What is Botox?
Botox is a purified protein injected into specific areas of the face, resulting the muscles causing the lines and wrinkles to relax and thereby reduce fine lines, deep furrows in the skin and smooth facial features to restore a more youthful appearance.It is a non-surgical, in-office aesthetic treatment for moderate to severe frown lines, lines and wrinkles around the eyes, lines and wrinkles on the forehead and around the lip.
Who should get it?
Men and women between 18 and 65. Once you reach 18, you’re never again too young to start. Prevention is far better than trying to reverse the effects. Men benefit immensely from this treatment . People with those stubborn frown lines between their brows (making them look tired and upset) & wrinkles around their eyes, forehead, upper lip.
PREVENTION of forming lines and wrinkles by familial frowns and problematic features. Botox is immensely effective in preventing ageing. You will not form new wrinkles while you are experiencing the effects of botox. When you stop treatment, you will return to what you looked like before the treatment WITHOUT the lines and wrinkles you would have formed had you not received the treatment.
How long does treatment take?
The treatment takes 30 minutes to an hour depending on the area of treatment
How often is treatment repeated?
Since the effects are long lasting, the treatment need only be repeated after six months, although occasional touch ups may be required.
Key points about Botox:
Botox is the most popular cosmetic surgery treatment, with more than 6 million Botox treatments administered each year.
Botox is a neurotoxin derived from Clostridium botulinum, an organism found in the natural environment where it is largely inactive and non-toxic.
Botulinum toxin is used to reduce fine lines and wrinkles by paralysing the underlying muscles.
People also use Botox to treat excessive sweating, migraines, muscular disorders, and some bladder and bowel disorders.