Considering Botox Cosmetic Surgery?

Before you make the appointment, make sure you have the following facts and information:

  • Be sure that a qualified doctor performs the procedure.
  • Make sure that the doctor is trained and qualified in cosmetic skin surgery of the face.
  • Ask questions and be informed about the benefits and risks involved in the procedure.
  • Avoid alcohol and remain upright for several hours following the procedure.
  • Choose a medical setting using sterile techniques.
  • Necessary equipment should be available to respond to any potential problems.

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The above information has been provided with the kind permission of the FDA online Consumer Magazine July-August, 2002.


Last Editorial Review: 8/9/2002