What is BOTOX Cosmetic?

BotoxPicBOTOX is a material that has been known for over a century and used for medical purposes for more than 50 years. BOTOX® Cosmetic is a prescription medicine that is injected into muscles and used to improve the look of moderate to severe frown lines between the eyebrows (glabellar lines) in people 18 to 65 years of age for a short period of time (temporary).

If you have moderate to severe lines or creases between your brows caused by excessive squinting, concentrating or frowning BOTOX® Cosmetic could be your solution to smother younger looking skin without harmful surgeries and recovery times.

BOTOX® Cosmetic also is used for…

Did you know that BOTOX® Cosmetic is primarily for the ability to reduce the appearance of some facial wrinkles but, Botox injections are also used to treat such problems as repetitive neck spasms (cervical dystonia), excessive sweating (hyperhidrosis), overactive bladder and some causes of crossed eyes. Botox injections may also help prevent chronic migraines in some people.

Only Authorized Healthcare Professionals Can Administer BOTOX® Cosmetic

While it may look easy to administer Botox, this is a specialized medical procedure that requires medical education in the anatomy and physiology of the facial muscles, nerves, blood vessels, etc.

Tammy Cabrera Family Nurse Practitioner is one of Knoxville’s most seasoned specialists in weight loss and medical cosmetic injections. She holds educational, hospital, and clinical experience and is also Advanced Certified in cosmetic injections. Contact Tammy for questions you may have about Botox or any other medical cosmetic injections you may be interested in.

When will I see results of my Botox Injections and how long will it last?

Within days, you may see a marked improvement in the moderate-to-severe frown lines between your brows. Lines continue to improve for up to 30 days. Visible results have been shown to last up to 4 months. Your own results may vary – be sure to talk to our Nurse Practitioner, Tammy Cabrera about what you can expect and when to schedule your next appointment.