As you smile, squint, frown and make other expressions day after day, you wear creases into your skin. We often refer to these creases as laugh lines, frown lines and crows feet. By injecting just a few drops of Botox ® precisely into the muscle, it weakens and relaxes, allowing the skin above to also relax causing the wrinkles to disappear.
Why Botox ®?
It is the only FDA approved temporary product to improve the appearances of moderate lines and wrinkles.
What areas can be treated?
The areas just above and between the eyebrows, and outside the eyelid.
What are Botox ® treatments Like?
Botox ® treatments are temporary and require an injection. There is no preparation required on the part of the patient and no sedation or anesthetic is needed. Injections are very quick, requiring just a few minutes and allow you to return to your normal activities immediately.
What results can you expect?
Following their Botox ® treatment, the majority of patients find a reduction in facial creases and wrinkles, offering rejuvenated appearance. Typically results improve with sequential treatments.
How long do Botox ® treatments last?
In most patients, treatment is effective for three (3) to four (4) months. Subsequent treatments are known to last longer, for up to six (6) months.
How does Botox ® work?
Upon injection, Botox ® blocks some nerve impulses, preventing the muscles from contracting and weakening them. In turn the overlying skin relaxes and wrinkles dissipate.
Are Botox ® treatments safe?
Botox ® is the only FDA approved treatment of its kind, providing temporary relief from wrinkles and creases. It has been used since 2002 and causes only mild side effects most commonly including slight bruising at the injection site. Occasional weakness in the surrounding muscles can result in a drooping eyelid. These common conditions are temporary and treatable.
Am I a candidate for Botox ®?
If you desire a reduction in the the wrinkles and creases that result from aging, sun exposure and every day expressions, then you are likely an ideal candidate for Botox ®