Small amount of Botox Cosmetic is injected with very few tiny injections into the areas of muscles responsible for the wrinkles. Botox Cosmetic blocks the release of the chemical that causes these muscles to contract. That in turn results in to the relaxations of those muscles which is causing the wrinkles.
Treatment lasts about three to four months, and you will see the results slowly going away. You may need to return for follow up and repeat the procedure.
Frown lines, crow’s feet wrinkles in the forehead and Perioral wrinkles caused by the repetitive contraction of the muscles of expression on the face causes, the skin to fold and causes wrinkles. These lines or wrinkles call dynamic wrinkles can be best treated with Botox cosmetic.
During your initial consultation at our office, the doctor or nurse injector will decide how much and where to inject Botox depending on your facial muscle anatomy and muscle mass. Those with stronger muscles or more wrinkles may need a larger doses (more units) of Botox.
Treatment of Botox cosmetic is safe and no anesthesia is required. Most people do not have any side effects. Some of common side effects after the injection could be mild redness bleeding or bruising localize pain, swelling or temporary eyelid droop, or nausea.
You will see significant improvement with the injection, but this would not limit your expressions or emotions. You would be still able to express yourself with normal emotions, but simply the wrinkles would be reduced.
You do not need any preparation, before the procedure. You must notify your physician, if you have any new neuromuscular disorder or myasthenia gravis as this procedure is contraindicated in that situation.
Botox Cosmetics takes only a few minutes to be administered. Since there is no downtime or recovery time from the procedure, you can return to your normal activities immediately after the treatment is finished.
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