Cosmetic treatments are usually a mystery for most individuals. However, when we talk about BOTOX Cosmetic, luckily this isn’t the case. Comparatively, Botox is much easier to understand and this is one of the reasons why millions of people around the world rely and go for Botox.
Nevertheless, if you are new to Botox, here we have listed everything which you need to know. So, let’s start…
What is Botox?
Botox cosmetic is an approved treatment which temporarily improves the appearance of your skin. With Botox, you can lessen your frown lines, crow’s feet lines, and wrinkles. The procedure is one of the most extensively studied aesthetic treatments and is therefore approved for use by more than 77 countries.
Botox Cosmetic contains small amounts of purified botulinum toxin which is refined from bacterium, Clostridium botulinum. Formula, potency, and dosage vary from one product to another and therefore one product cannot be used instead of another. This is one of the main reasons why there is nothing like ‘generic’ Botox. Today, millions of people have used and made Botox Cosmetic a part of their skin care regime.
How BOTOX Cosmetic works?
During the treatment, one of the most basic causes of frown and crow’s feet lines is targeted – continuous contractions of muscles due to frowning and squinting. The specialist performing the treatment will inject these muscles with Botox and temporarily reduce the activities of these muscles. As a result, you will observe smooth skin with lessen crow’s feet and frown lines.
Once you visit a reputed specialist like Sherbrooke clinique chirurgie, they will discuss the entire treatment and treatment goals with you in detail. The actual process of injecting will only take around 10 to 15 minutes. The process is generally not painful. In fact some patients report that while getting the injection, they only feel like they are pinched.
Nevertheless, you can always ask your specialist to numb the treatment area by simply applying a topical numbing cream. Once the treatment is done, you can see the results with one to three days and the result will last for up to 4 months.
Possible side effects:
Generally the treatment is pretty safe, but since every individual is different there are some minor side effects noticed. Some of the reported side effects are:
- Dry mouth
- Discomfort in the injection area
- Neck pain
- Eye problems like dry eyes, double vision, blurred vision and decreased eyesight
- Allergic reactions
Botox is a quick non-surgical treatment, which will make your skin look fresh. However, it is crucial to consult a reputed and reliable specialist who will provide required attention and understand your treatment goals well.