Top 3 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Getting Botox

Botox as a cosmetic treatment has been around for a decade now. This injectable is actually a neurotoxin which helps reduce frown lines and forehead creases when applied in small doses. This lunchtime procedure leads the pack of the most popular minimally-invasive cosmetic procedures for 2011. Despite its popularity and constant availability, a meticulous selection of the right professionals to perform the procedure is still essential. Dr. Daniel S. Tresley is a board-certified professional who specializes in cosmetic and reconstructive eyelid plastic surgery. For your Chicago Botox needs, Dr. Tresley is one of the finest in the area.

So you’re still confused over getting Botox? Ask yourself the following:

Am I fairly in good health?

Despite its minimally-invasive nature, a Botox injection is still a medical procedure. And like all medical procedures, some are good candidates while others may need to make certain health improvements and wait for a definite period of time before taking the plunge. Individuals who may be taking certain prescriptions or undergoing treatments may not be eligible for the wrinkle-busting injectable. The existence of neuromuscular disorders may also affect Botox outcomes. You may be advised to completely treat pre-existing conditions. Dr. Tresley will perform a thorough assessment to determine your current health status before Botox.

What exactly are my goals in having Botox?

Your expectations and goals in getting Botox should be clear in the first place. You can talk to Dr. Tresley about your own goals and check if it’s align with the procedure’s objectives. Sometimes, one’s physical appearance goals may be suited for another cosmetic procedure.

What are my expectations during and after the procedure?

Apart from having specific goals for getting Botox, you should be able to relay to Dr. Tresley your expectations during and after the procedure. The procedure itself will take you around 15 minutes or does not require any anesthetic agent. Numbing creams may be applied to the injected area.

Dr. Tresley will warmly answer your queries on Botox and he is just a visit away. Schedule a personal consultation with him today!

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