Over millions of patients currently enjoy Botox® therapies, as it is the only treatment of its type approved by the FDA. Botox® is a simple, non-surgical treatment that can temporarily smooth moderate to severe lines and wrinkles.
Many wrinkles are actually creases that have been worn into the skin by making the same expression thousands of times. Botox® injections smooth wrinkles by safely and selectively blocking the muscle from contracting. As a result, the muscle relaxes and the wrinkles gradually soften and disappear.
Botox® has been researched and administered in the medical field for over twenty years. Approved for cosmetic use by the FDA in April 2002 it is used in minute quantities. Botox® is a sterile, purified protein which reduces the activity of the muscles that cause frown lines and crow's feet to form over time. Botox® is also used for treatment of excessive sweating, migraine headaches and neurological disorders.
Frown lines between the eyes, furrows and lines across the forehead and the crow's feet around the eyes.
Injections of Botox Cosmetic into the muscles that create these wrinkle lines block the chemicals that normally signal these muscle groups to contract.
Treated areas are relaxed and softened.
EFFECTIVE SERIES OF TREATMENTS CONSIST OF:
A single session of injections for each area generally lasts for 3 to 4 months and may last up to 6 months.
15 to 20 minutes.
None. Immediately following treatment you may resume regular activities.