Botox

BOTOX COSMETIC

Botox Cosmetic is an injection that helps to relax muscles that have become overactive over time. When facials muscles become too strong, they injure the skin by overreacting and thus creasing the skin. Botox Cosmetic relaxes those muscles back to a more natural state, creating a better balance with the surrounding muscles.

You are concerned about pain or have sensitive facial areas, we’ll be happy to apply an ice pack or anesthetic cream to the area we’ll be working on. After that, the purified protein from the injection goes to work immediately on the facial muscles that are causing wrinkles. You will begin to notice visible improvements over the next month.

Botox Cosmetic treatments can improve:

  • Worry lines on the forehead
  • Lines between the eyebrows
  • Smile lines
  • Laugh lines, from nose to mouth
  • Crow’s feet

What is Botox Cosmetic?

Botox Cosmetic consists of the protein Botulinum Toxin A, made by Allergan, a world leader in prescription cosmetic medicines including Botox Cosmetic and Juvederm. Botox Cosmetic is FDA approved to reduce the appearance of glabellar lines (frown lines between the eyebrows), and has also been used successfully to treat forehead lines, crows feet, blepharospasms (excessive blinking), hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating in the underarms, hands, and feet), migraine headaches, and other physical ailments.

How does Botox Cosmetic Work?

When injected into the muscle or tissue, Botox works by prohibiting the nerves from telling the muscles to contract or the sweat glands to produce sweat. This causes wrinkle and frown lines to relax and soften.

How will I look post treatment?

Directly after the treatment, you will notice some initial redness and swelling in the treated area that will subside within an hour. Within 3-5 days, you will start to notice a more rested appearance, however, the treatment will only have settled and look its’ best after 2 weeks of getting initial treatment. Contrary to popular belief, you can have a full range of facial expressions with Botox Cosmetic treatments.

Post-procedure instructions:

Remain upright for 4 hours. Keep your head and neck straight, and avoid touching areas that have received treatment.

How long does Botox Cosmetic Last?

The effects of Botox Cosmetic typically last 3-4 months. Individual results will vary depending on the strength of the underlying muscles. Your lines will return to the pre-treatment appearance as the Botox® Cosmetic wears off. For your complimentary consultation contact our office at 909-355-1296

Do Botox Cosmetic injections hurt?

Most people compare the injection sensation to a bug bite. Overall discomfort is minimal and temporary. We offer an icepack for each