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Your Complete Guide To Botox: What You Need To Know

 

 

Are you on the fence about Botox? Here are the 4 most common myths about Botox debunked and the truth about this great cosmetic treatment. 

Botox is one of the most popular anti-aging cosmetic treatments and it’s often recommended to patients who are looking to prevent and/or minimize the lines between the brows and across the forehead. 

What Are Some Of The Benefits Of Botox: 

  • Results in 7-14 days
  • Natural looking results
  • Long lasting effects (up to 4 months) 
  • Minimal side effects
  • Quick and painless 

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The Truth About Botox: 4 Myths Debunked 

Although Botox is one of the most popular cosmetic treatments, it isn’t without controversy. There are still many misconceptions regarding its safety, what it can and cannot do, and who should use it. 

If you are considering a Botox treatment, here's what you need to know: 

  1. Botox Creates Natural Results

When Botox is injected correctly, it works by relaxing the facial muscles that create dynamic lines and wrinkles, thus creating a smoother appearance. These treatment areas include crow’s feet, forehead lines, and frown lines. 

Botox DOES NOT affect any other muscles involved in facial expressions. We still want you to have flex of expression, but without creating those lines. After your treatment, you’ll still be able to display a wide range of natural expressions, while enjoying an improved appearance. 

  1. The Best Time For Botox Is In Your 40s 

It used to be thought that Botox was ideal for patients who are in their 40s and 50s, when fine lines and wrinkles have already appeared, but today, this cosmetic treatment is being used more frequently by younger patients (in their 20s and 30s) as a preventive anti-aging method. 

By starting Botox treatments early on, before wrinkles even appear, you may receive numerous benefits, such as: 

  • Fewer treatments needed in the future
  • Lower long-term Botox costs
  • Slower development of fine lines & wrinkles

By injecting Botox at the first signs of aging, wrinkle forming muscles will be softened, thereby preventing deep-set wrinkles from appearing. 

WHEN TO START BOTOX TREATMENTS

  1. Botox Is Just Used For Anti-Aging 

While Botox is most popularly known as a treatment for wrinkles, this isn't the only condition it's used to address. There are many different types of conditions Botox can treat, including: 

  • Migraines 
  • Improving Jawline Appearance
  • Brow Lift
  • Lip Lift 
  • Hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating) 
  1. Botox Isn’t Always Safe 

Since 2002, when Botox was FDA & Health Canada approved for cosmetic use, millions of people have experienced safe and effective results. However, you must remember that Botox is safest in the hands of a qualified administrator who understands and follows the manufacturer-recommended doses. 

Your Botox Professional Matters: The quality of your results will depend on the skill of your Botox administrator, which is why it’s so important to find the right professional for your cosmetic treatment. 

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To find out if Botox is right for you, contact us today at (780) 481-9772 or fill out our online contact form.


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