BOTOX FAQ

 

Will my face still show emotions and expressions?

Botox cosmetic is intended to enhance your look, not change it. You can still smile, frown, and be expressive.

 

When will I see results and how long will they last?

You’ll begin to see results as soon as 24 hours after your treatment and the lines may continue to fade up to one week afterwards. The effects can last up to four months. After repeated treatments, the effects may begin to last longer.

 

What happens when the treatment stops working?

The effects of Botox cosmetic will gradually disappear until the treated area regains movement. For the best results, continue treating the area every 4 months, or however often is suggested by your doctor.

 

How long has Botox been available in Canada?

Botox cosmetic has been approved for use since 2001.

 

What are the side effects?

The side effects can be pain, tenderness and/or bruising at the sit of injection.

 

How much does a treatment cost?

The price depends on the amount of Botox cosmetic needed and the areas of the face being treated.