Cosmetic Surgery Blog: Is Botox Right for You?

Botox is a popular drug made from a toxin which is produced by a bacteria know as Clostridium botulinum. Botox is used in cosmetic procedures to remove wrinkles, crows feet, and forehead lines from the face.

The way Botox injections work is that it weakens or paralyzes certain muscles so that they won’t contract. It can also bock certain nerves. This leads to diminishing of your facial wrinkles.The effect of Botox can last for three or four months. There are many side effects from the use of Botox including headache, upset stomach, and flu like symptoms. Botox should not be used during pregnancy or while breast feeding.

The most common signs of aging are wrinkles and wrinkles can be formed through smiling, squinting, and any facial movement that is repeated.

Botox treatments can be combined with procedures such as chemical peels, microdermabrasionelp, and dermal fills which can help further diminsh the effects of aging by the reduction or prevention of new wrinkles and lines on the face.

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