What is Botox® Cosmetic (onabotulinumtoxinA)?
Botox® Cosmetic is the only FDA-approved treatment that improves the appearance of moderate to severe frown lines and crow’s feet. This prescription medicine is administered by a trained and licensed physician via injections. Botox® cosmetics is the #1 selling product of its kind and has been used in over 11 million treatments since 2002.
How does Botox® Cosmetic work?
Injections of Botox® Cosmetic into the facial muscles which are responsible for frown lines and crow’s feet lines – temporarily reduces the activity of those muscles. The result is visibly smoothing of the targeted lines.
Will it look like I have had “work” done?
207 Laser – formerly Maine Laser Clinic has experienced practitioners performing the treatments, reducing the likelihood of facial expression loss. You can feel confident in choosing 207 Laser for your Botox® needs. Our practitioners are certified and trained by Allergan; makers of Botox® and Juvederm.
What kind of results can I expect?
After Botox® Cosmetic injections, you can expect to see results days after treatment and further improvements within the following weeks. In clinical studies, physician’s report 74% of people have significant improvement one week after treatment and 80% had significant improvement on day 30 after treatment.
What should I expect on my first visit?
Botox® Cosmetic treatment (also know as the “lunchtime” procedure”) is a quick, 10 minute procedure with no downtime. We will discuss expectations you wish to achieve and determine the best treatment plan to ensure optimal results. Clients can resume normal activity immediately after the treatment.
How long do the results last?
Visible results can last up to four months. A follow-up is scheduled during your first visit.
How should I prepare for treatment?
Prior to receiving Botox® cosmetic injections, avoid using aspirin, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications (ibuprofen or naprosyn) St. John’s Wort, or high doses of Vitamin E supplements. These may increase bruising or bleeding at the site of injection.
What are common side effects?
The most common side effects following Botox® procedures are related to the injections which are; swelling, redness, bleeding and bruising. Other possible side effects include headaches, respiratory infection, flu syndrome, temporary eyelid drooping, and nausea.
Who is a good candidate for Botox® Cosmetic?
If you are between the ages of 18 and 65 and have signs of aging or moderate to severe crow’s feet or frown lines, you may be a candidate for Botox®® Cosmetic treatments.
How Much Botox® Do I Need?
Anatomy and physiology varies from person-to-person, therefore. Units of Botox® use may vary to achieve optimal results. We are happy to schedule a free consultation and further discuss your customized beauty plan.