What exactly is Botox® Cosmetic?
BOTOX® Cosmetic is a purified protein produced by the Clostridium botulinum bacteria. It is a non-surgical treatment administered by a doctor that can temporarily reduce moderate to severe wrinkles between the eyebrows in people 18 to 65 years of age. During treatment, very low doses of BOTOX® Cosmetic are administered through a few small injections directly into the muscles that cause these stubborn lines. The treatment is usually done in about 20 minutes and no recovery time is needed. In a matter of days, you may see an improvement that can last up to 6 to 8 months. Results may vary.
How does Botox® Cosmetic work?
Botox Cosmetic, temporarily relaxes the facial muscles giving a natural, more relaxed and rejuvenated appearance.
How is Botox applied?
Botox is applied directly to the muscle responsible for facial lines (wrinkles) through small injections that, depending on the area of application and the specialist's ability, are painless and imperceptible. The procedure takes approximately 20 minutes.
What happens if I decide not to continue using Botox?
After approximately 6 months, the muscles recover total mobility and the facial lines reappear in the same way as before the treatment.
Can Botox be applied together with other procedures?
Yes, like any medical procedure, its indication must be performed by a specialist and can be combined with other procedures for skin rejuvenation.
Besides Botox, are there other Botulinum Type A products?
Yes, Botox is the original product that always gives specialists specific qualities to achieve the desired effects. The safety and risk of using other botulinum toxins remain with the decision of the patient and the doctor.
After the application of Botox, can wrinkles remain?
Yes, in cases of deep wrinkles the skin does not regenerate completely. The application of Botox will reduce wrinkles and guarantee better results in subsequent applications.