The One and Only Botox® Cosmetics
Treatment to Smooth and Soften Facial Lines and Wrinkles
The lines that appear between your brows (glabellar), around the eyes (crow’s feet), on the forehead and around the mouth actually result from muscle movement and the passage of time. The wrinkles are caused from a combination of factors: aging, stress, sun, genetics, hormone loss, collagen depletion and the environment.
Botox creates a smoother and improved appearance by minimizing motion wrinkles, the lines caused by facial movement such as frowning and smiling. Dramatic results are seen in vertical lines that appear between your eyebrows, forehead and crows feet.
What is BOTOX®?
Botox® Cosmetic is a purified protein produced by the Clostridium Botulinum bacteria, which reduces activity of the muscle. It may sound dangerous, but it is very, safe. Botox® is a simple, nonsurgical treatment that can temporarily smooth moderate to severe frown lines, forehead creases and crow’s feet.
Is BOTOX® FDA approved?
Botox® Cosmetic was approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2002.
There have been no known allergies to Botox®.
How does BOTOX® work?
One 10 minute treatment- a few tiny Botox injections- and within day’s there is a noticeable improvement in moderate to severe frown and other facial lines. Botox® has a paralyzing or freezing effect on the muscle which lasts about 4 months. Results may vary.
What is the cost of Botox® Injections?
It varies from person to person depending on the area to be treated and the severity of the wrinkles. We charge $13 per unit for Botox and have many monthly specials.
Are there any side effects to a BOTOX® Cosmetic treatment?
Side effects of Botox are rare and include bruising at the injection site, headache for 1-2 hours after treatment and eye droop (very rare) can occur.
How do I prepare for my BOTOX treatment?
Botox requires no pretesting, but you should take a few precautions before being treated. Avoid using Aspirin, Non Steroidal Anti inflammatory medication (NSAIDS), St John’s Wart or high doses of Vitamin E, because these may increase bleeding at injection site.
Are there any restrictions following a BOTOX treatment?
Patients are instructed to be upright for 4 hours after their Botox injection. We suggest no heavy exercise following a treatment for 24 hours.
What other conditions can be treated with BOTOX®?
Botox can be used in the treatment of migraine headaches and hyperhidrosis (severe underarm sweating).
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