Cosmetic (Botulinum Toxin Type A) is a purified protein that is administered in a simple nonsurgical procedure to temporarily reduce moderately to severe frown lines between the brows in people ages 18 to 65. Approximately 9.4 million BOTOX® Cosmetic procedures have been administered in the United States since 2002. 97% of patients surveyed (1048 respondents) were satisfied with the results of their treatments.
No downtime. 10-minute procedures. Visible results may appear within 1 to 2 days and last up to 4 months.
Q. Is BOTOX Cosmetic right for me?
A. People ages 18 to 65 choose to talk to their doctors about BOTOX Cosmetic for a vaiety of reasons. They may be concerned that their frown lines tetween the brows make them look tired, stressed, or unapproachable. You may have your own reasons, so talk to your healthcare provider today to find out if BOTOX Cosmetic is right for you.
Q. What causes frown lines?
A. Those vertical lines that appear between your brows actually result from powerful muscle contractions. When you concentrate or frown, the muscles between yoru brows contract, causing your ski to furrow and fold. After years of frequent contraction, those creases can linger even after the muscles have relaxed.
Q. How does BOTOX Cosmetic work?
A. Very low doses of BOTOX Cosmetic are administered via a few tiny injections directly into the muscles responsible for the frown lines between the brows. By blocking the release of the chemical that causes these muscles to contract, BOTOX Cosmetic enables them to relax, so the skin appears smoother.
Q. What is the BOTOX Cosmetic treatment like?
A. It is administered during a simple, 10-minutes treatment in your healthcare provider's office.
-Nonsurgical, No downtime, Minimal and brief discomfort.
Q. How quickly will I see a difference?
A. Within 1 to 2 days, you may notice a softening in the appearance of your frown lines. The area between your brows may continue to improve for up to a month.
Q. How long can I expect my results to last?
A. Visible results have been shown to last up to 4 months. Your own results may vary-be sure to talk to your healthcare provider about what you can expect and when to schedule your next appointment.
Q. Will I still be able to make facial expressions?
A. With BOTOX Cosmetic, you won't look like you've had work done. The muscle activity that causes frown lines is simply reduced, so that you can still show expression—smile, frown or look surprised but without the wrinkles and creases between your brows.