Botulinum Toxin Type A (Botox® Cosmetic ) Description:

Injection of Botox® into facial muscles inhibit muscle action, thereby decreasing forehead furrowing, frown lines and wrinkles around the eyes.

Length of Procedure:

Minutes

In / Outpatient:

Outpatient

Anesthesia:

None

Recovery Time from Treatment:

Immediate

Treatment Frequency:

4 to 6 months.

Risks-Include but not limited to:

Bruising, eyelid droop is possible, but rare and temporary.

Duration of Results:

Temporary.

Essential Questions:

  1. Do you use the FDA approved Cosmetic Botox® Type A?
  2. How long have you been treating patients with Botox®?
  3. Will Botox achieve my desired results?
  4. How soon do you treat a patient once the Botox has been prepared for injection?
  5. Will you inject me yourself, or will a member of your staff? What are his or her qualifications?

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