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What can it do for you?

Botox® is well known and quick procedure that relaxes overactive muscles and restores youth and beauty leading to a fresher, smooth and younger appearance. It is a popular and effective cosmetic procedure done by millions of patients on a regular basis all over the world every year.

How does it work?

Botox® is injected into specific facial muscles using a small, fine needle. This causes the targeted muscle to relax, which softens lines and contours. Botox can be injected into the forehead for forehead lines, into the frown to reduce frowning as well as to create an open-eyed appearance; and Botox can be injected around the eyes to soften crow’s feet and to lift the lateral eyebrows. Excessive perspiration (Hyperhidrosis) can be treated with Botox.

Treatment takes less than 15-30 minutes. Any swelling or bruising incurred will heal after only a few days. Botox® takes effect 2-5 days after the treatment. The effect last for 4-6 months.

Botox® from Allergan must be mixed properly and utilized in a concise time frame within the manufacturer’s parameters’. Botox is best administered by an experienced medical professional like Dr. Karin Du Bruyn who has 8 years’ experience in aesthetic medicine and Botox® treatments.

Botox® dramatically decreases lines on the:

  • Frown
  • Forehead
  • Brow lift
  • Eyes
  • Upper lip
  • Mouth corner lift and
  • Underarm (sweating)

Frequently asked questions:

Will BOTOX® make me look like I’ve had work done? 

BOTOX® Cosmetic is a technique-sensitive treatment. You should not lose the ability to show expression when you are treated by someone who is licensed, trained and a medical expert in facial anatomy. It is important to talk to your specialist about the results you want from treatment.

Does BOTOX® treatment hurt? 

Some patients report that being injected with BOTOX® feels like a pinch. Your specialist may use ice to numb the treatment area. If you are concerned about discomfort, your specialist may apply a topical numbing cream before administering your treatment.

How long does the treatment take? 

Your specialist will discuss your treatment goals and perform a facial analysis to determine the appropriate treatments for you. The actual injection process takes about 10 minutes.

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