Are BOTOX Injections Painful?
Many patients say that neuromodulator injections feel like a series of small pinches. If you are concerned about discomfort, ice or topical numbing cream can be applied before the procedure.
How Soon Will I See Results?
It takes about seven days after the treatment to see the full effects of BOTOX injections.
Can BOTOX Be Used to Treat More than Forehead Lines, Scowl Lines, and Crow’s Feet?
BOTOX has a number of off-label cosmetic uses. For example, it can be used to:
- Lift the mouth corners
- Soften vertical lines around the mouth
- Smooth out the chin
- Relax vertical cords in the neck
- Reshape and reduce the width of the jaw
What Are the Side Effects of BOTOX Injections?
The most common side effect with BOTOX is temporary bruising. Although it is rare, neuromodulator injections may cause drooping of an eyelid or headaches.
What Should I Do to Prepare for BOTOX Injections?
Stop taking aspirin or anti-inflammatory medications two weeks before your Portland BOTOX injections to help reduce bruising from the procedure. Also refrain from taking blood-thinning supplements such as fish oil, gingko, ginger, garlic, and ginseng.