3 Reasons To Consider BOTOX®
Do you have crow’s feet, wrinkles, or lines on your face that you would love to disappear? It’s possible to temporarily get rid of them with BOTOX® injections.
Keep reading to learn more about BOTOX® and how you can use it to make your skin smoother and younger-looking.
BOTOX® Relaxes Muscles That Cause Wrinkles
You’ve probably heard about BOTOX®, but maybe you’re unsure about what it is precisely and whether it is safe or not. BOTOX® is a toxin called Botulinum Toxin that comes from a bacteria called Clostridium Botulinum.
BOTOX® is a neuromuscular blocking agent. It prevents muscle contractions by blocking the chemical signals that cause muscles to move.
It paralyzes the muscles it gets injected into, which causes them to soften and relax. When muscle tension in the face gets relieved like this, the wrinkles that the muscle tension causes go away.
It’s most effective in the upper part of the face, especially in areas like the eyebrows, forehead, and crows feet around the eyes.
BOTOX® is safe and effective when administered by a trained medical professional. The injections only take a few minutes in your doctor’s office and don’t require an anesthetic.
BOTOX® Can Erase Aging From Your Skin and More
BOTOX® can treat many conditions, and it is suitable for more than just cosmetic treatments. Some of the conditions and issues BOTOX® can treat include:
- The frown lines between your eyebrows
- Crow’s feet at the corners of your eyes
- Acne breakouts, by reducing the oil production that causes the breakouts
- Chronic migraines
- Lazy eye, eye spasm, and eye twitch
- Hemifacial spasm, or muscle spasm on one side of your face
BOTOX® is Quick and Pain-Free
BOTOX® is a non-invasive, non-surgical cosmetic procedure. It is so quick and easy you can have it done on your lunch break and return to work afterward.
This simplicity is likely a significant reason why it is growing in popularity. If you lead a busy life, you don’t have to stop living for a lengthy procedure and recovery period.
Not only is it quick and convenient, but it also doesn’t have any after-care requirements. Traditional cosmetic surgery, on the other hand, can have a lengthy recovery period.
After BOTOX®, your instructions are simple. Don’t lie down for at least thirty minutes after your treatment, and don’t touch the affected area.
Most people who have had BOTOX® say that it’s pain-free. And you’ll see results quickly too, usually within two weeks or less. You’ll be able to witness yourself getting younger each time you glance in a mirror.
Why Should You Consider BOTOX®?
BOTOX® is the world’s most popular anti-aging procedure for a reason. It reduces the appearance of frown lines, crow’s feet, and wrinkles.
It makes you look younger by targeting the wrinkles you get from aging. Wrinkles appear after years of smiling, frowning, and squinting.
They can also come from years of smoking or getting too much sun. Wrinkles and frown lines happen as the muscles in your face contract over time.
BOTOX® lasts for a long time, but you need to keep getting injections if you want to maintain your youthful appearance. You’ll probably need to have it done 2-3 times a year to keep the deep lines from showing.
Are you interested in erasing signs of aging from your face? Schedule an appointment at Pinke Eye Center in Shelton, CT.
Within a few weeks, you could look younger than you have in years!