FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Who performs the injections at The Cosmetix Clinic?
BOTOX® Injection procedures are considered medical techniques that should be carried out in a controlled medical environment and administered by a qualified and experienced medical professional. We only use experienced, qualified doctor’s and nurses for botox prescription consultation and administration, so you can be absolutely sure of a highly professional, discreet and safe service.
What does the treatment entail?
There is an initial detailed consultation with a doctor/nurse, who will listen to what effect you are trying to achieve and advise accordingly. A bespoke treatment of Botox® will be administered, as every patient is different and not everyone wishes to have the same end result. Between 5-10 small injections are necessary, depending on which areas are to be treated.
How long does it take to start working and how long does it last?
The response to the injections is not immediate, and it will usually take several days for the muscles to respond, with maximum results at 2 weeks. The effects are temporary and place the muscles into hibernation for approximately 3-6 months. After this time repeat Botox® injections will be required to maintain its skin smoothing effects.
Is Botox® the same as “fillers”?
The short answer is no. Fillers work by “filling in” a wrinkle, whereas Botox® relaxes the muscle causing the wrinkle into hibernation. Fillers are not as effective as Botox® in treating wrinkles in the upper third of the face, but are very useful in plumping out the skin in the lower two thirds of the face.