Frown lines and other facial wrinkles and fine lines are caused by the motion of the facial muscles that pull at the same areas of skin in a repeated motion, resulting in stretched-looking skin and deep lines near or above the muscles. This skin shortly begins to lose its elasticity and sag. This can happen anywhere on the body, but the face has a high concentration of fine muscles, which is why the face is often one of the first places to reveal signs of aging. BOTOX can treat facial lines that are moderate to severe.
BOTOX is an injectable and non-surgical solution that can reduce and eliminate frown lines on the forehead, creases, crow’s feet, smile lines and more.
BOTOX is made from a substance called botulinum toxin, which can directly affect the muscles by reducing dramatic movements and limiting movement, leading to a reduction in the lines these movements cause.
BOTOX works as a muscle relaxant, blocking the signal sent from the nerve to the muscles. By limiting this signal and the activity of the muscles, the movements that cause frown lines are reduced for a period of time and the skin has an opportunity to heal itself. Frown lines will fade over the course of several months and the skin will begin to look smoother and softer.
BOTOX is given as a short series of injections and can be finished in as little as 10 to 20 minutes allowing patients to go on with their day as usual. There is no downtime. Most patients are able to receive the injections without anesthetic however a numbing cream is available for those with sensitive skin. Nonetheless, we use a special technique making the shots painless.
After a quick treatment, patients will immediately feel the difference in their face, but the full effects of BOTOX will become evident over the course of the next 7-10 days. Lines can continue to fade for several months after that. Effects typically last 3 months but can vary from patient to patient. The procedure can be repeated as desired every 3-4 months to achieve firm smooth and youthful-looking skin.
We love combining BOTOX with the Vampire Facial to give long lasting results, as well as improving the texture and tone of the skin.