What is Botox
Botulinum toxin is an injection that is used to keep your skin looking tight and youthful. The injection is made up of special proteins that block nerve activity in the muscles. The commercial name for Botulinum Toxin is Botox.
What Is Botox Used For
Botox is used by dermatologists to combat the wrinkles that come from aging. This FDA approved treatment is used commonly to treat issues like crows feet and laugh lines. The toxin is injected directly into the skin to weaken or paralyze the muscles to smooth out the skin.
How Does it Work
There are dozens of muscles in your face that are working all of the time. These muscles are used to smile, to sneeze, to chew food and to talk. From the time we are born, we are exercising these muscles constantly. Over time these muscles will get overworked. Once this happens you will begin to notice creases in places that they weren’t before. The botulinum toxin is injected into these creases and it paralyzes them. This in turn causes the muscles to relax and you get a smoother face because of it.
Are There Any Side Effects to Botox
The effects of the Botox injections can last for a while. The immediate effects of the injections are smoother skin. There is also evidence to suggest that the injections can be used as treatment to excessive sweating and twitching eyes. A side effect to look out for though is redness around the injection area.
Where Can I Get Botox in Trussville
Skin Wellness Dermatology of Alabama provides Botox injections to the Trussville Alabama area.This is possible not only because of the quality of substances administered but also because of the skillful application of each injection. Dr. Corey Hartman and Dr. Rayna Dyck are Board Certified dermatologists with years of specific training and experience in treating the skin to perfection. To schedule an appointment, give us a call today.