Botox® can be useful for treating a variety of concerns our patients have with their appearance and their health. One of the main reasons that patients choose to use this solution is that they want to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles around their mouth, nose and eyes. These are spots where wrinkles will typically first appear and they are a common sign of aging. For those who are working diligently to maintain a youthful and healthy appearance by doing things like whitening teeth, exercising at the gym and eating healthy, these pesky wrinkles can be more than an annoyance.
Fortunately, we have an easy treatment that can reduce their appearance and sometimes eliminate them entirely. By simply injecting Botox® into the areas in question, we make it possible for patients to look more youthful.
How does it work?
When Botox® is injected under the surface of the skin it targets the muscles, causing them to relax. Since they are no longer tense, they fail to produce wrinkles on the surface of the skin. Ultimately, it comes down to forcing the muscles to relax. Essentially, this treatment is addressing wrinkles from the inside out. The effects of it can last several months to a year, depending on the person.
The results are fabulous and our patients are pleased with how quickly they look better.
What else can Botox® help with?
Because Botox® helps the muscles to relax, it has also been found to be very helpful for people suffering from migraines and terrible headaches. Since many of these are tension headaches, by forcing the muscles to relax, relief may be experienced. The results are different for everyone but this is certainly something we can discuss.
The safety of Botox®
We will discuss this treatment and any potential side effects during a consultation. It is generally safe when used as directed and our patients have only had positive things to say about the treatment and the results. Still, any treatment should only be undergone after a consultation with a medical provider that includes discussions about any current or past health problems. We may make an alternate recommendation about whether or not to have a Botox® treatment after this consultation.
Also, it is important to note that this treatment must be used in moderation. We will let patients know how frequently they should return for treatment and be sure not to have Botox® more often than this. Using it too frequently could produce unnatural results. Our goal is to help our patients look naturally beautiful.
If you are looking to see real results and are tired of only minor changes being made with at-home creams and treatments, schedule an appointment with our office to discuss Botox® and how it can help you. We can go over the results that other patients have experienced and what your expectations should be. We are confident that if you decide to have this procedure, you will be pleased with the results.