Category Archives: Botox

BOTOX® Cosmetic Safety: An 25-Year Track Record

Learn about the safety record of Botox Cosmetic use from Dr. Jose Rios, a plastic surgeon in Illinois.

In recent months, a few news stories have caused some of my patients to ask about the continued safety of BOTOX® Cosmetic. Unfortunately, these news stories have served more to confuse many people than to set the record straight. I’d like to share some facts about the long track record of BOTOX Cosmetic safety. For starters, there has never been…

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How Soon Does BOTOX® Take Effect?

One of the most common questions I get about BOTOX® Cosmetic at my practice near Naperville, Illinois, is how long it takes for effects to show up. Generally, improvements begin appearing in about 3 to 4 days. If you’re interested in reducing forehead wrinkles for an upcoming event, such as a wedding or class reunion, it’s best to get injections…

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Should the Screen Actors Guild Ban BOTOX?

Botox expert in Indiana discusses a potential ban of the treatment for the Screen Actor's Guild.

Actress Rachel Weisz once called for the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) to ban BOTOX® Cosmetic. According to Ms. Weisz, “Acting is all about expression; why would you want to iron out a frown?” I have no interest in launching into a long discussion about Hollywood or the SAG here, but I would like to clear something up: BOTOX injections, when performed…

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BOTOX® House Call – Better Than a Doctor Visit?

Plastic surgery expert from Dallas discusses Botox home calls.

There is a large market for plastic surgery in Dallas relative to its population, so a new company choosing the Dallas-Fort Worth area to launch its in-home BOTOX® injections service by nurses as part of “BOTOX parties” isn’t all that surprising. BOTOX has been the most popular cosmetic procedure since 2000 and these parties have been around for awhile, though…

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Staying Competitive in Today’s Job Market: BOTOX® Offers an Edge

It’s no secret that today’s job market is highly competitive. Experienced workers looking to change careers or re-enter the workforce after an extended absence face a changed employment landscape. Many are turning to cosmetic procedures such as eyelid surgery to present a more youthful appearance to prospective employers. I often recommend BOTOX® Cosmetic injections for Surrey and Richmond residents and other…

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