BOTOX® Cosmetic

Consumer Rating
4.7 / 5
(45 Reviews)

BOTOX® Cosmetic

An Overview

With a reputation that precedes itself, BOTOX® Cosmetic is a proven, internationally recognized, non-surgical treatment that targets unwanted wrinkles and creases between the eyebrows. BOTOX® Cosmetic is the perfect solution for anyone looking for a safe, quick, and affordable means of removing those pesky laugh lines, forehead creases, and other premature facial wrinkles.

No matter your age, gender, or how much effort you put into caring for your skin, the daily contraction of muscle tissue tied to emotional expression (i.e. smiling, frowning, etc) will inevitably start leaving wrinkles in their wake. To prevent this, you can either refrain from expressing emotion (silly not to mention, impossible) or give injectable BOTOX® Cosmetic treatments a try. BOTOX® Cosmetic effectively relaxes the muscle tissue in the face, thereby limiting its pull on the skin's surface and smoothing out any wrinkles around and between your eyes and up into your forehead.

While BOTOX® Cosmetic utilizes minute amounts of the botulinum toxin to help instigate the wrinkle removal process, the treatment is FDA approved and much safer and less invasive than most surgical face-lift procedures.

The typical BOTOX® Cosmetic procedure rarely takes more than 10 minutes, involves several simple injections, and can provide results that last four months or more. The treatment usually shows the best results with patients between the ages of 27-48. Patients with deeper lines and less skin elasticity may want to consider an alternative, non-surgical procedure such as Thermage, Threadlift, and Titan.

For further discussion of the benefits of BOTOX Cosmetic check out Cosmetic Enhancement Forum

BOTOX® Cosmetic Testimonials:

Customer Rating... 4.7

Just Waiting For The Bruising To Fade

"I waited two hours to see the doctor, because he was really busy on this day, but all of the staff was left eye that had the drag line looks nice and filled out, but is still black and blue [bruised from the injection site] so I have been using Arnica and make up to cover up..The right eye with the cool laser treatment looks a lot better now, swelling has gone down considerably since last month- just waiting for bruise to go away on left eye.. Doctor Simon is always very nice .."

Customer Rating... 4.8

Thumbs Up For Botox

"I would recommend Botox to others."
HAZEL K. - Los Alamos, NM

Customer Rating... 5.0

Costly, But Great Results

"Great results. Need more but too costly for me. "

Customer Rating... 4.4

Dr. Ourian's A Botox Master

"Dr Ourian is the MASTER of botox and fillers. Over the years I have had this done at different places, and there is no doubt Dr Ourian is by far the best. And he keeps at it until the results are what is expected. And the results always look natural."

Customer Rating... 5.0

Tremendous Botox Results!

"My botox service exceeded my expectations! Results are perfect! Staff and doctor are so helpful and welcoming!"

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Customer Rating... 5.0

Look Fab After Botox Treatments

"I always look great after Botox treatment"

Customer Rating... 4.8

Dr. B's A Whiz With Injectables!

"Loved the complimentary Silk Peel. I can't wait to have one done again! Dr. B does such a great job with the injections!"

Customer Rating... 5.0

Pleased With Injections

"Very happy with the results of my Botox injections."
KIM K. - Houlton, WI

Customer Rating... 4.0

Like How I Look, Even If The Results Took A Little Time

"I like how I look now but it took more than 4 days. I was hoping that I would not have any lines after the number of units I was told I would be getting."

Customer Rating... 5.0

Laser Away Truly Cares About Their Patients

"I had my procedures done at Marina del Rey. My technician was Cheri. She is very knowledgeable and generally concerned about my wishes. I have been to several Doctors for several procedures but no one seemed as concerned about the final results as Cheri. She is very caring."
PATTY M. - Pacific Palisades, CA

Customer Rating... 5.0

LOVED My Botox Results

"Absolutely loved my results."
CRYSTAL K. - Los Angeles, CA

Customer Rating... 5.0

Livin' Proof

"Words can't explain! Just living proof. Looking great."
CHRISTINA C. - Saint Paul, MN

Customer Rating... 4.0


"I am about 80% happy."
SANDY F. - Lakeville, MN

Customer Rating... 5.0

Great Job, Dr. B!

"Dr. B did a great job. The results are fantastic."
SHARI S. - Saint Paul, MN

Customer Rating... 4.3

Botox A Success

"First time getting Botox and I believe it worked!"
LISA K. - Farmington, MN

Customer Rating... 4.5

Good Results

"My experience was good. It was professional and I felt comfortable. She answered all my questions before and after the procedure, and the results were very good."
GAILEY S. - Saint Paul, MN

Customer Rating... 5.0

I Look Decades Younger Than My Age!

"I think when my kids say I look like I'm 26 that speaks volumes. I'm 44."
SHANNON S. - Saint Paul, MN

Customer Rating... 4.8

I Look Years Younger!

