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How Bad Is Botox For Your Skin Health
Botox is beneficial: Botox and disport work by preventing the contraction of muscles which leads to wrinkles. When used regularly, it can help promote long term improvements in your appearance. When given by a properly trained and experienced injector, the risk of problems is very low and patient satisfaction is very high. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can botox help with a sagging jawline? My jawline is increasingly saggy, though it's skin and not fat. Can botox injections help with this problem?
Had botox then allergic reactions x3 in a week. No topical used, only alcohol to clean skin. How long will the reactions keep happening? And to what?
Very unusual: "allergic" reactions to Botox or Dysport (botulinum toxin a) are very rare. I would discuss the signs and symptoms with your treating physician to verify that it was an apparent true allergic reaction. Then consider reporting it to the manufacturer. Obviously if disturbing enough to outweigh the intended benefits, strongly consider a different treatment option in the future. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can botox migrate to other areas? Is it possible for the botox to migrate under the skin to unintended areas after injections? If so, how is the problem avoided?
Botox migration: Botox can migrate to other areas. This is the cause of the eye droop seen occasionally after injection of the "parenthesis" area between the brows. It is very unusual for Botox to cause systemic problems, except on individuals who have unusual neuromuscular disorders, such as myasthenia gravis or ms. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Are there any long term bad effects from forehead botox? If your face looks funny afterward, will it eventually just wear off?
Is there any cosmetic procedures and/or products that work as good as botox on eliminating skin wrinkles but without animal testing?
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