Botox Cosmetic® by Wave Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Laser Center
Adults are living longer than ever before. We feel vital, we're active and we want our bodies to mirror youthful minds and hearts. The Botox® Cosmetic, one of the most important substances to hit the field of facial rejuvenation. Short of a surgical facelift, this substance is the most popular way to reduce facial wrinkles. Botox® Cosmetic can be used as a wrinkle treatment to smooth:
- Frown lines
- Crows feet
- Forehead furrows/Corrugator
Smiling, frowning, squinting and even chewing - basically any facial movement can eventually lead to one of the most common signs of aging: wrinkles. They can make you appear tired or even angry when you are not. One of the quickest and safest remedies to remove wrinkles is an injection of Botox® Cosmetic.
Botox® Cosmetic is a purified substances, derived from a bacteria. Injections of this substance blocks muscular nerve signals, which then weakens the muscle so that it can't contract and diminishes your unwanted facial wrinkles.
Botox® Cosmetic can be combined with other cosmetic skin procedures such as Dermal Fillers or Ultherapy to further improve your results. This combination of therapies can even help to prevent the formation of new lines and wrinkles.
BOTOX® Cosmetic May Be the One for You
Discover the proven results that 11 million women and men have experienced. With real, noticeable results, no surgery and no recovery time, there are many reasons why BOTOX® Cosmetic has been chosen by millions of women and men.
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Injections of Botox® Cosmetic may seem like a simple procedure to you, since it's just a few shots. But it's actually both an art and science that only an experienced & certified BOTOX® professional should do.
There are 43 muscles in your face and it's vital that the person who performs BOTOX® Cosmetic injections understands and pinpoints the correct spots to optimize your treatment.
A very thin needle is used to inject small amounts of BOTOX® Cosmetic into specific muscles. By carefully choosing specific muscles, your certified BOTOX® professional weakens only the wrinkle-producing muscles, preserving your natural facial expressions.
BOTOX® Cosmetic treatment injections usually take less than 15 minutes. The number of injections you need will depend on multiple factors, including your facial features and the extent of your wrinkles. Crow's feet, for example, usually demand two to three injections. Furrows above your brow could take five or more.
No anesthesia is required. There is no down time or recovery time.
You may notice results within a few days, but it can take up to a week to see the full effect. This improvement typically lasts about four to six months.
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What is BOTOX® Cosmetic?
BOTOX® Cosmetic is a prescription medicine that is injected into muscles and used to improve the look of moderate to severe frown lines between the eyebrows (glabellar lines) in people 18 to 65 years of age for a short period of time (temporary).
BOTOX® Cosmetic is administered by a healthcare professional as a simple, nonsurgical treatment that is injected directly into the muscles between the brows. It works by blocking nerve impulses to the injected muscles. This reduces muscle activity that causes moderate to severe lines to form between the brows. Individual results may vary.
How does BOTOX® Cosmetic work?
BOTOX® Cosmetic is a prescription medicine that is injected into muscles and used to improve the look of the “11s,” the moderate-to-severe frown lines between the eyebrows (glabellar lines). It works by blocking nerve impulses to the injected muscles. This reduces muscle activity that causes moderate to severe lines to form between the brows.
When will I see results from a BOTOX® Cosmetic treatment?
Within days, you may see a marked improvement in the moderate-to-severe frown lines between your brows. Lines continue to improve for up to 30 days, and results can last for up to 4 months. Individual results may vary.
How long does BOTOX® Cosmetic last?
Visible results have been shown to last up to 4 months. Your own results may vary – be sure to talk to one of our BOTOX® Practitioners about what you can expect and when to schedule your next appointment.
Who should administer BOTOX® Cosmetic?
BOTOX® Cosmetic must be administered by an authorized healthcare professional. All doctors and Registered Nurses at Wave Plastic Surgery are BOTOX® Certified Practitioners.
Is treatment with BOTOX® Cosmetic painful?
Discomfort is usually minimal and brief. Prior to injection, your certified practitioner may choose to numb the area with a cold pack or anesthetic cream. The entire procedure takes approximately 10 minutes. Most patients are in and out of the physician’s office without downtime following BOTOX® Cosmetic treatment.
Will I still be able to make facial expressions?
Although the results are visible, a treatment with BOTOX® Cosmetic (onabotulinumtoxinA) will not radically change your facial appearance or make you look as if you’ve “had work done.” The muscle activity that causes frown lines between the brows is temporarily reduced, so you can still frown or look surprised without the wrinkles and creases between your brows.
What will happen to the moderate to severe frown lines between my brows if I choose not to continue treatments?
If you do not continue treatments, the moderate-to-severe frown lines between your brows will gradually return to the way they looked before treatment.
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