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Botulinum toxin (Botox, produced by Allergan, is the most commonly used form of the medication) is a powerful drug. When given by an expert it can take years off your appearance, and used correctly you will be able to retain a natural look.
However, in some countries regulation of who can provide Botox is not very strict and you may find that you have a bad Botox experience.
So what is a bad Botox experience and how can you avoid it?
You can have a bad botox experience if you are given too much or too little Botox, if it’s given in the wrong place, or if your provider is inadequately trained or is unscrupulous and using something other than one of the regulated forms of Botulinum Toxin (the main ones at the time of writing are Botox, Azzalure (Dysport in the United States), and Bocouture (Xeomin in the United States).
You can tell if you’ve had a bad Botox experience if one of the following has happened after your treatment:
So how can you reduce the chance of having a bad botox experience? The answer is to choose your Botox provider with care.
Ask the following questions:
So you can see there are major advantages to choosing a fully registered doctor, dentist, or nurse to provide your Botulinum Toxin treatment.
It guarantees quality assurance in terms of knowledge, training, ongoing experience and appraisal as this is needed to maintain registration and validation to provide medical cosmetic treatment.
If you want to read more, the experts at Consulting Room really know what they're talking about and have put together Botulinum Toxin, Botox, Azzalure, Dysport, Bocouture, Xeomin and also lines and wrinkles FAQs just for you.
If you're keen to get started with any of these treatments right away then you're in luck - those clever folks also have a list of trusted, accredited Botulinum Toxin, Botox, Azzalure, Dysport, Bocouture, Xeomin and also line and wrinkle clinics in your area.
Many thanks to the author of this blog Dr Mark Aszkenas who has been providing aesthetic beauty treatments since 2011.
He is a consultant in the National Health Service and has the diploma of the membership of the Royal College of Physicians.
Dr Mark saw the need for a simple and effective range of skincare treatments, containing ingredients at a strength that could achieve results, and launched the Dr Mark Skincare range.
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