A sprinkle here and a sprinkle there, Wrinkle Relaxers such as Botox and Dysport are one of the hottest and most minimally invasive trends to hit the
In fact, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the number of minimally invasive cosmetic procedures has grown nearly 200 percent since 2000, with no indication of slowing down, as mentioned in a recent trends article in Allure magazine.
How Does Botox/Dysport Work?
The more a muscle is used, the more your lines and wrinkles will appear. Wrinkle relaxers including Botox and Dysport directly block the signals from the nerves to the muscles. The injected muscle can no longer
What Areas Do Wrinkle Relaxers Treat?
While wrinkle relaxers are used to prevent, soften and weaken repetitive muscle movements that cause deep lines on the skin’s surface, the most common areas treated include the forehead, around the eyes and those annoying #11 between the eyebrows. The goal is to relax your expressive muscles and smooth out those pesky creases on the skin. You will look brighter and well-rested in just 1 treatment.
When Should I Start Doing Botox/Dysport Injections?
Injecting: It’s an Art and a Science
“Botox all boils down to expertise and execution. It’s important that you choose an experienced board-certified nurse that knows what he or she is doing.” Administering injections is just as much art, as it is science. You must have a thorough understanding of how the different muscles in the face work, but just as important is understanding injection dose amounts.
What to Expect During a Treatment?
Does it hurt? If you are going to a true professional, the injection should not cause any severe pain; it’s part of the art of administering Botox. Experienced nurses at Alda Aesthetics are extremely knowledgeable about the facial muscles and how to avoid pain. Some people don’t feel a thing, but most people feel a slight pinch.
When to Expect Results
You will begin to see a gradual softening within 5-7 days and full results after 14 days.* For optimal, long-lasting results, it is recommended to return for maintenance dosing every 3 months.* With every 3-4 month maintenance