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Botox – What Women Want to Know

Cost, product safety top list of concerns about BOTOX Cosmetic

BOTOX CosmeticMany women are familiar with the brand name BOTOX® Cosmetic (onabotulinumtoxinA), but the results of a recent study revealed some of what they really want to know.

In a survey of more than 2,200 women, 54% wanted to learn how much Botox costs. The survey results also revealed that 18% of women were concerned that their face would not look natural after their Botox treatment, and 6% wanted to know more about the safety of the product. (1)

Almost 10 million women in the U.S. are considering treatment with BOTOX Cosmetic, according to Allergan, Inc. Botox is the No. 1 selling product of its kind in the world and the only prescription treatment FDA-approved for temporarily improving the look of moderate-to-severe frown lines between the brows and crow’s feet lines in adults. (2)

When Botox is correctly administered, patients will be able to maintain their facial expressions. The safety and efficacy has been established in clinical trials sponsored by Allergan as well as described in more than 415 peer-reviewed articles in scientific and medical journals. (2)

Botox treatments at Hedden Plastic Surgery

Botox is a relatively quick procedure at our Birmingham-Hoover, AL cosmetic surgery center that takes only a few minutes to administer with minimal downtime. With extensive experience and expertise in creating pleasing results with botulinum toxin and dermal filler injections, Dr. William Hedden can help you achieve a more youthful look by smoothing lines and wrinkles on the face.

BOTOX Cosmetic risks and side effects

For more information about the risks and side effects that can be associated with BOTOX Cosmetic treatments, please review the BOTOX® Cosmetic Product Information and Medication Guide.

(1) Survey by SheSpeaks.com
(2) Allergen data on file

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