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Is it safe to get botox near my eyes?

Do you have wrinkles near your eyes that you would like to get rid of?  Botox cosmetic is the ideal anti-wrinkle treatment for those bothersome wrinkles.  But is it safe to get botox near your eyes. 

Is it safe to get botox near my eyes?

Botox is safe for use around the eyes, as it is approved for the treatment of wrinkles at the corner of the eyes, also known as crow’s feet.   Botox can be safely used in this area, because it is designed for reducing the appearance of dynamic wrinkles, which occur as a result of repetitive muscle movement (learn more). 

Crow’s feet are dynamic wrinkles that develop due to the movement of the facial muscles related to expressions such as squinting, and smiling. When botox is injected, it prevents nerve signals from reaching the muscles, so there is less muscle movement.  As a result, the nearby wrinkles soften over time. 

Although botox has a good safety profile, it is important to have treatment done by an experienced, qualified botox injector.   An expert injector generally has the ability to treat any complications that may occur.  Botox does have serious side-effects such as swelling, bruising, dryness, and droopy eyelids, and that’s why it is always best to choose an expert injector.

Botox treatment

Botox is a simple in-office treatment that takes about 10-15 minutes to complete.  The results can be seen within 3 days, and last an average of 3-4 months.

Interested in botox injectable treatment?  Search our directory to find a practice in your area.

If you are in the Fort Lauderdale, Lauderdale by the Sea, Wilton Manors, Pompano Beach or the surrounding areas, Baltic Beauty Centre, Fort Lauderdale, FL, is our featured practice. 

You can reach them at www.balticbeautycentre.com, or by calling (954) 420-7487.

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