"I feel like I have taken 5 years off my face!"
TAMMY O. - Lakeville, MN

Customer Rating... 4.8

Happy With Outcome

"I have been happy with the results"

Customer Rating... 5.0

Dr. Balgobin Is An Honest Man With A Warm Staff

"Warm reception from staff when I entered and Dr B is very down to earth. he didn't try to sell me more Botox of injections than what was needed like other places. He's honest."

Customer Rating... 5.0

Friendly, Fun, & Skillful Staff

"Very friendly staff, and fun to be around. They also do a great job and are very skilled."
KIM K. - Houlton, WI

Customer Rating... 4.1

Pleased With Botox & Restylane Treatments

"the botox around my eyes and forehead are pleasing. the botox and restylanefor my frown lines seems to be more complex. my frown lines have diminished, but not completely gone. but it has only been 5 days so far."

Customer Rating... 5.0

Will Return & Refer!

"This visit was for a touch-up on Botox. Again, the staff was professional and welcoming. The doctor is so kind and very skilled. I will return and I will refer!!"

Customer Rating... 5.0

Dr. Ourian Is An Artist

"Working with botox is not so easy, not everybody should do it, the face expression has to be natural. This Doctor is just amazing, he is an artist."

Customer Rating... 4.6

Have Been Quite Happy With Results At Epione

"I have been going to Epione for about 9 months and have been happy with the results. However this time I bruised quite a bit in the area of injection. Next time I will mention it to Dr. Ourian."

Customer Rating... 5.0

Dr. Simone Is A Genius & A True Artist

"Excellent service from staff, Dr. Simone is a genius and a true artist, Rhea is amazing! I plan to use Epione for future procedures and recommend it to others. Thank you so much. My results far exceeded expectations."

Customer Rating... 5.0

Great Results!

"Great results, amazing doctor!"

Customer Rating... 4.2

Dr. Simon Ourian Is A True Professional

"Dr. Simon Ourian is a true professional... totally painless. Currently I have two small lumps above each eyebrow, and hoping this will dissipate soon. When I called the office they were very helpful, and told me to use warm compresses, and massage area to see if this resolves the issue."

Customer Rating... 4.5

Love The Results

"Love the results, although I had severe bruising and swelling."

Customer Rating... 5.0

You Can't Go Wrong With Epione!

"You can't go wrong. For $180-200 (depending on the plan you're on) you can get rid of the frown line between the eyebrows. Dr. Ourian gives you what you need for that price instead of selling Botox by the unit. I generally need about 30 units. For me that comes to about $6/unit. All by a REAL doctor with an artistic eye, in a beautiful office with nice assistants, apples, biscotti, cookies,truffles, infused water, coffee, and tea! Next door the first hour of parking in a safe structure is free. Generally I'm in and out of there within an hour when all I'm getting is Botox. Though I have never needed it, I'm assured of effectiveness because I can go back for a "touch up" within two weeks."

Customer Rating... 5.0

Dr. Ourian Is Simply The Best

"Dr Ourian is very good with dermal fillers and the laser. The most amazing thing he's done for me was to use ultrasound to get rid of fat under my eyes, which were puffy and made shadows appearing like circles."

Customer Rating... 4.9

Relaxing, Pleasant Atmosphere & Fantastic Results!

"The results were fantastic but I more appreciated Roxana and Dr. Ourian. They were so nice and the atmosphere was very relaxing and pleasant. That for me made everything worthwhile but the results too were fantastic which was the icing on the cake! Epione is the best! Thank you so much."

Customer Rating... 5.0

Love Ourian's Work

"I love Dr. Ourian's work"

Customer Rating... 5.0

Very Happy With Botox Results

"I needed a touch up and Dr Ourian gave me one - I'm very happy with the final results"

Customer Rating... 4.9

Felt At Ease At American Laser's Southcenter Facility

"i had 1 treatment yesterday next is on march 15th. it went as i thought it would and as they told me it would be. i was very at ease through the whole treatment. she was nice."
JULIE F. - Auburn, WA

Customer Rating... 4.8

Friendly & Professional

"Happy with the result the staff was is very friendly and professional. "
JORGE A. - Elk Grove Village, IL

Customer Rating... 5.0

Very Happy With Botox

"Had Botox done and I am very happy about it. I am thinking about a procedure the doctor talked to me about, a filler, maybe will have it done in 6 months to a year. Thank you very much to the Lady that made the appt. for me."
MARGARITA P. - Suwanee, GA

Customer Rating... 3.7

Didn't Get Overall Results I Was Looking (& Paid) For

"I had the chem peel with poor results. I ended up experiencing scabbing and no have a subtle scar on one side of my face. The peel was too strong i suppose. Not sure it was my first. I liked the Radiesse but feel it filled one side of my face more than the other and I can notice it. I spent a lot on this service and feel I didn't get the overall filling result that I was hoping for. The botox worked great and am pleased with that. I will have that service again. If I can find these services for less and same quality I'll be looking elsewhere. the staff was great, however the price point I'm sure I can get lesser."
REBECCA J. - Murrieta, CA

Customer Rating... 5.0

Hopefully The Botox Will Work

"Although the price for the procedure is a little higher than I anticipated, I am going forward with the procedure (Botox). And then based on the results that are achieved, I will make a decision as to whether I would continue this regimen of treatment with my current finances."

