Over the years, the first place to show the passing of time is your face as wrinkles and fine lines form. They show how much you have laughed or enjoyed yourself throughout your life, but they can lead to a source of embarrassment. You can turn back the hands of time with a Botox treatment in Ocala. The injections can significantly improve their appearance while giving you results that can last for several months.
What is Botox?
Botox is among the top 5 minimally invasive cosmetic procedures performed in the U.S. because it allows you to achieve noticeable results without surgery. It is FDA approved to treat forehead lines and crow’s feet by injecting a neurotoxin called Clostridium botulinum into specific muscles. It is a naturally occurring organism that temporarily paralyzes muscles when used in small concentrations. This prevents nerve signals from reaching the muscles to prevent them from contracting.
What are the Benefits of Botox?
Botox offers several medical benefits, such as treating TMJ, chronic headaches, or excessive sweating, but it is often used for aesthetic purposes as well. When choosing Botox in Ocala to treat wrinkles and fine lines, you will enjoy:
- Minimally Invasive: Restore your confidence and a youthful appearance without the need for surgery.
- Safe: When administered by a trained professional, Botox is safe and effective.
- Long-Lasting Results: Botox can last for several weeks to improve your confidence.
How Long Does Botox Last?
After an initial consultation, your Botox specialist creates a customized treatment plan to make your wrinkles and fine lines less pronounced. A low dose is injected into specific treatment areas during your first session. If you show positive results afterward, the dosage is increased to help you achieve your desired results.
On average, the effects of Botox last for three to four months, so you will need to have follow up sessions to maintain the results. Over time, your muscles may train themselves to contract less, allowing you to go longer between each treatment session.
After each session, you will enjoy no downtime or recovery. It is normal to have slight redness, swelling, or bruising at the injection site, but they will dissipate within a few days. There is no need to worry about any adverse side effects, because they are rare, only affecting around 1% of those who choose the treatment.
Turn Back the Hands of Time
You can restore a youthful appearance and revamp your confidence using a nonsurgical solution. You can turn back the hands of time with Botox to invest in your self-esteem.
Meet Elizabeth Estes Weldon
Elizabeth Estes Weldon is supported by over 12 years of experience in dermatology, Botox, and dermal fillers. She is passionate about helping her patients achieve natural-looking results to revitalize their appearance. Besides earning her Master’s in Nursing, she has continued her education in Botox and fillers to provide safe and effective treatments. If you are interested in Botox, contact Facial Aesthetics today to schedule a consultation.