Cavallo & Horlick Dermatology

631-732-9090Suffolk - Pt Jefferson Station
1500 Route 112 Bldg 6
Pt. Jefferson Sta., NY 11776

516-921-2294Nassau - Woodbury
169 Froehlich Farm Blvd.
Woodbury, NY 11797

The Answers to Your Botox Questions

Published on December 21, 2018

As the craze for youthful and vibrant skin spreads, Botox injections are increasing in popularity as a way to rejuvenate one’s look quickly. It’s perfect for both men and women who want to restore their soft, supple, and youthful skin back to how it looked before the early signs of aging began to take hold. With the botox treatment, you can get rid of those unsightly fine lines and wrinkles and achieve the beautiful look you desire.

Botox is an injectable treatment that should be taken only after taking some time to do your research. There’s a lot to be said about this treatment, but you can learn all the details you need from an experienced doctor. You can schedule a consultation where you can ask any questions you have regarding the botox treatment.

We’re here to help with answers to some of the most common botox questions.

Will Taking Botox Mean I Have A Stiff Frozen Face?

It is true that Botox works by disrupting the signals between the nerves and the muscles that respond to trigger facial expressions. The results in reduced muscle movement, but does not mean that your face will be frozen and not function as it did before. In fact, when you’re given the correct dose from a skilled doctor, you will look more youthful while retaining your full range of expressions.

Is Botox a Toxin?

Yes, Botox is a toxin, but it is completely safe when delivered in the right quantity. That’s why it is so important that you work with a respected cosmetic doctor who has had experience performing the treatment with a high degree of success. It’s safer and ensures optimal results.

How Long Will My Botox Treatment Last?

The results provided by Botox treatment will usually last around three to six months. After this period of time, you will start to see the signs of aging slowly return to your face. Fortunately, you can undergo repeat treatments to ensure a longer lasting result. Some patients even say that with repeat treatments, age lines tend to become less severe over the course of time.

Where Is Botox Injected?

Botox is generally used for cosmetic purposes to reduce the fine lines and wrinkles between the eyebrows, the forehead, the outer edges of the eyes, and more. Your doctor will assess your facial features and talk to you about the aesthetic goals you’d like to accomplish before developing a clear plan of action. Specific areas of your face will be targeted to help you reach your unique goals.

Before going in for a Botox treatment, it is recommended that you do your homework well. Read as much information as much as possible so that you can fully understand the procedure and the possible side effects. You can also speak to people who have already taken the treatment to get a firsthand account of what to expect.

Schedule Your Botox Consultation in Long Island

Interested in learning more about the Botox treatment? Contact our office to schedule a consultation at Cavallo & Horlick Dermatology today. Our friendly staff will help guide you throughout the entire process.


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