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BOTOX® Cosmetic

BOTOX® Cosmetic

Applications For BOTOX

BOTOX, originally approved for eye and muscle spasms, was quickly recognized for its cosmetic benefits. By strategically injecting BOTOX, it blocks nerve impulses to weaken muscles, temporarily eliminating furrows and lines. It’s used to treat forehead furrows, frown lines, crow’s feet, and neck skin bands. Allergan, the manufacturer, conducted about 2500 studies to ensure its effectiveness and safety.

BOTOX Procedure And Results

BOTOX is administered using a fine needle directly into the facial muscles responsible for furrows and lines. The effects of BOTOX become noticeable within a few days and reach their peak in 7-10 days. Typically, the results last for 3-4 months, but regular treatments may extend the duration. It’s essential to have injections performed by qualified medical professionals.

POssible Side Effects Of BOTOX

Injection-site side effects of BOTOX Cosmetic are usually mild and temporary, and include the following:

  • Pain
  • Infection
  • Inflammation
  • Tenderness
  • Swelling
  • Redness
  • Bleeding
  • Bruising

Normal activities may be resumed immediately after receiving injections.

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