Botox

Regular price $280.00 Sale price $199.00
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Details:
- Provider determines eligibility during consultation
- Typical treatment areas for cosmetic Botox injections: Glabellar area, crow's-feet around the eyes, lines on the forehead and other areas as medically approved
- Redeemable at all our locations

Fine prints:
All units must be used on the same day of treatment
Appointment and Consultation by provider required
Non-candidates and other refund requests will be honored before service provided
Botox may cause serious side effects that can be life threatening, including problems swallowing, speaking, or breathing. Read all safety considerations for Botox.
Standard cancellation policy applies
Valid only for option purchased
All services must be used by the same person

What is Botox?
First, let’s start with the basics. Botox is a type of injectable medication that is used to prevent facial wrinkles and reduce the appearance of lines and aging spots on the skin. The active ingredient in Botox is a neurotoxin that works to temporarily weaken the muscles that cause dynamic wrinkles (wrinkles that are caused by repetitive motion, like smiling or squinting). Botox is commonly used as a cosmetic treatment to reduce the appearance of wrinkles. It is also used to treat migraine headaches.

How does the procedure work?
Botox is injected into the muscles of the face to temporarily paralyze them. This reduces the formation of dynamic wrinkles and smooths out the skin by softening any existing wrinkles. When administered by a qualified and experienced injector, it is a very quick and relatively painless procedure. Patients will notice some minimal bruising and swelling at the injection site, but in general, people report very few side effects from Botox. Depending on the area being treated and the amount of Botox being injected, the procedure takes about 10 minutes to complete.

What is included in a typical Botox procedure?
A typical Botox procedure will include injection of Botox into the wrinkle lines between the eyebrows, the area between the eyes, the forehead, and the area between the nose and the mouth (the “smile lines”). To help minimize any potential side effects, a skin test may be done 48 hours before administering the Botox. If the test is negative, the Botox can be injected. If it’s positive, then the Botox can’t be used.

Who is a good candidate for Botox?
Botox is most commonly used to treat moderate to severe frown lines between the eyebrows and crow’s feet around the eyes. However, it can be used to treat a variety of areas, including the forehead and the area between the nose and mouth. As with all cosmetic procedures, you should consult with a qualified plastic surgeon to discuss your options and determine if Botox is right for you. In general, Botox is suitable for people who are in good health, have relatively clear and blemish-free skin, and are between the ages of 30 and 65.

Side effects and risks of Botox
As with any medical procedure, there are potential side effects and risks associated with Botox. While many people do not experience any negative side effects at all, some patients do experience mild swelling, bruising, or headaches at the injection site. Depending on which areas are being treated, the potential side effects and risks vary. For example, treating the area between the eyebrows may cause a temporary droop in this area. This is a normal side effect of the treatment and usually resolves within a week or two. If you have diabetes, high blood pressure, or an autoimmune disorder, you may not be a good candidate for Botox.

Conclusion
Botox is one of the most well-known cosmetic procedures, and for a good reason. It’s effective, safe, and affordable. While there are side effects associated with Botox, most people report very little discomfort after the treatment. If you’re looking to improve your appearance and are bothered by the signs of aging, Botox may be right for you. It’s a quick and effective way to smooth wrinkles and reduce the appearance of frown lines.