What is Botox® Cosmetic?
Botox the brand, also known as a neuromodulator, is a Health Canada approved cosmetic injection product to aid in the reduction and appearance of facial wrinkles caused by aging. It is a highly studied and peer-reviewed medical aesthetic product that temporarily relaxes the muscles in a given area where the product is injected.
How does Botox® work?
Our highly skilled practitioner will administer the Botox® to address the underlying cause of facial lines and wrinkles, which is the repeated contraction of facial muscles such as: the frown lines, forehead, and around the eyes. This will temporarily limit movement in the targeted areas, resulting in a smoother appearance of the skin in addition to preventative aging benefits. It is not only restricted to it’s anti-aging properties however, Botox® therapy is commonly used to mitigate chronic migraine headaches, reduce excessive sweating, and it can also aid in slimming the jawline for a more svelte facial profile.
What should I expect after my treatment?
Once treated with Botox®, you may see slight results within 48 to 72 hours with significant improvement visible after 14 days. The results can last from 3-4 months depending on the patient, at which point it is advised to visit The Pout Clinic for remedial treatment to maintain your skin integrity and prevent further aging. You can expect to feel comfortable and look like yourself with less visible signs of aging.
Who is not an ideal patient for Botox®?
If you are pregnant or breastfeeding we will not perform this treatment on you. It is strongly advised to cease taking any medications that may have blood thinning properties such as aspirin, for a minimum of 10 days prior to your appointment. During your consultation, you will be asked to disclose any previously existing medical conditions, treatments or surgeries.