BOTOX is a simple, non-surgical solution for facial wrinkles and lines. It treats dynamic wrinkles caused by repeated muscular contractions such as frowning and squinting - relaxing the muscles and noticeably refreshing the facial appearance in just a few days. As such, it is an incredibly popular procedure used by hundreds of thousands of men and women worldwide.
BOTOX was cleared for use in Canada in April 2001 for frown lines between the eyebrows. Since then, it has been approved for a number of other indications, such as hyperhidrosis and spasticity.
The procedure, performed by Dr. Vassiliou, involves precise injections of tiny amounts of a liquid purified protein. The needle used is fine and the pain minimal; most patients compare the sensation to a bug bite.
The effects of BOTOX usually last three to four months and after several treatments, results may last even longer.
What is BOTOX?
BOTOX is made of a purified protein from bacteria, just like penicillin is from mold. BOTOX is approved in 70 countries and has been safely used for the treatment of a broad range of medical conditions such as cerebral palsy (in children as young as 2), post stroke related spasticity and hyperhydrosis (excessive sweating).
How do I know if it's right for me?
At Dermaworks Medical Aesthetics Clinic, your initial assessment is performed by Dr. Vassiliou to ensure that BOTOX is right for you.
Call 613-667-9455 or contact us to schedule your consultation. Please note that BOTOX is not advisable for individuals who are pregnant, nursing or have a neurological disease.
How long do the results last?
The results typically last approximately four months, although after a series of treatments they may last longer. Results vary for each patient.
Is BOTOX just for wrinkles?
No. BOTOX doesn't just soften wrinkles around the eyes - it can also elevate the brows thereby opening up the eyes and making you appear less tired. In fact, some clients get BOTOX just for the brow lift.
How much does it cost?
A typical treatment will cost approximately $300 or more, depending on the amount injected. Pricing is determined by the number of units injected.
Where can I learn more?
Learn more about BOTOX at www.botox.com