Botox is a muscle-paralyzing agent that is used for the treatment of dynamic wrinkles, and thus it diminishes unwanted facial expressions.
Dynamic wrinkles are lines and wrinkles that form when we express ourselves, such as forehead wrinkles when you raise your eyebrows or wrinkles next to your eye when you squint
Botox is used to treat glabellar furrows (wrinkles between the eyebrows), forehead lines, and crow's feet (wrinkles next to the eyes)
How does Botox work? Wrinkles may be caused when there's tightening of the muscles. Botox™ is injected into the muscle through the skin without any anesthetic. The Botox injection keeps the muscle from tightening. When the muscle can't tighten, the wrinkle doesn't show as much.
The effects of reducing your wrinkles can last around 4 months for most people. However, with multiple injections over time, several patients report that Botox lasts longer, often 6 months or more.
Botox does not treat static wrinkles, such as fine wrinkles around your mouth or the nasolabial fold. Static wrinkles may be treated with dermal fillers, such as Restylane or Juvederm.
Botox may produce a "frozen face" when the provider who has been doing it has poor knowledge of the anatomy of the face
Botox can be used to treat migraine headaches. Ask your plastic surgeon or neurologist if they provide this service.
Botox may cause droopy eyelids which may last for several weeks.
The price of a Botox treatment is most likely similar among medical providers, whether it's your nurse/dentist/dermatologist/plastic surgeon.
I recommend asking one of your Woodlands plastic surgeons if you are interested in receiving Botox treatment to reduce your forehead/crow's feet/glabellar wrinkles (Botox in The Woodlands).
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Other articles related to BOTOX:
1) Are You a Good Candidate for BOTOX? 2) BOTOX treatment for your Glabellar Frowns (Wrinkles in Between your Brows) 3) BOTOX Treatment for your Crow's Feet (Wrinkles Around the Eyes) 4) Dermal Fillers (Juvederm | Restylane | Radiesse) 5) Potential Complications of Dermal Fillers (Restylane/Juvederm)