Botox Information / FAQ
Botox is botulinum toxin, a naturally occurring protein produced by the bacteria Clostridium botulinum. Botulinum toxin is also known as neurotoxin because it blocks chemical messengers produced by nerve cells to communicate with muscles. When injected in small doses, botulinum toxin temporarily weakens the muscles that cause facial wrinkles. The result is a smoother, more youthful appearance.
Botox is mainly used to reduce and soften the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines. Wrinkles caused by repetitive facial movements such as laughing, frowning, squinting and smiling.
Botox is used in many areas on the face
-frown lines between the eyebrows
-crow's feet around the eyes
-lip lines (also known as smoker lines)
Botox can also be used to slim the jawline (masseter botox), botox is also used provide the appearance of a fuller and top lip (lip flip), for gummy smile, and also for a "droopy nose",and can also slim the nasal tip.
Frequently asked questions/FAQ
Q= How long does botox last?
A= 3- 4 months, if you work out ,you may need botox more often
Q=Does it hurt to get botox?
A= Pain in zero to minimal
Q=Will I have bruising?
A=You will have zero to minimal bruising, we ask that you do not take any products that thin the blood 24 hours before your appointment(eg; alcohol, Vit E, garlic)