Frequently Asked Questions About BOTOX® Cosmetic
There may not be a literal fountain of youth; however, BOTOX® Cosmetic could be the next best thing. This popular non-surgical facial rejuvenation method can reduce the appearance of numerous common signs of aging quickly and with natural-looking results. Furthermore, treatment typically will be brief and downtime minimal.
Need more information before you determine what’s right for you? Here are some of the most frequently asked questions about BOTOX® injections and their answers:
What areas can BOTOX® Cosmetic treat?
BOTOX® Cosmetic can be used on some of the areas most susceptible to the natural aging process, including the “frown lines” between the eyes and the sensitive eye region. Additionally, BOTOX® injections can address fine lines and wrinkles around the nose and mouth as well as the chin (dimples).
How long does treatment take?
One of the primary benefits of BOTOX® Cosmetic is the swift treatment time. In most cases, you can be in and out within approximately 30 minutes, though individual experience may vary. You might even be able to schedule the procedure during your lunch break!
Does it hurt?
Your comfort is a high priority for our entire medical team, and we will make every effort to make your experience as pleasant as possible. Most patients report little discomfort, and we have numbing agents available to help neutralize any pain.
When can I see the results?
You should begin to see the effects of the BOTOX® injections within a few days, with the full results visible after approximately one to two weeks. Some side effects are normal, such as mild swelling, redness, and tenderness at the injection sites. These should subside quickly.
How long does it last?
Every person’s experience is unique. BOTOX® Cosmetic lasts between four and six months for most patients. You can help to extend the benefits with regular maintenance treatments.