooth Wrinkles Related to Muscle Motion at Chicago and Winnetka’s Whole Beauty® Institute

At the Whole Beauty® Institute, we believe in choosing the right treatment for the patient. While BOTOX® is the most popular muscle-relaxing injectable in the world, it is not the only option for treating unwanted dynamic wrinkles on the face. With Xeomin® and Dysport®, Chicago-area women and men who want a more youthful look can achieve a visible reduction in forehead lines while getting other benefits unique to the specific injectable. Both treatments are FDA approved for addressing moderate to severe glabellar lines, better known as frown lines.

All neuromodulators work the same: By preventing chemical signals from arriving at the proper receptors in facial muscles, they inhibit muscle contractions that would otherwise pull the skin into a telltale fold or furrow. However, there are some subtle differences between the various brands available.


Dysport® offers the fastest potential onset of results of the three neuromodulators available at Whole Beauty® Institute. Some patients begin to see a reduction in the severity of their glabellar lines just 24 hours after their Dysport® injections. Dysport® also tends to diffuse more than its counterparts, so it is more ideal for treating larger regions, such as the forehead, than for performing detail work in a focused area. Results from a Dysport® session can be expected to last for around three to six months.


Slangily known as “the naked injectable,” Xeomin® earned its nickname due to the fact that less protein is attached to the active part of the molecule. Because the treatment consists solely of botulinum toxin, it may be well tolerated by patients who have found that they are no longer achieving their desired results with Dysport® or BOTOX®. This injectable also does not need to be refrigerated, so it will be at room temperature when it is administered. Some patients find this sensation to make for a more comfortable injection process. Results take a bit longer to appear (about five to seven days) and can last for four to six months.

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Ready for Xeomin® or Dysport®? Chicago and Winnetka’s Whole Beauty® Institute offers facial evaluations and consultations. Arrange yours by calling 312-751-2112, or send a message online for more information.

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Why Choose Whole Beauty® Institute for Dysport® or Xeomin®?

As with any injectable, safe and beautiful results depend not just on the product being used, but also on the experience and skill of the provider. Each member of our team is well versed in the use of neuromodulators in general, as well as the specific brands on our menu of services.

We apply the knowledge built from specialized training and hundreds upon hundreds of successful applications to target specific wrinkles while also balancing the brow for a natural look. A key with any nonsurgical treatment—not just Dysport® and Xeomin®—is to ensure that solving one cosmetic issue does not create a new one elsewhere.

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Our locations in the Gold Coast of Chicago and Winnetka in the North Shore reflect our commitment to convenient and discrete concierge-level service.

Whole Beauty® Institute |Map | 737 N.Michigan Ave

Chicago Office

737 North Michigan Ave., Suite 760 Chicago IL 60611 (312) 751-2112 Entrance at 151 E. Chicago Avenue

Whole Beauty® Institute |Map | 118 Green Bay Road

Winnetka Office

118 Green Bay Road Winnetka IL 60093  (847) 446-7562
Located directly across from Indian Hill Metra Station