Botox is a popular injectable treatment option that can minimize the appearance of facial lines and wrinkles. Your face is often the first area affected by age and can cause you to look older than you feel! If you’re considering Botox for the first time, you might have a few questions.
How does Botox Work?
Botox uses an injectable formula that contains small amounts of purified botulinum toxin. The formula is FDA-approved for the treatment of common wrinkles such as crow’s feet in the outer corners of the eyes and furrow lines between the brows. The muscle activity responsible for causing wrinkles is temporarily reduced when targeted with Botox. This results in a smoother appearance with improved lines and wrinkles.
What can I Expect During Treatment?
Your treatment process with Botox will take about ten minutes. During the injection process, a tiny needle is used to place the formula into specific areas of the face. To treat crow’s feet, areas around each eye receive injections. For frown lines, locations in the forehead will be targeted. Different patients have different levels of pain tolerance, but most individuals describe the Botox injection as a pinch. If you’re worried about pain during treatment, talk with your injector about numbing solutions before your injections.
When can I See results?
After treatment with Botox, you can start to see results within a number of days, but final results take up to 10 days. There is very little downtime or side effects associated with Botox, allowing you to enjoy your rejuvenated appearance right away! Your natural facial expressions will be preserved while your wrinkles are kept away for up to four months. You can continue to receive future Botox treatments to maintain your youthful look and prevent signs of aging.
Is Botox Right for Me?
There are many injectable treatment options available for improving lines and wrinkles. At MDSkin® – The Lounge we offer Botox and Dysport as well as facial fillers for facial rejuvenation. Contact our office today to schedule a consultation and find out if Botox or another injectable treatment is right for you!