Botox is an FDA-approved cosmetic injection that helps erase years from your appearance.
As you get older, your face begins to age because of a combination of factors, such as a natural decrease in collagen production, cellular changes, and damage to your skin from the elements of the environment like the sun and wind.
Your skin begins to appear weathered as you continuously squint, furrow your brow, or frown. The muscles underneath your skin contract and cause your skin to fold, forming wrinkles.
Botox is a botulinum toxin that contains a neurotoxin, causing temporary paralysis to your muscles. When administered in very small doses, the solution is considered entirely safe.
It blocks the nerve signals that stimulate the movement of your muscles, which ultimately relaxes them and stops their repetitive contractions that cause fine lines and wrinkles.
Your provider learns about your aesthetic goals and then administers your Botox injections into specific areas where you want your muscles to stop contracting. Botox can correct the appearance of your:
The professionals at CentralMed Urgent Care and Primary Care know exactly where to place your Botox injections to give you the results you want. After your treatment, the untreated areas of your face continue to move normally, keeping your facial expressions natural, yet you can expect a more youthful appearance.
After your treatment, it takes a little time for the medication to relax your muscles. You should experience full results in five to seven days. From there, your Botox injections can last up to four to six months.
As soon as you notice the slow return of your fine lines and wrinkles, you can schedule another appointment for additional injections. As you repeat your treatments, the muscles under your skin might begin to thin out, which may lead to longer-lasting results.
This popular, nonsurgical treatment only takes a few minutes.
To schedule your Botox injections, call CentralMed Urgent Care and Primary Care, or request your appointment online today.