Botox is an excellent option for those looking to achieve a more youthful look without the commitment of plastic surgery. Botox is a prescription injection made by Allergan used to temporarily improve the look of moderate to severe frown lines and crow’s feet in adults. Botox works by blocking nerve impulses to the injected muscles. This then reduces muscle activity that may cause the lines to form. Once the muscles are relaxed, the wrinkles and lines will improve quickly and continue to improve over time. The Botox procedure is a very safe and highly effective treatment.
Common Areas of Treatment
- Vertical frown lines (Glabella)
- Frown lines (between eyes)
- Forehead (horizontal lines)
- Crow’s feet
- Under eyes
- Lipstick wrinkles
- Corner mouth lift
How Does The Botox Procedure Work?
The Botox procedure is simple, fast, and minimally painful with no anesthesia required. Botox is injected into the wrinkled muscle with a fine needle. When injected, it blocks the nerve impulse from reaching that area, and as a result the muscle relaxes. Patients typically see results with 2-14 days and the effects can last up to four months.
Viva Wellness is San Diego’s premier medical spa for Botox and we encourage you to come in for a consultation to find out if Botox is right for you.