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What is Botox?

  • Botox is a natural purified protein.
  • Botox relaxes wrinkle-causing muscles.
  • Botox creates a smoothed, rejuvenated appearance.

When injected into a muscle:

  • Botox temporarily blocks the chemical signals that make the muscle contract.
  • Only minute quantities of Botox are injected.
  • Only the injected muscle will be affected.

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Is Botox safe?

  • Botox has an excellent safety profile.
  • Botox is used in a variety of therapeutic areas. It is one of the few treatments that can be given to treat children over 2 years of age to treat cerebral palsy.
    Doses often exceed those around twenty times the average cosmetic dose.
  • Botox has been actively used for over 10 years in tens of thousands of patients worldwide. There are over 20 different licenses in over 70 countries worldwide.
  • Botox has US FDA and European approval (including France and Switzerland). Botox has recently received a cosmetic licence here in the UK and for this use, doctors may prescribe another by name but which exactly the same as Botox but comes in a smaller vial.

How does Botox work?

A tiny amount of Botox is injected into the hyperactive muscles, which blocks the nerve impulse from reaching these muscles. The muscle simply relaxes or ‘goes to sleep’. This relaxation enables the skin to relax and the lines smooth away.

What happens during a Botox treatment?

Your doctor will ask you to frown or smile to assess your muscle movement and then determine the injection site to achieve the best results for you.

Botox is then administered by several tiny injections, which feels like a pin prick.

Normally no anaesthetic is required, but topical anaesthetic cream can be applied if you wish.

You can return to work or day to day activities immediately, but will be asked to follow post treatment guidelines.

Are there any side effects from a Botox treatment?

Side effects are rare and normally resolve within a very short time and may include:

  • Bruising at the site of injection
  • Eyelid droop
  • Headaches.

NB: Headache usually resolves within a few days. Interestingly, Botox is a recognized treatment for headaches as it helps relax the muscles that are associated with headaches.

Rare side effects will be discussed with your practitioner.

When will Botox start to work?

From 2 -7 days in most patients, but some can take up to 14 days to see the full effect.

How long will my Botox treatment last?

Results can last from 3 to 4 months following initial treatment. Subsequent Botox treatments can last much longer, but this does vary in individual patients.

Will my lines look worse if I do not continue my treatment?

No. Should you discontinue treatment your lines will gradually revert to their pre-treatment appearance.

SUMMARY

A Botox treatment:

  • Is a simple non-surgical treatment
  • Smoothes out lines, can tighten the jawline and reduce excessive sweating
  • Takes approximately 10 minutes to perform
  • Involves a few tiny pin prick injections – the needle is as fine as a human hair
  • Relaxes the overactive muscle, reducing lines and wrinkles
  • Results are visible within days
  • The aesthetic effect normally last 3 to 4 months or longer

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