Is BOTOX® Dangerous?

Board-Certified Plastic Surgeons Serving Denver & Lone Tree, Colorado

Posted: April 9, 2020

Happy woman after BOTOX in Lone TreeMany of our patients ask about the safety of BOTOX® Cosmetic. BOTOX® Cosmetic is a neurotoxin, which sounds dangerous but is very reliable when prepared and administered correctly.

BOTOX® Cosmetic has a long, successful, and safe history of use. The wrinkle-relaxing treatment received FDA approval for aesthetic purposes back in 2002 after extensive study and rigorous clinical trials. The safety profile has been proven through more than 16 years of research and illustrated in over 528 peer-reviews journals.

Some patients experience mild side effects after receiving BOTOX® Cosmetic, such as temporary discomfort at the injection site. However, the risk of suffering from significant adverse effects after treatment is very low. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration received just 36 reports of serious side effects following the cosmetic use of BOTOX® between 1989 and 2003.

The number of individuals choosing BOTOX® Cosmetic to improve the appearance of lines and wrinkles continues to grow. Every year, millions of people receive Botulinum Toxin Type A injections and are satisfied with the outcome. These patients enjoy smoother, more youthful-looking skin.

However, BOTOX® Cosmetic treatment isn’t without risks. You should always visit an experienced, licensed provider. Your risk of side effects is much higher if your injections aren’t prepared or administered properly.

Our licensed nurse injectors take every possible precaution to ensure a safe treatment. They perform these injections frequently and have been trained in advanced techniques. During your consultation, they will happily provide more information about the safety of BOTOX® Cosmetic.

Shanna is a highly skilled injector with tons of experience and knowledge. She is attentive and listens to her patients while making suggestions and recommendations for best results.

– Patient Review

Schedule a Complimentary Virtual BOTOX® Consultation

At Park Meadows Cosmetic Surgery Aesthetics, our licensed nurse injectors are available to answer any other questions you may have about BOTOX® Cosmetic. Schedule a quick, easy, and convenient Zoom consultation today!

You’re just a few clicks away from learning more about this treatment and receiving personal recommendations from the comfort of your home. Get started by calling our office at 303-706-1100 or completing our contact form. We happily serve patients from Denver, Lone Tree, and other areas of Colorado.

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