The number one non-surgical facial rejuvenation injectable, Botox®, is made up of the neurotoxin, botulinum toxin type A. Once injected, Botox® temporarily stops nerve cells from sending signals to overworked facial muscles that cause wrinkles from repetitive contractions. Botox temporarily paralyzes and weakens the muscles, which softens fine lines and facial wrinkles, effective for wrinkle smoothing.
Botox® Procedure and Results
Most patients handle the injections from Botox® very well, however, a numbing agent can help increase your comfort during the treatment. Some side effects include headaches, nausea, and mild pain or swelling at the injection sites.
For results, Botox® effectively corrects frown lines between the brows, forehead lines, and crow’s feet at the corner of the eyes. Results last up to six months, with touch-up treatments recommended to maintain your youthful outcome.
Who is a good candidate for Botox®?
Ideal candidates for Botox® injections are healthy individuals who wish to soften their facial lines for a more naturally youthful appearance. It is also important that the individual does not have a history of neuromuscular disease. However, a consultation with Dr. Frank Barone at evolv is necessary to determine your candidacy of this treatment.
Other alternatives to Botox® Cosmetic are Dysport® & Xeomin®, both of which provide
To join the millions of men and women who receive Botox® injections each year, please contact evolv today to set up your personalized consultation.