- Experience and expertise. Improperly placed botulinum toxin injections can cause serious complications, so it helps to choose doctors with experience. Mayo Clinic doctors perform thousands of botulinum toxin injections each year.
- Time for you. Your Mayo Clinic specialist will take time to discuss options and answer your questions about botulinum toxin injections.
- Efficient care. At Mayo Clinic, your appointments are coordinated, so you usually can complete your treatment in a few days.
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At Mayo Clinic, we assemble a team of specialists who take the time to listen and thoroughly understand your health issues and concerns. We tailor the care you receive to your personal health care needs. You can trust our specialists to collaborate and offer you the best possible outcomes, safety and service.
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Our patients tell us that the quality of their interactions, our attention to detail and the efficiency of their visits mean health care — and trusted answers — like they've never experienced.
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