Botox

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What is it?

Botox/Juveau/Xeomin are FDA approved class of medication referred to as “neuromodulators” or “neurotoxins. These neuromodulators or wrinkle relaxers are injected into the face to minimize lines and wrinkles. All wrinkle relaxers are Botulinum Toxin A, the chemical stops the release of a transmitter that is required to make muscles move. Due to the decrease in muscle movement, the lines in the face will soften, creating a smoother, more relaxed appearance.

How long does it last?

Typically speaking, the average clients treatment will last approximately 3 months. However, this can vary from 2 months to 4 months depending on your metabolism.

When will I see results?

Onset of neurotoxins can vary from 72 hours to 10 days for noticeable effects. Typical onset is noticeable between 5-7 days.

Does it hurt?

As with any injection there can be discomfort, but the needles used are very small, so pain is typically minimal and does not last.

What is the Downtime?

There is typically no downtime following Botox/Juveau/Xeomin injections. There is typically no downtime following injections. You may experience minor redness and swelling at the injections sites, which usually resolve within an hour of treatment.  It is possible to have bruising, bleeding or tenderness, lasting longer.