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Botox injection

Botox Cosmetic is a drug that health professionals have been using for years to treat wrinkles and facial lines, mainly in the upper face. Botox is a brand name for a neurotoxin produced by the Clostridium botulinum bacteria. There are other brands, such as Dysport, Xeomin, and Nuceiva. Since it was the first injectable botulinum toxin, Botox is the most commonly used name.

How does Botox work

Before-Botox-forehead After-Botox-forehead

Botox works by blocking nerve impulses from reaching the muscles. The muscle that has been injected is unable to contract. Wrinkles relax and soften as a result of this

Botox in Edmonton

Dr. Alhallak recommended Radiesse to correct the nasolabial fold after the consultation. The patient had been receiving Juvederm for over 5 years and was looking for a long-term solution to avoid a yearly trip to the Edmonton centre.

How long does Botox last?

Botox’s effects will last 3 to 6 months. When muscle function gradually returns, lines and wrinkles reappear and must be handled once more. Since the muscles shorten over time, the lines and wrinkles also look less serious.

 

What are the side effects?

Following a Botox injection, you can experience some temporary side effects. This may involve the following: bruising, headache. wrong injection site might cause droopy eyelid.

 

Can Botox be covered by health insurance?

When used for cosmetic reasons, Botox is not covered by insurance. For more information on benefits, contact your health insurance provider.

 

What is the cost of Botox injection?

Each case is different, however, the case below cost about $200

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