How does Botox work?
Botox is injected into the facial muscles to reduce movement and prevent creasing of this skin thus reducing the appearance of lines and wrinkles. Botox results in a smoother, more youthful appearance. Botox is useful as a preventative treatment as if it is used before lines develop then wrinkles in the skin do not develop.
Is Botox safe?
Botox has been used safely for more than 30 years. It is now the most popular non-surgical cosmetic procedure. With little, if any, recovery time and very few risks Botox injections are a popular solution.
Does Botox hurt?
Botox is applied to the face using a very a fine needle, as dentists we are very experienced with giving injections so this puts you in safe hands. Most patients don't feel a thing.
How long does Botox last?
The results of Botox injections can take up to 2 weeks to develop and on average results last for 4-6 months. Top up injections are recommended once you notice the results starting to fade.
Are there any side effects?
Any side effects from Botox injections are very rare. It is considered one of the safest cosmetic treatments on the market. There are a few special precautions that we take and as with any procedure there are certain risks that we will discuss with you at your consultation prior to any treatment.
What are the alternatives?
We offer a variety of facial treatments that can help to smooth lines and wrinkles, giving a more youthful appearance. These include dermal fillers, thread lifts, dermaroller and chemical peels.
Dental Confidence Ltd, 24 Westwood Road, Southampton, SO17 1DN
t. 023 8032 8900 e. [email protected]
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Thursday 8.30 - 5.30
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