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Is botox safe?

Is botox safe?

Yes: Botox has been used for years in many medical applications. The amount of Botox used for the typical cosmetic treatment of moderate expression lines of the face is 1/10 to 1/3 the amount used in other medical conditions. The biggest contraindications for the general healthy public include pregnancy and breast feeding or active infection at the site of treatment. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Pollard
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Botulinum Toxin (Botox) Injection (Definition)

Botox is a medicine that causes muscles to relax. It is commonly used to improve the appearance of deep facial lines or wrinkles between the eyebrows. It is also used to relieve migraine, and in certain conditions that involve muscle spasm. ...Read more


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Is botox safe?

Is botox safe?

Yes: Like any product, its safety of the is dependent upon and responsive to the person administering it & it's quality. Botox is a purified protein that alters the muscles ability to cause lines and deep wrinkles around the outer eyes and forehead. Choose a physician wisely and do not go overboard with removing all lines or wrinkles. Animation is good! Be smart! www.artofplasticsurgery.com ...Read more

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Is botox safe? And if you stop getting botox will ur skin get more wrinkly?

Is botox safe? And if you stop getting botox will ur skin get more wrinkly?

Botox is proven safe: Botox (botulinum toxin) has a proven track record for safety. It works by preventing the muscle movement which creates wrinkles. If you stop using botox, it will stop working. Therefore, then the wrinkle creation process will continue. If you use Botox regularly, you can reduce wrinkle formation. There is no "rebound" or "bounce back" if you try Botox and then stop using it. ...Read more

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Is botox safe/effective for bruxism? My TMJ orthodontist recommends it due to severity.

Strange Response: Botox give tissue support. Bruxism is as a result in inadequate bone to bone relationships a - this us usual treated with functional orthopedic appliances or surgery to gain the proper relationships. Botox does nothing for bone to bone relationships. Get a consultations with a Dentist very familiar with Functional Orthopedic Appliances. ...Read more

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I have ic. Diet, meds are not working. Symptoms are urgency, frequency, burning in the urethral area. Uro wants to start botox. Is it safe?

Not indicated: Botox will most likely not help ic are you on elmiron, (pentosan) prosed, or DMSO yet. Cystoscopy and hydrodistention may help think about a second opinion. ...Read more

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How safe is botox to the eyebrow and forehead areas

Botox is safe: Botox for the forehead is very safe when done in appropriate recommended doses by an experience physician. Juvederm, a dermal filler, uses synthetic or natural substances to "fill in" hollow or sagging areas of the face. Botox contains a safe toxin that workst o reduce the appearance of wrinkles. ...Read more

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