Before the procedure. You'll probably be seated in a
reclining chair, much like you find in a dentist's office. No
anesthesia is required, although we may choose to numb the area
with a cold pack or anesthetic cream.
The procedure. We will determine where to administer the
injections by examining your ability to move certain muscles in
your brow area. The entire BOTOX® Cosmetic injection procedure
takes approximately 10 minutes.
Your doctor will administer several tiny injections of BOTOX®
Cosmetic directly into the muscles that cause those moderate to
severe frown lines between the brows. The location, size, and
use of the muscles that create a furrowed brow vary markedly
After the procedure. There's no recovery time needed. You're
ready to get on with your day! The most common side effects
following injection may include temporary inflammation,
tenderness, swelling, redness, and/or bleeding/bruising.
Seeing results. Within days, you may notice an
improvement in the moderate to severe frown lines between your
brows that can last up to 4 months. Results may vary.
When the Botox© cosmetic starts to wear off, wrinkles gradually
return. At that time, re-injection is recommended. Injections
three to four times per year are necessary to maintain the