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Why Should You Start the Year With BOTOX® Cosmetic?

Posted January 31, 2022 in BOTOX® Cosmetic

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BOTOX® Cosmetic is a cosmetic procedure introduced over two decades ago that has since become a household name. 

It has been one of the best treatment methods for people looking to enhance their facial appearance by reducing common expression-causing lines and wrinkles to achieve younger-looking and smoother skin.

You may wonder, is it worth the investment? 

Young woman preparing for an injectable treatment in her forehead.

BOTOX® Cosmetic Is Effective and Non-Surgical

Do you want to enhance the look of your wrinkles but are unwilling to face the knife? 

If so, this is possible with BOTOX® Cosmetic because it’s completely non-surgical. That said, this injectable procedure can also be effective, and you won’t need to deal with lengthy recoveries or downtime.

The treatment is also FDA-approved as a cosmetic treatment for dynamic lines and wrinkles around the eyes (although it is commonly used off-label to treat wrinkles around the mouth).

BOTOX® Cosmetic works by temporarily “freezing” targeted facial muscles, disabling the muscles’ ability to contact, and ensuring your wrinkles won’t deepen.

BOTOX® Cosmetic Is a Low-Risk Treatment

There’s no doubt that surgeries come with a high risk of complications. Although some non-surgical treatments are also risky, BOTOX® Cosmetic is one of the safest options to consider. 

You’ll experience minor side effects, such as discomfort during injections, tingling, bruising, and headaches. However, these shouldn’t lead to more complications, and they’ll soon subside.

BOTOX® Cosmetic Is Customizable for Personalized Needs

BOTOX® Cosmetic treatment is not a one-size-fits-all technique. 

Your provider will work with you to understand the goals you want to achieve and customize the treatment according to your needs. For example, you may want to receive the injections in tiny amounts and slowly build on the results. 

Someone with deeper wrinkles may require more injections, while finer lines don’t need much amount of BOTOX® Cosmetic. 

Customization helps ensure your results will be natural.

BOTOX® Cosmetic Treatment Is Quick

If you’re looking for a quick treatment technique with less pain and excellent results, BOTOX® Cosmetic treatment should be one of your top choices. 

These strategic injections are often completed in a matter of minutes, and you can return to your usual activities immediately. You will likely be asked to refrain from vigorous exercise for up to 24 hours.

BOTOX® Cosmetic works by temporarily “freezing” targeted facial muscles, disabling the muscles’ ability to contact, and ensuring your wrinkles won’t deepen.

You may want to repeat the BOTOX® Cosmetic treatment regularly to get the desired results; it’s up to you to decide.

Speak to Experienced Professionals

Signs of aging, such as wrinkles and fine lines, are inevitable as you age. However, if you want to maintain younger-looking features, you may want to try a procedure like BOTOX® Cosmetic. 

Contact the specialists at Careaga Plastic Surgery by calling (305) 574-9262 or filling out our online contact form.

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