Botox is one of the world’s oldest and most popular cosmetic treatments, and continues to be a favorite dermal injection, celebrated widely among patients and doctors alike. Botox can help you take years off your appearance by tightening and firming the upper facial and brow area and reducing the appearance of annoying fine lines and wrinkles that can make you look older than you are, or impart an appearance of worry or anger to your facial expression.
Botox is a prescription based neurotoxin medication made from botulinum toxin, a natural substance produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum. The FDA has approved Botox for various uses and has been used widely for many years in the medical field to treat certain types of muscular conditions, as well as hyperhidrosis (excessive perspiration). Botox is also used cosmetically to diminish the appearance of wrinkles and lines and producing firmer skin texture by temporarily immobilizing certain facial muscles.
As a dermal injection, Botox has been used for decades to rejuvenate and improve the facial appearance of patients seeking to diminish the appearance of frown lines and wrinkles in the upper facial region. Due to its safety and efficacy, Botox continues to be widely used for facial rejuvenation.
If you live in the Atlanta area and are interested in understanding what Botox injections can do for you, Dr. Nicholas Jones, a double board-certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon and specialist in facial procedures provide Botox Cosmetic injections for residents of the greater Atlanta area and neighboring communities in Georgia.
Botox is ideal for healthy adults who are beginning to recognize frown lines that develop between the eyebrows and sagging skin in the upper facial region. Candidates must be in good health.
Botox is perhaps the world’s most popular cosmetic treatment and has gained an excellent worldwide reputation for its efficacy, convenience, and safety. Botox is safe, simple, quick, and inexpensive. You can walk into your doctor’s office and receive a rejuvenating Botox treatment while on your lunch break. There is no downtime required after Botox, and very little adverse effects have been reported with the use of Botox Cosmetic injections.
Botox produces dramatic results that may last up to four months or more, although results will naturally vary among different individuals. Clinical studies have demonstrated patients who use Botox Cosmetic regularly report that, over time, treatment results begin to last longer and the length of time between follow-up treatments gets longer and longer.
Botox Cosmetic is administered using injections and may cause minimal stinging that lasts only briefly. Nonetheless, you may request to have the treatment area numbed with a topical analgesic and/or ice pack prior to receiving your treatment injections. The whole procedure is over within less than 15 minutes. Patients typically come in on their lunch breaks and leave immediately, with no need for downtime or recovery following a Botox Cosmetic treatment.
Botox Cosmetic should always be administered exclusively by a trained healthcare professional and is a relatively safe and simple nonsurgical cosmetic procedure that effectively achieves facial rejuvenation. The proprietary Botox Cosmetic solution is typically injected directly into the deeper layers of the patient’s muscle tissue in the brow region to improve the appearance of moderate to severe frown lines and furrows between the eyebrows.
Botox targets facial muscles that create wrinkles caused by repetitive gestures and subtle repetitive movements. The treatment works by blocking nerve impulses to the treated muscles, causing a reduction in these minute muscular movements that lead to the formation of wrinkles and lines over time. This reduction in muscle activity reduces the formation of those moderate to severe lines that form between the eyebrows, while also relaxing the lines and wrinkles that have already formed in the past, leading to a refreshed, rejuvenated facial appearance.
Botox produces a more relaxed, smoother, and firmer appearance of the upper facial region, particularly the area surrounding the eyebrows. While you will recognize some improvements immediately after the injections are administered, the more dramatic results of your Botox treatment will typically begin to show up gradually within a few days. Following your treatment, you will continue to see an improvement in the reduction of fine lines and wrinkles for up to 30 days.
Residents of Atlanta and surrounding areas can take advantage of having easy access to one of the nation’s foremost plastic surgeons, Dr. Nicholas Jones, a double board-certified plastic surgeon and specialist in reconstructive and cosmetic surgery.
Dr. Jones has been serving the Atlanta, GA area for many years and will be pleased to evaluate your condition and recommend the most suitable treatments to keep your skin healthy and firm, and to keep you looking youthful. Call us at (404) 856-0284 to schedule your consultation.
Botox Cosmetic, when administered by a licensed health care professional, as it should be, produces very little adverse reactions in patients. Nevertheless, Botox has been known to produce side effects in some people, including the following symptoms:
Be sure to inform your doctor or seek medical attention immediately if you experience wheezing or other symptoms of asthma, or if you should become dizzy or feel faint. Inform your doctor if you experience any side effect following your Botox injections that causes discomfort or does not go away.
For more information about other potential side effects of Botox Cosmetic, consult your doctor or pharmacist.
Come visit Dr. Jones and our team and let us help you achieve the spectacular look you deserve!
3280 Howell Mill Road NW Suite 200, Atlanta, GA 30327