Getting rid of frown lines is easy with Botox but some people may avoid this treatment because of anxiety and discomfort. A new technique using a simple hand-held vibration device was able to significantly reduce the discomfort associated with a Botox injection.
If you or someone you know has been putting off trying Botox (or other injectable treatments) because you are afraid of the possible discomfort, ask your board certified plastic surgeon about using vibration anesthesia during the procedure.
- Source: Aesthetic Surgery Journal, Volume 31, Page 966, 2011
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- Copyright: Karol A. Gutowski, M.D., Chicago, IL, 2011