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Botox 101

Botox 101

Aging is a natural part of life, but not everybody likes the look of fine lines and wrinkles that come along with it. Fortunately, there are ways to slow the aging process so you look and feel young. It is no surprise that Botox and other injectable fillers are among the most popular non-surgical anti-aging treatments in Canada. Botox is quick, effective and has little to no downtime. The pain is minimal (like a little pinch) and the results set in within 1-2 days.

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Below are some questions that people commonly have about Botox. If you’re thinking about getting Botox, you want to do your research before taking the plunge.

  1. How do you know if you need Botox?

If fine lines and wrinkles are bothering you, Botox is definitely something to consider. Over time facial expressions begin to become more permanent which is why some people take the preventive approach and get Botox before fine lines and wrinkles even appear. Botox is commonly used for forehead lines and crow’s feet around the eyes.

  1. Can you ever be too young for Botox?

Speaking of age, you have to be at least 18 years of age to receive Botox at our clinic. The majority of Botox patients are typically between 35 and 50.

  1. How often do you need Botox? How long does it last?

Botox lasts between 3-4 months before it gradually wears off, but everyone is different. This means you would need Botox a few times a year, depending on what you’re comfortable with.

  1. What are units of Botox?

Botox is measured in units. To give you an idea of how many units you may need, frown lines can range anywhere from 25-50 units and 10-15 units for crow’s feet for each eye. Your doctor will know much Botox is needed to achieve the best results.

  1. How much does Botox cost?

The cost of Botox is per unit and can vary depending on where you get it done but also on what you would like to have done. Book your free consultation today and discover the proven results that 11 million women and men have experienced!