Botox is brand name of an injection that is used for treating wrinkles and is one of the most popular, safe and revolutionary wrinkle reduction procedure.
What is botox?
It is a Neurotoxin Type A produced by Clostridium Botulinum, which when injected in small calculated doses into the specific muscle, combats the dynamic facial wrinkles by weakening the underlying facial muscles.
How does it work?
It’s a Chemo-signals from the brain to the muscles that is responsible for the repetitive motion resulting in wrinkles. Botox blocks the signals from the nerve into the facial muscles which causes wrinkles. This relaxes the muscles and stops them contracting, leaving the overlying skin smooth and unwrinkled.
Where can it be used?
Reduces or eliminates wrinkles in the upper third of the face including forehead lines, frown lines between the eyebrows and crows feet around the eyes
It is FDA approved It can be injected in the following areas:
- Crow’s feet
- Upper and lower lips
It can also be used for: Hyperhidrosis and Gummy smile
How is the treatment given?
It’s an walk in procedure. A disposable syringe is used to inject the botox into the specified muscle by a small prick onto the skin.
There is no chance of scarring
It is safe and you can resume your activities immediately after treatment
Results are described as giving one a relaxed and youthful appearance