Before / Afters
Frequently Asked Questions
Still not sure? Read our FAQ’s below.
How long does Botox® last?
Botox and Dysport kick in anywhere from 4-7 days after treatment. Individual results will vary, and can last anywhere from 3-6 months.
What are the Side Effects?
Common short-term side effects include: headache, minor bruises and/or swelling around the site of injection. Rare side-effects include a dropped brow, and blurred vision.
Am I a Candidate?
Before treatment our physician will complete a medical profile with you to ensure this is the best treatment for you. Certain allergies, medical conditions, pregnancy and breastfeeding prevent clients from being able to receive Botox and Dysport. In that case we will explore other treatment options with you that our estheticians can perform.
What is the cost of Botox® or Dysport®?
Cost varies by treatment area and is dependant on how strong the muscles pull in each patient. For example: Horizontal forehead lines may range from $60-$200. Frown lines between the brows may range from $150-$400. Crow’s feet may range from $200-$400.
A personalized treatment plan will be developed during your consultation on your first visit. Our team aims to give the best outcome for the patient with the lowest dosing possible.
Will I look frozen?
Absolutely not! At External Affairs Medical Spa in Edmonton and St. Albert we make sure our clients leave looking natural, and youthful, not like plastic. Our nurses receive training multiple times a year ensuring their technique and knowledge is of the highest quality.
What happens if I stop treatments?
Nothing! If for any reason you choose to stop receiving Botox® or Dysport® treatments there will be no negative effects. In fact, if Botox or Dysport was used for prevention you will see wrinkles may take longer to appear. However, overtime without the use of these prescribed medicines you will see the return or increase of depth, and over all wrinkles and lines.