What You Can Expect With Botox Injections


Botox injections are an injectable way to reduce your fine lines and wrinkles. Botox is a botulinum toxin that is safely injected into the skin where you have fine lines and wrinkles in your face to reduce them and give you a more youthful appearance. This injection should only ever be administered by a professional dermatologist. You should not go to a salon or a spa to have these injections, and do not allow anyone to administer these injections that is not certified to do so. If you have wrinkles and fine lines and are looking to reduce them with Botox, you may be wondering what you can expect. Read on for things to expect with Botox injections.

Swelling And Redness

You can expect swelling and redness after you are given these injections. You may see this for up to a few days afterward, but it will eventually subside, and you will be left with the results you were looking for. If the swelling and redness last for too long, you should consult your dermatologist and go back in for a checkup to be sure you aren't having any type of negative reaction to the injections.

Stiff Facial Muscles

You may feel that the muscles in your face are stiff, or that you appear to look stiff. This will also only last a few days and will eventually subside as well. This feeling and frozen look on your face should only last a short while until you will be back to feeling more like yourself.

Extra Injections

Depending on how many wrinkles you have, or how deep your wrinkles are, you should expect extra injections. You are more than likely going to need more than just a few, and you should consult your dermatologist about how many of these injections you are actually going to need so you are prepared for the extra cost and for the extra injections you receive. The more injections you receive, the more it may cost and the more swelling or redness you may experience. 

If your skin is making you feel like you look older than you are and you are looking for a way to reduce these wrinkles and fine lines, you should talk to a local dermatologist about Botox injections and what you can expect with these injections, as well as other information relating to Botox so you are informed and prepared.


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