What if you could look like you did in your 20s while over 40? Do you want to get rid of wrinkles? Botox therapy at New Beginnings Medical may be for you. It can be tough to watch yourself age when you don’t feel anywhere close to how you look. You’re not alone. Millions have used Botox and experienced the positive cosmetic affects more than once. Want to learn how Botox works? Read on to find out!
How Botox works
Botox treatments are used to temporarily paralyze muscle activity in the treated area. The most common of the treatment chemicals is the Botulinum toxin. Not only does the treatment help relax muscles, it also offers the ability to reduce the appearance of wrinkles, which is a major reason Botox injections are so popular.
Botox therapy focuses more on issues such as frequent neck spasms, excessive sweating, lazy eye, or overactive bladder. It’s a versatile therapy option for those looking for a solution to their conditions.
Finally, Botox injections have been shown to help prevent chronic migraines in some. Many people deal with debilitating headaches every day, and in some cases, Botox injections can help relieve the pain.
As Botox has advanced, other products have become available:
Each of the above products are different, so the doses and treatment plans will vary. This means these products are not interchangeable and should be administered by a specialist. Dependant on your desired outcome, your specialist will determine which product and the proper dosage to administer.
Why does Botox injection treatments work?
Depending on your diagnosis and treatment direction, Botox can work in various ways for you. However, Botox injections simply block specific nerve chemicals, which send and receive signals via your nervous system with your brain. This results in the temporary paralyzation or relaxation of muscles in the treated area of the Botox injection.
Why does Botox work for wrinkles?
Do you have forehead wrinkles, crow’s-feet, or frown lines between your eyebrows? Want to get rid of those wrinkles? Botox therapy may be able to help relax the muscles responsible for frowning or otherwise, which reduces the chance for further wrinkles.
What other conditions are Botox injections used for?
The variety of issues and conditions Botox can help with are amazing. The use is wide, and the treatment continues to show its effectiveness as more people use the product.
Eye Twitching: If you have a frequent or chronic eye twitching condition, Botox therapy may be able to decrease or eliminate the twitch entirely.
Lazy Eye: It’s typical to see an imbalance in the muscles which control the eyes cause this condition. Botox therapy can help rebalance those muscle by relaxing them.
Muscle Contractions: If you experience or have a similar condition, you may be able to use Botox to treat muscle contractions. Minor cases can be frequent pulling in of the muscles towards your core. Major conditions include cerebral palsy and the like.
Cervical Dystonia: A condition which seemingly random muscle contractions tight up your neck muscles involuntarily, which leaves the individual’s head and neck in an uncomfortable and sometimes painful position
Migraines: The frequent and chronic nature people experience with migraines has been a long discomfort. Botox is one way to help reduce frequency of migraines and mitigate the debilitating effects.
How is Botox injected?
Make sure you choose your doctor or specialist carefully. It’s advised you use someone who’s certified and experienced with Botox injections, such as those at New Beginnings Medical. With years of experience, New Beginnings Medical has served thousands of patients to reinvigorate their faces and return youth to their appearance.
Typically, the desired treatment area will be decided and Botox injected in regular scheduled intervals. Depending on how much treatment is needed to restore your facial appearance, it will determine how many sessions it will take to achieve the desired results. At New Medical Beginnings, treatments don’t take more than 20 minutes, and there is no down time after Botox injections. You can go directly back to work or enjoying your day.
Which facial areas can be treated with Botox?
There are five main areas Botox treatment can be used to reduce the sign of wrinkles:
- Forehead: the wrinkles across your forehead, either in resting position or while frowning
- Between the eyebrows: Common in those who frown a lot or are of older age
- Crow’s-feet: A common trait of those who smile a lot
- Lips: Your lips may wrinkle or lose shape as you age
- Chin: In some cases, the chin can wrinkle
Your Botox treatment will be custom and specific to your needs. You should discuss this with your specialist during a consultation.
Does Botox Hurt?
For the most part, you shouldn’t feel more than slight discomfort during your treatment. First time Botox injections can be more uncomfortable than a third or fourth session injection. However, your injection specialist should be able to make the experience as easy as possible for you.
Choose New Beginnings Medical for your Botox Treatment!
Whether you want to touch up your already youthful appearance or use Botox therapy to reinvigorate your facial appearance, New Beginnings Medical can help. Over 10,000 patients have been served by the specialized medical staff to restore youthful appearances. Still not sure if Botox is right for you? Give us a call to schedule a consultation. You won’t regret it!