Effective in Eliminating:
- Moderate to Severe
- Crow’s Feet
- Frown Lines
- Forehead Lines
Unlike many options for wrinkle correction, BOTOX® is a non-surgical procedure. It is an injectable and is only minimally invasive. While plastic surgery is quite effective, it carries with it the downside of increased risk of complications and a longer recovery time. For those looking to avoid surgery, injectables are excellent solutions.
BOTOX® is different from other injectables. Most injectable treatments are soft-tissue fillers that create immediate volume in the tissues. Rather that increasing skin volume, BOTOX® instead focuses on relaxing the muscles to smooth out the skin of the face. This makes the face appear more youthful.
LINES AND WRINKLES
Fine lines and wrinkles form for many reasons, and one of the biggest contributing factors is overuse of the underlying muscles. People frequently repeat the same facial movements(like chewing and laughing) and expressions (like frowning and smiling); this causes the muscles to contract and stay contracted.
When muscles are contracted in this way, it becomes more difficult for them to relax back into a resting state, Contracted muscles disrupts the placid surface of the skin, causing the formation of the wrinkles.
BOTOX® resolves these wrinkles. Along with frown lines, glabellar lines, and crow's feet, BOTOX® can also be used to resolve many other facial wrinkles. Lipstick lines near the lips, chin wrinkling, and vertical neck bands are all treatable with the help of BOTOX®.
At the start of the procedure, the areas that are targeted for treatment are carefully marked. The administration of BOTOX® consist of injecting small amounts of the mild toxin into the muscles causing deep facial lines. These muscles are habitually contracted due to years of clenching and relaxing to form various expressions. BOTOX® dampens nerve impulses by blocking the muscles' acetylcholine receptors. When the muscles are not repeatedly triggered to move, this allows these muscles to relax.
You may experience slight irritation or redness in the treatment areas but may return to your regular lifestyle immediately. Because this treatment is so quick and requires no recovery time, it is very convenient and is perfect for busy professionals. BOTOX® is frequently called a "lunchtime procedure."
Most patients do not require pain in medication, though some may experience mild discomfort at the injection site. Total treatment time is about 10-15 minutes, depending on the patient.
The result of BOTOX® injections usually takes effect in five to seven days. In the time immediately following your injections, it will be best to protect the treated areas from heavy sun.
The benefits of BOTOX® should last for about three to four months, though you may experience benefits for a slightly longer or shorter period. You may repeat treatment whenever lines and wrinkles again become prominent, but discontinuing BOTOX® treatment may allow your lines and to again become notable. Additional treatments have been seen to have a cumulative effect on age lines.