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Have you Googled this question? Maybe that’s how you landed here. We’re glad you did because our staff has extensive BOTOX® experience. Not only do some of our providers use it, but they also administer it to patients. Who better to discuss the topic, Is BOTOX® Safe, than the experts?
It Starts With a Consultation
The safety of any medical procedure, cosmetic or otherwise, varies patient to patient. BOTOX® is recognized as a safe injectable, and it has a longstanding history dating back to the 1980s when both men and women became obsessed with its anti-aging benefits.
It isn’t recommended for pregnant or breastfeeding women. While no studies have indicated an increased risk for such patients, specialists prefer to be cautious.
During an initial consultation, your provider will determine if you are a good candidate based on your medical history and desired results.
Isn’t BOTOX® a Toxin?
You may have seen some online articles identifying BOTOX® injections as toxic or poisonous. Here are the facts:
- BOTOX® is an injectable drug made from botulinum toxin type A.
- Botulinum is the same toxin that causes botulism, a life-threatening form of food poisoning. However, this results from large amounts of toxin.
- When injected in small, targeted doses, this toxin is safe to use. It blocks signals from the nerves to the muscles, preventing them from contracting, thus reducing the appearance of lines and wrinkles.
- BOTOX® is technically a neurotoxin, but studies show regular treatments can do more than produce desired cosmetic results. Regular treatments with the neurotoxin can potentially enhance mood, fight depression and anxiety, and even decrease headaches, but research and evidence of these possible benefits is limited.
Is BOTOX® Safe for Me?
During your consult and medical assessment with Dermacare of Hampton Roads, our Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant will determine if BOTOX® is safe and appropriate for you. Contact us today to get started.
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