What Is Botox®
Botox® is a prescription medicine for the treatment of frown lines, horizontal forehead lines and crow’s feet around the eyes. Botox® has risks and benefits. Ask your doctor if Botox is right for you. If you have side effects, see your doctor. You will need to pay for Botox® and our cosmetic clinic fees would apply.
For details on precautions & side effects consult your healthcare professional or the Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) at www.medsafe.govt.nz.
Botox® treatment lasts about 4 months and further courses of treatment may be necessary. Should only be administered by trained medical professionals. (contains botulinum toxin A 50,100 & 200 units) Allergan (NZ) Limited, Auckland.
The Benefits Of Botox
Reduces Fine lines and wrinkles
Lifts the skin
Quick and Minimally Invasive
Produces Fast Result
How Botox Work
Injecting Botox into the wrinkle-causing muscle results in temporary paralysis, effectively minimizing the visibility of wrinkles.
Reducing the appearance of wrinkles, especially dynamic wrinkles that manifest the muscles contract for more pronounced and noticeable results.
By blocking nerve impulses, Botox helps relax the contracted muscles, leading to a softening and relaxing of the wrinkles.
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Botulinum Toxin (Dysport®/BOTOX®) can be injected into a muscles, and temporarily relaxes the muscle by blocking nerve impulses. As the nerve impulses are blocked the muscle is temporarily unable to contract so that dynamic wrinkles are not formed. This gives the overlying facial skin a softer, smoother and more youthful appearance.
The most common treated areas are frown lines (lines between brows) and crow’s feet (lines beside eyes). Other areas can be treated including forehead lines, bunny lines, lips lines, and dimpled chin.
Dysport®/BOTOX® can also be used to treat underarm sweating/hyperhidrosis, teeth grounding and others.
You should notice results within a week, the results lasting up to 6 months. Results can be vary depends in individuals.
Dysport®/BOTOX® has been used in medical procedures for over 30 years and they have successfully been used for cosmetic treatments. Because of its low risk, Dysport®/BOTOX® become the most popular aesthetic treatment in the world.
Some people may wonder if they are ‘too young’ or ‘too old’ to try Dysport®/BOTOX®. There is no right or wrong age to start using Dysport®/BOTOX®. Many millennials are starting to using Botox® in their twenties when they first start to notice lines and wrinkles or as a preventative measure.