BOTOX® Cosmetic is a simple, non-surgical treatment able to temporarily improve the appearance of moderate to severe frown lines located between the brows. This physician-administered treatment is suitable for use in people ranging in age from eighteen to sixty-five. BOTOX® is the only treatment of its kind approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Treatment takes just ten minutes and involves a few tiny injections. Results are apparent within a few days and can last up to four months. Patients will see noticeable improvement in the stubborn lines between the brows.
BOTOX® can also be used to treat excessive sweating of the underarms, providing results that can last six months or longer.
BOTOX® is a purified protein derived from the Clostridium botulinum bacterium. The injection works by minimizing the activity of muscles responsible for frown lines.
The surgeons at Lasky Clinic have over 15 years of experience with BOTOX® in the treatment of frown and forehead lines.
What is BOTOX?
BOTOX is a non-surgical cosmetic procedure able to reduce the appearance of forehead creases and frown lines, crow’s feet and eyelid wrinkles, and creases in the neck. This natural, purified protein is administered through injection, providing very dramatic results with very little side effects. With over one million BOTOX procedures performed annually in the U.S., it is the most popular non-surgical procedure.
Who is a good candidate for BOTOX?
Good candidates for BOTOX include men and women between the ages of eighteen and sixty-five who are looking for a more youthful, smoother complexion and improvement in the appearance of frown lines and deep wrinkles on the face and neck.
How does BOTOX work?
By injecting small doses of BOTOX into different areas of the face, the muscles responsible for wrinkle formation become temporarily paralyzed. Overactive muscles relax as the protein blocks the transmission of nerve impulses. The procedure is quick, just ten minutes or so, and there is minimal pain or discomfort. Prior to injection, the treatment area may be numbed with an ice pack or anesthetic ointment.
What is the recovery like after BOTOX?
BOTOX injections are fast and effective with little to no recovery time. Patients can generally resume their normal activities and work immediately after treatment, and results will begin to appear within several days.
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