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Myths and Facts About Botox®

Are you ready to try Botox® but unsure how to move forward due to all of the conflicting information on the internet? Botox is a safe, medically approved aesthetic treatment for fine lines and wrinkles caused by muscle contractions in the face, such as frown lines and crow’s feet. When administered by a trained professional, Botox can significantly freshen your appearance for a younger look.

At RB Laser Lipo and Aesthetics in Indian Wells, California, Dr. Ronald Bush and our team of experienced aestheticians are well known for their skill and professionalism in providing Botox injections. We can improve your appearance safely and you’ll feel confident about your looks once again.

Botox myths

The following myths have been circulating for years, but that’s all they are — myths. You don’t have to worry about these “side effects” when you get Botox treatment from a trained professional like Dr. Bush:

None of these myths are true. When you get Botox, you’re joining the ranks of millions of patients who trust their aestheticians to provide a safe, effective treatment for wrinkles and lines.

Botox facts

These are the actual facts about Botox, which has been in use since 2002 as a cosmetic treatment and was injected 7.4 million times in 2018 alone.

Your Botox treatment

Dr. Bush consults with you about your facial lines and wrinkles, your skincare routine, and your hopes and desires. He can target the appropriate areas by asking you to make different facial expressions. Once areas that can benefit from Botox are identified, your injections can begin. Each set of injections takes about 10 minutes. 

Crow’s feet usually get three injections at the outside corner of each eye. Forehead lines get five injections across the forehead crease. You should only experience the mildest discomfort, if any, and can go back to your normal routine immediately. It can take 7-14 days for full results to appear, and they’ll last approximately four months.

If you’re ready to give Botox a chance, call our offices at 760-372-9711 to make an appointment.

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