ARE EARLY BOTOX INJECTIONS REALLY EFFECTIVE IN PREVENTING WRINKLES?by Joshua S. Marketing
Botox Procedures: Do They Really Work?
Botox Facts You
Botox procedures involve injections to your face to prevent the development of
tends to have no lasting side effects, provided it is administered by trained
professionals. Some minor side effects are bruising, swelling, and pain. Botox
may have toxic effects in some cases, leading to complications like muscle
Botox is a simple, quick, and convenient procedure. However, we recommend
having a trained plastic surgeon or dermatologist handle your procedure instead
of a clinic or a day spa.
insurance won’t cover Botox treatments. The treatment costs range between $400
Botox won’t prevent wrinkles completely but will minimize their effect on your
treatment used for preventing wrinkles where botox or botulinum toxin is injected
into your face to slow down signs of visible aging. Preventative Botox
procedures are done before fine lines or wrinkles become visible. Botox happens
to be the most popular cosmetic treatment performed in the US.
Sheffield, a renowned board-certified cosmetic surgeon, says that Botox Santa Barbara procedures
carried out before your fine lines become fully visible can slow them down
immensely. He recommends individuals in their 20s or early 30s, who have
started seeing faint lines, to go for a preventative Botox procedure.
procedures aren’t cheap nor are they covered by most insurance policies if they
are done for ‘prevention’ or cosmetic purposes. Dr.
Sheffield states that Botox can cost as much as $500 per treatment area,
which varies depending on your provider’s level of expense and your
geographical location. Some places may be less expensive but the risk of
developing complications is higher in such places.
treatment providers are pretty upfront about their costs. They aren’t any
hidden costs or charges. The treatment takes just 4 hours and you can return to
your job right away without having to rest.
take just 10 – 30 minutes as well. Instead of spending thousands on preventive
beauty treatments or wrinkle creams, Botox can actually be a better investment
of time and money.
surgeons like Dr. Sheffield of Robert
W. Sheffield, MD FACS – Plastic Surgery Santa Barbara are of the opinion
that preventative Botox can stop the emergence of wrinkles in the first place.
nerve signals transmitted to the facial muscles responsible for facial
expressions. Since wrinkles occur due to the excessive repetitive movements of
these muscles, Botox can limit these expressions to prevent wrinkles from
taking over your face.
not be confused with dermal fillers – a treatment that injects collagen
substitutes or gel to firm up your skin.
your facial muscles by blocking nerve cell responses that make your face do
certain expressions. When your face repeats expressions excessively, it causes
the emergence of wrinkles, which can be prevented using Botox.
relatively straightforward procedure. Consult your healthcare provider before
going ahead with the treatment to resolve your doubts. You can also talk about
the possible complications and side effects of Botox treatments.
procedure, you will be made to lie down and relax. You will then be requested
to make certain facial expressions like furrowing or raising your eyebrows,
which will make your fine lines and facial muscles more visible. This allows
the person administering the injection to do it at the right site. It’s a
slightly painful injection and most people will require more than 1 shot.
injections are administered, a few bumps may pop on at the injection site for
30 minutes or so. You must maintain your face in an upright position for a
minimum of 4 hours. We strongly recommend against engaging in strenuous
exercise after the procedure.
injections are generally administered in the lines above the forehead, around
the eyes, and between the eyebrows. Both standard and preventative Botox
procedures target these sites.
Botox can also
be used to prevent ‘smile lines’ from popping up around the chin area or the
lips. However, dermatologists generally recommend dermal fillers to resolve
issues in these areas instead of resorting to Botox.
can you expect?
period is surprisingly quickly. Any bumps that arose at the injection site
should disappear after 30 minutes. You shouldn’t lie down or engage in
strenuous exercise for several hours after the procedure to ensure the
treatment works as intended. Some bruising can be expected.
showing visible results around 4 – 7 days after the procedure.
treatment, you’ll observe a tightening on your facial muscles with the fine
lines of your face becoming less prominent. Preventative Botox does not offer
any permanent results.
results generally start wearing off after 12 weeks from the date of treatment. No
lifestyle changes are required after the treatment. However, follow-up
appointments can be useful in determining their effectiveness, which can be
done once every 3 months.
Botox can also help you reduce the number of Botox procedures you’ll need down
the road. As preventative Botox happens to be a fairly new concept, there’s not
much information on how effective it is at staving off wrinkles. Since Botox
does not offer any permanent results, you will need further treatments to
prevent wrinkles, just like a regular Botox procedure.
Prepare for Botox
You don’t have
to do anything specifically for your Botox procedure. Although you may feel
like taking ibuprofen or aspirin to reduce your discomfort or pain, those OTC
pain medications are blood thinners that should not be taken for at least 7
days before the Botox treatment. You can request your doctor for medications or
herbal supplement recommendations that can be taken before the appointment.
provider will cleanse your skin before the treatment. We recommend not wearing
any makeup before the procedure to make it go faster.
Best Way To
Find A Botox Treatment Provider
preventative Botox treatment provider will have the greatest impact on how
successful your treatment is going to be. Consult a plastic surgeon or cosmetic
dermatologist with a few years of experience. While they may be slightly
expensive, they will also have the skills to carry out the procedure without
any complications. You can rely on consultations, word-of-mouth reviews, and
online reviews to select your preventative Botox treatment provider.
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