Many people are looking for wrinkle reduction treatments that do not involve surgery and the lengthy downtime, expense, and complications that often accompany it. Fortunately, BOTOX® fits the bill. This treatment may be just what you have been looking for to make your wrinkles a thing of the past.
What is BOTOX®?
BOTOX® is a type of injectable substance that reduces the activity of certain facial muscles that create wrinkles. The material itself is a safe solution that is developed under extremely strict, controlled conditions. It was once only used by the rich and famous, but it has become available to the general public due to a reduction in cost.
How Does It Work?
BOTOX® works by temporarily relaxing facial muscles that cause “dynamic wrinkles.” These are the types of wrinkles that are formed by the contractions of certain facial muscles. Some examples of dynamic wrinkles are those found on the forehead, between the eyebrows, and crow’s feet near the eyes.
The injections act as a type of nerve block to prevent the transmission of nerve impulses from the brain to treated muscles. Since the facial muscle is not receiving a message to contract, no dynamic wrinkle is formed there. In addition to its use as an anti-wrinkle treatment, the injections are also used to treat other issues.
When Will I Notice Results?
Patients typically begin noticing results within days. Some patients do not notice maximum results for up to one week or so after the injections. It all depends on the unique case. The results last for months at a time before follow-up injections are needed for ongoing benefits.
Would I Make a Good Candidate?
Injections should not be administered to women who are pregnant, nursing, or those with certain neuromuscular diseases. Those with allergies to certain substances should not undergo the injections. We can make the best determination if you would make an appropriate candidate for this treatment at your consultation with us.
If you are ready to say goodbye to dynamic wrinkles with BOTOX® injections, please feel free to book your initial consultation at Skin Renewal of Tulsa, conveniently located in Tulsa, OK. We would be more than happy to assess your case and tell you more information about this popular treatment. Contact us today to schedule an appointment and get started!