BOTOX Cosmetic is injected into the muscles used to squint and frown to temporary relax these muscles and prevent contraction. It results in a visible smoothing of the lines on the forehead, between the brows, and beside the eyes.
When BOTOX is performed correctly, the results appear natural, and the patient’s ability to express emotion is not inhibited. It is critical that patients choose a provider who:
Patients should request to see a provider’s qualifications and portfolio before moving forward with an appointment.
BOTOX injections may be uncomfortable or minimally painful. Most patients describe the sensation as a minor prick, like that experienced when blood is drawn. Doctors at Pali MediSpa use ice or topical anesthesia for patients who are concerned about discomfort, but most patients don’t require these measures.
While the treatment process itself only takes 5-15 minutes, the appointment generally takes 20-30 minutes to allow for preparation, questions, explanation, and discussion. BOTOX is a quick, convenient treatment.
In most cases, the results of BOTOX last 3-4 months. Once patients get on a regular routine, they learn how long they can expect their results to last. First time BOTOX patients often see the results start to wane in the 2-3 month range, while regular patients may have results that last up to 5 months. Patients can maintain the appearance they desire by scheduling their next appointment before leaving the office.
The first noticeable results appear approximately 2 days after BOTOX injection and peak around the 2-week mark.
Injection sites may be reddened and slightly raised immediately after treatment, so most patients schedule their appointment in a way that allows them to go home afterward. However, there’s no downtime after BOTOX treatment; patients can return to work and regularly scheduled activities immediately.
We accept most insurances. Please call the office for any questions regarding insurance!
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