Botox is a form of the protein botulinum toxin. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved this product for cosmetic purposes, and it helps smooth deep lines, wrinkles, and creases. It gives you a more youthful appearance without surgery or other more invasive procedures.
Botox works by reducing the movement in the muscles that cause lines and wrinkles on your face. Repeated smiling, frowning, and squinting causes the muscles around your eyes and forehead to move. Over time, this constant movement causes creases to form. By restricting the movement of the muscles that cause the lines, the skin smooths out, and the wrinkles are reduced.
Botox works quickly and provides dramatic results. You will notice the lines and wrinkles in the treatment area greatly diminish, if not disappear completely. You will have a more youthful and rested appearance, and your skin will be smoother. Whether you have a special event coming up or want to reduce the number of lines and wrinkles you see in the mirror, this simple injection can help you put your best face forward.
The procedure is non-invasive and non-surgical, and you can return to normal activities almost immediately. You will start to see results within two to three days after the injection, and you will see optimal results in less than two weeks.
Get the younger and smoother skin you want without going under the knife.
The FDA has approved Botox for use on crow’s feet and frown lines. It works best for those who have lines around the eyes or in between the eyebrows. It’s less invasive and cheaper than a surgical procedure and can help you have a more youthful and less tired-looking appearance.
Although Botox is entirely safe, it is not recommended for pregnant or breastfeeding women or patients with Bell’s palsy, severe neuromuscular disorders, or blood coagulation disorders.
Botox is a quick procedure that requires no recovery. It only takes about ten minutes for a practitioner to complete the injection. You can return to most of your normal activities immediately. You will be instructed to avoid exercising or rubbing the treated area for 24 hours after the procedure.
Most practitioners use a topical numbing agent before administering the injection, so Botox is virtually painless. Even without the numbing agent, you will only notice a slight pinch. The procedure is over quickly, and you will be able to return to work or other activities without needing any time to recover.
Botox can be used to fight signs of aging on many different parts of your face. It can be used on frown lines, forehead lines, and lines across the top of your nose. It can also be used on crow’s feet and lines under your eyes. Finally, it can also be used on lines around your lips, along your jawline, and your neck.