Bunny Lines

Puckered Chin before and 2 weeks after

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Frown Lines before and 1 month after

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Infraocular Lines before and 1 month after

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Botox

Is a non-surgical injection, used for glabella lines and other facial wrinkles. Botox is used for treatment for severe primary hyperhidrosis. Allergan created the botulinum toxin category in 1989, approved in 75 countries, 11 million Botox cosmetic treatments since approval in 2002.


Axillary Hyperhidrosis

botox

Neck Bands before and 2 weeks after
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Axillary Hyperhidrosis

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Marionette Lines

Lips Lines before and 2 weeks after

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Eyebrow Lift


Neck Bands

Eyebrow Lift before and 2 weeks after

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Crow’s Feet before and 1 month after

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How Does Botox Work?

Botulinium toxin is a neurotoxin protein derived from the Clostridium botulinum bacterium. When small quantities of botulinium toxin are injected into target muscles, localized chemical denervation occurs due to inhibition of acetylcholine release at the neuromuscular junction. This temporarily reduces muscle contraction and smooths skin wrinkles in the treatment area.

 

What is the treatment like?

Botox Cosmetic is a quick, minimally invasive treatment. Anesthesia is typically not required for botulinum toxin treatments. If necessary, ice or a topical anesthetic may be used before injections. The procedure last just a few minutes. You will receive the injections only at the sites where the targeted muscles are located. The results of the wrinkle treatment may be noticed within three days but are fully evident after a week.

 

How long does it last?

Treated muscles typically demonstrate partial reduction in function in 2-3 days after botulinum toxin treatment, with maximal reduction 1-2 weeks after treatment.  Muscle function in the treatment area gradually returns 2-5 months after treatment.  Subsequent treatments are recommended when muscles in the treated area begin to contract, prior to facial lines returning to their pretreatment appearance.

 

Are there any side effects?

Bruising is commonly seen with botulinium toxin injections, particularly with treatment of crow’s feet. Bruises can range in size from pinpoint needle insertion marks to quarter –sized ecchymoses, or rarely, hematomas. Headaches can occur with upper face injections and usually resolve within a few days after treatment. You should avoid lying down for 4 hours immediately after treatment, manipulating the treated area (e.g., a facial or massage), and activities that can cause facial flushing (e.g., application of heat to the face, alcohol consumption, tanning and exercising) to reduce the likelihood of product migration and risk of side effects. If bruising or swelling occurs, a soft ice pack may be applied for 10-15 minutes to each bruise site, every 1-2 hours until it is improved.

 

Pre-treatment checklist:

For one week prior to treatment for all injectables, you should avoid taking:

Aspirin
Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medication
St John’s Wort
High doses of vitamin E supplements

These agents may increase bruising and bleeding at the injection site.






Horizontal Forehead Lines

Lower Eyelid Wrinkles

Gummy Smile

Horizontal Forehead Lines before and 1 month after

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Crow’s Feet


Lips Lines


Frown Lines

Chin

Bunny Lines before and 2 weeks after

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Marionette Lines before and 2 weeks after
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Treatment Areas:

Gummy Smile before and 2 weeks after

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