Know the facts about Botox
What is it?
BOTOX® Cosmetic (onabotulinumtoxinA) is the only FDA-approved treatment to temporarily improve both moderate to severe frown lines between the brows and crow’s feet in adults.
You can get treated in both areas at the same time—that’s the beauty of BOTOX® Cosmetic.
BOTOX® Cosmetic (onabotulinumtoxinA) is a doctor-administered injection that is inserted into your muscles to temporarily smooth the lines around the sides of your eyes and between your brows—also called moderate to severe crow’s feet and frown lines.
Botox Frequently Asked Questions
Will I look overdone?
BOTOX® Cosmetic (onabotulinumtoxinA) is a technique sensitive treatment. You should not lose the ability to show expression when you are treated by someone who is licensed, trained, and a medical expert in facial anatomy. It is important to talk to your provider about the results you want from treatment.
Does the treatment hurt?
Some patients report that being injected with BOTOX® Cosmetic feels like a pinch. Your provider may use ice to numb the treatment area. If you are concerned about discomfort, your provider may apply a topical numbing cream before administering your treatment.
How long does treatment take?
The treatment takes approximately 10 minutes and requires minimal downtime or recovery—it’s often called a lunchtime procedure.
What were common side effects seen in clinical studies?
3% of patients experienced eyelid drooping in the frown lines studies and 1% of patients experienced eyelid swelling in the crow’s feet studies. Other possible side effects include: discomfort or pain at the injection site; headache; and eye problems: double vision, blurred vision, drooping eyelids, and swelling of your eyelids. These are not all of the possible serious side effects of BOTOX® Cosmetic. Please talk to our staff for more information.