There is no set price for Botox 

Price for Botox can vary widely for each Charlotte, NC patient. Though the cost of the treatment is one of the first things many people considering Botox want to know, there is no set average cost for Botox. Many different factors help determine the price, and your doctor should be able to give you an estimate after a consultation. 

Many people have Botox to help reduce the appearance of wrinkles 

Botox is one of the more widely known cosmetic procedures. Most people hear the word Botox and equate it with reducing the appearance of wrinkles. Though it is effective on some wrinkles, it is not the best option to remove all wrinkles. Deep wrinkles would be better treated with other procedures, while Botox can handle dynamic wrinkles, which are wrinkles caused by the use of facial muscles. Frown lines, crows feet, and laugh lines are all examples of dynamic muscles that Botox is often used to treat. 

To reduce the appearance of these wrinkles doctors will inject the Botox into the muscle. The Botox will relax the muscle, which reduces the appearance of the line. One thing doctors must be careful of when injecting the Botox is that they don’t use too much. Too much can give patients a frozen face, but the correct amount can improve their appearance, but still look natural.   

Many different factors help determine price for Botox 

Like many other plastic surgery procedures, most patients will need to pay for Botox out of their own pocket. This cost along with time off for recovery can take a toll on patients’ wallets. One benefit of Botox is that patients can return to work after the procedure, they will not need to take weeks off work to recover, which can help make the cost more manageable. 

Many different factors go into determining the price for Botox. One is the location of the physician’s office. Doctors may only have access to certain types of Botox in their area so they must purchase what is available to them. Another factor is how much they will need to use on the patient. Botox is often sold by the unit, so the amount plays a role in the price.  

Patients who find deals on Botox on their own should be cautious before purchasing it. Scammers sometimes offer deals that are too good to be true and may give you a defective product.  

Charlotte’s most experienced facial plastic surgeon 

Charlotte, NC residents who are considering Botox to reduce facial wrinkles should contact Dr. Sean Freeman. Dr. Freeman is the area’s most experienced facial surgeon and is double board certified. Be sure to contact his office to schedule a consultation to discuss any questions you have about the treatment, price for Botox, and recovery.