Are facial wrinkles getting the better of your appearance? Looking for a solution that may take 10 minutes?
Facial expressions like eyebrow-raising and frowning can contribute to wrinkles developing on your face. Thankfully, Dr. Cabrera offers a well-known protocol to temporarily make the wrinkles less noticeable.
Botox is an FDA-approved treatment that can be used for wrinkles on areas like the forehead and around the eyes. The effects of one series of Botox injections may last for months, and you can return to your typical daily activities right after your appointment.
Botox is an FDA-approved treatment used to temporarily smooth and reduce the appearance of wrinkles on the face. Botox injections freeze muscles by preventing nerve signals from reaching them.
The bacterium Clostridium botulinum creates Botulinum toxin. Botox uses onabotulinumtoxinA, a preparation of Botulinum toxin.
Botox is FDA approved for the use of moderate to severe:
Botox may also benefit marionette lines (around the mouth corners).
Dr. Cabrera will discuss with you if Botox is right for you. Those who may be less-than-ideal candidates include people who have nerve conditions like myasthenia gravis or are pregnant.
Additionally, Botox may be less-than-ideal for patients with gravity or sunlight-caused wrinkles.
Dr. Cabrera will discuss with you on how to prepare for Botox your Botox treatment. Doing so may include ceasing certain medications (like aspirin) two weeks before your appointment.
Your Botox injection procedure at Genesis Health Institute may take 10-30 minutes. You will not require anesthesia, though you may feel a pinch with each injection. You can expect 3-5 injections per facial area.
You can return to your daily activities after leaving the office. Avoid rubbing the treated areas for a day afterward; doing so may spread the Botox.
Dr. Cabrera will discuss any aftercare in detail. For example, you may need to avoid exercising for a day.
Effects vary for each patient. You may see the effects of the Botox injections within a week, likely within two days. The effects may last three months or higher. You will require follow-up injections to maintain the effects.
You may experience mild swelling at the injection site. Dr. Cabrera will tell you of any other side effects to be aware of, including drooling, drooping eyelids, and headaches.
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