As we age, our skin gradually loses volume and, as a result, our facial muscles begin to contract closer to the surface. The more our facial muscles contract towards the surface of the skin, the more visible wrinkles and age lines will become.
Botox contains small amounts of highly purified botulinum toxin that, when injected into the targeted area, can reduce the amount of facial muscle activity. Once muscle activity has slowed down, wrinkles and age lines may progressively erase.
Frequently Asked Questions
You may begin to notice results within 24 to 48 hours, with full results in 30 days, with results lasting up to four months for moderate to severe frown lines. Remember that results vary from patient to patient though, so your physician will plan your next appointment based on your results and aesthetic goals. Start talking about your goals with a specialist today and find out what you could expect.