It is a purified, natural protein derived from the bacterium clostridium botulinum. It is administered in a few tiny injections that relax wrinkle-causing muscles creating a smoothed and improved appearance.
Reducing the muscle activity by relaxing the muscle reduces the tension on the overlying skin allowing the skin to relax and maintain a smooth appearance, as well as, PREVENTING the progression of the wrinkling process.
It blocks wrinkle-causing muscle contractions. It works by blocking acetylcholine impulses that trigger hyperactive muscle contractions.
It takes 7-10 days to see full effects.
It lasts up to 3-4 months. When it wears off, your lines will gradually revert to their pre-treatment appearance.
It is administered via a few tiny injections, discomfort is usually minimal and brief.
Approximately 15 minutes.
Yes! In fact, many patients have treatments over their lunch break. Aftercare is very simple, you can return to all your usual activities including applying make-up, taking your routine medications, work and exercise.
Most individuals do not experience any. If there is a side effect, the most common are related to the fact that an injection has been given and include: