Botulinum toxin, more commonly known as Botox, is an injection that you can use to keep your skin looking fresh and youthful. Botulinum toxins are proteins that block nerve activity in the the muscles that is injected. This blockage results in the youthful appearance that you covet so much with reduced wrinkles in the skin.
WHAT ISSUES CAN BOTOX TREATMENT HELP WITH?
Most of us have seen botox used at one point or another on TV when people reduce the wrinkles on their face. While this is a very common reason to get the injection, there are more reasons to get the treatment. Below is a list of a few issues that this FDA approved anti aging treatment can help you with:
- Crow’s feet
- Creases on the forehead
- Laugh Lines
- Platysmal bands on the neck
HOW DOES IT WORK?
We have several muscles in our face that we use every single day to perform very simple actions like talking and blinking and chewing food. Over time these muscles get overworked and will begin to show wrinkles. Botulinum injections work by weakening or paralyzing certain muscles or by blocking certain nerves. The effects last between three to twelve months, depending on what you are treating.
WHAT ARE THE EFFECTS OF BOTOX® INJECTIONS?
The effects of Botox®, and similar products can last for up to eight full months and they can also be repeated as needed. After using the injections, you will be left with smoother wrinkle free skin. Recent research suggests that these injections can also be used as treatment of excessive sweating, prevention of migraines, relaxation of twitching eyes, and in patients with spastic muscles.
WHAT’S THE RECOVERY TIME?
Generally the procedure takes no more than a few minutes. Once the injections are done, there may be a bit of redness. In about fourteen days the injections will be fully active resulting in smoother skin.
WHY CHOOSE THE SKIN WELLNESS CENTER OF VESTAVIA ALABAMA?
The treatment for removing wrinkles on the skin has become easier than ever and we have been able to have some incredible results with just a few injections. This is possible not only because of the quality of substances administered but also because of the skillful application of each injection. Dr. Corey Hartman and Dr. Rayna Dyck are Board Certified dermatologists with years of specific training and experience in treating the skin to perfection. Browse our website to learn more about services we offer. We also post news and articles where can learn more about different procedures.
When you receive cosmetic treatment at Skin Wellness Center of Alabama, you benefit from a high standard of care that improves your skin and your confidence along with it. Make an appointment, or contact us today for your consultation.