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How Long To Recover From Botox
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 Effect 3-5 Day: Botox will typically set in between 3-5 days. Full effect can take up to 2 weeks in some individuals. If you are not seeing the desired effect after that time frame, you should consult with your provider. Some patients will benefit from increased dosing or extending the treatment area to cover a broader target. Hope this helps! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
2-6 months: Botox is a neuromusclular paralyzing protein that binds irreversibly to acetylcholine receptors in the muscles where it is injected. The effects are not permanent because each of us "grow" new receptors, usually within 3-4 months, but occasionally quicker or slower (2-6 months). If injected precisely it does not "travel" or have effects elsewhere in the body. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How long do the affects of botox last? I've heard that botox is not a permanent fix. How often would I have to get it?
Thank : Thank you for your question. Botox typically last 3-4 months after treatment for facial wrinkles. Some patients are lucky where the results last much longer. Only after a comprehensive evaluation can a Botox specialist help determine appropriate options for you. Best of luck. Dr. Chaboki. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How long does botox last? If i'm going to spend $400 or $500 for botox, i want it to last as long as possible. How long do the effects realistically last?
What side effect?: Potential side effects of Botox include mild facial asymmetry, heaviness of the brow and rare complications such as drooping of an eyelid. Most asymmmetries can be corrected with a small amount of additional botox. Heaviness of the brow or drooping of an eyelid is usually a short-term problem, lasting only a couple of weeks. The effects of Botox are usually completely gone by 3 to 4 months. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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