Frequently Asked Questions
Most patients report that the injections are not painful. It feels like getting a small pinch.
Yes, BOTOX© is FDA-approved and considered safe when used for its approved treatment methods and administered by a professional.
Injectables are measured by units, volumes, and concentrations, and if you are working with a professional, they will decide how many units are necessary to give you the results you desire. This should be discussed prior to the treatment, during your consultation.
The effects from BOTOX© can last anywhere from three to six months. As movement in the muscle gradually returns, the lines and wrinkles will begin to reappear, however they are often less severe over time with treatment because the muscles are shrinking. Because of this, most patients try to keep a schedule of treatment every 3-4 months.
In most cases, health insurance companies do not cover BOTOX© because it is considered a cosmetic enhancement procedure. We always recommend doing your research before proceeding with any surgery because it is important to be clear on your financial responsibility before undergoing treatment.