What is Botox?
Dermal fillers are products injected into the skin and are designed to help increase the volume, revitalise & contour the skin & lips and to effectively reduce the appearance of unwanted wrinkles.
What areas can be treated with Botox injections?
BOTOX® injectables are mainly used for the face, forehead wrinkles, crow's feet, lines around the eyes, and the "11 lines" between the eyebrows are the most popular areas. However, other uses include preventing excess sweating and chronic migraines.
Is it safe and does it hurt?
Botox is a relatively safe treatment, but should be undertaken by a qualified professional ensuring that you are getting the correct amount in the right area. It is performed using a very fine needle.
Can Botox have side effects?
There are minimal side effects for Botox if carried out correctly. However immediately after the injection there may be mild swelling at the injection site which usually subsides within 48 hours.
How long does it last?
To see the full effects after the initial treatment it should take about 2-14 days while the Botox treatment itself can last up to six months or more.