Botox Injections Q and A
Botox is an effective wrinkle and frown line reduction injection. It temporarily fixes forehead lines and even crow’s feet lines. Interested in getting botox? Call us or request an appointment online. We are located at Unit #103 – 15222 32nd Avenue Diversion, Surrey, BC V3Z 0R8, Canada. Request an appointment online or call us. We serve the surrounding areas of Surrey, BC, Burnaby, BC, Coquitlam, BC, Richmond, BC, Vancouver, BC and Abbotsford, BC.
Have you ever been asked if you are angry or tired due to the deep frown lines across your forehead or between your eyebrows? Botox injections can dramatically soften and even eliminate these lines.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Botox/Dysport/Xeomin?
Botox/Dysport/Xeomin is a protein which is created form a bacteria, much like how penicillin is made. The protein is injected into different areas of the body to produce localized muscle relaxation. For 20 years, the protein was used for problems like cerebral palsy, chronic muscular pain, vocal cord dysfunction and visual disturbances.
How does Botox/Dysport/Xeomin work?
Regular use of this simple treatment will soften expression lines and help to “stop the clock” on the development of further deepening of lines. In addition, treatment is so quick and easy that you can have it done over lunch.
Where can Botox/Dysport/Xeomin be used?
These days, Botox/Dysport/Xeomin is used in several areas of the face in addition on those on the forehead. It can be used for “bunny lines” on the nose, crow’s feet, neck lines and cords and the droopy lines that can occur at the sides of the mouth. In addition, it is used safely to treat hyperhidrosis – which is the condition of excessive sweating in the armpits or hands.
What is the treatment like?
A very fine needle and a small amount of liquid is used do the pain associated with the injection is minimal. The sensation has been compared to a bug bite.
How long does a treatment take?
A Botox/Dysport/Xeomin procedure is quick, simple, and there’s no downtime. Following a facial analysis by your physician and a discussion on your desired outcome, the procedure itself only takes about 10 to 15 minutes to perform.
How much does a Botox/Dysport/Xeomin treatment cost?
The costs associated with a treatment are dependent on the amount of product needed and the areas of the face being treated.
Who should not use this treatment?
There are very few restrictions regarding the use of Botox/Dysport/Xeomin. Those who pregnant, nursing, or have a neurological disease should not be treated.
How soon will I see a difference?
It can take up to 2 weeks for the products to take full effect. Usually we ask patients to wait for the full 14 days to pass in order to fully see the results.
Does Botox/Dysport/Xeomin have any side effects?
Side effects are rare and these should be discussed with your doctor.
How long does the treatment last?
The effects usually last up to four months. After repeat treatments, the effects may begin to last longer.
Will it give me food poisoning? / It is botulism? Isn’t Botox/Dysport/Xeomin a toxin or poison?
No, it is not toxic to you and it’s not a poison. To clarify, Botulism is the name of an illness. The product is a natural, purified protein. It is an approved drug that is used in very tiny doses and it comes from a naturally occurring bacterium.
For all Patients Interested in Botox/Dysport/Xeomin and/or Filler
Please note the following prior to your appointment at Dr.Badesha’s Mediworks Rejuvenation Centre:
During your first appointment, you will be given information about Botox and Fillers. Dr.Badesha and his staff will ask you about your personal goals and interests, and then will make some suggestions based on their experience.
Many patients choose to have treatment on the day of their consultation, but there is absolutely no obligation to do so! Please be sure that all of your questions are answered to your satisfaction before any treatment is undertaken.
If you plan to have injections performed on the day of your consult, please refrain from using alcohol, aspirin, or any anti-inflammatory medication for 2 days prior. On the day of the consultation, wash your face with antibacterial soap and do not apply any makeup to the area which is being treated.
We look forward to seeing you! Please call us at the office if you have any questions.