Tuesday, December 15th, 2015
Botox is a safe and trusted treatment for wrinkles that has been around for decades. Keep reading to learn more about how Botox works.
Botox is primarily used to smooth the skin and eliminate the appearance of wrinkles. Botox is usually used to treat frown lines, furrowed brows, crow’s feet and smile lines. If facial wrinkles are caused by repeated muscle movements and facial expressions, Botox is often a good solution.
Botox works by relaxing facial muscles in the targeted area. This creates a relaxed, smooth appearance on the skin.
Botox is FDA approved, safe, and non invasive. During the treatments, a very small needle is used to inject carefully calibrated amounts of Botox into the target area. The treatment is quick and relatively painless. In some cases a topical anesthetic can be used to prevent any pain.
After the treatment patients can return to normal activities and resume work. Results usually become noticeable a few days after the procedure and last for a series of months.
Botox is primarily known for treating wrinkles, but it can also be used to treat excessive sweating, migraines, and eye spasms.
Botox is a very safe and effective treatment, but it isn’t for everyone. Here’s what you should know about choosing Botox:
To learn more about Botox treatments and other alternatives, schedule a consultation with Dr. Behr.