How Often You Can Get Botox Without It Failing

How Often You Can Get Botox

We’ve all heard the saying: “You’re only as old as you feel.” And it’s true.

But what if you could feel younger, even if you didn’t look younger? What if you could get rid of those wrinkles and crow’s feet without having to worry about whether or not it was acceptable for your age group? Well, today we’ll be talking about just that: how often you can get Botox.

It’s no secret that Botox is one of the most popular ways to fight wrinkles and make yourself look younger. But there are some misconceptions about how frequently it can be used—and if you’re already considering getting Botox, you should know what those misconceptions are so that you can get the most out of your treatments!

What Is Botox?

Botox is a neurotoxin, which means that it works by paralyzing muscles. It’s made from the bacteria Clostridium botulinum, which is found in soil, plants, and animals. Botox was first used to treat eye spasms in the late 1960s and was approved by the FDA for cosmetic use in 1989.

It’s used to treat wrinkles on the face, neck, hands, and feet. It can also be used to treat excessive sweating (hyperhidrosis), muscle contractions that cause excessive tightness or bulging of the eyes (blepharospasm), and uncontrollable blinking or squinting of the eyes (trichiasis).

Botox is injected into specific areas using a very fine needle. It takes about 10 days for the effects of Botox to start showing up on your skin and can last up to four months before needing more injections.

How Often Should You Get Botox Treatments?

Every human is different, and so is their response to Botox. You should have regular injections to maintain the effects of Botox for as long as possible. If you don’t get treatment for a while, your symptoms will return. The average person needs about four treatments per year to keep wrinkles at bay – but this can vary depending on what kind of wrinkles you want to treat and how severe they are.

Beyond this AGE is perhaps the most important factor in determining how often you should get Botox injections. The older you are, the more frequently you should visit your doctor for treatment. While younger people may only need one injection every few months, older individuals typically require two or even three treatments to keep their wrinkles under control.

What Is a Long-Term Treatment Strategy with Botox Treatment?

The long-term treatment strategy with Botox treatment is to get a series of injections. The average person needs about four treatments per year to keep wrinkles at bay – but this can vary depending on what kind of wrinkles you want to treat and how severe they are.

For best results, you should schedule your injections in a series of three to four treatments per year. This is because it takes about 12 weeks for the effects of Botox to wear off and allow new wrinkles to appear.

Moreover, a professional can help you decide the right treatment strategy to suit your needs. They will also be able to advise you on what kind of wrinkle-fighting treatments are available, as well as how often they need to be performed.

At Nuvo Cosmedispa, we are your one-stop destination for all things beauty. Our team of qualified professionals are dedicated to providing you with the best possible results, while also ensuring your comfort and safety during treatment.

Understanding that your beauty is a reflection of your inner self, we strive to make sure that every treatment you receive is tailored to your individual needs. Our treatments are performed by experienced professionals who will ensure that you feel comfortable with the process from start to finish.

Who Are Good Candidates for Botox?

Now that’s a good question and one that everyone should ask before they consider getting Botox. While many people think that Botox is simply a way to temporarily erase wrinkles from your face, the truth is that it’s so much more than that – from issues, it can fix to things you should never do after getting Botox filler injections. In fact, if you’re not sure whether you’re a good candidate or not, you should consult with an experienced professional who can help guide you through the process.

Enlisted are some of the most common reasons why people are good candidates for Botox:

1) Crows Feet

Crows feet are wrinkles that form around the eyes, and they’re often caused by squinting. Botox can be used to treat these wrinkles.

If you have especially deep wrinkles in your crows feet, it’s probably best to get Botox injections in two areas: one along the outer edge of each eye and one just under the brow line below your eyes. You can also get injections in a few other areas around your face as well, such as between the eyebrows and between the nose and upper lip (called marionette lines).

If you have mild crows feet, you might only need treatment along their outer edges or just under the brow line.

2) Worry Lines

The lines on your forehead, between your eyebrows, and the crow’s feet around the corners of your eyes are usually the first to go. If they’re getting you down, Botox can help.

The most important thing to know about Botox is that it won’t make you look any younger. It’s a fantastic way to smooth out wrinkles and make them less prominent, but it won’t give you a youthful appearance. That said, if you want to look less stressed out and more confident (and who doesn’t?), Botox may be an option for you! Just remember: You’ll still look like yourself, just a little more relaxed and confident.

Also, keep in mind that Botox only takes about three months for effects to show up—so if you want to see results pretty quickly, plan ahead!

3) Frown Lines

Frown lines are the most common complaint among Botox patients. They’re also one of the easiest to treat with Botox, which is why frown lines make up a large portion of treatments for patients under 50.

Frown lines are caused by repeated muscle contractions in the forehead. The more you frown, the more pronounced your frown lines become. This is because your muscles are constantly contracting and relaxing, which causes the skin on your face to crease.

