Dr Singh who runs his botox clinic in Stevenage, Hertfordshire, in his latest blog shares his thoughts on the myths surrounding botox.
Let’s abolish the myths surrounding Botox®
Myth 1: Are Botox® injections painful?
The truth being is that people have compared having Botox® injected to having a blood test. There is a small pinch sensation however it only lasts a few seconds. Having the Botox® treatment requires on anaesthetic.
Myth 2: The needle
The needle is sterile and come individually packed. The needle is extremely fine and a small amount of liquid is injected in the area of treatment. Many patients have said that the pain associated with the injections is completely non-existent.
Myth 3: Is there loss of facial expression after Botox® treatment
A number of people looking to have Botox® treatment are concerned about the loss of facial expression (that frozen look). However, the reality is that having the Botox® treatment will enhance your expressions and you will be able to display the full range of expression as before including, frowning and smiling. All treatments must be performed by a qualified, trained and skilled practitioner. The Botox® treatment relaxes the muscles were the treatment has taken place, for example, soften lines around the eyes.
Myth 4: Does Botox® contain food poisoning
Botox® is made from a purified protein that comes from the toxin, as many medications are. Huge research has been undertaken into the testing of Botox® and its uses. Botox® injections have one of the highest satisfaction ratings from its patients.
Myth 5: Can Botox® only be used for the face
Botox® and Botox® treatments was initially developed to help with neurological disorders treatment. To this day, however not wildly known, Botox® treatment can be used in the following conditions, depression, migraines, involuntary facial movement, this is just a small list.
Myth 6: Are Botox® treatments unsafe and dangerous
Botox® has a long standing and well established safety history and has been available and used for over 20 years for various treatments. Over 16 million Botox® treatments have been carried out since it was first introduced and no long term side effects have been reports by the users.
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