Botox® Cosmetic

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Botox logoBotox® Cosmetic is a purified protein produced by the Clostridium botulinum bacterium, which reduces the activity of the muscles that cause those frown lines between the brows to form over time.

Botox® Cosmetic is a simple, nonsurgical, physician-administered treatment that can temporarily smooth moderate to severe frown lines between the brows in people from 18 to 65 years of age.  One 10-minute treatment—a few tiny injections—and within days there's a noticeable improvement in moderate to severe frown lines between the brows.

Botox® was approved for cosmetic use by the FDA in 2002. Botox® is injected directly into the muscles that you wish to relax. It enters the nerve endings to block the release of acetylcholine, the chemical that makes the muscles contract. Botox® will only relax the muscles that it is injected into. When the muscles are at rest the skin starts to become smoother and it creates a more natural look. Each injection lasts between 3-6 months. The procedure is a great way to reduce facial wrinkles, and with continued use, wrinkles become less and less noticeable. Because Botox® injections are not a permanent solution to the wrinkles, you must be consistent with the injections or the wrinkles will return.

Botox® has also been used for excessive sweating. It is injected directly under the arms, and has been shown to reduce sweating completely. It is requested that you re-inject every 6-9 months. One treatment lasts about six months. Some of the key benefits of Botox® are:

  • Reduces the appearance of crows feet
  • Frown lines become more relaxed
  • Forehead wrinkles are smoothed
  • Lower eyelid wrinkles are reduced
  • Decreased chin crease
  • Corners of the mouth become elevated

Please call Advanced Skin Solutions, at (480) 214-3922 to schedule an appointment or
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