Botox is a convenient, cost-effective treatment that goes beyond the average wrinkle-reducing solution. We are seeing a much wider range of uses than we did just ten years ago, with many of our patients seeking treatment as a way of postponing the formation of new lines and wrinkles. Coupled with a good skin care and sun-savvy habits, Botox is an excellent aspect of a well-rounded beauty regimen.
Botox is the cosmetic prescription medication that was developed after years of clinical use involving OnabotulinumtoxinA. Prior to cosmetic use, this mild neurotoxin held a longstanding position as an effective therapeutic treatment for children and adults with various neuromuscular disorders. To date, OnabotulinumtoxinA continues to be valuable in clinical and cosmetic medicine.
Initially, Botox was used to decrease the intensity and visibility of glabellar lines, or frown lines. Since early development, indications for use have expanded. Today, we routinely use Botox to treat concerns including:
Many people with unwanted facial lines and wrinkles consider Botox as a solution. You may be an ideal candidate for this treatment if you:
During your consultation, Dr. Beck will perform a thorough examination to determine whether you are an ideal candidate for Botox.
The active ingredient, Botulinum toxin type A, works to block the nerves which cause your facial muscles to contract. These muscle contractions are responsible for the formation of many facial wrinkles. By temporarily paralyzing your facial muscles, BOTOX® can help soften the wrinkles that have developed over a period of time.If you would like to restore a more youthful facial appearance, but aren’t ready for an extensive plastic surgery procedure like a face lift, then a BOTOX® treatments may be right for you.
If you are interested in Botox injections, call us at 513-204-0054 to schedule a consultation.