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Lines on your forehead, crow’s feet, frown lines — wrinkles are some of the first signs of aging and can be a great source of insecurity. Though we age, we sometimes wish that we can banish wrinkles and restore our skin to how it was when we were younger.
Banish wrinkles with BOTOX. BOTOX is one of the most popular and well-established non-surgical cosmetic treatments available. BOTOX is an FDA approved drug treatment for moderate to severe lines, tightening the skin to give you exceptional results.
When we age, the skin on our face loses elasticity and may appear to sag and droop. BOTOX can restore the tightness of your skin and effectively minimize fine lines and crow’s feet.
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A Versatile Treatment
BOTOX is an incredibly versatile treatment that can minimize the appearance of wrinkles and skin folds all over the face. It is also effective at countering the effects of sagging, making it ideal for eliminating drooping eyebrows and tightening jowls.
BOTOX lifts your face and gives you a more youthful, attractive appearance. The results are temporary, and can last up to four months. BOTOX is proven to have a high rate of success. It has been approved for cosmetic use in over 78 countries, and is proven to be safe and effective.
At Allure, we want to help our patients reach their beauty ideals. Customer satisfaction is one of our main objectives, which is why we strive to create a welcoming environment at our aesthetic surgery office. We are happy to answer your questions and help you determine whether BOTOX is right for you.
Botox -Temporary wrinkle relaxer
Botox cosmetic, also known as a neurotoxin, is a prescription medicine derived from bacteria. Botulinum toxin blocks muscle nerve activity. This causes a temporary decline in muscle activity and reduces the appearance of fine lines wrinkles.
Botox cosmetic has a long standing track record having been used worldwide for over 40 years treating a variety of conditions.
What does it do?
Botox cosmetic is most commonly used to treats wrinkles and fine lines that are created by movement associated with facial expressions. Botox temporarily relaxes the muscles that create the wrinkles allowing the lines to smooth out over time. Thanks to the increasing popularity, patients have started seeking this treatment at younger ages, keeping those pesky wrinkles from forming in the first place. Commonly treated areas include the glabella, forehead, crow’s feet and around the mouth. In addition to the cosmetic benefits of Botox, it can also be used to treat migraine headaches and hyperhidrosis, a condition characterized by excessive perspiration.
How long is the procedure & downtime?
Botox cosmetic is a non-invasive in office procedure that can be completed in about 20 minutes. This tiny series of injections require no downtime with little to no discomfort. Patients can expect to walk out of our office looking just as great as when they came in.
How soon will I see results?
For most patients, some softening of lines can be seen within 3-4 days, with maximum benefit at 2 weeks. Once the Botox takes effect, the treated areas will appear smoother and more relaxed. Results usually last about 3-4 months, at which point patients come in for a subsequent treatment. For patients that are new to Botox or are treating a new area, a 2-week follow-up appointment is always recommended to ensure a desired outcome.
Whether you’ve just started to notice the signs of aging or have been plagued by it for years, Botox Cosmetic can help. Botox injections should be considered maintenance for your face and can be helpful at essentially any age. If you’re looking to be proactive at preventing the signs of aging this is a great place to start. To hear more about Botox Cosmetic, schedule your complimentary consultation at Allure Aesthetic Surgery today!