BOTOX® in Minneapolis-St. Paul

America’s most popular cosmetic treatment! BOTOX® Cosmetic in Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN, is used to diminish facial wrinkles caused by muscle activity. It is best for lines between the brow (frown lines), the horizontal lines of the forehead, and lines around the eyes. It can also be used conservatively in other areas of the face. BOTOX® Cosmetic is safe. It has been used for decades in this country and is FDA-approved.

Cost of Botox

The normal cosmetic dose is 20 – 25 units per area. • An area is defined as the frown (between the brows), the forehead, and the crow’s feet (both sides). It has been used to treat muscle spasms in children with cerebral palsy and strabismus (crossed eyes). The safety of any drug is dependent on dose. BOTOX® Cosmetic is used in very small doses, approximately one-tenth of the normal dose used to treat children with muscle spasticity.

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How many units of Botox do I need?

Depending on the area being treated, most Botox injections take about 20 to 25 units.

Is Botox FDA-approved?

Yes, Botox has been FDA approved to relax facial muscles that cause wrinkles since 2002.

Can I get more Botox after 2 weeks?

No, having multiple Botox injections in a row can alter the results of the initial treatment and may lead to complications.

Who shouldnt get Botox?

Botox is not recommended for people who are pregnant or nursing, are allergic to any of the ingredients in it, or have an active infection in the treatment area.

How long does Botox last in the forehead?

The time Botox lasts varies from person to person, but generally Botox enhances the appearance of forehead lines for up to 4 months.

The Minneapolis-St. Paul BOTOX treatment is just a few tiny injections and can be done on the day of your appointment. The results will not be visible for 2 – 7 days following treatment. The effects last approximately 3 – 5 months and treatments are usually repeated when your muscle activity returns. Find out how you can save money on BOTOX with the Brilliant Distinctions program.

Signs of facial aging begin in the thirties. Common areas include the forehead, frown lines, and crow’s feet. These areas can all be treated with either BOTOX or Dysport. These medicines will stop the muscles from creating those wrinkles. The goal is to minimize lines and shadows on the face and restore smooth skin, not overdo things.  Consultation Checklist

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A board-certified plastic surgeon in Minneapolis-St. Paul, Dr. Heather Rocheford provides a full spectrum of surgical and non-surgical procedures. Request a private consultation to learn how she can customize treatments to your exact needs. Request Consultation