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Is Botox Safe?

Are you interested in minimizing forehead wrinkles and lines with Botox – but feeling a little hesitant about its safety and efficacy?

We understand! That’s why we’re diving into Botox, including if it’s safe, what it does to the body and other things you should know about Botox treatments.

Is Botox Really Safe?

Botox isn’t just safe; it’s actually approved by the FDA to treat forehead wrinkles, frown lines, and even crow’s feet. That means Botox has undergone significant clinical trials to ensure that it’s safe to use and doesn’t have any long-term effects on the body.

So if Botox is so safe, why do some people feel hesitant about getting injections for forehead wrinkles?

While the jury’s still out on that one, it likely has to do with the perception of botulinum toxin, which is the active ingredient in Botox. In large doses, botulinum toxin is poisonous; however, in small, controlled doses (like the kind in Botox), it’s considered safe.

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What Does Botox Do to the Body?

Botox works to interrupt the nerve signals sent from the brain to the muscles at the targeted site. As a result of this interruption, the muscles become relaxed, causing the skin to look softer and more youthful. These results typically last for about three to four months before patients need to schedule another Botox session.

What Else Should I Know About Botox?

Over the course of several clinical trials, researchers have discovered that Botox isn’t just useful for treating aging symptoms; it can actually treat some pretty debilitating physical conditions.

For example, medical researchers have discovered that Botox injections can help treat hyperhidrosis, otherwise known as excessive sweating. Botox has also been shown to provide significant migraine relief, which can be a lifesaver for people who suffer from chronic migraines.

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Want to learn more about the safety and efficacy of Botox? Schedule your consultation with board-certified dermatologist Dr. Nissan Pilest at Total Dermatology in Irvine, CA today by calling (949) 727-3800.

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When it comes to your skin and your health, it really is all about what’s best for you. Total Dermatology understands this, which is why we offer versatile treatments with experienced and highly trained aesthetic professionals led by Dr. Nissan Pilest. Your Total Dermatology transformation awaits.

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