Botox® Cosmetic is a simple, nonsurgical, physician-administered treatment that can temporarily smooth frown lines on your most visible surface: Your Face. It is the only wrinkle reduction treatment of its kind approved by the FDA.
What It Can Do For Me?
With one short treatment and a few tiny injections, you will see a noticeable wrinkle reduction within days of treatment. These results can last up to 4 months. Individual results may vary.
Areas of Concern:
At Clarity Medical Spa in San Jose, it is our goal to help our patients figure out what is the best treatment for their desired results. We know how to give our patients glowing skin and can seemingly turn back time. Our team of professionals is dedicated to using tested and trustworthy treatments that are personalized to your specific needs. We pride ourselves in delivering excellent, safe, and effective service, so you can relax knowing we have your back. If you are interested in scheduling a consultation, give us a call at (408) 669-4070.
Botox® is very safe and has been in common use. Botox was approved by the Food and Drug Administration in 2002. Since that time it has become the most common cosmetic procedure in the United States. Like all drugs and medical procedures, side effects are possible so please speak with your physician. Side effects from Botox® are rare. It is always prudent to review the Botox® injection side effects information so that any Botox® injection danger is known and understood. Only your physician can decide if Botox® Cosmetic is right for you.
Before starting treatment, ask your doctor if you:
Do not use Botox® Cosmetic if you:
Be sure that your doctor knows the names of all the medicines you are using, including:
As with all prescription medicines, you should also notify your doctor if you are taking any over-the-counter medicines or herbal products.
This is not a complete list of medicines that can interact with Botox® Cosmetic. Ask your doctor for complete information.
People with neuromuscular disorders should consult with their physician carefully before having a Botox® injection treatment, as cardiovascular problems may arise.
Men and women aged 18 to 65 can use Botox®!
According to a survey by the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Botox® is one of the least expensive procedures, ranking 7th of the 9 most popular appearance-enhancing procedures.
Depending upon the area(s) where Botox® is used, they typically last 3-4 months. Most people receive treatment at least three times a year.
You should consider another treatment is when muscle activity has recurred enough but before wrinkles have returned.
You may begin to notice results within 24 to 48 hours, with results lasting up to 4 months for moderate to severe frown lines.
Some patients report that being injected with BOTOX® Cosmetic feels like a pinch. Your specialist may use ice to numb the treatment area. If you are concerned about discomfort, your specialist can instead apply a topical numbing cream before administering your treatment.
The injection process takes a quick 10 minutes. Your specialist will discuss your treatment goals and perform a facial analysis to determine the appropriate treatment areas for you.
You can go back to normal life immediately after Botox® treatment. You may see mild bruising for a day. You can even apply makeup if you like.
You should avoid touching or rubbing the injection areas for a couple of days.
Please remember no procedure is without risks! Botox® has been used successfully for many years. Side effects for aesthetic uses are very rare.