Although it has not been linked to the occurrence of birth defects or other serious side effects, Botox, Dysport and Xeomin injections are not recommended for women who are pregnant or breastfeeding and for those with neurological disorders. Before proceeding with any treatment at Skinpossible your health history will be reviewed by one of our health care professionals.
Absolutely! Both women and men globally are using Botox to maintain their youthful appearance. Since men have stronger facial muscles than women, however, they will usually require slightly larger doses.
At the time of your treatment a follow-up assessment will be scheduled for 2 weeks later. This will ensure we are able to see how your facial muscles reacted to your treatment. There will be no charge for this follow-up appointment unless you require more product to fine tune your treatment results. If a bit more product is required it will be applied during this appointment at an additional cost. After your first treatment or two we will have established the exact dosing required to give you the optimal desired result, and follow-up assessments will no longer be necessary.
As with all of our procedures we strive to make your Botox treatment experience as pleasant as possible. During your treatment you will be seated in one of our comfortable treatment chairs while relaxing music plays in the background. Very low doses of Botox will be administered in a series of tiny injections with a very fine needle. You will feel safe, comfortable and pampered during your Botox treatment at Skinpossible.
Injecting neuromodulators and injectible fillers is an "Art" that requires a trained eye, a gentle hand, and a thorough understanding of facial anatomy and proper dosing. Your treatment may be performed by one of our doctors if this is your preference. Keep in mind that some of the best and most sought-after aesthetics injectors in the world are not doctors but are, in fact, trained cosmetic nurses.
No! Your face will never get worse when it wears off or if you stop using Botox. If you use Botox for a number of years and then stop getting treatments your wrinkles will gradually reappear but usually be better than they would have if they had not been relaxed for those years. At the very least you will return to where you started, but you will never look worse than you otherwise would have.
The muscle relaxing effect is not permanent and varies from person to person. Results will last between 3-4 months on average. We recommend that you have your first three treatments promptly every 3 months without waiting in between. Most people who follow this advice will find that they can eventually increase the duration of the results from each treatment. In time you may only need retreatment twice per year and this will save you money.
Generally after the consultation and assessment the procedure only takes about 15 minutes. Injection sites may look like a mosquito bite for a few hours. Other than that there is no downtime and nobody will know you have had anything done. It will usually take 4-5 days before you see any changes and it can take up to 2 weeks to fully take effect.
Typically, for a cosmetic treatment, you will receive 30-100 Units of Botox. To make someone remotely sick you would have to receive over 35 times this dose all at one time which would NEVER happen (plus it would cost you over $42,000 - absolutely impossible!) You really are getting a VERY TINY dose.
Yes! Neuromodulators such as Botox have been used for cosmetic purposes for over 20 years and have proven to be very safe through extensive testing and research. Rarely, there can be some minor bruising which is not permanent (and is easily covered up with makeup) or a slight short-term headache. A temporary eyelid droop is also possible for very rare. While not without potential side effects but there has not been a confirmed serious case of spread of toxin effect away from the injection site when BOTOX® Cosmetic has been used at the recommended dose to treat frown lines.