Botox is one of the best solutions for treating frown lines because it works quickly—within days—and lasts for up to 4 months at a time (though some patients report results lasting even longer).

4) Lip Lines

Lip lines can be a real problem for some people. As we age, the line between our top lip and bottom lip begins to grow deeper and deeper. This can make you look older than you are, and it’s just not attractive. Luckily, there’s an easy fix: Botox!

If you’re worried about looking too young because of your lip lines, Botox is the perfect solution for you. It works by relaxing the muscles around the lips so that they don’t pull up as much when you smile or talk. This means that your wrinkles stay smooth and even—and it also means that with time, those lines will actually start to disappear altogether!

Botox is safe and effective in treating lip lines, but it’s important to keep in mind that it doesn’t work overnight—you’ll need several treatments over time before seeing results. And while Botox may not be right for everyone, it can be a great option for those who are looking for a less invasive way of getting rid of their lip lines!

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Eva Nicole Bustos "Nikki"

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Eva Nicole Bustos “Nikki” has been working as the Office Manager at NUVO Cosmedispa since August of 2019. She’s worked as an administrator in the esthetic and cosmetic field since 2008. Her experience and professionalism in executing her administrative duties in the office to ensure that the office is operating smoothly, and that patients are treated with courtesy and kindness and that appointments are well organized. Call today to schedule your next visit at NUVO, where we make you feel new again!

Theresa Renee

Theresa Renee Arriaga, DNP, FNP, APRN-BC


Theresa Renee Arriaga, DNP, FNP, APRN-BC, is a registered nurse with 16 years of experience in the ER, ICU, Recovery Room, Agency, Travel, Flight nursing, and as a Nursing Instructor. Renee graduated with honors from Houston Baptist University in 2004, as a Family Nurse Practitioner, and has been loved by her Plastic Surgery/Aesthetics patients for the last 15 years. In October of 2019, she graduated with honors from the Doctor of Nursing program at Chamberlain University. Dr. Renee uses her professional knowledge, as well as her extensive hospital nursing experience, excellent aesthetics skills, and, above all, honesty, to benefit her patients when creating their individual aesthetic treatment plans. Her personal philosophy is to “treat others with love and respect while encouraging them to reach their highest potential.” She carries out this worldview, not only everyday with her patients, but also for those she encounters on her various missions trips across the world. Whether it’s when she hiked Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, ministered to Cambodians on the shores of Vietnam, or helped to fix water wells in Malawi, it is her heart to share Jesus’ love with everyone she meets. Overall, she is an aesthetic artist who demonstrates proficient understanding regarding how to teach and administer Botox, Dysport, Xeomin, Jeuveau, Hyaluronic Acid gel fillers, Radiesse, Sculptra, and has a special love for teaching and administering PDO threads.

Bianca Ruiz

Bianca Ruiz, RN, BSN

Nurse Injector Specialist

Bianca Ruiz, RN, BSN is our Nurse Injector Specialist. She’s passionate about providing excellent service in the area of aesthetic injectables. She has over fourteen (14) years experience in the aesthetic field, and has spent the last five (5) years enhancing her skills by working as a nurse injector for some of Houston’s most distinguished plastic surgeons. 

Since the beginning of her undergraduate studies, Bianca knew that her calling was to enrich the lives of others by helping them tap into their most beautiful self. One of the things that sets Bianca apart from other nurse injectors, is her unique attention to detail and her focus on each patients’ particular aesthetic desire.

As a very young girl, Bianca was always attentive to her own look and style. Her colleagues are astounded at how gracefully she moves in her high heels from patient to patient without missing a beat. She maintains an impeccable appearance, the combination of her poise and compassion leaves a lasting impression on those around her.

Grace Barrientez

Grace Barrientez

Licensed Aesthetician

Worked for corporate America for 10yrs+ before deciding to change careers to pursue her passion in skincare. Graduated from The Aveda Institute in 2018, Laser Hair Removal Certified, certified in multiple advanced treatments, and customer service driven. Educating clients on a daily skin care regimen and their skin is her favorite part of her time with clients.

Dr. Gregg M. Reger, M.D.

Medical Director

Dr. Gregg Reger, M.D., is the Medical Director of NUVO Cosmedispa. He currently runs The Vein and Skin Specialists, which he founded in 2005. His primary practice is located in The Woodlands, Texas. With over 20 years of experience, his practice includes the evaluation and treatment of veins and skin disorders.

He graduated from the University of Texas, Medical Branch  (UTMB) in Galveston, and he is a fellow of the American Society for Laser Medicine & Surgery, and the Texas Medical Society. Also a member of the American Medical Association, and Diplomat of the American College of Phlebology.

Dr. Reger’s background includes 3 years of medical research at M.D. Anderson Center in Houston, genetic studies at the Mayo College of Medicine, in  Rochester MN, an internship in Pathology at UTMB and development of rapid hemoglobin analysis by capillary electrophoresis for Hellana Labs in Beaumont Texas.