“One of the problems with Botox is that it really exposes the flaws of our natural faces and all of a sudden our natural faces just become not good enough really quickly and become something that we can improve relatively easily,” Berkowitz said.
What is the downside to Botox?
Most side effects of Botox are mild and dont cause any major discomfort, such as bruising and swelling at the injection site, as well as some headaches. But some major issues can occur in a tiny percentage of patients, such as neck pain, upper respiratory tract infection, nausea, minor loss of speech, eyelid drooping.
Can you stop Botox once you start?
There is nothing harmful about stopping Botox. Nor are there any dangerous or negative side effects. Your muscles will simply not be as relaxed. You will have total mobility of the treated area, regardless of how long you received Botox injections.
How many people have died from cosmetic Botox?
According to court documents, independent research has identified 16 deaths, 87 hospitalizations, and 180 cases life-threatening conditions associated with Botox injections, not including the death and injury claims that will be brought to court in this case.
Is it worth getting Botox in your 50s?
There is no upper age limit for people who want to have Botox. In fact, many women enjoy the refreshed look they can get from Botox and complementary treatments when they are in their 60s or older.
Can Botox leak into your brain?
Allergan firmly believes there is no evidence that Botox causes brain damage, and that Rays condition was actually CADASIL, a genetic stroke syndrome. That may be true, but the worst-case scenario that Allergan faces is what happened to Dow Corning.