Botox (botulinum toxin) is an injection that numbs the surrounding muscles and reduces the appearance of wrinkles. It also suppresses the muscles that lead to wrinkle progression. It can also be used to suppress sweating in those who suffer from excessive sweating. Its effects are temporary.
- Forehead Lines
- Crow’s Feet
- Nasolabial Folds
- Marionette Lines
- Effective treatment for wrinkles
- Non-surgical procedure
- Short recovery time
It is a relatively safe procedure. Although Botox is a dangerous toxin in its pure form, the ones used for cosmetic procedures are diluted to safe levels and controlled carefully.
Costs average around $400 per area to be treated. Note that costs will vary depending on individual cases, the clinic, and individual differences. It is important to discuss costs as well as expectations when you visit.