SMOOTH YOUR LOOK WITH BOTOX
Botox both smooths your look AND your outlook. This post describes how we approach Botox in a holistic and comprehensive way. Botox safely and effectively smooths wrinkles and fine lines, but there is so much more to lean! Post treatment clients feel fresh, rested, fewer headaches land less depressed mood. Neurotoxin in Botox, botulinum toxin A, is approved for three cosmetic indications. More than any other neurotoxin on the market. Botox Cosmetic and Botox Medical are regulatory agency approved for 26 different treatment areas and medical indications worldwide, and 14 here in the US.
Neurotoxins for Fine Lines and Wrinkle Reduction
Botox contains toxin produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum. Clostridium toxin causes botulism food poisoning. However, the toxin in small does just acts to block the nerve to muscle signals resulting in temporary local muscle weakness or paralysis.
The most common cosmetic use of Botox is to reduce the appearance of facial wrinkles, such as frown lines, forehead creases, and eliminating crow’s feet. The injections smooth out the skin for a younger and more refreshed look.
Botox can also be used to treat other cosmetic concerns, such as gummy smile, chin dimpling, neck bands, and excessive sweating.
Botox injections can also help treat various medical conditions involving muscle spasms or overactivity. For example, cervical dystonia, a condition that causes painful and involuntary neck movements. Botox eliminates or decreases intensity and frequency of chronic migraine, by prevent the release of chemical pain triggers in the brain. Other medical uses of Botox include treating lazy eye, bladder problems, eye twitching, and Raynaud’s disease.
Fascinating Connection to Enhanced brain serotonin
Animal and human studies indicate there is a connection between Botox usage and enhanced brain serotonin levels. The consensus conclusion is that Botox physiologically has a rational basis as to how it help treat depression.
Complications and potential complications
The injections are generally safe and effective performed by a licensed and skilled health care provider. However, possible side effects and risks associated with the procedure include pain, swelling, bruising, headache, and at the injection site. Some of the rare but serious complications include droopy eyelids, crooked smile, dry eyes, infection, and allergic reaction. In some cases, the toxin may spread to other parts of the body and cause symptoms such as flu-like symptoms, muscle weakness, vision problems, trouble breathing, and difficulty swallowing.
At consultation your injector evaluates your medical history, examines your areas of concern, and discuss your goals and expectations. We inform you about the benefits and risks of the procedure, as well as the cost and frequency of the treatment. We believe in a holistic approach that includes appropriate products and procedures. Follow procedure instructions before and after the procedure ensures optimal results and avoids complications.
Botox injections can offer many benefits for people who want to improve their appearance or relieve their symptoms. However, it is important to remember that Botox is not a permanent solution and that it requires regular maintenance. All the healthy ways we approach your skin care wellness journey help to achieve successful treatments. With our holistic approach you will maximize your therapeutic longevity.