Botox Cosmetic® is a purified protein used to relax your facial muscles. It softens wrinkles and makes skin appear more youthful.
Botox Cosmetic® is routinely used to:
Botox Cosmetic® will give you a fresh appearance. You will still look the same and will be able to express yourself naturally.
The appointment starts with an assessment of where Botox Cosmetic® should be injected and the amount suitable for the individual. The goal is to look natural. Once we have determined your desired outcome, the procedure takes a few minutes. Injection occurs with a fine needle. Some patients report minor and temporary discomfort from the injection. The results are typically seen in a few days, but it may take as long as two weeks to achieve the maximum effect.
The improvement you will see from Botox Cosmetic® will last anywhere from 3- 4 months. After a while, you will notice your muscles beginning to move again. The effects will slowly reverse. To maintain your youthful appearance; it is recommended to see your doctor to maintain the improvements.
Botox Cosmetic ® has been approved for use in Canada since 2001. It is safe however your doctor will complete a medical assessment and will discuss possible side effects with you prior to treatment.
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