Myths About Botox
Botox freezes your face
When injected into muscles, Botox works
by temporarily relaxing facial muscles to smooth out lines and wrinkles. So
yes, this can can cause cause reduced movement as a side effect, but the
“frozen look” can easily be avoided by taking a more gradual approach to the
injections. In other words, using smaller, to gently reduce lines and give a
more natural look and still maintaining facial expressions.
Botox is painful
Talking about botox typically takes much
longer than the procedure itself! It involves a small injections with a tiny
needle. Patients typically describe it feeling similar to a wasp sting at
Botox builds up in the body
Some patients are concerned that thee is
an accumulative effect of botox, that it stays around in the body over time.
This is not true. Like any other protein, it is gradually broken down the body
over time. in most cases this can take three to six months, which is the time
it take for the botox effects to gradually reduces which signals the time for
your next treatment.
Botox wears off = face drops
This is certainly not true. Some clients
are concerned that there will be a sudden change in their appearance once their
botox treatment wears off.
It is important to remember here the
uses of botox:
injections can be used correct existing or static lines facial lines and
injections can also be used as an anti-ageing treatment to help prevent
lines and wrinkles developing as we age.
So ultimately botox presses pause on the
ageing process, so your face will not suddenly rebound back to your pre
treatment wrinkles. In most cases the lines and wrinkles will be reduced which
will be boosted further by your next treatment.