What are Botox Injections and Will They Work For You?
How you look is often considered very important with regards to how you are judged in today’s society. People gain their self-esteem largely in part to how they feel others perceive them based on their appearance. Your face is certainly the key focal point of your appearance. This is where Botox injections aid in improving your looks with its anti-aging properties when carefully applied by a qualified physician.
There are many advertisements of cosmetic treatments, which give assurance of their products with regards to eliminating facial lines and wrinkles. Mostly the expectation of these products is that they will remove your unattractive wrinkles and folds in the skin. The most popular of these products are collagen, Restylane and Botox injections. Each of these injections have their own characteristics and particular applications. We will focus our attention on Botox Cosmetic Injections in this article.
How do Botox Injections Work?
Botox injections are a weakened form of botulism. It is is injected directly into the facial muscles to immobilized the muscles that case these creases. They block impulses from the nerve to the facial muscles that are related to specific expression lines, causing the muscles to relax and blocking their contraction. The botulinum toxin has been known for centuries but it has been appreciated recently with the discovery of Botox.
Botox (Botulinum A toxin) injection is a method to recover your smooth and soft look. Botox injection is a FDA (Food and Drug Association) approved treatment. It is a purified protein, which is derived from bacterium clostridium botullinum, a toxin that can also cause food poisoning. Botox is a simple and speedy treatment. The purified protein is injected into a small muscle making the facial expression to block nerve impulses to the muscle. This relaxes the muscle and prevents it from contracting.
Wrinkles originate with the over usage of facial muscles. With a very fine needle, a qualified medical doctor will inject BOTOX into selected muscles in your face to reduce or eliminate lines and wrinkles. When injected into the facial muscles, BOTOX impairs impulses to the nerve. This process dilutes the muscles that cause frown lines. With Botox these lines are smoothed out and become almost invisible within a week.
Results of Botox Injections
Botox mainly targets crow’s feet, frown lines, laugh lines and forehead lines. It has been used for years in treating a variety of patients. Botox injections can be used to temporarily improve the appearance of vertical and horizontal bands in the neck. Botox injections are becoming an increasingly popular way to smooth wrinkles without some of the invasive methods of plastic surgery.
Botox-injected patients should observe a few practices before and after the treatment to achieve optimal results. The procedure takes only about ten to fifteen minutes. Ice can be applied to the targeted area that will reduce any swelling and discomfort after the injection. One should not massage the treated area as this may result in bruising. After the treatment, patients can return to their routine life without delay.
Botox effects last for 3-6 months and it causes minimal pain. Definitely this product is good for those people who want to change their look and want a wrinkle free, smooth and clear appearance without full blown surgery. Repeated injections of Botox can be given once the effects have worn off. Botox injections will be your best choice to get rid of wrinkles and facial lines caused by aging.
How Can You Better Determine if Botox Injections Are For You?
There are risks associated with Botox injections that will require a consultation with a qualified medical doctor to properly evaluate. Dr. Anees has the training and expertise to give sound guidance when it comes to considering and undergoing treatments with Botox injections. He will determine where to administer the injections by examining your ability to move certain muscles.
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