How long does BOTOX® effect last?
BOTOX® treatment on wrinkles can last for around 4 months20,21 while BOTOX® treatment on underarm sweating can last for up to 205 days19. You can repeat the treatment to achieve your desired results. After the BOTOX® effect wears off, your wrinkles will only gradually come back and will not get worse.
I would like to receive BOTOX® treatment, but I heard that it was produced from a toxin. Is it safe?
BOTOX® is a highly purified protein complex produced under strict laboratory rules and conditions22,23. With 30 years of clinical and experiences in the world, and being approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in the U.S., the safety of BOTOX® has been well-proven.
Does BOTOX® dosing increase every treatment?
No. The doctor tailors the dosage in accordance to the extent of muscle contraction for the required areas. Clinical studies show that the results of BOTOX® treatments last longer as the number of treatment increases, which can reduce the number of treatments gradually in the long run13.
Does BOTOX® make your face stiff and damage your facial muscle?
BOTOX®保妥適®只在療程部位產生作用, 針對性放鬆過於活躍的面部肌肉以達至去皺效果, 正確使用下並不會引起面部僵硬及構成傷害。
BOTOX® only affects the treated areas. It does not make your face stiff under correct use. BOTOX® would just temporarily relax the overactive muscles on face in order to smooth away dynamic wrinkles, therefore will not cause damage to facial muscles under correct use.
Can BOTOX® botulinum toxin be used in conjunction with Juvéderm® hyaluronic acid?
Yes. Treatment of BOTOX® and Juvéderm® at the sametime can enhance the treatment effect. For example, it is recommended to undergo the BOTOX® treatment to relax the muscle which causes static frown lines, followed by treatment of Juvéderm® hyaluronic acid to fill up and smooth the static wrinkles away.