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Questions to Ask Your Dermatologist About Botox

Skincare Treatments preview 300x215 - Questions to Ask Your Dermatologist About BotoxDuring the initial consultation for Botox cosmetic dermatology procedure, the patient will have an opportunity to ask questions to clear any doubts and concerns they may have.

Patients should freely to ask questions and make a decision after they are satisfied with the provider’s answers. The patient may prepare a list of questions in advance and carry it to the dermatologist’s office for consultation.

Suncoast Skin Solutions, led by board certified dermatologist Dr. Christopher Ewanowski, provides Botox injections to patients in Tampa, Brandon, Lutz, Seminole, Riverview, Brooksville, Winter Haven, Daytona Beach, Largo, St. Petersburg, Ocala, The Villages Central Florida, Florida, and surrounding communities.

Are you a board certified dermatologist?

The patient should choose a treatment provider with proper training and certification in administering Botox injections. The ideal choice would be a practice that is headed by a board certified dermatologist. They will typically follow the best medical practices and will keep the patient’s safety above all other considerations.

How much experienced do you have with Botox treatment?

Botox medical spa procedure should be administered by a thoroughly experienced provider who understands the precise injection methods, can identify the correct targeted areas for injections, and can provide the exact volume of treatment that is ideal for treating the length and depth of the facial aging lines.

Do I need to do some advance preparation for Botox procedure?

Botox usually does not require any specific preparation before to the injections. But if the patient is a smoker, they will be required to avoid it for a few days before the treatment. If the patient is currently taking any blood thinning drugs, the dermatologist may ask them to discontinue the use for a few days.  

How painful will be the Botox treatment?

A first-time patient of Botox may have concerns about how much pain or discomfort Botox injections will cause when the needle is injected directly into the affected facial muscles. The dermatologist will provide clear information about these aspects, and will discuss whether any topical numbing cream may be used to reduce the discomfort.

Can I receive Botox injections on a work day?

Working people can choose to receive Botox treatment during their lunch break from work. This will ensure that their busy schedule is not disrupted, and after the injections, they can simply return to their workplace. For this reason, Botox is often termed as a ‘lunch hour’ procedure.

How much does the Botox treatment cost?

If Botox injections are performed for facial anti-aging, the insurance companies will not cover the costs. Therefore, the patient should have a clear idea about the estimated costs. They should compare the costs and benefits with any other cosmetic non-surgical treatments they may be considering, and then make a final choice.

How long do the results of Botox injectable treatment last?

Patients should have clear knowledge about the temporary effects of Botox anti-aging formula. A responsible treatment provider will inform the patient about the correct estimated longevity of results, and explain the possibility of repeat treatments in future for extended benefits.

Dr. Ewanowski’s skin care clinic receives patients from Tampa, Brandon, Lutz, Seminole, Riverview, Brooksville, Winter Haven, Daytona Beach, Largo, St. Petersburg, Ocala, The Villages Central Florida, Florida, and other towns and cities in this region of Florida for Botox.

SunCoast Skin Solutions Dermatology offices are located in Tampa / Hillsborough, St. Petersburg / Pinellas County, Brandon, Lutz (2 locations), Winter Haven, Largo, Riverview, Brooksville, Ocala, Largo at Bardmoor, Daytona Beach, Sarasota, and Palm Harbor, Florida. Contact us at 1-844-786-3376 or click here.

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