Eleven Aesthetics

Frequently Asked Questions

Thinking about Botox at Eleven Aesthetics? Explore frequently asked questions.

What is Botox?

Botox is a minimally invasive procedure that involves injecting a neurotoxin to target specific muscles, providing a rejuvenated and more youthful appearance to the treated areas.

How does Botox work?

Botox works by disrupting the signals that travel from nerves to muscles, preventing muscle contraction. This leads to a temporary relaxation of the targeted muscles and reduces the appearance of wrinkles.

What are common uses of Botox?

Botox is commonly used for cosmetic purposes to smooth facial wrinkles, but it also has therapeutic medical applications, such as treating muscle spasms, chronic migraines, and excessive sweating.

Is Botox safe?

When administered by a trained and qualified professional, Botox is generally safe. Botox has been approved by regulatory authorities for both cosmetic and medical applications. However, like any medical procedure, it carries ome risks and potential side effects and is important to discuss your medical history and expectations prior to receiving treatment.

How long do the effects of Botox last?

While individual responses may vary, Botox results last around three to six months and are noticeable within a few days of treatment. Regular treatments may be required to maintain the desired results.

Does Botox hurt?

Discomfort during Botox injections is usually mild and short-lived, with many individuals finding the procedure to be easily manageable. The procedure involves small injections directly into specific muscle groups. The process typically takes only a short amount of time. Numbing creams or ice packs may be used to minimize any pain.

Are there side effects of Botox?

Side effects of Botox may include temporary redness, swelling, or bruising at the injection site, which typically resolves on its own. While uncommon, mild and temporary side effects of Botox may include headache, nausea, or flu-like symptoms. Serious side effects are extremely rare.

Is there any downtime after getting Botox?

Botox treatments generally have little to no recovery time, allowing patients to return to their regular routine immediately.

Dermal filler frequently asked questions

How do dermal fillers work?

Dermal fillers work by injecting a gel-like substance beneath the skin, providing volume and smoothing out wrinkles. They combat the effects of aging on the face through a non-surgical cosmetic treatment.

How long will the effects of dermal fillers stay noticeable?

The noticeable effects of dermal fillers generally last for 6 to 18 months, but some fillers can maintain results for up to two years.

What is the typical recovery time after dermal filler treatment?

Dermal filler treatments usually have minimal downtime, and patients can typically return to their normal activities immediately. Mild swelling and bruising may be experienced for a few days as recovery varies. It's advisable to avoid strenuous exercise and alcohol consumption during recovery.

When can I expect to notice the effects of dermal fillers?

The full effects of dermal fillers usually become apparent within 2 weeks. However, you will notice immediate results post-procedure, with swelling or bruising diminishing over several days.

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