This popular injection is used to reduce dynamic lines resulting in a softer, youthful appearance. The treatment involves small injections to common areas; forehead, crow’s feet & frown lines.
3 session monthly required
Botulinum Toxin Type A is commonly referred to as “Botox”. It is a chemical produced by the Botulinum Bacteria. Botox is injected into muscles to relax wrinkles. When Botox is injected into the muscles, it stops a chemical message from the nerve to the muscle. This in turn, causes temporary paralysis of the specific facial muscles.
Botox is used to reduce dynamic and static facial lines resulting in a softer youthful appearance.
In high concentrations, Botulinum Toxin (Botox) is a potent poison. However, in cosmetic medicine, Botox is used in minute doses thus has a high margin of safety. Botox has been in use since 1978 and has been used to treat patients with:
Immediately after your procedure, you may experience any of the following symptoms at the site of the injections:
These symptoms will start to subside after 1-2 hours. The full effect of Botulinum Toxin takes up to 30 days but most people begin to see effect after 4-14 days. The effect normally last from 2-6 months.