Is Botox Safe?

Is Botox Safe?

Deciding whether to get Botox can bring about many questions. In this post, we will cover the top questions everyone asks.

Alex Botox Mirror

Is Botox safe to use long term?

Botox is safe to use as a long term wrinkles treatment. Only 36 cases of adverse effects associated with Botox were reported to the FDA between 1989 and 2003.

How does Botox work as a wrinkles treatment

Botox Frown

Botox, or botulinum toxin, works to temporarily paralyze muscle activity. Our injector will have you hold a mirror and ask you to make various facial expressions to determine where the treatment should be injected for the desired outcome.

What are possible side effects of Botox?

Swelling or bruising at the injection site can occur. Headache or flu-like symptoms are possible as well but are very rare.

Botox Injection Alex A Beautiful You Medical Spa

How long does Botox take to work?

The process only takes a few minutes and does not require anesthesia. The final result will take three to seven days to show.

Alex After Botox Injection

What should you do after Botox?

  • Don’t touch the injection site.
  • Do not drink alcohol amounts of alcohol.
  • Do not do a lot of physical activity.
  • Avoid facial treatments for 24 hours.

Where should I go to get Botox Wrinkles Treatment?

If you are in the local Memphis retro are or outlying suburbs, come see us at  A Beautiful You Medical Spa.

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