Botox is a protein made from Botulinum toxin, which the bacterium Clostridium botulinum produces. This is the same toxin that causes botulism. BOTOX® Cosmetic is a prescription medicine that is injected into muscles and used to temporarily improve the look of moderate to severe forehead lines, crow’s
As a cosmetic treatment, Botox injections can reduce the appearance of skin wrinkles.
Botox is the revolutionary serum that’s injected into your facial muscles to block signals to the nerves.
It is most often used to treat forehead lines and crow’s feet.
It can also be used to effectively treat migraines, excessive sweating. Law pain from TMJ, oily scalps.
Botox is also a popular lip plumper.
Once the muscle is restricted, it causes wrinkles to relax and soften.
Once injected, Botox stays put – it does not roam through your body
It can also be used as a preventative measure that stops new wrinkles from forming.
The effects of Botox can last for up to 6 months
Years of squinting and frowning tend to leave deep wrinkles that can produce a tired, angry or sad look that detracts from a pleasant facial appearance. BOTOX® will safely and effectively improve these lines without downtime, surgery or scars, typically lasting 3-4 months.
How much BOTOX® will I need?
BOTOX® is not a one size fits all treatment. Dr. Bernard will customize the treatment to your face and your desired effect. The appropriate dosing will maximize the duration of the effects of BOTOX® while allowing expressive motion of the face and avoiding a frozen effect.
Potential Botox® Treatment Areas
This photo demonstrates the aging process by showing a daughter on the left side of the image and her mother on the right side.