Q. What exactly is BOTOX Cosmetic?
A. BOTOX Cosmetic® is a natural purified protein that relaxes wrinkle causing muscles, creating a smoother and improved appearance. It’s a simple and quick, non-surgical treatment that delivers great, natural-looking results.
Q. Is BOTOX Cosmetic safe?
A. Yes! Botox® has been thoroughly researched (more than 3,000 studies) & clinically used for over 20 years and is approved by both the HPB (Health Protection Branch of Canada) and the FDA. More than 13 million procedures have been performed since 2002.
Botox is a natural purified protein that is extracted from bacteria and refined into a medicine. (Similar to how penicillin is made)
Botox is a medicine that has been safely used for many years in children as young as 2 years old to treat cerebral palsy. These children get up to 6 TIMES an average cosmetic dose & receive this treatment every 3-4 months
Q. How long will a Botox treatment last?
A. The effects will gradually wear off after 3-4 months.
Q. What is the treatment experience like?
A. -Procedures only takes approximately 10-15 minutes
-Full results take up to 14 days after treatment
Q Does the injection hurt?
A. No, it feels like an insect bite. It’s the same kind of needle that diabetics use.
Q. What are the possible side effects?
A. Side effects are very rare and are not permanent. Possible side effects are tenderness at the injections sight, small bruising, short term headache, ptosis. If any adverse events occur it will be in the 1st week and will usually go away in 7-10 days