Wrinkles are just one of the early signs of aging that’s caused by the loss of collagen, elastin, and hyaluronic acid. These chemical components are building blocks for healthy skin and degrades as aging occurs.
For a large number of people, the solution to reducing the wrinkles on their face is Botox. Botox is short for botulinum toxin; a neurotoxic protein created from the bacteria clostridium botulinum. The protein is purified around 27 times before it is used for the treatment of wrinkles. The protein helps in relaxing the muscles responsible for the formation of wrinkles in the concerned area.
Botox is a non-surgical procedure carried out using injections. The first step before going ahead with the treatment is arranging a Botox consultation.
What Is a Botox Consultation and Why Is It Needed?
A Botox consultation is a meeting between the patient and the cosmetic doctor performing the treatment. The consultation can be arranged by calling, or online booking. The meeting helps the doctor to understand the requirements of the patient, along with obtaining other information that may be required. It is also used to help the patient fully understand and prepare for the treatment.
A consultation is important before going ahead with the treatment because it allows you and the practitioner to find out comprehensive data needed to perform the treatment. This data includes your medical history, the reason you want the treatment, and what you expect out of the treatment, as well as your areas of concern.
The consultation also gives both parties a chance to understand whether Botox is the right choice of procedure for the patient, or if there is a more suitable option. The patient is required to sign a consent form before proceeding with the treatment. In order to ensure that Botox is the right choice for you, you should clarify all your doubts before going ahead with it.
What Questions Should Be Addressed During the Consultation
It is crucial that you get all your queries about the procedure answered before you go for it. Prior to finalizing the date for the treatment, you should be clear with the agenda of the consultation, so that you can plan your questions.
You should feel comfortable asking important questions concerning qualifications, past procedures, and details regarding the treatment process. You can also ask questions pertaining to other available products to see if there are more appealing options available to you.
After the consultation, take some time to think over your decision. You should analyze whether the consultation has helped you grasp all the information you need in order to finalize your decision.
If you still have any doubts, follow-up with the concerned person, and ensure that all your queries are answered. You must also address your last minute concerns, if any. In short, make sure that you are completely confident and aware about the Botox treatment before you undergo it.
Contact Our Office
A botox treatment is a quick and easy way to get rid of wrinkles and acquire a more youthful look. If you’re interested in learning more about the procedure, contact our office to schedule an appointment with Dr. Jeffrey Joseph, a highly skilled ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgeon.