Frequently Asked Questions about Botox - Dr. Clayton Frenzel | BodEvolve Cosmetic Surgery & MedSpa | Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas

Frequently Asked Questions about Botox

Having a well-developed understanding of a procedure before it is performed is an essential aspect of surgery.  To help you reach an educated decision about Botox, there are some frequently asked questions available.

Because of the constant use of facial muscles to smile, shout, and for other expressions, the next frequently asked question pertains to the effects of such expressions.  What can be done for crow’s feet and other lines?  Well, of course, Botox is the appropriate answer.  To smooth out any problem areas on the face, Botox can be injected, taking away frown lines and crow’s feet.

How long does Botox take to become effective?  Botox starts working about five days after the treatment.  Botox is a medicine that needs time become effective.  When it works, the muscles are relaxed, giving your creases the chance to smooth out.  After about one to two weeks, the creases should be smooth.

A concern of a lot of patients is pain level.  Botox can cause minimal discomfort.  However, your physician may choose to numb the area with a cold pack or anesthetic cream.

Botox is a brief procedure.  There is no need to block off days on your schedule.  The entire process takes only ten minutes.  And, no downtime is required.

Another frequently asked question about Botox is the side effects.  Though no downtime is required, common side effects are temporary eyelid droop and nausea.  A thorough list of side effects will be discussed with the physician, but some of the less common side effects include infection, localized pain, swelling, inflammation, redness, tenderness, bruising, and bleeding.

The goal of Botox is to reduce or remove the lines in the face, while keeping a young and fresh look—a natural look.  The great thing about Botox is that your facial appearance will not drastically change.  The effects of Botox are noticeable, but you will not look like you have gone through an appearance altering surgery.  The effect of Botox is to reduce the frown lines between the brows, allowing you to express emotion without creases.

The best frequently asked question is saved for last  Is Botox affordable?  You should be able to keep smooth looking skin, crease free, for an affordable price.  And with Botox, you can do just that.  In fact, Botox is one of the low-entry-cost facial aesthetic procedures in America, according to an American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery survey.  It is compared to teeth whitening, hair coloring, and chemical peels.

If you are looking for a quick fix to facial creases at an affordable cost, Botox is the right choice for you.

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Dr. Frenzel has a passion for his patients and his work and is eager to provide the very best results for those who seek them. His skilled hands, extensive training and compassion will assist you in achieving the look you’ve always imagined. Call our office now for a personal one on one consultation with Dr. Frenzel to discuss your desires.

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