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How bad is botox for your skin health?

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 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 reinjection at 2.5 months good/bad?

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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Are there any long term bad effects from forehead botox? If your face looks funny afterward, will it eventually just wear off?

No reported long: term bad effects from Botox, because it wears off after a few months. Yes, all of its effects are temporary. ...Read more

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Its been about 4 months since i had botox done on my bladder. im still having bad complcations very hard to urinate, can't empty. what should i do?

Its been about 4 months since i had botox done on my bladder. im still having bad complcations very hard to urinate, can't empty. what should i do?

Urinary problem: I would suggest seeing your physician or a urologist. Urologists are physicians who care for the urinary tract. The urologist will evaluate you and come up with a treatment plan. ...Read more

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I only sweat badly on my forehead. Is there anything else besides botox. Its really bad. 90 percent of the time ill be the only one sweating.?

I only sweat badly on my forehead. Is there anything else besides botox. Its really bad. 90 percent of the time ill be the only one sweating.?

Sweating: Although Botox is a great treatment for sweating - and should last about 6 months - some people may also need antiperspirants . It sounds kind of funny to use an antiperspirant on your forehead - but it really isn't! clear antiperspirants work well in exposed areas. I hope this helps! ...Read more

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My lips look like i had a bad botox job- red, dry, and swollen. Allergic reaction or what ?

My lips look like i had a bad botox job- red, dry, and swollen. Allergic reaction or what ?

Possible allergy: You may have irritated your lips with something like a spicy or other product. Be careful of cinnamon, strong peppermint, or spicy foods. It's also possible you got a sunburn or windburn. Try vaseline on your lips for a few days. If it doesn't clear up see your doctor. ...Read more

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Botox today around eyes caused a pretty bad ugly blood vessel hemerage in 1 of my eyes no effect on vision am i okay ? How long before it clears?

Botox today around eyes caused a pretty bad ugly blood vessel hemerage in 1 of my eyes no effect on vision am i okay ? How long before it clears?

Injectionsite bruise: Bruising post injections in the face & especially around the eyes is more common in men than women.The tissues around the eye are thinner and will show the bruising much more. If the eye itself has no issues and there is no swelling or pressure on the eye then this should settle in about 10 days.It would be prudent to let your treating physician know what is going on and have him/her see you. ...Read more

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