FAQ

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Is Botox Los Angeles safe?

Botox injection in Los Angeles is made from a toxin naturally occurring in the bacteria Clostridium botulinum. The FDA has deemed it safe for medical use. Other conditions can be treated with Botox injection in Los Angeles, including dystonia, hyperhidrosis and medically based migraine headaches. Standard use is for cosmetic reasons, such as facial lines and wrinkles.

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What does a Botox Los Angeles feel like?

A Botox injectionfeels like a slight pinprick or bug bite. If you are uncomfortable with the idea of any pain, ask for local anesthetic to be applied to the area.

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Is Botox Los Angeles expensive?

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How long has Botox Los Angeles been around?

Early on, Botox injection was only used to treat eye strabismus and blepharospasm. Now its use has been expanded to many other applications, including wrinkles and injection of migraines. Botox injection has been used since 1980 for medical use.

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Does Botox Los Angeles have side effects?

Every medical procedure has some risk or side effects, and Botox injection in Los Angeles is no exception. We at understand your concerns, and take this into account with every patient. Botox has been carefully reviewed by the FDA, and approved for specific medical uses. Your doctor will be able to tell you more about the complications, remedies and risks. Common Botox Los Angeles side effects include pain at the point of injection, redness, flu-like symptoms and nausea and headache. On occasion, patients may experience muscle weakness or drooping of the upper eyelid muscles. These symptoms normally disappear within days, or occasionally months, after the procedure. If you begin feeling a great deal of pain or experience unusual symptoms, call your doctor immediately.

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I love my Botox Los Angeles results. How long will they last?

Working out is great for the body, but will also help purge Botox injection in Los Angeles from your system. As a result, avid gym goers will see their results disappear more quickly. This also will depend on how many units of Botox injection in Los Angeles are injected and how the bottle was reconstituted or mixed. The deepness of your lines will also affect the results. Moderately thick facial lines will result in a injection that only lasts 3-4 months. If the lines are fine, the injection can last up to six months.

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What can I do if I don’t want Botox?

It depends on where you live. Some of your other options can include over the counter creams, laser injections such as laser skin resurfacing, or dermal fillers. If you happen to be taking Botox already, your doctor may also suggest other injections in conjunction with it, such as chemical peels, laser skin resurfacing, or microdermabrasion.

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Instead of coming to your office, can’t I just go to a "Botox Party"?

Mistakes can occur if Botox injection is administered by someone who has not had the proper training. An in the wrong spot can result in less than desirable results, or serious problems in a worst case scenario. While looking for a medical professional, find the answers to these questions before the injection begins: Has your doctor done the procedure before? Where was your doctor trained and in what specialty? How many times has he/she done this?

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Can’t I just do it myself?

Only doctors have the credentials to purchase and administer the Botox. Remember that Botox injection is a drug and can only be obtained by prescription. And only doctors properly trained in injecting Botox injection should be treating patients–not your dentist or podiatrist.

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I’ll probably be seeing some before and after pictures. What should I keep in mind?

Your results will differ from other patients because your body is not their same as theirsYou may also have a different type of injection. Also, have the photos been retouched? You will be able to best judge the results if they have not been. There are many photos on this site that show examples. Botox Los Angeles is proud to share all our before after photos with you.

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Can I get a Botox injection on my lunch hour?

Absolutely. The average injection is about thirty minutes, depending on the number of areas treated. You will be able to go back to work (or out on the town) right away.

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I love my Botox Los Angeles results. How long will they last?

Working out is great for the body, but will also help purge Botox from your system. As a result, avid gym goers will see their results disappear more quickly. This also will depend on how many units of Botox Los Angeles are injected and how the bottle was reconstituted or mixed. The deepness of your lines will also affect the results. Moderately thick facial lines will result in a injection that only lasts 3-4 months. If the lines are fine, the injection can last up to six months.

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Are there side effects Associated with Botox Los Angeles? Should I worry?

Just like any other drug, Botox injection has side effects. The most common ones include headache, nausea, flu-like symptoms and redness and pain at the points. Sometimes, patients may feel weak or their upper eyelid muscles might droop. Fortunately, this usually disappears in a few days, or sometimes months later.

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How long will it take me to go back to work/school?

Botox injections are pretty fast (around 30 minutes), so you’ll be ready to get back to work or school almost immediately. Talk to your doctor to get a better idea of risks, complications or remedies, and definitely call if you have unusual pain or strange symptoms.

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What is a Botox injection in Los Angeles injection, anyway?

Botox is the purified form of a protein (botulinum toxin-a), found in the bacteria that causes botulism. It’s used to treat cosmetically based age lines or wrinkles, and other health problems like dystonia, hyperhidrosis and medical grade migraine headaches.

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Are there side effects Associated with Botox injection in Los Angeles? Should I worry?

Just like any other drug, Botox injection has side effects. The most common ones include headache, nausea, flu-like symptoms and redness and pain at the points. Sometimes, patients may feel weak or their upper eyelid muscles might droop. Fortunately, this usually disappears in a few days, or sometimes months later.

Botox injection has been reviewed by the FDA and is considered safe for medical use Talk to your doctor before any injection; he or she can help you determine the one that’s right for you. Botox injection in Los Angeles is considered safe and effective, but possible Botox side effects and risks can still occur. You should discuss all your concerns with your treating physician prior to receiving a injection.

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I’m still nervous about Botox injection in Los Angeles. What can I do instead?

Botox injection in Los Angeles isn’t the only way to treat lines and wrinkles. Other options may suit you, such as dermal fillers, laser injections such as laser skin resurfacing, or even creams. If you’re using Botox injection in Los Angeles, your doctor may suggest a few other injections to use, like chemical peels, laser skin resurfacing, or microdermabrasion.

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What can Botox be used for?

Not only can Botox injection in Los Angeles be used for cosmetic reasons, but it can be used to treat medical conditions too. In fact, years ago, Botox injection in Los Angeles was only used for medial injections of the eys strabismus and blepharospasm. Now, thanks to additional study, it’s being used for many different problems and especially for the injection of facial wrinkles.

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Does it hurt?

No more than the average pinch or bug bite. If you don’t want any pain at all, ask your doctor for a topical anesthetic, which will numb your skin and prevent you from feeling the needle.

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How long should I wait between injections?

It depends on a lot of factors. For instance, the amount of Botox injection in Los Angeles you get, how the bottle was reconstituted or mixed, and how deep the wrinkles or lines are can all play a part in how long the injection lasts. Deep lines will only fade for 3-4 months, while fine ones could disappear for up to six. And if you exercise on a daily basis, you’ll note that Botox injection in Los Angeles tends to wear off a lot faster.

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What should I think about when I’m looking for a doctor?

First of all, think about what your own expectations are. Then, talk to your doctor to be sure they’re realistic. Here are a few things to consider when it’s time to look for a doctor:

1) Remember, any doctor can do a Botox injection in Los Angeles injection, but not all of them are skilled at it. Find a doctor with plenty of experience in performing the. If not, you could find yourself with a less than perfect injection.

2) Check the doctor’s credentials, education, training, type of certification held and number of times the doctor has performed the injection.

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How long is Botox Los Angeles recovery?

Normal activities can be resumed immediately. It is advised that Botox Los Angeles patients avoid prolonged sun exposure for maximum benefit. If you experience unmanageable pain or abnormal or progressive symptoms, inform your doctor at once.


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