Botox Treatment in Columbia, SC

Botox Injections Questions and Answers

If you want to reduce your wrinkles and fine lines then consider Botox Injections offered at Metabolic Medical Centers. For more information, please call us or schedule an appointment online! We serve patients from Columbia SC, Arthurtown SC, Forest Acres SC, St Andrews SC, and Cayce SC.

Botox Injections Questions and Answers
Botox Injections Questions and Answers

Botox is created from onabotulinumtoxinA. It reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles on your face, including crow’s feet around your eyes, furrows on your forehead, and frown lines around your mouth. This treatment works by targeting the nerves to reduce the muscles’ ability to contract. Despite the fact that it’s just an injectable serum, it’s vital to choose a reputable practitioner to provide the treatment in order to reduce your risk of complications. At Metabolic Medical Centers, our aesthetician and nurses have the necessary training and experience to perform flawless Botox treatments.

Where Can I Get Botox Done?

You can get Botox anywhere that has licensed individuals to administer it. In order to obtain the right to give Botox treatments, an individual must take a certification course either online or in-person. You may get Botox from an aesthetician, nurse, surgeon, or physician who’s undergone the necessary training to administer it. Many physician’s assistants and nurse practitioners are also able to conduct Botox procedures.

If someone isn’t certified, it puts you at risk for complications like your eyelids or eyebrows drooping, or your face being asymmetrical.

At our clinic, our team has undergone the necessary training to administer Botox safely and effectively. We explain all of the potential risks prior to having the treatment, so you know to expect.

How Much Does Botox Cost?

We discuss with you an estimated price at your initial consultation. One of our practitioners will ask you questions about where you want the treatment as well as the results you desire. Based on the number of units we expect you’ll need, we’ll provide you with a quote, so you can decide if you feel the treatment is worth it.

Botox doesn’t supply permanent results, so you’ll need to come in for additional treatments in the future. Generally, the results of this injectable wrinkle reducer last between three to six months. Many patients choose to get this treatment every three to four months, but how frequently you want to get them will depend upon your specific results.

How to Choose the Best Botox Injections Clinic?

It’s important to start looking for clinics in your area who offer Botox since not every skincare and cosmetic practitioner is able to perform this treatment. You also want to inquire about how long they’ve been practicing. Those who are newer to distributing Botox are more likely to inject it improperly and cause side effects like drooping eyelids. It’s also important to inquire about the medical background a practitioner has. Additionally, you’ll want to inquire about the training program the practitioner underwent to become certified to perform Botox injections since not every training program is equal.

Reviews online are helpful in learning about other patients’ experiences with a particular facility. You may want to ask friends and family who’ve had the procedure for a recommendation.

Finally, you want to schedule a consultation and meet with a Botox provider to ask questions. You want a practitioner who you can feel relaxed with and who you trust.

Schedule a consultation for Botox with Metabolic Medical Centers.

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  • 3608 Landmark Drive Suite E Columbia, SC 29204
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Mount Pleasant

  • 1973 Riviera Drive Suite 7 Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
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Murrells Inlet

  • 3955 Hwy 17 North, Suite C, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
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