Botox in Miami
With over 4.9 million treatments done in 2009, it's no surprise to learn that Botox® Cosmetic is the most popular non-surgical cosmetic procedure in more than 70 countries, including the United States. This injectable can be used by a variety of individuals ages 18-65 to reduce the appearance of wrinkles, as well as several FDA-approved therapeutic treatments.
First introduced in 2002, this FDA-approved prescription medicine is most often injected into moderate-to-severe frown lines and crow's feet for a temporary reduction in their appearance. In addition to decreasing the appearance of wrinkles and lines on the face for patients in Miami, Botox® Cosmetic is also used to control excessive sweating and muscle spasms. Looking for Botox Specials in Miami? Check our specials page to see what we are offering this month!
What to Expect During a Botox Treatment
After your plastic surgeon identifies the injection site, the appropriate amount of Botox® Cosmetic, a purified botulinum toxin used for cosmetic purposes, is injected into the site. Treatment time is approximately 15 minutes. The injection decreases muscle contraction, allowing the wrinkle to smooth out. While results are not immediate, the patient should begin to see the effects 4-8 days later and the effects should last up to 6 months. To achieve a desired result for patients in Miami, Botox® Cosmetic can be administered as closely as three to four months given the patient has no averse reactions to Botox.
Following Treatment with Botox in Miami
Botox® Cosmetic has minimal side effects (redness, bruising or stinging around the injection sites) and no downtime, but patients should remain upright for six hours following the treatment and avoid alcohol following the procedure.
Patients with muscle or nerve conditions should notify their doctor of these conditions prior to Botox® Cosmetic treatment. Additionally, the botulinum toxin contained in Botox® Cosmetic may spread to areas away from the injection site. In this instance, the patient may experience loss of muscle legal download Chris Brown Dance Like A White Girl 2011 Live Reebok Party In Lv strength, blurry or double vision, hoarseness or change/loss of voice, and difficulty swallowing or breathing.
Are you seeking Botox in Miami? Contact the Miami Beach plastic surgery office of Rian A. Maercks M.D. for more information about Botox® Cosmetic treatments. Sign up for our email list to be notified about future Botox specials in Miami and event notifications from our Miami Beach plastic surgery practice.