Port Coquitlam, BC
® is used by millions of men and women to give them the relaxed and refreshed look, without the squinting and frowning so often associated with anger, or being tired. BOTOX COSMETIC® is a unique one of a kind injectable product which has been delivering results for over 15 years.
How does it work?
BOTOX COSMETIC® is a purified protein, which targets dynamic wrinkles. Wrinkles become dynamic muscles overtime, with repeated use, while making expressions of the face. These dynamic muscles earn their name as they become easily contracted without a conscious effort, causing furrows of the brow, and around the eyes.
What is the process of treatment?
A very tiny amount of liquid BOTOX COSMETIC® is injected into the dynamic muscles. When BOTOX COSMETIC® is injected into the muscles; this purified protein, relaxes the muscles and flattens the wrinkles to give the face a refreshed appearance.
Depending on the number and strength of the muscles being treated; the treatment takes 10 to 15 minutes to perform.
What is the cost of treatment?
Typically the costs run between about $150 and $600. For men, as generally their muscles are much stronger, the cost may be higher.
How soon can I see the results and how long do they last?
Generally it takes from four to seven days to see results; however, some individuals notice a difference within a couple of days. The BOTOX COSMETIC® treatment is usually repeated within three to four months; again treatment time depends on the individual.
Who should not use this treatment?
There are very few restrictions regarding those who should not use this treatment; pregnant, nursing and those with a neurological disease should not be treated with BOTOX COSMETIC®.
Myths and Facts about BOTOX COSMETIC® (FA-BTX-MYTHFACT-09-11-E)
FACT: BOTOX COSMETIC® has been in used for over 20 years for the effective treatment of a wide variety of medical conditions and is one of the most researched medicines in the world.
FACT: BOTOX COSMETIC® when administered by an experienced physician, you can still smile, frown and animate. The injection only stills the muscles at the point of injection, you will still be able to use other expressions. BOTOX COSMETIC® does not affect sensory nerves so you will still maintain normal feeling at the treated area.
FACT: BOTOX COSMETIC® is a purified protein and a finished purified medical prescription product with a known and proven safety profile.
FACT: BOTOX COSMETIC® treatment is quick and easy. A very fine needle is used and a tiny amount of liquid is injected, so pain is minimal – no anaesthetic is required and you can resume activity immediately.
FACT: BOTOX COSMETIC® varies depending on the amount of product required to achieve optimal results, and the areas of face being treated. The area between the brows can cost approximately $250 – $500, to treat. Since the treatment of BOTOX COSMETIC® can last up to four months, the daily cost is about $2.50 to $4.60 per day.
FACT: There is no scientific evidence that supports that creams work better than BOTOX COSMETIC®. Creams work well on the surface of the face; however, BOTOX COSMETIC® works below the skin’s surface to relax muscles that causes the lines and wrinkles.
7. BOTOX and BOTOX COSMETIC® are the same….
FACT: Although BOTOX and BOTOX COSMETIC® contain the same ingredients BOTOX and BOTOX COSMETIC® should not be confused as they treat different conditions using very different dosages.