Botox or Botulinum Toxin A is a
purified protein that works by blocking the communication between
nerves and muscles to treat frown lines, forehead wrinkles, crows
feet and fine lines around the mouth.
Repeated muscular contractions such as frowning and squinting form
lines known as dynamic wrinkles.
One 10 minute treatment...a few
tiny injections... and within a few days Botox relaxes the
muscles that cause wrinkles to form and keeps them relaxed for
approximately 4 months.
Botox has no effect on the sensory
nerves, so you will have normal feeling in the treated areas. After
several treatments the effects of Botox Cosmetic begin to
Preventative in theory, injection utilizing Botox
is now the most commonly performed cosmetic procedure in the world.
It is a simple, non-surgical procedure that produces DRAMATIC
results with NO DOWNTIME. The result is a naturally smooth and
healthy face free from wrinkles. With the amounts of Botox
used for wrinkle therapy, the most common side effects, such as
bruising, are temporary and localized to the area of injection.