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Botox Cosmetic Injection Procedure (Part 1 of 2)

Via Botox Injections Guide

Botox cosmetic Injections is extremely popular nowadays because it is simple to perform and consistently achieves good results. With just a few injections, the procedure can paralyze facial muscles and prevent them from wrinkling. The name alone, Botox, is an implication of the true nature of the substance: Botulinum toxin type A. It is a non-surgical way to reduce or eliminate frown lines, forehead creases, crows feet, neck bands and other wrinkles.


A wee bit of botox treatment does a really powerful job. The treatment is effective but temporary and has to be repeated every 3-6 months. Botox weakens the facial muscles that create wrinkles and frowns when they contract. When it starts to wear off, muscle activity will gradually being to reappear, so you will not wake up one morning to all of your pre-Botox wrinkles lunging at you in the bathroom mirror. The goal of Botox is a subtle softening, not necessary the complete elimination of facial expression lines.

If you are thinking about taking Botox Injections, it is wise to first learn about the procedure and the possible side affects. Understanding how Botox works is an important step in making up your mind if it is a cosmetic surgery procedure that will be worthwhile for you. Let’s go through the procedure step by step. Please note that although the treatment is typical, however the routine may be different at certain places!


First, the doctor will determine where to administer the injections by examining your ability to move certain muscles in your brow area. The location, size, and use of the muscles that create a furrowed brow vary markedly among individuals.

To be continued in part 2…



2 comments on “Botox Cosmetic Injection Procedure (Part 1 of 2)

  1. Rocky Hudson
    February 23, 2012

    It’s amazing how you have explained cosmetic surgery like botox to the patients, it’ll be lot easier for them to understand how easy these things are and I think they will agree to be good looking is lot more easier than previous days. I’m recommending this post on my facebook page for sure, thanks a lot.

    • Amin Etemad
      February 23, 2012

      I’m honored, many thanks Mr. Hudson. It is indeed easier to look pretty than many years ago and thanks to cosmetic surgery, this desire has become doable and especially affordable for patients in may parts of the world. Kind regards and all the best to you and to the great city of Chicago! AE

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