The brilliance of Botox®
Since its first application in the year 1978, Botox® has evolved into one of the most popular cosmetic treatments. This dynamic treatment involves direct injection of purified neurotoxin called Botulinum into the treatment site, triggering muscle paralysis by blocking the signals from the nerves to the muscles and causing signs of aging such as drooping eyebrows, wrinkles, and lines to disappear.
The treatment takes just 10 minutes to complete, with the results becoming visible after 3 days and the final results to be visible after 7-10 days. Though effective, the treatment is not permanent. Facial alterations are temporary due to the non-surgical nature of Botox. Depending on the treated area, the effect may last 3 to 6 months or longer. To maintain the effect, you will need regular follow-up injections.
The treatment has other applications, in addition to offering cosmetic improvements, which include: Hyperhidrosis or excessive sweating, can be kept at bay for 9 to 18 months, with the longevity varying from person to person with a Botox® treatment.
- Headache prevention for people with chronic migraines
- Bladder incontinence can be reduced by injecting the serum into the bladder
- A Botox® injection to the jaw can relieve the side effects of the Temporomandibular Joint Disorder
The crucial factor in having a successful Botox® procedure is the choice of practitioner. At DLC, all of our Dermatologists are expertly trained in how to deliver the safest and most effective Botox® treatments to ensure all of our patients receive the best possible results!