Today there are many forms of plastic surgery. While some may require a permanent commitment, others can be a little easier to change if the patient is not happy with the initial results. One example of this type of cosmetic surgery is Botox injections. Although these treatments may not be suitable for all cosmetic conditions, there are a few reasons why Botox treatments may be the right option for you.

1. A Safe Form of Treatment

Unlike other cosmetic procedures that can cause severe bruising or internal bleeding, Botox treatments are a far safer option. Patients who have any form of Botox treatment will also have a far quicker recovery than those who opt for other forms of cosmetic procedures. Botox was first approved by the FDA in 1989, and to date, no fatalities or serious side effects have been reported in association with its use.

2. Botox Helps you Look Younger

Botox treatments are an ideal solution for patients who want to look a few years younger than they are. These treatments work by reducing the appearance of wrinkles or fine lines around the eyes, on the forehead and on the face. This can be especially beneficial to older people who may be single and keen to start new relationships. Eliminating unsightly wrinkles and lines will give their confidence the exact boost they need to meet new people.

3. Eliminate Excessive Hyperhidrosis

A large percentage of the population suffers from excessive perspiration, which can lead to embarrassment and diminished self-esteem. Many doctors have used Botox injections to treat this condition, and the results have been remarkable. Patients once again have the confidence to go out in warmer weather without having to worry about perspiring excessively. Although this may not be a permanent solution to a patient’s hyperhidrosis, each course of injections is able to last for up to seven months.

4. Reduce the Occurrence of Migraines

Patients who suffer from regular migraine attacks will know just how painful and debilitating they can be. A series of Botox injection treatments has been shown to reduce the occurrence of migraines substantially. Botox helps to relax the muscles that are responsible for the onset of these headaches, and is also said to assist with blocking the sensory nerves that send the pain signals through to the brain.

5. More Convenient than Surgery

An added reason to consider Botox treatments is because patients who opt for them have a far quicker recovery period than those who opt for traditional plastic surgery. This is especially beneficial to those who cannot afford to take time out from their regular work schedules to recover. In many cases, patients are able to return to work and resume their day-to- day lives within a day or two at the most.

Before having any form of Botox treatment, it will be necessary to schedule an appointment with a cosmetic surgeon. This doctor will be able to inform you of the benefits as well as any potential risks that may be associated with Botox treatment.

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Dr. Jeffrey Spiegel

With special expertise in all aspects of facial plastic surgery, and a particular skill for revision surgery, it’s clear why Dr. Spiegel is one of the most celebrated facial plastic surgeons in the world. If you are seeking the best possible results, or have a uniquely challenging problem, you’ve found the right doctor.

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Dr. Onir L. Spiegel

Dr. Onir L. Spiegel

Dr. Onir (pronounced “oh-near”) has years of experience in facial aesthetics and treats some of the most recognizable and famous faces. Dr. Onir started her career in oral health, earning doctorate degrees from both New York University and Boston University. She has been the recipient of numerous awards for her cutting-edge medical research as well as her technical skills in dentistry.

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Dr. Jacob Tower

Dr. Jacob Tower

A board-certified specialist in facial plastic surgery, Dr. Jacob Tower brings a thoughtful approach and an artistic eye to New England’s premier plastic surgery practice, The Spiegel Center in Newton, Massachusetts. In addition to being an in-demand surgeon, Dr. Tower is an assistant professor at the Boston University School of Medicine, a sought-after lecturer, and an expert in facial plastic surgery.

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