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How is BOTOX®  injection in Boston, Peabody, MA  is different at Shanthala MD?

BOTOX®  injection  is the number #1 cosmetic Prejuvenation procedure performed in the world. At ShanthalaMD all patients who come in for Botox® are thoroughly evaluated and consulted by our physician.  A Board Certified physician performs all injections in a highly sterile fashion. We treat both men and women.

Is it okay to get BOTOX® before you start seeing wrinkles?

The wrinkles are created due to repeated contractions of the muscles while making facial expressions. Botox® can prevent the formation of these wrinkles, therefore many young adults are getting Botox® at an early age.

If you are suffering from sagging eyebrow or an eyelid, if you wish to get a browlift without surgery get evaluated to see if Botox® is the right choice for you.

If you Look sad due to down turning of the oral commissures, Botox® injection into the DAO muscle can help you look less sad.

Platysma bands or Neck Bands in the neck are treated with Botox® to get a flawless smooth neck.

What is BOTOX® in Boston?

BOTOX® is an onabotulinumtoxinA, neurotoxin because it causes temporary muscle relaxation. It all starts with a nerve telling a muscle to contract. This causes the overlying skin to scrunch up. With time and repeated contractions, the skin begins to thin at certain points and a wrinkle is born.

How long it takes for Botox® to work?

Typically Botox® takes 3 to 10 days to see the full effect.

Does it hurt to get Botox?

Botox® injection is performed with very tiny needles. If you are very scared of needles, the doctor can numb the area. We can use cold ice packs or a small ultrasonic device to reduce the pain.

Does Botox® injection cause Bruising?

The risk of bruising with Botox® is higher in someone with a history of bleeding disorder. If you are on a blood thinner then you are high risk for bruising. Some areas of the face have more veins and capillaries, hence can cause small bruising.

What other areas can you use Botox® injection?

BOTOX® is used for excessive sweating or Hyperhidrosis. It can be injected into sweaty armpits in the axilla, palms and feet area to prevent excessive sweating.

BOTOX® can be injected into the neck area for platysma bands and necklace lines.

BOTOX® can be used for both upper and lower face area for correction of wrinkles and fine lines.

What are the side effects of BOTOX®?

BOTOX® is safe but it can cause very rare side effects such as a headache, drooping of an eyebrow or an eyelid, difficulty swallowing and blurry vision.

What about BOTOX® for male patients?

Yes, our physician performs all injectables for male patients including BOTOX®.

Dr. Shanthala will give her honest opinion if you are the right candidate for BOTOX®.

Can you get BOTOX® after the age of 65?

The lines and wrinkles are due to repeated contraction of the muscles and loss of collagen due to sun damage and aging.

Get a consultation with Dr. Shanthala today to see if you are a good candidate for BOTOX®.

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