Botox in Gainesville, FL

If you're tired of looking in the mirror only to see pesky fine lines, crow's feet and wrinkles staring back at you, then you might be a perfect candidate for Botox injections from Dr. John Poser, a board certified plastic surgeon. Botox is a non-surgical procedure that can be completed in just a few minutes, making it a practical and convenient way to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines. If you're looking for Botox Gainesville, FL residents can stand by, contact Dr. Poser's office for more information as soon as possible.

Botox injections entail the use of various medications that rely on numerous kinds of the botulinum toxin. These varieties of botulinum toxin aim to paralyze muscle functioning, albeit only briefly. Botox obstructs messages that travel between the nerves and the muscles. When muscles are injected, they lose the ability to contract. This, in turn, helps smooth out and minimize the appearance of formerly conspicuous wrinkles and fine lines. People frequently use Botox injections to do away with frown lines, lines near the eyes and crow's feet. Botox isn't effective for all types of wrinkles, however. If wrinkles are caused by gravity or excessive exposure to the sun, Botox will not help eliminate them.

Gainesville Botox Treatments

Botox injections are an easy and straightforward Gainesville plastic surgery process. Anesthesia isn't necessary for Botox treatments, and the process only calls for several minutes of your time. When a patient schedules Botox injectionsin Gainesville, they can expect a quick and convenient solution to minimizing wrinkles.

If you receive Botox injections, you won't notice results instantly. Patients typically have to wait anywhere between three and seven days to notice a difference in their skin. Dr. Poser will advise patients to refrain from using anti-inflammatory drugs and aspirin for a span of two weeks prior to undergoing the procedure. Avoiding these types of drugs often helps minimizes the chances of bruising.

Botox injections last for a good while. Patients typically maintain smooth, line-free visages for between four and six months after receiving the treatments. Muscle function slowly but surely comes back for patients. As this happens, wrinkles and fine lines start to show again. Once this occurs, patients are able to undergo Botox injections again. However, the wrinkles and fine lines often come back markedly less noticeable.

Some people experience side effects as a result of undergoing Botox injections. Bruising is one example of a typical side effect. While bruises due to Botox treatments aren't too uncommon, they usually go away very quickly. Some patients also experience headaches due to Botox treatments. Cases of headaches are few and far between, however. These headaches generally stop within a span of a couple days, maximum. Eyelid sagging is also a possibility, but this too is extremely uncommon. Eyelid sagging that arises due to Botox typically goes away in a span of three weeks or so.

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While Botox injections from Dr. Poser can be an excellent way to revitalize your appearance, they're not necessarily suitable for all people. Individuals who have neurological disorders are advised against receiving Botox injections. This also applies to women who are pregnant or nursing.

If you're interested in getting on the track to a youthful, wrinkle-free face, look for Botox Gainesville FL community members can trust. Contact Dr. Poser's office today for more details.


BOTOX® Cosmetic (onabotulinumtoxinA) Important Information

Approved Uses BOTOX® Cosmetic is a prescription medicine that is injected into muscles and used to temporarily improve the look of both moderate to severe crow’s feet lines and frown lines between the eyebrows in adults.

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION BOTOX® Cosmetic may cause serious side effects that can be life threatening. Call your doctor or get medical help right away if you have any of these problems any time (hours to weeks) after injection of BOTOX® Cosmetic: * Problems swallowing, speaking, or breathing, due to weakening of associated muscles, can be severe and result in loss of life. You are at the highest risk if these problems are pre-existing before injection. Swallowing problems may last for several months * Spread of toxin effects. The effect of botulinum toxin may affect areas away from the injection site and cause serious symptoms including: loss of strength and all-over muscle weakness, double vision, blurred vision and drooping eyelids, hoarseness or change or loss of voice, trouble saying words clearly, loss of bladder control, trouble breathing, trouble swallowing. If this happens, do not drive a car, operate machinery, or do other dangerous activities The dose of BOTOX® Cosmetic is not the same as, or comparable to, any other botulinum toxin product. There has not been a confirmed serious case of spread of toxin effect when BOTOX® Cosmetic has been used at the recommended dose to treat frown lines, crow’s feet lines, or both at the same time.

Serious and/or immediate allergic reactions have been reported. They include: itching, rash, red itchy welts, wheezing, asthma symptoms, or dizziness or feeling faint. Tell your doctor or get medical help right away if you are wheezing or have asthma symptoms, or if you become dizzy or faint. Do not take BOTOX® Cosmetic if you: are allergic to any of the ingredients in BOTOX® Cosmetic (see Medication Guide for ingredients); had an allergic reaction to any other botulinum toxin product such as Myobloc® (rimabotulinumtoxinB), Dysport® (abobotulinumtoxinA), or Xeomin® (incobotulinumtoxinA); have a skin infection at the planned injection site. Tell your doctor about all your muscle or nerve conditions, such as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS or Lou Gehrig’s disease), myasthenia gravis, or Lambert-Eaton syndrome, as you may be at increased risk of serious side effects including difficulty swallowing and difficulty breathing from typical doses of BOTOX® Cosmetic. Tell your doctor about all your medical conditions, including: plans to have surgery; had surgery on your face; weakness of forehead muscles, such as trouble raising your eyebrows; drooping eyelids; any other abnormal facial change; are pregnant or plan to become pregnant (it is not known if BOTOX® Cosmetic can harm your unborn baby); are breast-feeding or plan to breast-feed (it is not known if BOTOX® Cosmetic passes into breast milk).

Tell your doctor about all the medicines you take, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal products. Using BOTOX® Cosmetic with certain other medicines may cause serious side effects. Do not start any new medicines until you have told your doctor that you have received BOTOX® Cosmetic in the past. Especially tell your doctor if you: have received any other botulinum toxin product in the last 4 months; have received injections of botulinum toxin, such as Myobloc®, Dysport®, or Xeomin® in the past (be sure your doctor knows exactly which product you received); have recently received an antibiotic by injection; take muscle relaxants; take an allergy or cold medicine; take a sleep medicine; take aspirin-like products or blood thinners.

Other side effects of BOTOX® Cosmetic include: dry mouth, discomfort or pain at the injection site, tiredness, headache, neck pain, and eye problems: double vision, blurred vision, decreased eyesight, drooping eyelids, swelling of your eyelids, and dry eyes.

For more information refer to the Medication Guide or talk with your doctor. To report a side effect, please call Allergan at 1-800-433-8871.