WHAT IS BOTOX?
Botox injections utilize a toxin known as onovotulinumtoxinA, this toxin temporarily prevents muscles from moving, now what are the benefits of that? You may ask. Botox has been used for years primarily in the forehead and around the eyes to slow down wrinkles and help retain a youthful appearance. This is achieved by temporarily relaxing the facial muscles that cause wrinkles, However Botox is used for many other things such as Lazy eye, Migraines, Excessive sweating, Bladder Dysfunction Etc.
IS BOTOX SAFE?
Botox has been widely considered as a safe treatment, however as with any treatment side effects are indeed a possibility, Although not very common some side effects of botox maybe swelling, drooping eyelid, pain in injected area, etc. It is extremely important to communicate with our nurse any underlying health conditions you may have to help avoid side effects altogether.
HOW IS BOTOX DONE?
Once the nurse has identified the problem area they will begin to inject tiny amounts of the toxin into the target area using a thin needle. The number of injections depends on which area is being treated, If you’d like to get an estimate of how many unites you may need for your given treatment you can contact us and book your free consultation today!