Nima Skin Institute is the premier location for your Chicago Botox needs. The purpose of Botox is to temporarily remove wrinkles in the face that are often caused by excessive frowning. Botox has become more popular in the last few years and is more commonly used among women. The history of Botox dates back at least fifty years, and it was once used to treat medical conditions. At Nima Skin institute, we focus on the cosmetic needs of Botox here in Chicago. Your Chicago Botox specialist will walk you through the entire process and go over the side effects with you in great detail. It is, however, your responsibility to efficiently educate yourself on all the benefits and possible risks of Botox. Below we provide the basic information about our Chicago Botox treatment.
What is Botox?
Botox is a very popular cosmetic medicine that is injected into the muscles in order to improve or otherwise restore moderate to severe frown lines on a temporary basis.
Who can use Botox?
Botox is given mainly to people between the ages of 18-65. It’s given to anyone who is looking to temporarily improve the appearance of frown lines that develop usually between the forehead and eyebrows.
Who shouldn’t use Botox?
Botox should not be given to anyone who may be allergic to any of the ingredients in the medicine, anyone who has an infection near the injection area, anyone who has had an allergic reaction to any other botulinum toxin product, or to any woman that is pregnant.
How long does it take to notice the effects of Botox?
Initially the first results of Botox are noticeable within a few days of the procedure. Improvement can be expected to continue for about 30 days.
How long does Botox last?
Botox is said to last at least four months in most patients but results may vary from patient to patient.
What are the risks of Botox?
It’s very important to notify your cosmetic dermatologist at Nima Skin Institute of any prescription or non-prescription medications you may be taking prior to coming in for Botox. Patients may experience vision problems, weakness of the muscles or loss of strength after the initial procedure. Please be sure to read the entire Product Information Guide https://www.allergan.com/assets/pdf/botox_cosmetic_pi.pdf ) and Medication Guide ( https://www.allergan.com/miscellaneous-pages/allergan-pdf-files/botox_med_guide ) to ensure that you have a complete understanding of Botox prior to your appointment.