botox_athensThe Botox® is a simple, nonsurgical treatment that can eliminate the signs of aging on the face of people 18-65 years old.One treatment 10 minutes with a few tiny injections within a few days give a dramatic improvement in moderate to severe frown wrinkles between the eyebrows and around the eyes.

BOTOX® Cosmetic is a protein produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum, which reduces the activity of the muscles that cause wrinkles.

The Anatomy of wrinkles
The lines that appear between your eyebrows (glabellar lines) actually result from muscle movement over time.
With the passage of time these lines begin to stabilize longer and become more intense. For women, whose faces tend to be more physically than men, and whose skin is usually thinner, these lines may seem to see further.
Fortunately, there is a way to reduce wrinkles. Treatment with BOTOX can obviously mitigate them.

Before your first treatment with BOTOX, you probably have some questions such as: How long will it take? How long will the results last? Are there any side effects? Will I still be able to make facial expressions? What to expect?

The day of your appointment.
You express your expectations about the treatment if you have any allergies or any medical condition that will not make you a good candidate for Botox® Cosmetic.

Before the procedure
Anesthesia is not required, although your doctor may choose to numb the area with a cold pack or anesthetic cream.

The procedure.
Your doctor will determine where to apply the injections by examining your ability to move certain muscles in the area of ​​the interest. The whole process of injection of Botox® Cosmetic lasts about 10 minutes.

After the procedure
No recovery time required. Are you ready to get on with your day! The most common side effects following injection include temporary eyelid ptosis and nausea. Reduced pain, inflammation, tenderness, swelling, redness, and / or bruising associated with injection. Patients with certain neuromuscular disorders such as ALS, myasthenia gravis or Lambert-Eaton syndrome may be at increased risk of serious side effects.

Seeing the results.
Within days, there is a dramatic improvement in the appearance of wrinkles on the forehead and around sharp eyes, which can last up to 12 months. Results may vary.