Botox Questions & Answers
Considering Botox in Coquitlam, BC? If so, you probably have some questions about it, so here’s a bit of a Botox questions and answers for you! Please call us for more information or book an appointment online. We serve patients from Coquitlam BC, Anmore BC, Port Moody BC, Surrey BC, New Westminster BC, Meadows, BC Burnaby BC and Belcarra BC.
There are lots of reasons why Botox is as popular and renowned as it is. For one, it’s very good at improving fine lines and wrinkles and even preventing them from coming back! Still, just because something is popular and effective, it doesn’t mean it’s right for you, so let’s get into the benefits of Botox and whether it would work for you. You’re also more than welcome to reach out to us here at Ageless Radiance MedSpa for more info.
What is Botox used for?
There are a ton of different applications for Botox, and although most of them are cosmetic, not all of them are! Typically, though, Botox is used for treating facial lines and wrinkles to take years off a patient’s face. It can be used for:
- Forehead lines, frown lines, worry lines, laugh lines, and other lines on the face
- Wrinkles around the lips and elsewhere
- Crow’s feet
- Asymmetry of the brow
- Drooping mouth corners
- Neck banding
- Hyperhidrosis (severe underarm sweating)
- And more
How does Botox work?
Botox injections work by reducing nerve impulses and muscle activity in the treated area, which allows it to relax. This relaxation softens fine lines and wrinkles in the area, and they won’t come back so easily for a long time! Results can be prolonged with regular treatments. The effects are temporary and harmless to the patient, making Botox very safe. Just have a simple consultation with a professional before considering Botox!
How long do Botox injections last?
One of the big benefits of Botox! First, you can expect results from your treatment, but just keep in mind that results vary from patient to patient. Still, you’ll very likely see results within several days, and you’ll notice the full effects of the treatment after seven to ten days. These results can last between three to four months and be prolonged with additional treatments.
Is there down time with Botox injections?
Before a procedure, a practitioner will numb the treatment area with ice or a topical treatment. This won’t have a lasting effect on the patient after the treatment. During the procedure, just a simple injection is done, which typically causes only minimal discomfort. Minimal bruising and some swelling should be expected too. After the procedure, the patient won’t need much recovery time and, after just a few hours, will be able to return to their everyday activities.
It’s also worth noting that Botox is one of the most extensively studied medical cosmetic treatments, period. It has been evaluated in hundreds of peer-reviewed articles in scientific and medical journals, and has been approved for use in many dozens of countries and counting. Botox-related complications are rare, and temporary and minor at worst.
Do you offer Botox in Coquitlam, BC?
Yes, Ageless Radiance MedSpa offers Botox near you! We’re located at Unit 307, 1192 Lansdowne Drive, Coquitlam, BC V3E 1J7. You’re more than welcome to come visit us to get a feel for the spa-like environment you’ll enjoy your Botox treatments in, or you can call us at (604) 227-6764 to book a consultation with us so we can make sure Botox would be right for you. You’re also welcome to book your consultation with us online. We’d be happy to hear from you if you have any other questions for us about Botox.
We look forward to seeing you soon here at Ageless Radiance MedSpa!