Botox injections (neuro-modulators) are used primarily for its proven ability to reduce the appearance of facial wrinkles. They’re also used to treat conditions such as neck spasms (cervical dystonia), excessive sweating (hyperhidrosis), chronic migraines and other medical conditions. Botox injections, check with your provider to find out if you qualify for any of these medical conditions.
What can Botox do for me?
- TMJ Temporomandibular joint
- Hyperhidrosis – excessive sweating
- Crow’s feet
- Frown lines
- Facial wrinkles
Does Botox hurt?
Who should not use Botox?
- Anyone with an active fever
- Lou Gehrig’s disease
- a disorder of the peripheral nerves that enable movement called peripheral motor neuropathy
myasthenia gravis, a skeletal muscle disorder
- progressive muscle weakness with carcinoma
- A condition where one object appears as two or more object
- double vision
- blurred vision
- drooping of the upper eyelid
- pneumonia due to accidental inhalation of vomit
- decreased lung function
- A type of speech disorder called dysarthria
- trouble breathing
- Difficulty swallowing
- Involuntary leakage of urine
Do not lay down for 4 hrs post
Do not apply makeup for 4hrs post
Use the muscles often for 4hrs post (make facial expressions or frown or squint) – this helps the product to penetrate the areas injected.
When will I notice results?
Each individual will vary. You may start to notice improvement within 24hrs. Full effect may take up to 10 days.
Always follow up with your injector 2 weeks post for optimal results.