Botox® Cosmetic Injections

ExitCare ImageBotox® Cosmetic shots (injections) can soften wrinkles on the face.

BEFORE THE PROCEDURE

  • Do not drink alcohol for 1 week before getting the shots.

  • Ask your doctor about changing or stopping your medicines.

PROCEDURE

Your doctor will use a thin needle to put the Botox® into your skin or muscles. This takes about 15 minutes.

AFTER THE PROCEDURE

  • It may take 5 to 14 days before your wrinkles start to soften.

  • If the first shots did not work, you may need more shots.

  • Wrinkles usually go away for 4 to 6 months. You can get more shots every 4 to 6 months.