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Things you wanted to know about Botox but never asked

It is the monsoon season which means most of us want to pamper ourselves to look and feel good. For most people monsoon time is surely the best time to undergo some cosmetic treatments as it gives you the time to heal yourself and relax. And talking about cosmetic treatments, one of the most common cosmetic surgeries performed today are Botox treatments. Today millions of people from around the world opt for Botox treatments to enhance their looks. Botox can help in improving one’s facial features, give a more fresh and vibrant appearance. So this season, if you too have been wondering to try Botox to enhance your looks, but are skeptical about certain things and unsure about how to ask them to your doctor, here’s a guide for you that can help you resolve the various questions. Below is a list of some of the things you wanted to know about Botox but never asked.

Does Botox hurt?

This is a common question that pops in most peoples head when they plan or think to try this treatment. The answer to this question is that Botox generally does not hurt too badly. Most people often feel like a pinch when undergoing this treatment. The pain is very minimal and hence there is nothing to worry about at all. Although if you are someone who is too worried about the discomfort that a Botox treatment can cause, you can visit your doctor and discuss the same. Your doctor or cosmetic surgeon may apply a numbing ointment or lotion before he or she starts the procedure, to ensure you do not feel too much pain.

By when will the results be visible?

Botox treatments usually can healed in a weeks’ time. Although for complete recovery you may have to wait up to 10 days. During this period all you have to do is relax and patiently follow all the instructions given by your surgeon. The results of a Botox treatment last for about 3 to 4 months and you may have to redo a treatment after that. In some cases, patients can also start noticing the difference in a day or two. Although the best effective results can be noticed in 2 weeks’ time period.

What things should I refrain from doing after a Botox treatment

Make sure that you do not take medicines like aspirin or Vitamin E for the next 24 hours after your treatment. Also refrain from massaging the area being treatment for a couple of days. You should not opt for any heavy workout sessions in the gym, light walking is something you can do after a Botox treatment. Refrain from resting on the bed at least for the next 5 to 6 hours.

Do men opt for Botox treatments?

This is a common dilemma that occurs in the minds of guys when thinking to try a Botox treatment. The answer is yes. Like women, men too opt for various Botox treatment.

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