Botox Helps You Say Goodbye to Dynamic Wrinkles
As you age, there is so much that happens to your skin. Aging alone cannot be blamed after all. There are other factors to pay attention to, such as damage to the skin cells caused by exposure to the sun, pollutants, dryness in the skin, use of harsh cosmetics, and the presence of ingredients that can strip away the skin’s natural healing power. Amidst all of this, there is Botox to your rescue!
A Neurotoxin used Differently
The name Botox comes from the major ingredient that is used in the injection given during the treatment – botulinum synthesized by the bacterium called Clostridium botulinum. Earlier this was merely a neurotoxin that was considered to be one of the most toxic substances. However, the innovations made in modern medicine led to the creation of a technique where this lethal toxin is diluted to the right concentration so as to convert it into a benign beneficial formula.
What happens is, the processed botulinum, in the right concentration, is injected into the area where there are lines and wrinkles. The neurotoxin penetrates the skin and reaches the deeper layers and blocks the reception of neurotransmitters. Without the signal from the brain causing the muscles to contract and relax the muscles would be temporarily paralyzed.
The contraction and relaxation sequence of the muscles is what causes the formation of the fine lines and wrinkles on the outside. When that is blocked, the formation of the lines would be prevented as well.
The lines already present would also fade eventually. The results are temporary but this method is known to be safe to be repeated after a recommended period of time. Your Botox specialist would study your skin and the underlying damage and decide on the frequency of treatments required. Repeated Botox treatments would prolong the results and the frequency would gradually come down.
Botox Has Many Cosmetic and Therapeutic Benefits
Botox is by far one of the most popular cosmetic treatments available. The procedure which was once a favorite among the celebrities is now quite common, cost-effective, and easy for anyone to choose.
There are numerous therapeutic cases where Botox is recommended as well, including the treatment of a few types of headaches.
Unlike most other treatment options for fine lines and wrinkles, Botox is known to be safe and there is a very high success rate. Repeat treatments can help increase the longevity of the procedure and further improve the look of your skin. You’ll notice a visible improvement in the texture of the skin.
Unlike other treatment procedures that involve surgeries or the use of intense chemicals that might cause undesirable side effects, Botox is relatively safe and effective. When there is an experienced Botox expert giving you the injections, you can be assured of the best results in the shortest duration with the least amount of risks involved.
The procedure is a quick and highly effective. You can even return to your normal daily routine without any trouble immediately after the treatment is completed.
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