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Crow’s feet, frown lines and brow furrows soften almost instantly when Botox-A® injections block the nerve impulses that signal selected muscle contractions in the face. Botox-A® is the brand name for FDA-approved botulinum toxin suspended in a saline solution.

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Procedure: 10-15 minutes. A series of intramuscular injections smooth facial lines.    

Anesthesia: None required, though ice may be applied to the skin before injections to minimize discomfort.

Length of Stay: Plan to stay at the Cosmetic Surgery Center for about an hour.

What to expect:  Temporary stinging, throbbing or burning at injection sites. Restriction of muscle movement begins 2-5 days after the injection.

Resuming Activities: The manufacturer has activity limitation recommendations for the day of treatment.

Duration of results: Individual variables influence the longevity of results, usually within a range of 2-6 months.

Risks: Temporary eyelid drooping, inability to wrinkle forehead.

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Robert J. Knowling, M.D., F.A.C.S.
at The Cosmetic Surgery Center of Huntsville

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