What is Botox?

Most people have heard of Botox, but don’t know what it is, how it works, or if it actually works. Botox is a protein enzyme that is injected to help reduce facial wrinkles, crows feet, and frown lines. It’s a natural injection that relaxes muscles at the point of injection. When specific muscles relax, it reduces wrinkles and smile lines.

Why should I consider Botox?

Botox is one of the most popular procedures with millions of people around the world using it. It’s a cost-effective and easy way to reduce the signs of aging and rejuvenate your skin. Your skin and face are one of the first things that everyone sees when they meet you.

A youthful appearance can give you a confidence boost. And Botox can also help reduce migraines and headaches because of the muscle-relaxing effects.

Botox isn’t a new fad that hasn’t been researched; it has been around for many years, and there are minimal risks to the procedure. There have been numerous studies done looking at the effects and benefits of Botox for a number of conditions.

After a few months, when the effects of Botox have mostly worn off, the muscles that were relaxed will be weaker. That means your wrinkles and smile lines can be less noticeable for more extended periods of time. Botox only lasts for around three months, but your face will continue to look better. You don’t need to worry about Botox causing any wrinkles that are worse than before you start.

What can I expect at my Botox appointment?

Before the procedure, you will have an initial consultation meeting with a medical professional. Here you will talk about your expectations and medical history to ensure Botox is a good option for you.

When you go to the Botox appointment it will be quick and easy, usually around 20-30 minutes from start to finish. The doctor will then apply a numbing agent and give the Botox injections in a few different places.

After your treatment, you should avoid touching your face and wait 24 hours before engaging in strenuous activity. Your doctor may give you some other specific instructions to ensure you get the best results. You will notice the full effects around a week after the procedure.

Why choose Total Health & Wellness?

The Total Health & Wellness offers botox injections that are safe and proven to give you the best results possible. Our team of certified medical professionals is ready and prepared to speak with you, understand your goals, and decide on the best treatment. We always aim to provide the best experience for our patients.