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Is the botox injections a risky thing to do?

Is the botox injections a risky thing to do?

Botox is safe: Botulinum toxin (dysport, botox, etc) is a very predictable and safe procedure when done by an experienced physician. Any procedure carries risks (just like riding in a car) but those risks are quite small. Seek out a qualified facial plastic surgeon. He/she will be able to discuss the risks of Botox injections and answer all your questions. ...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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What is the use of botox injections?

What is the use of botox injections?

Several: Botox has on label and off label uses. On label means uses that the fda has specifically approved it for and off label are other uses not "on the label". Some common uses are: decreasing the appearance of wrinkles, migraine headache treatment, clenching/tmd, overactive sweat glands, and relief of muscle pain. ...Read more

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How safe is it to get botox injections?

How safe is it to get botox injections?

Safer than peanuts: Botox has been around for decades! there are more deaths from peanuts and penicillin than there are from botox. Botox side effects are generally mild and they resolve without any treatment. There is no chance whatsoever of getting botulism from botox. It is a purified protein not a bacteria. Find a doctor with lots of experience and try it! ...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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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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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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What sort of special program or training does a nurse have to get to be certified on botox injections?

Physician Oversight: Nurse practitioners and pa may be allowed to do injections under direct supervision of a physician. Varies from state to state. Usually taught as a preceptorship during which the trainee watches, then performs injections as directed, then injects under supervision of licensed practitioner qualified to do those types of injections. ...Read more

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How painful are botox injections? Are botox injections very painful? What is done to reduce the pain of injections? .

Minimal discomfort: Botox injections are usually not painful. Tiny injections are used to target specific muscles to relax them. In our office, we usually use ice before and after the injection to minimize discomfort. Botox treatments only take a few minutes to complete and the results last 3-4 months. It's worth it! ...Read more

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What qualifys someone to receive botox injections for migranes?

15 headache days: per month and having met at least 3 different classes of headache medications. I would discuss this with your doctor to see if you have completed the pre-requisite requirements. ...Read more

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