Botox injections can help reduce wrinkles, fine lines, and crow's feet. It also helps to improve the appearance of acne scars, lip lines, and frown lines. However, to achieve desired results, it is important to make sure that Botox is administered by a qualified and experienced professional.
WHAT IS BOTOX?
Botulinum toxin was first harnessed by scientists in the ’70s to treat strabismus (crossed eyes) and, in the ’80s, blepharospasm (uncontrollable blinking) and was approved by the FDA in 1989.
HOW DOES IT WORK?
Deep lines are caused by muscle wear and tear, not the skin. Botox is administered as an injection that temporarily “paralyses” the wrinkle-causing muscle: it blocks the neurotransmitter signals from nerves that cause muscles to contract.
HOW LONG DOES IT LAST?
Effects wear off over time, usually three to six months. After initially blocking the nerve’s communication “keyhole”, the nerve ends sprout or regenerate, opening a new keyhole – and muscle movement is restored.
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