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Is botox good?

Is botox good?

Yes: Botox is a purified protein that is used to soften wrinkles of the forehead and those on the outer lids (crows feet). Ideally, the muscular motion that contribute to these lines will be softened leaving a relaxed and pretty appearance. Good Botox should still allow some animation. www.artofplasticsurgery.com ...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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Does botox hurt?

Does botox hurt?

Typically: the needles is very skinny and short so likely a tiny pinch but needs to be placed in a few locations. ...Read more

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Can you use botox to treat CP?

Can you use botox to treat CP?

Botox for CP: Hi Thanks for the question. Botox is currently used for CP patients to help relax contractures from hypertonic muscles. It is used in much higher doses than cosmetic botox. ...Read more

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At what point should I do botox?

At what point should I do botox?

When to do Botox: The only person to answer this question is you. If you have certain wrinkles like frown or "11" lines, worry lines on the forehead or crows feet around the eyes then you might consider doing Botox or Dysport to relax the muscles that cause these lines. If they do not bother you then you do not need to treat the. Cosmetic procedures are completely elective. You are in control. ...Read more

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Will botox help for my undereyes?

Will botox help for my undereyes?

It depends: Botox can help with undereye lines and wrinkles caused by muscle contractions, such as when you smile. It can relax these lines and lessen the development of permanent wrinkles. Undereye bags and dark circles are not affected by botox. ...Read more

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Are there any side affects to botox ?

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_guide ...Read more

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Can you tell me about botox injections?

Can you tell me about botox injections?

Best Information: Complex topic. This is the best site for information: http://www.botoxcosmetic.com/ ...Read more

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What are the medicinal effects of botox?

What are the medicinal effects of botox?

Many: Botox was developed to treat a condition called blepharospasm, or uncontrolled twitching of the eyelids. Now it's used to treat migraines, muscle spasms, sweating and even anal fissures. ...Read more

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How long does it take for botox to work?

How long does it take for botox to work?

Botox treatment.: Usually 3-5 days. Some of my patients state that they start to feel the effect even sooner. Talk to your plastic surgeons as s/he will need to ensure that you are a good candidate or not for this procedure. ...Read more

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What are the medical benefits of botox, ?

What are the medical benefits of botox, ?

See below: Botox is a neurotoxin that paralyzes the muscle for 3 months. It is used to help reduce the muscle tone in patients with spasticity and now it's indicated for chronic migraines. ...Read more

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is there a topical alternative to botox?

is there a topical alternative to botox?

Botox-like effect: There is no topical direct equivalent drug. There are noninvasive and minimally invasive cosmetic procedures you can under go that will reduce and smooth wrinkles. Best to consult with a cosmetic specialist (ENT surgeon, plastic surgeon, dermatologist) to discuss your best options. ...Read more

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How many mg do I need for botox injection?

How many mg do I need for botox injection?

Units: Botulinum toxins are measured in units. Depending upon which muscles/wrinkles you seek to treat, the dose will vary. ...Read more

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When is botox sed for therapeutic reasons?

When is  botox sed for therapeutic reasons?

Eye spasms to start: Botox is used for many problems related to muscle contraction, such as eyelid spasms, for which it was originally developed, as well as neck muscle contractures and in other locations. It is also used to stop certain disorders caused by over-active nervous stimulation, like sweating and tearing. It has recently been used for headaches, usually injected in the forehead or neck. ...Read more

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Where can I find more information on botox?

Where can I find more information on botox?

Artofplasticsurgery: Botox information is found on many sites. Allergen is the company that produces it. My site : www.Artofplasticsurgery.Com, has a plethora of information of Botox and fillers as well. Or just google botox. You will come across many articles. But remember good Botox is to calm the wrinkles and lines down not make the forehead like a mask. ...Read more

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Is botox reinjection at 2.5 months good/bad?

Neither good or bad: Every patient responds with slight differences to the cosmetic injections of botulin toxin drugs. Their muscle anatomy is different, some have bulkier muscle mass and some just metabolize the products at a different rate. Ideally injections should not be repeated any sooner than 2-2.5 months as the incidence of potential side effects might increase., rarely on a few patients that's all it'll last. ...Read more

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How long must i wait for botox take into effect?

How long must i wait for botox take into effect?

2-14 days: If it's your first time getting botox, you can expect some improvement within 2-4 days. Full effect can take up to 2 weeks. People who receive their treatments regularly usually see an improvement within 24 hours and full effect within 7-10 days. ...Read more

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Can you use a vibration plate if you have botox?

Can you use a vibration plate if you have botox?

Yes: Your can use a vibration plate before your injections or an ice pack usually works as well. ...Read more

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What do you advise if need some tips about botox?

What do you advise if need some tips about botox?

See Plastic Surgeon: to make sure whatever cosmetic appearance you are trying to create especially if you are worried what your outcome may be. Don't go to any clinic that does not have a board certified plastic surgeon that can help direct your care. ...Read more

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What are the ethnical concerns of botox injection?

What are the ethnical concerns of botox injection?

Injector ethics: Ensure that your injector takes a full history to ensure you are a suitable candidate. S(he) should show you the bottle from which the product is drawn, disclose the dilution factor and storage conditions as well as chart your treatment, noting the units used, sites treated and lot number. Your injector should set the expectation by outlining the indications for botox. ...Read more

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Botox injection.. What are the benefits and costs?

Botox injection.. What are the benefits and costs?

Looking younger: Botox has many uses. Esthetic and medical. It can stop pain from spasms; prevent migraines; eliminate dynamic wrinkles, and a bunch of other ailments. You can find what Botox is used for by searching the web. There is not enough space here. The cost vary by doc and by the amount used. It is sold by the until and by the procedure- depending upon your treating physician. ...Read more

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