Botox Cosmetic Injection

Your face makes thousands of different expressions every day, each one contributing a little bit to your lines and wrinkles. Some lines, like those between your brows, can become very prominent. Botox Cosmetic Injection, a cosmetic procedure is one way to minimize these lines and wrinkles is to lesson the movements of certain muscles and reduce the stain on your face.

Botox Cosmetic Injections are made from bacteria that is purified and used in a very small quantity. Botox blocks nerve signals to the muscle, which weakens the muscle and lessens the lines in the skin over that muscle - lines gradually smooth out from disuse and new wrinkles cannot form in the treated area. Botox will eventually wear off and the muscle will return to normal, necessitating another injection of Botox to continue the effect. Overuse of the product or if used for a long period of time may teach the muscle not to contract, or the muscle may weaken from lack of use. If this occurs, the treatments can be stopped or lessened.

Areas Commonly Treated Include:

• Between the eyebrows (vertical lines)

• Forehead lines (horizontal lines)

• Crow's feet at the corners of the eyes

• Neck lines

When you visit your doctor for a Botox treatment he or she will inject a tiny amount, using a very small needle in to the area where the result is desired. This may require several injections or very small proportions. The treatment may sting of burn for a moment, but the discomfort in minimal and there is no "downtime".

Side effects may include: bruising or swelling at the injection site, a temporary headache, or rarely the effect may be noticed on muscles near the treatment area.

This could cause a droopy eyelid or eyebrow, but will correct with time.

Botox can literally erase lines from your face and improve its overall youthfulness and appearance.

Botox for Neck Bands

If you have unsightly muscular bands that run from the base of the neck to under the chin, which are very common with neck aging, this can be treated with Botox injections. is a leading resource for Botox Cosmetic Injection information. Search for a cosmetic dermatologist near you today!

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