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Botox reduces our tendency to scowlBotox Questions

How does Botox work? 
Very low doses of Botox Cosmetic are administered via tiny injections directly into the muscle responsible for the frown lines.  By blocking the relase of the chemical that causes these muscles to contract, Botox Cosmetic enables them to relax, so the skin appears smoother.

Will I still be able to make facial expressions?
The muscle activity that causes frown lines is simply reduced, so you can still show expression.

What is a Botox Cosmetic Treatment like? 
If you are concerned about having a Botox injection, tt is a simple 15-minute treatment.  There is no downtime and requires no recovery.

Does a Botox Cosmetic treatment hurt? 
No anesthesia is required although a cold pack may be used to numb the area, for you.  Brief localized pain or redness may be associated with the injection.

Is Botox safe?
Botox Cosmetic has been the most popular of all physician administered cosmetic procedures for over 7 years with 9.5 million procedures.  97% of the surveyed patients were satisfed with the results.  Yes...it is safe and effective.

How quickly will I see results? 
Within 1 to 2 days, you will notice a softening in the appearance of the lines and wrinkles.  The area will continue to improve up to a month.

How long can I expect my results to last? 
Visible results have been shown to last up to 4 to 6 months. 

Is Botox Cosmetic expensive? 
The cost per treatment varies according to the areas to be treated and the amount of correction desired.  Botox is priced according to the amount used.  The cost per treatment averages between $250 and $500.  A complimentary consultation with an Ageless Remedies physician assistant or nurse practitioner is recommended to understand your options and answer questions.