What is Botox?

Botox is a purified protein derived from botulinum toxin called onobotulinumtoxinA which when injected, acts on nerve endings in muscles to prevent the muscle fibers from contracting thereby relaxing the underlying muscles, and
removing the wrinkles. The wrinkles may be caused by aging, brutal environmental factors such as exposure to the sun, repetitive frowning, smiling, squinting, or raising eyebrows. By relaxing the underlying muscles, the skin looks
smoother and younger. Other botulinum toxins used for facial wrinkles are abobotulinumtoxinA (Dysport), rimabotulinumtoxinB (Myobloc), and incobotulinumtoxinA (Xeomin). Botox is most popular but Xeomin is considered the purest as
it contains no additives.

In 1989, the FDA gave clearance for the botulinum type to treat muscle spasms. FDA clearance for cosmetic use was granted in 2002 and millions of patients have been treated since then.

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Where Can Botox Help?

  • Facial wrinkles
  • Crow’s feet around eyes
  • Lift eyebrows
  • Frown lines
  • Neck spasms
  • Excessive sweating
  • Chronic migraines

FAQs

Is BOTOX painful?

 

With topical anesthetic, it can be virtually painless. Even without a numbing agent, pain is minimal, and you may only feel a little pinch. Injections are very quick and with a trained medical professional, you may not even notice when they happen.
No prior preparation is needed for Botox injections. Your physician will go over your medical history, examine your face, determine how much Botox you will need and explain the procedure and answer any questions you may have. Your face is cleansed, and Botox is injected with a very fine needle into specified areas. The procedure typically lasts 10-20 minutes. In most cases, you can leave right after the procedure. We may use a topical anesthetic or cold pack to reduce any discomfort.
You are advised not to rub or massage your face for 24 hours, to avoid the toxin spreading to other unintended areas.
The price varies based on the product you use and ongoing promotions on Botox. Our introductory price for Botox is $10/unit.
The number of Botox units for specified areas can vary based on your facial muscles, gender, areas needed to treat, and prior treatments.
It typically takes 3-14 days for a full effect up to a maximum of 30 days from Botox injections. The Botox effect lasts typically 3 months, but results can vary.
Botox complications have most often been associated with non-cosmetic treatments and unqualified practitioners. Possible side effects include headache, nausea, flu-like symptoms, redness or pain at the injection site, and droopy eyelids. The risk of any complication is extremely low with a trained provider such as Dr. Bassi.
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