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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sinclair
38 years experience Family Medicine
Safe for who?: It all depends on the instructor. If you have a good instructor and a small class, then very safe. If you have an unskilled instructor and too many st ... Read More
Dr. Anthony Sclafani
32 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Be careful!: Make sure whoever treats you is a board certified facial plastic or plastic surgery, or dermaotlogist experienced in aesthetic treatments.
Dr. Carmen Kavali
25 years experience Plastic Surgery
Botox/fillers: A weekend course may be fine for some things (painting, cooking), but not for medical treatments. See a board-certified plastic surgeon or dermatolog ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Annette Occhialini
36 years experience Plastic Surgery
Not necessarily: It is not required but is a good idea. Consult a doctor with experience doing the procedure you are interested in. Ask friends who have had the proced ... Read More
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Dr. Marguerite Barnett
42 years experience Plastic Surgery
It Depends: Whether a doctor or nurse must have formal training in cosmetic injectables depends on the laws of the state in which they practice. In my state, for ... Read More
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Dr. Brock Ridenour
36 years experience Plastic Surgery
No: Companies are legally obligated to sell their products to any licensed physician regardless of specialty or level of training. Some provide on-site in ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
Yes or PA: These courses are generally limited to those that may be allowed to inject which may be regulated by individual state boards but this usually applies ... Read More
Dr. Bryan McIntosh
19 years experience Plastic Surgery
Usually: Most of these training courses will not allow those without the appropriate degrees/certifications/education to even attend. Depending upon your state ... Read More
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Dr. Bob Ourian
26 years experience Dermatology
No: No, you don't have to be a doctor or a nurse to receive training. However, only doctors, nurses, and physician assistants can perform these procedures ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Andrea
34 years experience Dentistry
State medical board: Check with the state medical board. As a dentist, i can administer and treat areas within the scope of the practice of dentistry...Those areas that a ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Andrea
34 years experience Dentistry
Botox can be helpful: Botox is a neurotoxin that causes relaxation of the muscle. It is helpful in many different cases to relax over active muscles and erase wrinkles ca ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kermani
24 years experience Ophthalmology
GenerallyComfortable: Botox injections are performed on different locations with various techniques aimed at obtaining the best and longest-lasting results with the greates ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elliot Duboys
44 years experience Plastic Surgery
Yes: If by CP you mean cerebral palsy, the answer is yes. Botox relaxes muscles and as such can decrease the spasticity seen with CP
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Sclafani
32 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Botox: Cosmetic treatments are best done when the patient is sufficently bothered by a feature, and a safe and effective treatment exists. Botox is a great ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bob Ourian
26 years experience Dermatology
Maybe: It depends what the problem is. If the problem is with wrinkling of the skin under the eyes, Botox can help. If the problem is with hollowness under t ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Mele
32 years experience Plastic Surgery
Yes: Here is a link to the FDA required notification in the Allergen web site: http://www.allergan.com/miscellaneous-pages/allergan-pdf-files/botox_med_gui ... Read More

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