Remove fine lines and wrinkles

By Brandie Umar, Executive Director of ContentLast modified: November 29, 2011

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Botox Defined

If fine lines and wrinkles are making you unhappy with your appearance or making you look old before your time, Botox offers a cosmetic solution to smooth wrinkles and reverse the signs of facial aging.

Botox is an effective remedy to eliminate crows feet, frown lines, deep wrinkles between the brow, fine lines around the mouth and can be used to reduce the appearance of expression lines on the forehead. Botox is a clinical form of toxin that is approved by health organizations worldwide for use as a cosmetic treatment. A non-surgical injection, Botox works to remove wrinkles by temporarily paralyzing the underlying muscles.

Botox can also be used as a treatment for excessive sweating, migraine headaches, muscle spasms and jaw pain from TMJ.



A Good Candidate For Botox

Anybody who has fine lines and wrinkles is a candidate for Botox. The age limit for Botox treatments is 18 years-old and it is an effective wrinkle preventative treatment as well as a corrective treatment.

Botox Procedure

The areas to be targeted by Botox injections will be discussed with your plastic surgeon before the treatment. Botox treatment is quick: a small amount of solution is injected into the problem areas and the procedure takes only one hour. Botox offers a temporary solution and the procedure will need repeating every three-six months.

Botox Recovery And Results

There is no recovery period from cosmetic Botox injections. Patients are advised not to lie down for 1-3 hours after the procedure as there is a small risk of the liquid moving from the designated area.

The results of Botox are visible immediately: wrinkle free, smooth skin.

For patients who wish to avoid an artificial filler, alternative dermatological treatments such as cell therapy may be a more suitable solution to wrinkles and fine lines. 

Cost Of Botox

The cost of Botox varies according to the amount of treatment necessary and the location of your plastic surgeon.

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