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3 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Getting Botox in Manhattan

Botox is the most popular non-surgical cosmetic procedure in 2012, retaining its throne from last year’s top spot. According to the recent statistics released by the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, minimally invasive sessions of Botox and New York chemical peels are last year’s cream of the crop. Despite its popularity and constant availability, a meticulous selection of the right professionals to perform the procedure is very important. Dr. Steven Wallach is a board certified plastic surgeon who specializes in performing aesthetic procedures of the face and body. For your cosmetic needs in New York, Dr. Wallach  is one of the finest in the area. If you’re still confused about getting Botox, the following questions will certainly help you decide!

What exactly are my goals in having Botox?

Your expectations and goals in getting Botox should be clear in the first place. Talk to Dr. Wallach about your own goals and check if it’s align with the procedure’s objectives. Sometimes, one’s physical appearance goals may be suited for another cosmetic procedure.

Am I fairly in good health?

Despite its minimally-invasive nature, a Botox injection is still a medical procedure. And like all medical procedures, some are good candidates while others may need to make certain health improvements and wait for a definite period of time before taking the plunge. Individuals who may be taking certain prescriptions or undergoing treatments may not be eligible for the wrinkle-busting injectable. The existence of neuromuscular disorders may also affect Botox outcomes. You may be advised to completely treat pre-existing conditions. Dr. Wallach will perform a thorough assessment to determine your current health status before Botox.

What are my expectations during and after my Botox in New York?

Apart from having specific goals for getting Botox, you should be able to communicate to Dr. Wallach your expectations during and after the procedure. Botox injections typically last less than 15 minutes and does not require any anesthetic agent. Numbing creams may be applied to the injected area. Dr. Wallach welcomes your queries on Botox and other minimally-invasive procedures to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines.  Contact our Manhattan office at (212) 861-6400 or by mail at 1049 5th Avenue, Suite 2D in New York, NY 10028. You can also fill out this contact form to request additional details. We will listen to your concerns concerning wrinkle reduction, educate you about what is best for you, and make recommendations. We look forward to hearing from you!

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