When you think about Botox, you might assume that the only places it can help are in the face. While a majority of people turn to this injectable solution to get rid of crow’s feet, forehead lines, and even those around the lips, many want to say goodbye to the wrinkles that form on the neck. Read on to learn how you can get rid of those neck lines and say hello to a more youthful and eye-pleasing appearance.
What is Neck Botox?
Neck Botox is not necessarily different than regular Botox except that the injectable solution targets rings and wrinkles that form on the neck. It begins to temporarily freeze nearby muscles to prevent further lines, just like it does when injected into the face.
These wrinkles and lines form when the platysma muscle, which exists along the chest and up the sides of the neck, loses its elasticity. As you age, the muscle will work to pull down the face so that it appears to sag.
According to a dermatologist in Toronto, she claims that this type of treatment is designed to enhance a person’s jawline more than anything else.
What is Beneficial About This Treatment?
If you have sagging jowls, fine lines, or wrinkles, you’re a good candidate for neck Botox. You’ll find that it not only creates a more aesthetically pleasing appearance but also reduces sagging skin by helping to smooth it out, and it helps to reshape your jawline so that your facial structure appears more youthful.
What Happens When Receiving Neck Botox?
Should you and your skincare specialist in Ocala decide that neck Botox is right for you, you can expect to undergo a safe but unique experience.
You’ll be instructed to contract your neck muscles so that the injector can identify the appropriate areas in need of treatment. With the injectable solution ready, they will hold onto the muscle and administer the Botox.
The muscles will begin to freeze, keeping the platysma muscle from moving much. This will allow your neck to appear smoother so that the lines and harder to notice.
You can expect the entire procedure to take between 5-10 minutes, but you’ll begin to see noticeable results within 2 weeks. Because it is a temporary solution, you’ll likely need to seek additional treatment after 3-5 months.
Don’t let your neck be the thing that keeps you living in turtlenecks and scarves. Let it breathe once and for all with the help of Botox and a highly qualified master injector.
About the Author
Elizabeth Estes Weldon is a board-certified, Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP) with more than a decade of experience working in dermatology, Botox, and dermal fillers. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Florida and worked for one year as a Labor and Delivery Nurse before earning her master’s degree in nursing from the University of Florida. As a Master Injector, she has continued her education and participated in many training courses related to Botox and Fillers. To learn more about her or our services, contact us via our website or call (352) 433-0888.