Botulinum toxin (Botox) is a neurotoxic protein is used to treat a number of disorders characterized by overactive muscle movement. In cosmetics, it is considered safe and effective for reduction of facial wrinkles, especially the uppermost a third of the face. Injection of Botox causes facial muscles to relax, resulting in the smoothing of the overlying skin. Many famous celebrities use Botox as a way to delay the effects of aging. This has set a trend to the public as well. A huge number of regular folks is booking for their appointments with cosmetic practitioners regularly to get their anti-wrinkle injections. Achieving natural results with bBotoxis possible without a frozen’ or expressionless appearance. Here are four tips on which you should consider when getting your Botox.
1. Get a skilled Botox injector.
I recommend limiting your list to board certified Plastic Surgeons and Dermatologists.Be wary of anyone who gives injections on the side’ for Botox will be injected on your face and getting someone that is unskilled for it might inject too much or might inject it on the wrong muscles. Do you really want to put your safety in the hands of someone who just learned how to put Botox in a weekend class?
2. Know what the side effects are
In order to get the best results make sure you are having your Botox done by an expert. Ask questions beforehand. If eyelid drooping is something that you are worried about then this is a side effect of the treatment and it can be minimized by proper injection technique.
3. Know which areas of the body are treatable with Botox
Botox is very effective for facial wrinkles and lines especially the upper wrinkles of the face. The effects of using Botox usually last for about 3-6 months. The treatment is simple and quick and with little or no recovery time required.
4. What is the appropriate age for Botox?
You can start having Botox in your late twenties before the development of deep lines and wrinkles. However, this again varies from each individual depending on your skin quality. If you have aging concerns and wants to prevent pre-mature aging the Botox is definitely something you should consider.
Botox is a massively popular treatment around the world. There is a large number of practitioners offering this treatment. But, this does not mean that they are all alike. Therefore, before undertaking botox treatment, always do a thorough research about the practitioner.
Ensure yourself that he/she is qualified, professional, trained and experienced in the field. This treatment does not have any downtime and the patient can resume work after getting it done. It also gives stunning results when used with a combination of non- surgical aging treatments such as dermal fillers. It does not only reduce the present signs of aging but is also provide prevention from further development of lines and wrinkles. If you are getting it for the first time, it is important to have a complete information about it.