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Better Life Clinics, a leading Palm Harbor Botox Clinic


Frequently asked questions:

How long do the results last?

On average, results can last 3-4 months but this can vary from person to person.

Is Botox painful?

At Better Life Clinics we inject botox using an extremely thin needle as well as a technique that makes it relatively painless without the need for any numbing or ice.

Can Botox be combined with other treatments?

Yes, Botox is often used in combination with fillers and or PDO threads for more comprehensive results.

Will I still be able to make facial expressions?

While the treated muscles will be temporarily adjusted, you will still be able to make natural facial expressions as the injections do not affect all muscles in the face. The goal is to look younger, more beautiful, and more natural.

How do I know if Botox is right for me?

The best way to determine if Botox is right for you is to call Better Life clinics for a quick consultation. Dr. Ibrahim will be able to assess your areas of concern and recommend the most appropriate treatment plan. Keep in mind that Botox can reduce the appearance of wrinkles, but won’t completely erase them – so it’s best for those with mild-to-moderate signs of aging.
The assessment is very important as it may not help severe frown lines,

What should I expect after Botox treatment?

After the injections, you may experience some redness or swelling at the injection site which can last for 30 minutes to a few hours. You will also need to avoid certain activities such as exercise and facial massages for 24 hours post-treatment. Results are typically visible within 2-3 days and can last up to 4 months.

Are there any side effects?

As with any medical treatment, Botox can have some side effects. The most common include redness and swelling at the injection site, as well as temporary bruising or numbness. These side effects are usually mild and should resolve within a few days. Severe or long-term side effects are rare when administered by a qualified provider.

Can I get Botox injections if I am on blood thinners?

Yes, however it’s best to consult with your doctor before receiving any Botox treatment. Your provider may recommend that you avoid taking certain medications prior to treatment to reduce the risk of bleeding at the injection site.

Can someone get an allergic reaction to Botox?

While extremely rare, it is still not impossible to have an allergic reaction to Botox. If you have a history of allergies or known reactions, make sure to inform Dr. Ibrahim prior to treatment. He will be able to assess your individual risk and suggest the best course of action for you. Allergic reactions may include the following: asthma symptoms with difficulty breathing, rash or hives, rapid heartbeat, dizziness or fainting and should be reported immediately to your doctor.

What should I do before my appointment?

Prior to your appointment, make sure to research potential providers and ask any questions or concerns you may have. You should also avoid taking medications such as ibuprofen or aspirin before treatment as these can increase bleeding at the injection site. Lastly, be prepared to discuss your goals and expectations for treatment during the consultation.

How often should I get Botox injections?

The frequency of treatments can vary depending on your individual goals and needs. Typically, results can last 3-4 months so it’s recommended to get follow-up treatments every few months in order to maintain the desired effects. However, it’s important to discuss this with your provider as they will be able to advise you on the best course of action.

Will I look fake?

No. Botox injections should deliver natural-looking results when done correctly. Your provider will be able to adjust the dosage and target the correct areas to ensure you look refreshed and rejuvenated, not frozen or unnatural. With proper care and maintenance, you can enjoy the effects of Botox for much longer and maintain a youthful, natural-looking appearance.

Can botox be used for any other indications?

Yes, the FDA approved botox therapy for several indications other than cosmetic use. Clinical trials have proven that Botox (Botulinum toxin injections) can also be used for other medical conditions such as cervical dystonia (neck pain due to muscle spasms, chronic migraine, hyperhiderosis (severe underarm sweating), overactive bladder, as well as for cosmetic purposes; including but not limited to fine lines and wrinkles, forehead lines, crows feet, frown lines, and many more.