How does Botox work?
Botox blocks the impulses from the nerves to the tiny facial muscles that cause expression lines. Treatments relax the muscles so they do not contract as intensely. After treatment, the overlying skin remains smooth and unwrinkled, while the untreated facial muscles contract as they normally do. Botox treatments are also preventative against lines and wrinkles becoming deeper over time.
How safe is Botox?
Botox injections have been used safely and effectively for over ten years to treat many ophthalmologic and neurological disorders. Each year, thousands of patients receive Botox treatments for myriad reasons. It’s an ever-increasingly popular treatment for reversing the visible signs of aging.
What will happen when you get Botox?
First, we cleanse the skin, identify areas that are contributing to deep lines and wrinkles, and then a master-trained aesthetic nurse injector will administer a custom Botox treatment. Using a tiny micro-needle, a very small amount of Botox is injected, very precisely, into several locations in the face. No sedation or local anesthetic is required, and you can resume normal activities immediately. This painless and well-tolerated treatment usually takes less than 10 minutes.
What results can you expect from Botox?
You will begin to see a gradual softening of lines and wrinkles within 5-7 days and full results after 14 days. The effects usually