What is Botox Cosmetic?
BOTOX® Cosmetic is a simple, nonsurgical, physician-administered treatment that can temporarily smooth frown lines on your most visible surface: Your Face. It is the only wrinkle reduction treatment of its kind approved by the FDA.
What It Can Do For Me?
- Treat Frown lines – Fine lines and wrinkles between the brows
- Treat crow’s feet – Fine lines and wrinkles around the eyes
- Remove horizontal forehead wrinkles
- Treat fine lines around the mouth
- Eyebrow shaping
- Brow lifting
With one short treatment and a few tiny injections you will see a noticeable wrinkle reduction within days of treatment. These results can last up to 4 months. Individual results may vary.
Real People – Real Results with Botox Cosmetic
Is Botox Safe?
Botox is very safe and has been in common use. Botox was approved by the Food and Drug Administration in 2002. Since that time it has become the most common cosmetic procedure in the United States.Like all drugs and medical procedures, side effects are possible so please speak with your physician. Side effects from Botox are rare. It is always prudent to review theBOTOX® injection side effects information so that any BOTOX® injection danger is known and understood.Only your doctor can decide if BOTOX® Cosmetic is right for you.
Before starting treatment, ask your doctor if you:
- have any diseases that affect your nerves and muscles. These diseases may increase your chance of side effects with BOTOX® Cosmetic treatment.
- are breastfeeding
- are planning to become pregnant soon.
Do not use BOTOX® Cosmetic if you:
- have an infection where BOTOX® Cosmetic will be injected
- are allergic to any of the ingredients in BOTOX® Cosmetic
- are pregnant or think you might be pregnant.
Can any of my medicines interact with BOTOX® Cosmetic?
Be sure that your doctor knows the names of all the medicines you are using, including:
- antibiotics used to treat infections, such as gentamicin, tobramycin, clindamycin, and lincomycin
- medicines used to treat heart rhythm problems, such as quinidine
- medicines used to treat different conditions, such as myasthenia gravis or Alzheimer’s disease.
As with all prescription medicines, you should also notify your doctor if you are taking any over-the-counter medicines or herbal products.
This is not a complete list of medicines that can interact with BOTOX® Cosmetic. Ask your doctor for complete information.
People with neuromuscular disorders should consult with their physician carefully before having a BOTOX® injection treatment, as cardiovascular problems may arise.
Who can use Botox?
Men and women aged 18 to 65 can use Botox!
Is it an expensive procedure?
According to a survey by the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Botox is one of least expensive procedures, ranking 7th of the 9 most popular appearance-enhancing procedures.
How Long Does BOTOX Last?
Depending upon the area(s) where Botox is used, they typically last 3-4 months. Most people receive treatment at least three times a year.
You should consider another treatment is when muscle activity has recurred enough but before wrinkles have returned.
What is Recovery From BOTOX?
You can go back to normal life immediately after Botox treatment treatment. You may see mild bruising for a day . You can even apply makeup if you like.
You should avoid touching or rubbing the injection areas for a couple of days.
Please remember no procedure is without risks! Botox have been used successfully for many years. Side effects for aesthetic uses are very rare.