Are you still hesitant when it comes to getting Botox? Despite the fact that more than 1 million Botox treatments are done every year, some individuals are still afraid to undergo these treatments. If you count yourself among these individuals, read on to learn more about Botox and why it’s one of the safest procedures available.
FDA-approved in 2002, Botox has been on the market for 15 years now, and is used in over 70 countries worldwide. This injectable is associated with minimal negative side-effects, making it one of the most popular non-invasive treatments available. When these side-effects do occur, it is rare, and includes the chance of an arched or heavy brow, which wears off within 2-3 months. However, patients should be sure to visit a qualified dermatologist who has experience performing Botox injections daily to avoid negative outcomes.
Despite what some believe, Botox does not paralyze your muscles- it simply relaxes them temporarily to soften the appearance of unwanted lines and wrinkles.
Every day we create facial expressions during which our facial muscles contract. When these expressions are repeated over time, they can cause wrinkles and lines to permanently form on the face. Botox works by blocking the nerve signals that travel to these muscles which contract when expressions are made. The targeted muscles can then no longer contract, which causes them to relax.
Unfortunately, Botox has been portrayed as a treatment that will cause your face to look “frozen” or “plastic.” However, these negative results only occur when the treatment is performed by an injector who lacks experience. Incorrect application of Botox, as with any form of injectable, can result in less than optimal results.
When injected correctly by an experienced injector, Botox actually provides natural-looking results for a beautiful improvement in your facial appearance. Always make sure to do your homework before booking an appointment, and be sure that your injector is knowledgeable and practiced in Botox injections.
Are you ready to take the first step towards a more youthful you? Patients in the Southfield area can trust the board-certified dermatologists at Covet Medspa to effectively inject Botox for beautiful results. Contact us or visit our blog for more information.