Michael Brickman M.D.

Michael Brickman, M.D.

631-470-9650

224 Wall Street Huntington, NY, 11743

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Michael Brickman, M.D.
224 Wall Street
Suite 201
Huntington, New York 11743
Phone: 631-470-9650

Our Physician

Michael A.. Brickman, M.D.

Certified by the American Board of Surgery and American Board of Plastic Surgery, Dr. Michael A. Brickman provides comprehensive plastic surgery services to patients at his Huntington, NY practice. In addition to his practice duties, Dr. Brickman also holds affiliations at Huntington Hospital, Long Island Jewish Medical Center and NSUH in Manhasset, Syosset and Plainview.Dr. Brickman graduated with his medical degree from St. George's University

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BOTOX Cosmetic FAQs

BOTOX Cosmetic is a prescription drug that, when injected, temporarily paralyzes muscles. BOTOX Cosmetic injections treat moderate-to-severe facial lines and wrinkles that are formed by continual muscle contraction. Treatment with BOTOX Cosmetic is the most popular physician-performed nonsurgical cosmetic procedure in the United States.

What does BOTOX Cosmetic do?

According to its manufacturer, Allergan, Inc., "BOTOX Cosmetic is the first and only FDA-approved prescription product that temporarily improves the appearance of both moderate-to-severe frown lines between the brows and moderate-to-severe crow's feet in adults."

How does BOTOX Cosmetic work?

Properly placed injections of BOTOX Cosmetic, which contains a purified and safe form of botulinum toxin A, block nerve impulses sent to muscles, weakening them to the point where they cannot contract.

When will I see results from BOTOX Cosmetic? How long does it last?

Results from BOTOX injections are apparent within 24 to 48 hours, and are maximized by 30 days. Results often last between 3 and 4 months.

Does BOTOX Cosmetic have medical applications?

Yes; it is used to treat a number of medical problems, including excessive sweating, overactive bladder, neck spasms, crossed eyes, chronic back and jaw pain, and migraines.

Who is qualified to give BOTOX Cosmetic injections?

The manufacturer of BOTOX Cosmetic recommends that injections only be given by a doctor who has experience with BOTOX Cosmetic, and has a "medical practice that focuses on facial aesthetics and offers other facial aesthetic treatments."

What are the possible side effects of BOTOX Cosmetic?

Side effects of BOTOX Cosmetic are usually mild and temporary. Possible injection-site side effects include pain, infection, inflammation, tenderness, swelling, redness, bleeding and bruising.

What are the possible cosmetic side effects of BOTOX Cosmetic?

Depending on where they are given, cosmetic side effects of BOTOX injections include eyelid drooping and swelling.

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