Botox cosmetic is an injected prescription medicine that can be done alone or with other cosmetic procedures. Topical cream and ice are commonly used to numb the treatment area. An experienced medical aesthetician, expert in facial anatomy will assist you with the procedure. It can reduce fine lines and wrinkles caused by repeated muscle contractions such as frowning and squinting. It is sed to temporarily reduce muscle activity and improve the look of your skin, visibly with smoothing moderate to severe forehead lines, crow’s feet and frown lines between the eyebrows.
Botox injection is so popular in Canada, due to its effectiveness, and proven safety track record of more than 5 million injection performed each year.
As one age, raising the eyebrows may develop lines on forehead and frown lines, while squinting or smiling may form the crow’s feet lines.
1. How long does the Botox procedure take?
Generally, after the consultation, the entire procedure only takes up to 10 minutes.
2. How quickly does Botox injection work?
Most patients may see improvement in a couple or 4 days. However, it can take up to2 weeks to see the entire result.
3. Does It hurt?
Most patients only experienced a little pinch.
4. How long does Botox last?
It’s not permanent. The visible result usually last about 3-4 months, but it differs from one to one.
Most patients who get their first 3 treatments done back-to-back every 3 months, find that:
• Their next injection lasts approximately 4 months.
• Then the next injection lasts approximately 5 months.
• And the following lasts approximately 6 months.
• Patients who stay on our prompt treatment schedule, can stabilize their treatments at approximately 2 times per year.
5. Is the face going to get worse?
No, face will never get worse, if you stop using Botox at the very minimum, one will simply return to where it was started. If one uses Botox injection for a number of years and then stops, muscles learn to relax and therefore it will end up looking a little better than when it was originally started.
6. Is there any side effect of it?
Side effects are rare and fortunately not permanent. Rarely, there can be some minor bruising, facilized pain, inflammation, tenderness, swelling and redness. Most Botox patients do not experience any side effects.
7. Where does Botox go in the body?
Botox stays local to the muscle where it was injected after the injection, Botox is simply metabolized and broken down into natural products within a few hours.
8. I am pregnant/ currently breast feeding, can I get it?
No, it is recommended that you wait until you are finished breast feeding, although there is no clinical evidence to prove any harm to the mother or baby.