What is Botox?
BOTOX Cosmetic® is an approved, safe prescription
drug which is used to reduce or minimize facial wrinkles
in the area(s) it is applied. The treatment involves very
tiny injections into the muscles under the skin in order
to temporarily relax the muscles. This will prevent the muscles
from fully contracting, and thus will minimiize wrinkling
typically associated with negative expressions such as: worry,
anger, stressed appearance.
Will my smile look natural?
You will still be able to express yourself and to
smile! Most patients are interested in a natural, relaxed
appearance. Dr. Maytham strives to achieve a natural outcome
in conjunction with your personal treatment goals.
Will I see results right away?
You may start to see the results begin within a
few days after the treatment, but full treatment results
can take up to 14 days to fully set in. Treatment results
may last approximately 3 to 4 months but every patient is
different due to unique muscular structures.
How long does the procedure take?
Anesthetic is not required and the treatment only
takes approximately 15 minutes to perform. The needle used
is very tiny and feels similar to tiny pinches. It is so
quick and safe that you can immediately return to your daily
Is it safe?
Yes! BOTOX Cosmetic® has been available for
20 years and has been used to treat many neuromuscular
In fact it is used in children as young as 2 yrs.
old to treat Cerebral Palsy and has been proven to be very
safe through many years of extensive testing and research.
Do men and women both use Botox?
Yes! BOTOX Cosmetic® for men is a growing
segment of the market. Many men experience and enjoy
the benefits of Botox.
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