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What is Botox - Singapore Aesthetic Clinic

This article is for informational purposes only. Please consult your doctor if you have medical queries or require botox treatment.

This is part 5 of the ongoing series of our Intro to botox articles. View part 4.


How long does Botox last? 

When done properly, Botox can last for up to 4 months, depending on your body’s metabolism rate. Some people may find that their results last longer or shorter than others due to individual factors like lifestyle and diet choices.   


Is Botox good for your face? 

When done by a trained professional, Botox can effectively reduce wrinkles and make your skin look smoother and younger. It temporarily paralyzes muscles that cause wrinkles over time due to facial expressions such as frowning or squinting. 


Is Botox Painful?  

Most patients report only minimal discomfort during the procedure, which usually lasts 10-15 minutes from start to finish. The needles used are very thin, so any discomfort should be minor. You may experience some slight bruising after the procedure, but this typically fades within a day or two without any special treatment needed. 


Is Botox Painful?  

Most patients report only minimal discomfort during the procedure, which usually lasts 10-15 minutes from start to finish. The needles used are very thin, so any discomfort should be minor. You may experience some slight bruising after the procedure, but this typically fades within a day or two without any special treatment needed. 

How Much Is Botox In Singapore?  

This depends on factors such as where you get your treatment done: whether it’s at a clinic, how much product is needed for each area being treated, how many times per year you plan on getting treatments done, etc.

Typically prices starts from anywhere from $200-$650 SGD per session depending on the factors mentioned above – however, always remember quality over quantity when considering aesthetic procedures because safety should come first! 

Can you stop Botox once you start?

Yes! While getting regular treatments every few months is ideal for maintaining optimal results, patients can take breaks between rounds if needed without any lasting damage being caused either physically or aesthetically speaking. 


What is a good age to start getting Botox?  

Generally speaking, most experts agree that 30-40 years old is when someone should begin considering regular treatments, with even younger ages (e..g 20s) being okay too, provided they consult with their doctor beforehand first as well. 


What is the best age to get botulinum toxin injections? 

This depends on each person’s needs and goals, but generally speaking, anywhere between 30-50 years old will yield favorable results given how long its effects typically last (3-4 months). Of course, everyone’s biology is different, so consulting your doctor before going ahead with anything would be highly recommended.  


Is 50 too old for botulinum toxin injections? 

In fact, many people who are 50+ find great success using this type of treatment, given its ability to smooth out wrinkles while still looking incredibly natural when applied properly by experienced professionals. 


Does Botox Make You Look Older After it Wears Off?  

No, as long as you follow all your post-treatment instructions and don’t overdo it with the amount of botulinum toxin used in each session. The results from Botox usually last for up to four months, after which your muscles start working normally again, and wrinkles and lines gradually reappear. 


However, suppose you continue to get regular treatments. In that case, these wrinkles may not return or become less noticeable over time due to muscle memory from repeated use of botulinum toxin in the same areas.  


How Can You Tell if Someone Had Botox?  

The effects of Botox can typically be noticed immediately, but it may take several days to reach their fullest effect. There are some telltale signs that someone has had a recent Botox treatment, such as smoother skin texture, fewer wrinkles or expression lines on their face, and an overall younger appearance. Additionally, those who have had Botox may move their face differently than before since some of the muscles responsible for facial expressions are temporarily weakened by the procedure.  


Are There Any Disadvantages to Botox Long Term?  

It is important to know that although there have been no long-term studies on humans related to the long-term use of botulinum toxin injections like Botox, there is a potential risk involved with any injection or medical procedure. Some potential risks include infection at the injection site or allergic reaction to ingredients in certain kinds of fillers used during a procedure.

Other risks include droopy eyelids or eyebrows caused by excessive doses and uneven results due to a lack of skill when performing botulinum toxin injections. Therefore, it’s important for anyone considering long-term usage of any injectable treatment, such as dermal fillers or botulinum toxin injections like Botox Cosmetic, to speak with an experienced provider before proceeding with any kind of procedures involving injectables like Botox.  


What Are The Negative Effects Of Botox?  

The side effects associated with using BOTOX Cosmetic are generally mild but can range from temporary bruising at the injection site (which should resolve itself within a few days), headaches (also usually resolves within a few days), flu-like symptoms (minor aches/pains), swelling/redness at injection sites (should also go away within a few days). If more serious side effects occur, such as difficulty breathing/swallowing or chest tightness/pain, please seek medical attention immediately!  


What Can You Use Instead Of Botox?  

If you want similar results without having an invasive procedure like Botox, then there are many other noninvasive options available such as serums containing peptides that help stimulate collagen production resulting in firmer skin; laser treatments that smooth out wrinkles, chemical peels; microdermabrasion, dermal fillers; radiofrequency lasers, all resulting in smoother looking skin without having needles injected into your face – so depending on what your desired goal is, you should speak with an experienced aesthetic doctor first before deciding upon any course action! 


What Should You Avoid After Getting A Botox Treatment?  

Please talk to a medical professional before your treatment, but generally, you should avoid touching/rubbing injection sites, especially during the initial 24 hours after getting a treatment done. 

Furthermore, avoid going swimming/saunaing/exercising heavily until 72 hours the following day since sweat could potentially cause spread treatment unevenly throughout the body resulting in poor outcomes after treatment! 

Additionally, avoid drinking alcohol 48 hrs before & afterward since this could potentially thin out blood, making bruising worse than normal, so keep this tip in mind when considering getting aesthetic procedures done!


What Happens When Stop Getting Botox Treatments?  

When you stop getting regular Botox treatments, wrinkles & expression lines will start appearing again due to their temporary muscle relaxant properties. 

However, depending on amount times yearly receive treatments muscle memory effect might occur, meaning that even though you stopped receiving injections, deep-set wrinkles won’t come back in full force compared to what would happen if you never received them at all, so the best thing do if planning stop receiving periodic needle sessions make sure discuss alternative ways maintain a youthful appearance with a doctor beforehand!

Links to our Introduction to Botox series:

Part 1: Introduction to Botox Treatment 

Part 2: Benefits of Botox Treatment

Part 3: History of Botox

Part 4: Precautions of Botox Treatment

Part 5: FAQs – Botox Treatment