What is Botox?

Botox is an actually a trade name for a serum that is injected under the skin to help with fine lines and wrinkles.  It works by inhibiting muscle movement in the face.  This in return helps the skin not move and the wrinkles do not develop as quickly as in the natural state.  When used properly Botox can offer some amazing results without costly and dangerous surgery.  Taking away or minimizing crows feet and laugh lines.

Botox is one of the most common cosmetic procedures in the world.  Because of it’s low-risk factors and results there is no question as to why either.  Working with Botox offers the results of surgery without going under the knife.  And, botox is not just for the woman but men can see benefits from it as well.  

Another great advantage to using Botox is that it can stop excessive sweating.  This can be a condition that is hard to control and very embarrassing to the person.  Excessive sweating not just from the face but underarms can be treated with Botox.  And, this can bring great relief to these patients.

How long does Botox last?

How long does Botox last?  Botox freezes the muscles that cause the skin to wrinkle over time.  It works by blocking the neurotransmitters and the effects last about 4-6 months.  But, this depends on many factors as well as the person’s body chemistry.  Just like anything else, something that work for one doesn’t always work the same for the other.  

Once you’ve had the treatment done.  You should start feeling and seeing the effects in just a few hours.  And, the main affects usually show up in about a week.

Botox is a relatively safe treatment but should always be administered by a qualified medical professional.  This will ensure you the best results as well as it is done safely and effectively.  Visiting someone with the correct qualifications will prevent dangerous consequences in the end.  Remember, this is injected and lasts for months.  Should you seek someone that is not qualified you could have muscle drooping and frozen expressions for months.  A word of caution when looking to get Botox done.

Is there Side Effects to Botox?

As with anything that is entering one’s body, there are risks involved.  However, these risks are very minimal when the injection is done by our qualified professionals.  There may be occasional bruising or welts where the injections occurred.  Many patients can undergo Botox during their lunch breaks and go back to work without any issues.

If you decide to not continue with your botox injections, the lines and wrinkles will start to come back.  And, the treated areas muscles will begin to function as normal again.  The aging process will then commence and you will not see any lasting effects of the botox treatments.  Botox, when used effectively, can help stop the aging process.

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