Facial wrinkles are a worry among many women and men which can be reduced with Botox Treatment. Botox doctors also practice plastic surgery and are not hard to find. Botox or Botulium toxin sourced from a bacterium Clostridium Botulium is injected on affected parts of the face. Aging signs like crow’s feet, forehead lines and frown lines can well be treated with Botulium toxin. After a Botox injection, signals from the nerves to the muscles are blocked and the injected muscle won’t contract. Absence of contraction relaxes and softens muscles. Only affected portions are injected with a very fine needle which causes minor discomfort. This non-surgical cosmetic procedure has a very short recovery time.
Compared to many cosmetic procedures, Botox is very simple and not expensive. A doctor can even carry out the procedure from his office. It is however important to visit a certified plastic surgeon like Dr. Bloch to help you get a safe procedure. The procedure is painless and happens very quickly. Your Botox Chicago doctor may numb the skin before injecting it with Botox. Since the procedure is non-surgical, there is no recovery time. The effect of Botox injectables can however be clearly seen after a few days. You can then enjoy a wrinkle free face for some months.
Botox Side Effects And Results
Botox injection has some side effects which don’t last. Common ones include:
- Temporary bruising
- Eyelid drooping that lasts for about 3 weeks
- Headaches lasting between 24-48 hours
You can enjoy a rejuvenated youthful appearance of Botox for about 4 to 6 months after which muscle contraction starts bringing about wrinkles. The reappearance of wrinkles can however be treated again with Botox injection. Your Botox doctor will recommend return visits. Several treatments make the aging lines and wrinkles less severe as muscles begin to adjust to the adjusting process. Though Botox has notable results, effect of sun and gravity can’t reduce wrinkles after the treatment.