5 Reasons You'll Fall In Love With Botox Injections
You’re likely already aware of the fact that BOTOX® is the world’s most popular and widely used cosmetic injectable in the world.
The extremely versatile, age-defying, and wrinkle-reducing neuromodulator is also the most extensively studied cosmetic product on the market.
And it is effective in dozens of different applications—from flattening fine facial lines, to reducing underarm sweat, and mitigating migraine headaches.
Here are the Top 5 reasons our patients fall in love with it and why we think you will, too.
1. Subtle Rejuvenation and Refreshing Results
Even though some celebrities have at one time or another managed to get Botox done in a way that left them looking frozen and expressionless, Botox is actually a perfect product to create subtle improvements.
While the product is certainly powerful and a little does go a long way, a good Botox injector can easily apply only the right amount into exactly the right muscles of your face in order to produce a nicely rejuvenating refresh and a definite reduction in fine lines and dynamic wrinkles without ever leaving you looking frozen, expressionless, or like you’ve had any treatment done at all.
2. Postpone the Inevitable Evidence of Aging
While unfortunately there isn’t technically any product available that prevents aging altogether, Botox is one of the few products that can visibly postpone the onset of some of the most obvious evidence of aging.
You can start Botox as a preventative treatment, using only the finest amounts of product in order to prevent some of the most common signs of facial aging.
The theory—and it actually works in practice—is that if repeated muscle movements are causing the skin to move and form wrinkles, why not start early and reduce those muscle movements to begin with, so that the skin wrinkles they would cause don’t show up at all? Or at least for a long, long time. It works.
3. Powerful but Painless Procedure
Most patients getting Botox for the very first time will experience slight discomfort, even if not from the needle itself, but from the unknown and the anticipation. It takes at least a treatment session to get accustomed to the idea of having a needle (even a very, very fine one that’s being expertly controlled) repeatedly injected in your face.
Beyond that, however, most patients find that from their second treatment onward, all subsequent Botox treatments are virtually painless and very easily bearable.
4. Recovery not Required
Even many non-invasive and minimally-invasive cosmetic treatments require at least some recovery downtime or involve definite discomfort experienced by patients after the procedure. Botox requires no downtime. Treatment takes very little time to begin with, and you can return to all of your usual work and social activities immediately afterward.
Now, if it is going to be your very first time getting Botox and you have a wedding or social event planned for immediately afterward, it would be best to give yourself some time to see how your own body reacts, but generally speaking, most patients experience little to no side effects.
As mentioned at the outset, Botox is one of the most versatile cosmetic products available. It is a prescription medicine that is very widely prescribed for a huge, huge number of proven uses. Just a handful of these uses include tackling hyperhidrosis (excessive sweat), treating a gummy smile, reducing migraines, reducing the appearance of dynamic wrinkles, and so much more. When patients start using Botox for one application, they usually end up using it for several additional applications. Product not needed to treat one area can often easily be used elsewhere in the same Botox session.
For more information on the many uses and benefits of Botox, please call us at 508.593.1999 or reach out through our online contact form.