Botox FAQ

Your Botox® specialists at the Pacific Pain & in Torrance, CA answer some of the most FAQ about Botox treatment.

Q: What is Botox?
A: Botox® is a highly purified protein that is inserted into the skin in order to relax certain muscles that causes wrinkles.

Q: What conditions will BOTOX® treat?
A: Botox® has around almost 200 different medical uses and most of the uses are in the field of cosmetics. Your Pacific Pain & Wellness Group doctor in Torrance uses Botox® to treat cosmetic problems like worry lines across the forehead, crow’s feet lines, lines around the mouth, frown lines, overly sweaty armpits, palms, and feet. Some patients also uses Botox® in order to treat migraine headaches.

Q: Does the procedure hurt?
A: Botox® procedures include a number of injections. Specialists at our Torrance clinic use smaller needles compared to other needles and causes patients little or no pain.

Q: What are the risks of conducting Botox® treatment?
A: The most common side effect of Botox® that occur is a mild eyelid droopiness that lasts for about 10 days without treatment. But this only happens very rarely. Bruises may also appear, as it is a very common side effect of injections.

Q: Can you become immune to BOTOX®?
A: You can, but patients who gets BOTOX® regularly for a year or two usually require less BOTOX® injections each time.

Q: Who is not recommended to use BOTOX® treatments?
A: Pacific Pain & Wellness Group in Torrance cannot give BOTOX® treatment to women who are pregnant or are expecting to be pregnant, who are breast-feeding, have neuromuscular problems, people who are consuming medications like certain antibiotics, and people who are allergic to Botox®.

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Please call our Torrance office at (424) 625-6600 to request an appointment for Botox® at Pacific Pain & Wellness Group.