What is Botox® Cosmetic?
It's a simple non-surgical procedure that smoothes the lines around your eyes. The natural purified protein relaxes the muscles that cause wrinkles.
What is a Botox® Cosmetic procedure like?
The simple treatment takes about 10-15 minutes and consists of a few tiny injections. The doctor decides exactly where to administer Botox® Cosmetic for the best results.
Is it painful?
Most patients compare the sensation to a bug bite. Overall, the discomfort is mild and temporary.
Is this procedure safe?
Botox® Cosmetic is a natural purified protein that is administered at the very low doses. The effects of Botox® Cosmetic are usually confined to the injected region. It does not travel through the body.
Will I need to take time off from work to recuperate?
Most patients go right back to work or continue daily activities right after the procedure.
When will I start to see results?
You should see a significant improvement within a few days.
How long will it last?
The effects of Botox® Cosmetic last up to 4 months.
Are there any side effects?
It's unlikely that you'll experience any side effects. You may notice some slight bruising at the injection site, but this is temporary and can be covered with makeup. The most common side effects are headache, respiratory infection, flu-like symptoms, temporary eyelid droop, and nausea.
Is Botox® Cosmetic expensive?
It's actually quite affordable. In fact, Botox® Cosmetic is one of the least expensive facial aesthetic procedures, ranking 7th in the 9 most widely used procedures in the country.
How can I learn more about Botox® Cosmetic?
Call McPeak Vision Partners and we can answer any questions you may have.