Botox in Richlands, Virginia
It's all about Freedom of Expression
Men and women of all skin colors and ethnicities are enjoying the freedom!
Millions of men and women of all skin colors and ethnicities have realized the benefits of being treated with BOTOX®
Cosmetic (Botulinum Toxin Type A). you can too! when administered by an experienced physician, you can still smile, frown, and look surprised without those lines between your brows. For more information, talk to your doctor or visit www.BotoxCosmetic.com
How does BOTOX®Cosmetic work?
During treatment, very low does of BOTOX®Cosmetic are administered via a few tiny injections directly into the muscles responsible for frown lines between the brows. By blocking the release of a chemical that causes these muscles to contract, BOTOX®Cosmetic enables them to relax. the effects are very localized and when administered by an experienced physician, do not affect your ability to smile, laugh, or otherwise show expression. BOTOX Cosmetic is the only product of its kind that has been approved for use in this area.
What are the common side effects?
The most common side effects following injections include temporary eyelid droop and nausea. Localized pain, infection, inflammation, tenderness, swelling, redness, and/or bleeding/bruising may be associated with the injection. Patients with certain neuromuscular disorders such as ALS, myasthenia gravis, or Lambert-Eaton syndrome may be at increased risk of serious side effects.
Is there any chance of serious side effects?
Serious heart problems and serious allergic reactions have been reported rarely. If you think you have an allergic reaction or other unusual symptoms, such as difficulty swallowing, speaking, or breathing, call your doctor immediately.
What is the treatment like?
Cosmetic is a quick and minimally invasive procedure consisting of a few tiny injections. Your doctor will determine exactly where to administer these injections to achieve the best results for you. No anesthesia is required, though he or she may choose to numb the area with a cold pack or anesthetic cream prior to injecting.
The entire procedure takes approximately 10 minutes, and there is no downtime afterward. Discomfort is minimal and brief. Localized pain, infection, inflammation, tenderness, swelling, redness, and/or bleeding/bruising may be associated with the injection.
Who is being treated with BOTOX® Cosmetic?
Men and women of varying ethnicities have been treated with BOTOX®
Cosmetic. Because it works only on the underlying muscles, it is not expected to affect skin color.
Have patients been happy with their results?
A 2005 survey by the Aesthetic Surgery education & Research Foundation (ASERF) reported that 97% of patients were satisfied with the results of BOTOX®
How soon will I see a difference?
You can expect to see results within days after your treatment, and the appearance of the area between your brows may continue to improve for up to a week.
By day 30 in a phase 3 clinical study, 89% of patients judged the severity of their frown lines between their brows as moderate or better. Visible results have been shown to last up to 4 months. After that, many patients are ready to return for a follow-up treatment.
Your own results may vary - be sure to talk to your doctor about what you can expect.
Is BOTOX® Cosmetic expensive?
Actually, it's quite affordable. Although many people think of BOTOX®
Cosmetic as luxury treatment for the "rich and famous," recent statistics show otherwise. According to the 2005 ASERF BOTOX®
Cosmetic Use Survey, people just like you make up two thirds of the patient base.
How do I know if BOTOX® Cosmetic is right for me?
BOTOX Cosmetic is approved for the temporary treatment of moderate to severe frown lines in patients between the ages of 18 and 65. If you meet these conditions, then you may be a candidate for BOTOX Cosmetic. Ask your doctor if BOTOX Cosmetic is right for you.
Unretouched clinical photos taken at maximum frown before BOTOX Cosmetic, and after treatment with BOTOX® Cosmetic at day 14. Your own results may vary.