BOTOX Cosmetic is a simple, nonsurgical, physician-administered treatment that can temporarily smooth moderate to severe frown lines between the brows in people from 18 to 65 years of age. It is the only treament of its type approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) One 10-minute treatment – a few tiny injections – and within days there’s a noticeable improvement in moderate to severe frown lines between the brows, which can last up to 4 months. Results may vary. BOTOX Cosmetic is a purifed protein produced by the Clostridium Botullinum bacterium, which reduces the activity of the muscles that cause those frown lines between the brows to form over time. In 2005, almost 3.3 million prodedures were performed with FDA-approved BOTOX Cosmetic.
How Does BOTOX® Cosmetic Work? BOTOX® Cosmetic is a purified protein produced by the Clostridium botulinum bacterium which reduces the activity of the muscles by blocking nerve impulses responsible for the contraction of muscles between the eyebrows. As a result, the injected area is relaxed, providing a more youthful appearance. The only muscles affected are the ones in the immediate treatment area where BOTOX® Cosmetic is injected.
What are the safety considerations of BOTOX® Cosmetic? It is always important to be fully informed about the safety of any medical treatment. When considering safety information, its important to note that BOTOX® is commonly used for many therapeutic uses in addition to cosmetic purposes, and there is a difference in dosage used. BOTOX® Cosmetic applications use a lower dose version and has an excellent safety record. Studies show it’s a safe product when used appropriately for cosmetic purposes.
Is treatment with BOTOX® Cosmetic painful? The procedure is generally tolerated well and many clients return for repeat treatment after approximately 4 months. It takes just a few minutes to inject BOTOX® Cosmetic. Our expert injectors use a very fine needle to bring about the results you desire while minimizing discomfort during the procedure.
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