WHAT IS BOTOX
Botox is one of the most celebrated, anti–aging treatments approved by the FDA. In fact, the use of BOTOX® Cosmetic, to erase wrinkles and fine lines is aesthetic medicine’s most popular, non-surgical procedure.. This simple treatment has come to represent all that is effective, and practically painless in aesthetic medicine.
HOW DOES BOTOX WORK
Botox is a muscle relaxant that has been used in medical treatment specialties for over 30 years. This amazing product is a purified protein. It tricks the brain to relax the muscles and smooth the lines that etch the upper face. Researchers continue looking for new and improved ways of using this wonder drug and consumers are now demanding expert injectors who can use Botox to help them look younger and more refreshed – not give them the “frozen look” that some celebrities have shown in the past. . Botox application smooth’s the undesirable lines on the face, or targeted areas, giving the skin a smoother more refreshed appearance.
WHAT TO EXPECT AT YOUR APPOINTMENT
Prior to receiving treatment, you’ll meet with our advances injection specialists to discuss your desired results and develop a customized treatment plan specifically for you. At the time of your treatment, we’ll get you comfortable by applying a topical anesthetic to the treatment area; which will help minimize any possible discomfort. The treatment itself is a half hour procedure, which involves a series of tiny injections directly into the muscles that are causing the stubborn lines. As a result, the muscles temporarily relax, which can eliminate frown lines, forehead creases, crow’s feet and even the thick bands in the neck. Our cosmetic injections are virtually painless, affordable and highly effective.
HOW LONG WILL THE RESULTS LAST
Side effects are minimal to none, and results last 3 to 8 months at which time another injection is required. With repeated treatments over time, the effects of Botox may begin to last longer, but results will vary from person to person. It is a safe and quick non-invasive procedure that produces a very natural outcome. It may take 5 to 7 days to be visible.
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BOTOX® is FDA approved in the treatment of fine lines and wrinkles
Known risks and side effects.
The specific risks and suitability of this procedure for a given individual can only be determined at the time of consultation. All procedures have some degree of risk. Minor complications that do not affect the outcome occur occasionally. Major complications are rare. There are no recognized permanent side effects of Botox. Complications are rare but may include affecting an unintended nearby muscle, resulting in its temporary loss of function (e.g. a drooping eyelid). Great care and instructions are given to prevent this from happening.
Botox® Before & After
BOTOX® Cosmetic (onabotulinumtoxinA) is a prescription medicine that is injected into muscles and used to temporarily improve the look of both moderate to severe crow’s feet lines and frown lines.
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