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4 Common Botox Myths

Are you thinking of having a Botox treatment?  Continue reading to learn more about some of the common myths about Botox treatments and their truths.

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Below are 4 common Botox myths:

Botox Treatments are Toxic, Unsafe and Dangerous
FACT: With nearly 20 years of use for a range of different conditions, Botox has a long and well-established safety history. More than 16 million treatments have been performed since it was first introduced in the marketplace. No long term side effects have ever been seen in users of the treatments even in studies that followed people who received thirty or more injections over a period of 9 years. It would take a dose of more than 100 times the average dose given for cosmetic use for cosmetic Botox treatments to be fatal. Source: DrSpiegel

Botox is Just for Wrinkles
FACT: Botox is not just cosmetic — far from it! Botox injections have been used to treat migraines by reducing muscle tension and creating less strain on the nervous system. Botox can also be used to temporarily block sweat glands to stop excessive sweating, and even might help patients who suffer from depression. Source: RealSelf

Botox Can Be Used Anywhere On the Face
FACT: There’s a filler and injectable to treat just about every line and wrinkle on the face, but Botox cannot be used for everything. Although it is FDA-approved to treat crow’s-feet and lines between the eyebrows, many doctors use it off-label to address lines on the forehead, on the sides of the mouth, on the neck and to lift the brows. While it may seem like Botox can be used all over the face, there are only certain areas where it works; other injectables are an option for problems that Botox can’t correct. Source: NewBeauty

Botox is Very Expensive
FACT: It used to be very expensive previously but with advancing uses and technological advancement, botox has become affordable to a lot of people. In a nutshell it can be stated that botox injections are undoubtedly a scientific wonder. It is used in the treatment of various medical ailments and is known for its impeccable uses in making your face young and attractive. We would love to hear your ideas and experiences of Botox, please leave us a comment and let us know. Subscribe our RSS to receive skin care updates. Source: StylishAndTrendy

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