Customer Rating... 4.1

Botox Done Right

RUTZU L. - Rockville, MD

Customer Rating... 5.0

Afraid Of Needles Yet The Procedure Was Painless

"My appointment was with Paula. I am completely at ease with any procedure she will give me. I already had one appointment with her. She not only was thorough, she had a great bed-side manner and was really friendly, and MOST importantly, I felt no pain from my procedure. That in itself, is the main reason I will continue to receive procedures from Paula. I'm a baby with needles, and it was completely painless."
PATTI P. - Homewood, IL

Customer Rating... 4.8

Waiting For Results

"I had the procedure done and I was told to wait 7 days for the best results."
AZUCENA (SUZIE) U. - Chicago, IL

Customer Rating... 2.6

Ended Up Being OVER Treated!

"I had my botox injections done in the facility immediately following "consult"--which wasn't a consult really--I've had the treatment done many times. They were behind schedule to begin with, so I waited for an hour and 15 min. to even get in the chair. I was encouraged to do 40 units of botox to get full affect of what was needed--which is more than I ever have used but I agreed b/c I had never had my crows feet treated. I have used botox for almost 10 years and am now age 32 for esp. my strong horizontal, expressive forehead lines. I've had it once before that my one side "paralyzes" really well, and the other side is still a bit expressive, creating a looks to be "twitch." This was immediately fixed with 2 units by that specific PA with 2 units. This time,again, it did happen, but on the other side of my face/eye which she agreed to try to fix and inject. So at this second visit, she injected an additional 9 units at only 3 injections. I did not know she was putting that many units in AGAIN! I'm 5 days out, and my forehead at those points of injection has almost bulges. Yeah, it certainly solved a problem there, but TOO much. And now, where she thought I could get a little bit of crows feet help, one side is fixed, while the that OTHER side she attempted to fix! still isn't working at all despite a injection bulge in my check! She tried to fix that with another 2 units, but instead I have a bulge at the injection point. I am not satisfied AT ALL--with a $440 expenditure. I don't know if the injector is unqualified or hadn't been to recent seminars/training? I've been doing botox injections for 10 years and because of moving out of state, tried this facility. She seemed apologetic and added those 9 botox units "free of charge"--well, it BETTER be, for that high amount of money paid for a frozen forehead that has bulges and my eye that may have had a initial miniscule natural droop is now quite droopy. I would NOT refer a friend. I should have checked the credentials and gone to a licensed doctor who has very recent credentials and training with botox injections. And I'm not looking forward to the next week and a half as I understand that botox continues to take full affect in 14 days, and now I'm only 5 days out!! I usually am easily satisfied overall. This is my face/eye... frozen. I was so initially PLEASED with my forehead response b/c it was IMMEDIATE--literally, but my eyes and the rest have to compensate for almost-over-treating, and that isn't satisfactory."
BRENDA D. - Crete, IL

Customer Rating... 4.8

Microdermabrasion & Botox Treatments Are Wonderful

"The Microdermabrasion was wonderful. I am very pleased with the Botox service, however, I wish the provider was able to treat the neck cord area with Botox too but she was not able. "
TANYA A. - Tampa, FL

Customer Rating... 4.9

Fantastic Results! I'll Be Back!

"I had the procedure with great results and plan to go back for additional work!"
DEBBIE E. - Arlington, VA

Frequently Asked Questions

How Long Does this Procedure Take?

BOTOX®, injections are super quick, requiring only about 15 minutes to perform.

BOTOX® Cosmetic Side Effects:

The most common side effects of BOTOX®, include soreness at the injection site and a slight headache after treatment.

Length of BOTOX® Cosmetic Results:

While BOTOX® results are fantastic, the treatment's results are temporary. You can anticipate follow up treatments every 3-6 months, or up to 8 months if you're lucky.

BOTOX® Cosmetic Recovery Time:

There is no recovery time associated with BOTOX® for wrinkle removal.

Typical Minimum Cost:

$300 (per BOTOX treatment area)

Typical Maximum Cost:

$500 (per BOTOX treatment area)

Average Cost of BOTOX® Cosmetic:

$397 per treatment area

Can Insurance Cover BOTOX® Cosmetic?

Due to the cosmetic nature of BOTOX Cosmetic, insurance does not apply.

BOTOX® Cosmetic can be Combined with:

Other Names for BOTOX® Cosmetic:

BOTOX® Cosmetic is the brand name botulinum toxin type A marketed by Allergan, Inc. Similar botulinum injections to BOTOX include Myobloc and Dysport.

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