Do you face wrinkles you wish to get rid of? Do you feel like your excessive face wrinkles make you look older than your age? If yes, then you need to get Botox. Botox is the other name for Onobotulinumtoxin, which is a neurotoxin. At present, there are nearly four different types of FDA-approved Botox for facial wrinkles, including Dysport, Jeuveau, Xeomin, and Botox.
All these compounds work by blocking nerve impulses to muscles of the face which prevents muscles from contracting. By blocking the contraction of muscles, there is less pull on the skin, and as a result, the formation of wrinkles automatically decreases. All these compounds have the same mechanism and result, but they differ in their duration of action, onset, and side effects.
What to expect from the Botox procedure
Before your doctor injects Botox, they will talk to you about your goals and what you want to achieve through Botox injections. During the consultation, the doctor will examine you and assess if it is possible to achieve your wants and goals using Botox injections. If it is possible, then you are in luck!
The doctor will cleanse your face and areas that have to be injected. They will be marked with a removable marker after careful examination. Once the area is ready, the doctor will administer the Botox injections to the target muscles. The doctor might also apply numbing cream or ice packs to reduce any discomfort that you might be experiencing.
Once the process is complete, you might see some small bumps on your skin. There is nothing to worry about; these small bumps are quite normal and will disappear in a few hours on their own. You might also experience mild bruising, which will also resolve in a day or two. Lastly, your doctor will guide you about what to do and what not to do. What precautions to take and how to take care.
Botox injections usually start showing results in three to six days, but the final and complete results can take up to a week or more. Professionals at Botox Clinic Glasgow
Recommend their patients to wait for a complete two weeks after their Botox injection, and if they think they need a touch up they can easily visit the clinic, and their problem will be taken care of. Botox injections take up to two weeks to show results because it takes time for the neurotoxin to block the nerve impulses to the muscles of the face.
Everybody wishes that Botox lasted forever, but sadly it does not. The action and results of the neurotoxin and Botox injections eventually wear off, and the nerves are reactivated. The nerves start sending signals to the muscles, which start contracting. As a general rule, Botox injections last for about three to four months.
However, this period may differ from patient to patient, depending on their body. For some patients, it may be longer and can last up to six months. Whereas for some it may last for only two months. Also, Botox injections tend to last longer if you have had them previously.
Botox injections last for about 3-4 months, but it is worth it! Make your face wrinkle-free today by consulting experts at Botox Clinic Glasgow.