Dr. Ruth Yeilding, MD

Frequently Asked Questions About Botox

Here are the facts and answers that you need to know.

There is a lot of talk about how people are looking younger nowadays. The first thing that many people say is “Botox”, but they only assume it without having any knowledge about how it helps. Botox is a purified protein that is appoved by the FDA to modify various imperfections around the face. It’s a highly successful, non-invasive method to address signs of aging in men and women.

To leave the answer there would be too simplistic. There are several questions that are commonly asked about Botox that if answered could help you make an educated decision about pursuing this procedure for yourself.

How does Botox work?

The muscles around the area that Botox is injected are temporarily reduced. As a result, the folds that are made in your skin by frowning or laughing are relaxed.

Do the injections hurt?

You could feel a temporary sting when the injection is first made, but you shouldn’t notice any significant pain otherwise during or after the injection. There have been rare reports of headaches afterwards as a side effect. The surgeon that would be giving the injections could go into greater detail about this.

Where can injections be made?

Botox can be injected in the forehead area, between the eyebrows, and crow’s feet. Botox could also be used for areas around the jawline or the neck.

Will my face be able to move?

Yes, the muscles around the area are relaxed, but they are not frozen in place. You could still perform normal facial expressions.

What about the results? How long would it be until I see them and how long do they last?

The injections would take anywhere from three to five days to take effect. Once they do, and you see the results, the length of time varies from person to person. The surgeon working with you would be able to answer this for you in greater detail.

How often would I need to receive injections?

Each person is different, so the answer would be based on your results. On average, patients could receive treatments every three to four months.

How much downtime is there?

None at all. You can go right back to work and resume your day as soon as you leave.

Is this the only service I could receive?

No. There have been several patients that have come in for other procedures such as dermaplaning and HydraFacial along with Botox injections. You could speak to the surgeon about what other services you could receive if you’re interested.


If you’re in the Orlando, Florida area and would like to learn more about Botox, then look no further than Yeilding Eye and Face Laser and Plastic Surgery. Dr. Ruth Hill Yeilding offers her patients Botox and is an expert that can deliver superior results while maintaining comfort. For before and after photos of some of Dr. Yeilding’s patients, log on to www.yeildingmd.com. To learn more and schedule a consultation, call 407-560-1000.

Dr. Yeilding is looking forward to meeting you!