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Considering Botox? You Might Have The Following Questions

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Are you considering botox treatment to address the wrinkles on your face? If so, you will likely have the following questions before you move forward.

Do Your Wrinkles Show When At Rest?

The first thing you should do is analyze when the wrinkles that you want to get rid of appear. Are these the type of lines that only show up when you are making facial expressions, or do they appear when at rest? If those lines are only visible when you're making facial movement, then you can use botox to treat them.

Do Your Wrinkles Bother You? 

Just because you have treatable wrinkles doesn't necessarily mean that you should treat them. There may be certain wrinkles that you are looking to treat because you do not like the way they look. For example, you may have wrinkles that show up when you frown, or not like the crows feet wrinkles that show up around your eyes when you smile. If the wrinkles are projecting a different image than how you feel, then botox can make a difference.

Will Botox Be Safe For You?

While botox is a safe procedure, there are certain people that should not receive a botox treatment. For example, women that are pregnant or breastfeeding should not get a botox treatment. There may also be medications that you are taking that would not make you a good candidate for botox. You'll learn about the potential complications during a consultation where you will be screened for reasons why botox is not a good idea at the moment.

When Should You Get Botox For An Upcoming Event?

Many people seek out botox in preparation for a specific event, such as a wedding where your pictures will be taken. This can cause you to wonder when you should get the botox treatment prior to the event. 

Consider getting at least two botox treatments prior to the event so that you know how your body reacts. You may learn that it takes a couple weeks for the botox treatment to fully take effect, giving you a better time frame for when you should get botox for your event. In addition, getting botox more than once will make you aware of the potential side effects. 

Still have questions about botox? Reach out to a specialist in your area that performs this procedure for a consultation, so that you can learn more about it.