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Doctor insights on: Is Botox Safe And If You Stop Getting Botox Will Ur Skin Get More Wrinkly

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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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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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Should i get a chemical peel for my scars and botox for my wrinkles?

Should i get a chemical peel for my scars and botox for my wrinkles?

Aging: We have no idea. We know nothing about you and don't even have a picture to evaluate. Besides, these are elective procedures for cosmetic concerns. There is no "should" as these procedures also carry potential complications. It is a personal decision made by the individual and their treating doctor. ...Read more

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Can you get rid of wrinkles under your eyes if you inject botox?

Can you get rid of wrinkles under your eyes if you inject botox?

Botox - Cosmetic: Botox is commonly used above and on the sides of the eyes to reduce wrinkles. However, Botox is not normally given under the eyes. Eye bags or dark circles are better treated with other options, such as skin care, facial fillers, fat injections, or plastic surgery. ...Read more

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Help can botox get rid of wrinkles already present on your face?

Help can botox get rid of wrinkles already present on your face?

Yes: That is what botox cosmetic is for. It is used to reduce or completely remove the appearance of wrinkles on the face by relaxing the underlying muscles. Note that botox only lasts for 3-4 months, so in order to keep up the effect indefinitely, you will need repeat treatments this often. ...Read more

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What's is in Botox and could it cause side effects? Should I get Botox at age21 to prevent wrinkles? And does Botox wear-off,and if so, how long after

What's is in Botox and could it cause side effects? Should I get Botox at age21 to prevent wrinkles? And does Botox wear-off,and if so, how long after

Yes!: Botox can be given at your age- its botulism toxin that paralyzes the muscle temporarily. Side affects can be flu like symptoms. We tell patients depending on your metabolism rate 6 weeks to 6 months, but usually it last three months. It won't prevent wrinkles but will slow down the deep wrinkle process if gotten on a regular basis ...Read more

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Can surgery get rid of my facial wrinkles? I have used creams and botox to make my facial wrinkles less noticeable, but i still look older than my age. What kind of plastic surgery is best for reducing wrinkles?

Can surgery get rid of my facial wrinkles? I have used creams and botox to make my facial wrinkles less noticeable, but i still look older than my age. What kind of plastic surgery is best for reducing wrinkles?

Get to an expert!: One are the advantages of having your Botox and fillers done by a plastic surgeon is that you can be evaluated for other noninvasive or invasive procedures while assessing your response to Botox and fillers. Multiple minor procedures can be combined to give a good effect. However, the key is having someone who knows your goals, how aggressive you want to be, and of course, your budget! good luck. ...Read more

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Is there any cosmetic procedures and/or products that work as good as botox on eliminating skin wrinkles but without animal testing?

Doubt it: Unfortunatly animal testing is often a part of research and development. I do not have any knowledge about each companies labs but as far as I know at the present time botox disport and xeomin (incobotulinumtoxin a) are the only good drugs for these problems ...Read more

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Botox injected into a forehead wrinkle had the skin lower toward my eyes. A friend said it raised the excess skin on her forehead by her doctor. What?

Botox injected into a forehead wrinkle had the skin lower toward my eyes. A friend said it raised the excess skin on her forehead by her doctor. What?

Forehead muscle weak: Botox paralyzes the muscles so when injected in the forehead the creases flatten but due to gravity everything shifts lower. One risk of Botox is that the drop of the forehead and eyebrow skin causes visual field blockage. If this happened to you then your doctor will have to leave more wrinkles in the forehead and you should consider plastic surgery consult for a brow lift. ...Read more

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Which is more effective for wrinkles: botox or a face-lift?

Which is more effective for wrinkles: botox or a face-lift?

Depends: botox treats wrinkles from movement especially on forehead and around the eyes, while facelifts correct jowls, cheek and neck wrinkles, and loose skin of the face. ...Read more

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