Myths and Facts about BOTOX® Cosmetic

Handsome man receiving filler injection One of the most popular aesthetic procedures available today is BOTOX® Cosmetic injections. BOTOX Cosmetic has been around for years and continues to be a great anti-aging treatment for patients who are not quite ready for invasive plastic surgeries. Dr. Kenrick Spence and Dr. Fernando Ovalle Jr. are here to educate patients on BOTOX Cosmetic injections and demystify this treatment for those who are unfamiliar.

Below are some common myths about BOTOX Cosmetic.

Myth: BOTOX Cosmetic is only for women

Fact: Both men and women will benefit from BOTOX Cosmetic injections. In fact, more and more men are getting this procedure to help them look younger and more refreshed.

Myth: BOTOX® is only for people who have wrinkles

Fact: BOTOX Cosmetic is best known for fighting signs of aging. However, this treatment can also help with excessive sweating. BOTOX® even has therapeutic applications. For example, it can relieve migraines and urinary incontinence.

Myth: BOTOX Cosmetic is painful

Fact: While some people may experience a little discomfort during the injection process, BOTOX Cosmetic is generally not considered to be painful. The injections are performed quickly and precisely by our team of professionals to ensure patient comfort. Some itching and redness at the injection sites may occur, but this is often well-tolerated by our patients.

Myth: BOTOX Cosmetic only lasts for a short while

Fact: The results of BOTOX Cosmetic injections can last for several months. With regular treatments, you can often extend the results even longer. Many patients find that regular use of BOTOX Cosmetic injections, as well as other injectables such as dermal fillers, can slow the overall aging process and maintain a youthful appearance longer than without.

Schedule an appointment to learn more

Getting the facts about BOTOX Cosmetic is the first step in finding out if it is right for you! If you’re considering getting BOTOX Cosmetic or any other injectables, be sure to consult with a plastic surgeon or dermatologist to learn more about this popular cosmetic procedure. Dr. Kenrick Spence and Dr. Fernando Ovalle Jr. of Hillcrest Plastic Surgery in Orlando, FL, can evaluate you and decide if you are a good candidate. Call 407-999-2585 to request a consultation visit and initial evaluation.

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