What is Botox?

Botox (Botulinium toxin) is classified as an enzyme; it is a neurotoxic protein that is produced by Clostridium botulinum. Botox is typically used to produce a smooth and youthful facial expression after relaxing the muscles that cause wrinkles. A versatile injection that can help reduce lines and wrinkles in various areas of your face, most commonly used between the brows and around the eyes as well as the forehead. Botox is the first and only treatment FDA approved to temporarily make moderate to severe lines and wrinkles look better in adults. There is minimal downtime after treatment, leaving you to return to your daily routine after your treatment.

How long does Botox last?

Botox can last up to 3-6 months. When the muscle that were once blocked start to begin contracting, the lines and wrinkles may appear again, leading to need another session the treated area. Though sometimes the lines and wrinkles may appear less prominent compared to how they looked originally and that is because Botox may begin shrinking the muscles of the treated area.

When will I see results?

You may slowly start seeing result within 24 to 48 hours, and within 30 days you should see the full results which should last up to 3-6 months depending on how severe or moderate the treated area is. You should be aware that not all treatments are treated the same and results may vary from patient to patient, so we advise to consult with our doctor about any concerns that you may have.

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