Botox Cosmetic Houston

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Botox® injections are one of the most popular, non-surgical, cosmetic treatments used to reduce facial lines and wrinkles. Botox Houston treatments are a specialty service provided by Dr Sami.

Botox Temporarily Relaxes Muscles

Botox® Cosmetic temporarily relaxes muscles and can be used to decrease or eradicate crow’s feet around the eyes, frown lines, forehead creases and thick bands in the neck. It can also be used to prevent chin puckering, correct brow asymmetry, eliminate lipstick lines and even raise the corners of the mouth to give a more youthful and upturned appearance

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This quick, virtually painless injection can be used to tastefully relax and rejuvenate the face without leaving it expressionless. The idea is to look more youthful, relaxed and rejuvenated.

What exactly is Botox®?

Botox® is a medical drug that is derived from the botulinum toxin. It is used both cosmetically and for treatments of certain muscle conditions. Botox® works by causing temporary paralysis or weakening of muscles where it is injected.

It was first introduced to the world in the 1980s by ophthalmologists who discovered its use in the treatment of eye muscle disorders. Since 2002, it has been FDA-approved for the treatment of moderate to severe frown lines between the brows (glabellar lines). Since then, its popularity has soared making it one of the top five nonsurgical cosmetic procedures performed each year in the United States.

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How does Botox® work?

Botox® works by essentially paralyzing or weakening the muscles it is injected into and preventing them from contracting. It does so by blocking the release of a chemical called acetylcholine which triggers muscle contractions resulting in skin wrinkling.

Results are visible within one week after treatment and lasts for three to six months, depending on the individual.

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What areas are usually injected?

The injections of Botox® are aimed at specific parts of the face that display unsightly lines and wrinkles. Areas such as the forehead, frown lines between the brows, around the eyes (crow’s feet), and around the mouth (lipstick lines) are frequently injected with Botox® to prevent the muscles from moving and causing the wrinkles and lines.

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Who is a candidate for Botox®?

Men and women seeking a relaxed and refreshed look may be candidates for this procedure.

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Does Botox® hurt?

There is little pain associated with this procedure as only the tiniest of needles are used. Numbing creams or ice application are both unnecessary in our vast experience injecting Botox®, and most patients report no or very little discomfort during this short procedure. In fact, based on studies that we conducted, anesthetics decrease the effect and duration of the toxin and so are not recommended in our practice.

Do I need to do anything after I get my injections?

For those looking to get Botox® in Houston, there’s no need to worry about any aftercare. There is no real recovery associated with the injections and patients return immediately to their normal activities. In fact, many working individual and executives choose to indulge in this cosmetic pursuit during a quick break in their daily routines.

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Will Botox® last forever?

No. Botox® has temporary effects that generally wear off between three to six months.

If I stop using Botox®, will my wrinkles be worse than when I first started?

Botox® does not cause wrinkles to get worse, however if a patient were to use Botox® for several years and then suddenly stops, they may see a significant difference than when they first started. Unfortunately this difference is simply because of the time passed and the amount the skin has naturally aged during that time.

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What happens when the effects of Botox® wear off?

Around three months, the muscles will regain their normal use and the skin will react and become more visibly wrinkled, just as it was prior to the injections.

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How much does Botox® cost?

The amount of Botox® used together with the areas to be addressed are discussed with the doctor at the time of the consultation. On average, the cost of a treatment of Botox® Cosmetic in Houston ranges between $200 to $700.

We are also a participant in the Brilliant Distinctions program, a rewards program designed by Allergan, the manufacturers of Botox® Cosmetic that can be redeemed for price reduction in future treatments.

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Who can administer Botox®?

Botox® is a prescription and should be performed by skilled injectors with a precise knowledge of facial anatomy. Having a trained medical professional with years of experience in the field will help reduce the risk of any adverse effects or complications.

Here at Houston Oculofacial Plastic Surgery, Dr. Mirwat Sami performs all the Botox® Houston treatments herself, insuring that all her patients receive customized and individualized care.

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Is Botox® dangerous?

Botox® is a toxin injected into the body, and simply for that fact there are risks associated with it. Fortunately, if you are looking for Botox® in Houston, then you can find highly trained and qualified professional to administer it. The administration by a professional exponentially reduces the risks and ensures that the procedures go flawlessly.

Self-administration of Botox® in Houston, or administration by a person who lacks the necessary qualifications can result in the toxin spreading throughout the body beyond the injection site and causing issues such as problems speaking, muscle weakness, and lack of bladder control. It is never recommended that anyone but a highly trained professional administer Botox®. Taking that risk is foolish and can result in major cosmetic issues (droopy eyelid, crooked smile, etc), and potentially life threatening health conditions.

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What if I have some medical condition such as lupus, a skin condition, or fibromyalgia?

If a patient seeking to have Botox® administered also has a medical condition, it is important that a physician be consulted first. There are no findings that support Botox® having adverse reactions with conditions such as fibromyalgia, however certain conditions such as lupus have been known to be an issue simply because lupus can cause rashes on the skin. It is not advised for Botox® to be injected through skin that is being affected by some other condition such as a rash, cancer, rosacea, eczema, hives, or psoriasis as the injection it can inflame the skin condition and that reaction can subsequently have an effect on the botulinum toxin.


If you would like to schedule a consultation with Dr. Sami, a Houston Botox® specialist, please do not hesitate to contact us at 713-668-1264 so we can help enhance your life.