Is Botox Safe?
Botox Cosmetic is FDA-approved and injections are relatively safe when performed by an experienced injector. It has proven to be a successful and valuable therapeutic protein when dosage, frequency of treatment & variety of treated clinical conditions are considered. The best way to ensure you receive the results you are looking for is to only receive injections from a highly experienced provider, such as the medical and nursing professionals at Ideal Image.
How long does Botox last?
For most of our guests, the effects of the treatment can last anywhere from 3-6 months. Many factors can influence how long the effects last. As the product wears off, muscle action returns gradually, & the previously treated lines & wrinkles may begin to reappear, and need to be treated again. With repeated treatment, the lines and wrinkles often appear less severe than before, as the muscles are being trained to relax.Some of these factors that may shorten or lengthen the effects include:
Who should not receive Botox?
While most people aged 18 to 65 are excellent candidates for Botox an wrinkle relaxers, you should not use Botox if you meet any of the following:
- Are pregnant or brestfeeding
- Have a skin infection or other condition in the area to be treated
- Are allergic to any ingredients in Botox, Dysport, or any other botulinum toxin brand
- Have had a facial surgery
- Have difficulty swallowing
- Have weakness in your forehead muscles
- And more...
When will I see results?
You may begin to notice results within 24 to 48 hours with the maximum effect visible at 30 days. Results may vary.
If you have any concerns as to whether or not you may be a good candidate, one of our consultants will be happy to answer any questions you may have. With any medical procedures, it is best to discuss the procedure with your doctor before starting treatment.