BOTOX®

BOTOX®

in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

BOTOX® is a cosmetic injection made up of botulinum toxin type A. It works by blocking nerve signals that cause facial muscles to contract. This relaxes and smooths the look of lines and wrinkles that are caused by repetitive facial movement. BOTOX® is most commonly used to treat forehead lines, lines between the eyebrows, and crow’s feet.

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Who is a BOTOX® Candidate?

Individuals who are developing lines and wrinkles on their face due to repetitive facial movements can benefit from BOTOX® injections. Ideal candidates will be in general good health and have realistic expectations for the outcome of their procedure.

Before & After

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The BROW lift Procedure

During your BOTOX® procedure, the treatment area will be cleansed, and a small, fine needle will be used to carefully inject the BOTOX®. Injections are usually tolerable, though a topical anesthetic can be applied before injections if requested. A number of injections may be needed to achieve the desired result.

BOTOX FAQS

CAN BOTOX AGE YOU?

Botox does not cause aging signs including wrinkles or fine lines. Many patients choose Botox to prevent lines from forming or worsening.

CAN I GO FOR A WALK AFTER BOTOX?

You can go for a walk after Botox injections. However, you should avoid strenuous activity as this can cause unnecessary bruising at the injection site.

CAN BOTOX CAUSE WEIGHT GAIN?

Botox does not cause weight gain.

CAN I HAVE WINE AFTER BOTOX?

You can drink wine after receiving Botox injections, but it is best to wait several hours to see how the treatment affects you.

CAN YOU DRINK COFFEE AFTER BOTOX?

You are free to drink coffee after your Botox injections.

WHAT IS BOTOX USED FOR?

Botox is FDA approved for injection into various areas of the face, including the eyebrows and forehead, to reduce the appearance of expression wrinkles.

CAN BOTOX LIFT EYEBROWS?

In some qualified patients, a Botox brow lift may be possible by injecting the interior of each eyebrow, which consequently makes the outside edges appear lifted.

DOES BOTOX MAKE YOU LOOK OLDER AFTER IT WEARS OFF?

When the effects of Botox dissipate, your expressions will return to the way they were prior to your first treatment, but not worse. Some research shows that consistent Botox use can actually enhance the appearance of dynamic wrinkles over the long term.

HOW LONG DOES BOTOX LAST?

Depending on where it’s injected, Botox usually lasts about three to four months.

IS 50 TOO OLD FOR BOTOX?

Not at all! Well-qualified patients over the age of 50 can definitely enjoy the benefits of Botox.

WHAT AGE SHOULD I START BOTOX?

The short answer is that no age is a bad age for people who want to get rid of wrinkles that appear when you move your face. Some young people do not yet have pronounced enough wrinkles to need treatment, and some older people may benefit more from a different treatment.

What to Expect After a BROW lift

Following BOTOX® injections, minimal swelling, redness, and bleeding may occur. It takes several days for BOTOX® to reach full effect, and results can last for 3-6 months. There is little to no downtime required after BOTOX® injections, though strenuous exercise should be avoided for the remainder of the day.