Botox is one of the most well-known brands for the reduction of wrinkles on your face. In fact, Botox is so popular that most people use it synonymously with all wrinkle relaxers and neuromodulators. Millions of patients across the globe receive Botox treatments to smoothen fine lines and wrinkles with impressive results. NutriFlo Medspa & IV Lounge provides highly-calibrated treatments of Botox in Coral Springs to ensure naturalized results.
Rejuvenate Your Facial Features with Botox
What is Botox?
Botox belongs to a category of cosmetic injectables known as wrinkle relaxers or neuromodulators. It’s a nonsurgical means of smoothing the dynamic wrinkles on your face, including the horizontal forehead lines, frown lines between the eyebrows, and the crow’s feet. When carefully injected into the face, it restricts certain facial muscles and reduces the prominence of dynamic wrinkles.
What Are Dynamic Wrinkles?
The dynamic wrinkles are caused by the overuse of your facial muscles. When you raise your eyebrows, scrunch up your nose, squint your eyes, or furrow your eyebrows, you might notice lines that appear to communicate certain emotions. Over time, the overuse of these facial muscles deepens these lines, making them appear prominently on your face even when you maintain a neutral expression. These are dynamic wrinkles.
Here at NutriFlo Medspa & IV Lounge, we provide some of the very best solutions for wrinkle reduction Coral Springs and the Parkland area have to offer. Schedule your consultation today.
How Does Botox Work?
Botox is a wrinkle relaxer composed of a neurotoxin protein called Botulinum toxin type A. This neurotoxin blocks communications between the nerve endings and the targeted facial muscles. As such, the facial muscles responsible for the formation of dynamic wrinkles are temporarily paralyzed. Over time, the skin around these muscles relaxes into a neutral position, smoothing the dynamic wrinkles and preventing the formation of new wrinkles.
What Are the Benefits of Botox?
- Quick in-office treatment
- Painless and comfortable
- No downtime or extended recovery
- Smoothens the facial skin
- Relatively quick onset of results
- Long-lasting results for 3 to 4 months
- Extremely safe
What Does Botox Treat?
- Horizontal forehead lines
- Vertical frown lines between the eyebrows
- Crow’s feet around the eyes
- Lipstick lines or smoker’s lines above the lips
- Bunny lines and creases around the nose
- Vertical neck bands
How Are Wrinkle Relaxers Different From Dermal Fillers?
Wrinkle relaxers, like Botox in Coral Springs, are an entirely different breed of cosmetic injectables from dermal fillers, even though both can be used to reduce wrinkles. Botox and other wrinkle relaxers paralyze targeted facial muscles to reduce dynamic wrinkles. Dermal fillers add volume beneath the skin’s surface to fill out the fine lines. Botox primarily works for dynamic wrinkles, and dermal fillers work for static wrinkles. Combining the two injectables produces results similar to a facelift.
Who Are the Ideal Candidates for Botox?
Botox is suitable for patients with mild to moderate dynamic wrinkles caused by the overuse of facial muscles. It’s also suitable for patients who want to prevent the onset of dynamic wrinkles — getting regular Botox treatments in your youth prevents the facial muscles from hardening, so you can prevent the dynamic wrinkles from appearing. Generally speaking, you’re a suitable candidate for Botox if you:
- Are over 18 years of age.
- Aren’t pregnant or nursing.
- Don’t have a history of allergic reactions to neuromodulators.
- Prefer safe and minimally invasive treatments.
What Happens During the Botox Treatment?
Our board-certified providers carefully examine your skin, review your medical history, and discuss your cosmetic goals to determine if you’re a suitable candidate for Botox. We also calibrate your dose of Botox in Coral Springs according to the prominence of your wrinkles and your cosmetic goals — whether you want subtle or dramatic results. We provide a topical anesthetic, if necessary, but the treatment is mostly painless. The cosmetic provider injects Botox into the strategically chosen locations via a small injection. The duration of the treatment depends on the number of treatment areas.
What Does Botox Recovery Involve?
Botox is a zero-downtime procedure. You can resume all your daily activities as soon as you leave our medical spa, though you might experience mild redness, swelling, and irritation on the injection sites for a few days. The side-effects dissipate in a few days, and there are no long-term risks.
When Do the Results Appear? How Long Do the Results Last?
Results start appearing in a few days, but it takes approximately one week for the complete results to become evident. Overall results last for 3 to 4 months, but by following the provider’s post-treatment guidelines and recommendations, you can maintain the results longer. You can also get follow-up treatments to maintain results. Contact Parkland’s leading medspa for more information about Botox in Coral Springs and find out if it’s right for you.