What is Botox and what does it do? If you are interested in this wrinkle-fighting injection but have questions, check out our Beginner’s guide to Botox in Maryland.
Botox is the brand name of a type botulinum toxin. During the treatment, a provider injects tiny amounts of a neurotoxin into the muscles of the face. There are brand names as well, but they all work in the same way.
These injections block the signals from the nerves to the muscles. So, the muscles are forced to relax and the skin that lies above the muscle gets a smoother appearance. As a result, the injections improve the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
Results are temporary and typically last around 3-4 months.
Botox treatment is right for most adults who want to prevent or reduce the signs of aging and create a younger looking appearance. Additionally, there are many Botox techniques such as Baby Botox, Bro-Tox and Blow-Tox.
While Botox has been used in the medical field for many years to treat conditions like lazy eye, overactive bladder, TMJ, chronic migraine and excessive sweating, the most common treatment is for facial wrinkles. Botox in Maryland targets crow’s feet, forehead lines, and those lines between the eyebrows. Some of the benefits include:
While Botox is a common procedure, it is still essential to choose a licensed, qualified injector to ensure your safety and optimal results. If you are interested in learning more about Botox and how it fights the signs of aging, please contact the Vein Center of Maryland today.