3 Questions About Botox Treatment You Wanted To Ask!
BOTOX® Cosmetic / Dysport® is one of the top-rated and sought-after cosmetic treatments with a fan following beyond the world of celebrities. The fact that it remains popular because it is a nonsurgical cosmetic treatment. However, still, many might be sitting on the fence regarding botox due to doubts regarding this treatment and its efficacy! So, if you’ve been considering getting BOTOX® Cosmetic / Dysport® injections to treat wrinkles, here’s everything you need to know:
Before we dive into the specifics, let’s have a formal introduction: What is BOTOX® Cosmetic / Dysport®? Simply put, it is a neuromodulator that can gently be injected into an area to smooth out existing wrinkles.
Q1. How does BOTOX® Cosmetic / Dysport® work, and how long does the treatment take?
This treatment’s popularity lies in its stress-free nature, requiring a quick in and out of the clinic. Hence, both celebrities and non-celebrities swear by it.
A BOTOX® Cosmetic / Dysport® treatment requires injecting directly into the creases of the face resulting in the relaxation of the facial muscle responsible for dynamic wrinkles. So, what are dynamic wrinkles? The wrinkles that occur due to repetitive facial movements are known as dynamic wrinkles, forming permanent facial creases.
The BOTOX® Cosmetic / Dysport® treatment takes about 15 minutes. It is quick and painless so that you can return to your daily routine without delay. Following the injections, as the treatment has time to work, you may find a difference in the targetted areas with wrinkles and fine lines. The results with BOTOX® Cosmetic / Dysport® can last up to 3 months in most cases, but in some cases, additional botox treatments might be required to keep the results going strong.
Q2. Does BOTOX® Cosmetic / Dysport® Erase Existing Wrinkles?
BOTOX® Cosmetic / Dysport® is a neuromodulator that temporarily paralyzes the facial muscles, which is why it may work well for treating wrinkles. So, yes, it may improve existing wrinkles, and preventative botox is also making a name for itself because, let’s face it, prevention is indeed better than cure! (Watch out for this space for more on preventative botox!)
For now, let’s get back to BOTOX® Cosmetic / Dysport® and where it may improve visible wrinkles. Botox injections may be used to treat the following facial crease:
Crow’s feet around your eyes result from regular squinting or smiling.
Frown lines are also referred to as glabellar, the area between your eyebrows. These are caused due to excessive frowning, as the name suggests.
Forehead lines, also known as worry lines, are caused by repeatedly raising one’s eyebrows.
Bunny Lines – Wrinkles over the bridge of the nose.
Nefertiti neck lift-tightens jawline
The effects of BOTOX® Cosmetic / Dysport® could last for three to four months on average, with some patients seeing results for up to six months after treatment.
Q3. BOTOX® Cosmetic / Dysport®: When can I start? And how young is too young?
Regarding cosmetic treatments like BOTOX® Cosmetic / Dysport®, our advice will be rather than focus on age, it’s better to focus on skin concerns and their likely issues. However, to answer the above question, many start with botox injections in their twenties and thirties as preventative measures. At the same time, some find botox in their forties or even later. The FDA regulations around BOTOX® Cosmetic / Dysport® treatment are clear – the guidelines around the use of botox have been approved for candidates as young as 18 years of age going up to 65 years old. However, starting to use BOTOX® Cosmetic / Dysport® when you’re under 18 or pregnant or breastfeeding is not recommended, so it’s best to wait until you’ve finished growing up before getting your first injection.
BOTOX® Cosmetic / Dysport® treatment has many benefits and results that might make a difference in very little time. However, it would be best if you kept in mind that when it comes to your face, it’s always advisable to trust experts and practitioners who will keep your health and overall well-being a top priority.
At Serene Radiance, you can have confidence in our licenced advanced injector for over ten years. Dr. Moussa, a trained physician, and her stellar team have years of experience on their hands. Get in touch today for all BOTOX® Cosmetic / Dysport® and other cosmetic-related queries!