As one of the most well-known, popular, and in-demand cosmetic injectables in the world, Botox® in Houston has the ability to smooth lines, wrinkles, and crinkles from the face with little downtime and low side effects.
How long does a Botox session take to perform?
Botox typically takes less than 20 minutes to perform. This is why many people call Botox a “lunchtime procedure.
What helps Botox last longer?
Do not massage the area right after treatment, but you can do gentle facial exercises to help the Botox spread. Once the Botox has taken effect, stay hydrated, stay out of the sun, moisturize your skin, and take a regular zinc supplement to prolong the anti-aging effects.
Are Botox injections painful?
Patients do not describe the injections to be painful. With a topical anesthetic, the procedure is mostly painless. Without a numbing agent, the pain is minimal.
What are the possible risks of cosmetic Botox?
- Pain, swelling or bruising at the injection site
- Headache or flu-like symptoms
- Droopy eyelid or cockeyed eyebrows
- Eye dryness or excessive tearing
- Temporary facial weakness or drooping
Will my face look frozen with Botox?
This is a common concern, but when used properly in experienced hands, Botox is applied precisely and exactly only to the muscles that are actively causing the wrinkles, ensuring that you never look frozen or stiff. Done correctly, Botox treatments will allow your face to move naturally.
What is a unit?
Botox is administered in what is called a “unit”, and this is also how Botox is priced. A typical vial of Botox contains 100 units, and different areas of the face will require different amounts of unit. Men will also need more units than women, even if it’s the same area, because their muscles tend to be stronger. During your consultation, we can give you an idea of how many units you will need for your desired results.