In the past five years alone, Botox® injections in the United States have increased by 33%. Botox® injections are perfect for people who want to look younger but don’t want to endure more invasive procedures like facelifts, brow lifts, or eyelid lifts. In addition to skin rejuvenation, Botox® treatments can also serve many other purposes besides fighting signs of aging. Regardless if you are searching for a youthful complexion or if you are just curious, keep reading to learn how the benefits of Botox® can best serve your needs.
The most commonly known benefit of Botox® is the reduction of wrinkles and fine lines. As we age, our natural collagen production decreases drastically, making our skin looser and creating opportunities for wrinkles and fine lines to form. When Botox® is injected into the skin, the surrounding muscles are then paralyzed and relaxed, making it nearly impossible for wrinkles to form. With repeated treatments, you can maintain a smooth and youthful complexion.
If you are suffering from chronic migraines due to a clenched jaw or tightened facial muscles, Botox® can help. Chronic migraines are defined as headaches lasting for 15 or more days per month. “The more frequent the headaches, the better the patient does with Botox®,” says Dr. Andrew Blumenfled, Director of the Headache Center in Southern California.
Does excessive sweating keep you from your everyday life? If antiperspirants aren’t doing their job, you might have an excessive sweating condition. Botox® injections can paralyze muscles located surrounding your sweat glands and minimize the production of sweat as a result.
One of the many health benefits of Botox®, possibly the most unknown, is the ability to eliminate an eye twitch. If you are experiencing an annoying eye twitch, Botox injections in the affected area can help reduce discomfort by relaxing the muscles surrounding the eye.
Performed by a licensed cosmetic aesthetician, Botox® injections are a non-invasive, quick, and easy procedure, usually taking less than 15 minutes from start to finish. As a result of being performed for many decades, Botox® injection treatment is easy to access for most.
Most patients see results 3-4 days after their procedures. With little to no downtime, patients are safe to resume normal activities immediately after their appointment— a drastic difference when comparing Botox® injections with cosmetic surgeries like face lifts, brow lifts, and eye lifts. Results can last for several months as wrinkles and fine lines become less visible over time.
If you are interested in how Botox® injections can best serve you, consider scheduling a consultation appointment at Waccamaw Dermatology. Find a location near you!
NOTE: The benefits of Botox® provided here are of general nature and not intended to substitute for advice from a licensed and trained medical professional.
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