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Trust Your skin to a Dermatologist, as certified by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

Safety and Side Effects of Botox®

Like any medical procedure Botox® can also have risks. The vast majority of side effects from Botox® injections is associated with pain or irritation at the injection sites and is indeed very minor. More serious side effects from Botox® injections can occur in the form of droopy eyelids or facial droopiness. It should be noted that because effects of this drug are temporary so are any side effects. Side effects are also drastically reduced when performed by qualified dermatologists.

To speak with Toronto Botox® Dermatologist Dr. Nowell Solish about how he can help you achieve your goals, please call 416 964 8888


Dr. Solish is one of the first and most experienced dermatologists and injectors of Botox® in the Toronto area. The experience of injecting physician is crucial in administering of Botox® because wrong dosage and placement of injection can increase the possibility of side effects from injections.

Meet Dr. Solish

Dr. Nowell Solish is a renowned specialist in the field of cosmetic dermatology and dermatologic surgery. He was one of Canada's first cosmetic dermatologists to use injectable BOTOX®. Dr. Solish is the Director of Dermatologic Surgery at the University of Toronto. He is also published in peer-reviewed journals, and lectures regularly on dermatologic surgery techniques worldwide.

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Botox® continues to have an excellent safety record. Available Long-term data show that all side effects are temporary and no permanent damage has been recorded as a result of Botox® treatments. Moreover, examinations of treated muscles indicate no loss of contraction ability in treated muscles over time. In the majority of cases where side effects have been reported, the severity of Botox® side effects has been mild enough to allow treatments to continue.