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Natural aging and a lifetime of involuntary facial muscle actions contribute to the formation of wrinkles, creases and lines that can make you look angry, tired or older than you feel. Although aging may be inevitable, Today we have an unprecedented arsenal of gentle, non-surgical treatments that combat the most noticeable and frustrating facial imperfections. The most well known of the wrinkle-relaxing injectables, BOTOX®, has become the most commonly performed non-surgical treatment.
BOTOX Cosmetic was approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2002 for the cosmetic reduction of forehead lines and has successfully been used to treat a wide range of other conditions listed below. A newly FDA approved neurotoxin is Jeaveau's "Newtox". Newtox is currently priced lower than Botox and is as effective. There are other options available at the Facial Surgery Center such as Xeomin and Dysport.
When injected into the skin, BOTOX, Jeaveau and the others temporarily paralyze the facial muscles that contribute to wrinkles. The are used to rejuvenate the skin to reduce wrinkles and fine lines. The are also used to prevent lines from forming, especially in the areas that are hyperactive in movement.
How Do BOTOX AND THE OTHER NEUROTOXINS Work?
BOTOX, Jeaveau and the others are designed to soften wrinkles caused by the muscular activity of your face. Your facial muscles move when you make certain expressions and over time, this muscle movement creates wrinkles where the skin folds together. BOTOX works by blocking signals from the nerves to the muscles. When the injected muscle is unable to contract, wrinkles relax and soften.
Using a tiny needle, we inject into the muscles below the targeted area. The procedure is quick and requires no surgery or downtime. The injections themselves are relatively painless. Some patients experience minor discomfort at the injection site, but this is only a temporary effect that
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What Issues Can BOTOX Injections Address?
Targeted injections into facial tissue can temporarily interrupt the nerve signals to nearby muscles. By diminishing muscle activity, they can correct fine lines and deep set wrinkles.
With this remarkably effective and diverse treatment option, we can use BOTOX, Jeaveau and others to temporarily erase and eliminate:
- Forehead wrinkles
- Frown lines
- Crow’s feet
- Horizontal forehead lines
- Vertical lip lines
- Bunny lines
- Downturned corners of the mouth
- Gummy Smile
- Facial asymmetry
- Wrinkling on the neck
- Platysmal lines
- Chin dimpling
- Poor jawline definition
- Masseter hypertrophy
- Excessive sweating (hyperhidrosis)
They can also be used for the prevention of wrinkles, called pre-juvenation, especially in the areas of hyperactive movement. This treatment is becoming increasing popular with patients in their 20's and 30's.
The most important fact to remember is that these injections should be made by a skilled, qualified physician to ensure the best outcome. Dr. Hochman performs ALL injections himself!