During a facial Botox®
injection, a soluble form of botulinum toxin A is injected into the skin. This
blocks nerve endings that signal facial muscles and improves the appearance of
wrinkles around the eyes and mouth.
toxin A injection
Treated with a Facial Botox® Injection:
A facial Botox®
injection is utilized in cases of facial and laugh line wrinkles.
Anti-aging skincare products are non-surgical
alternatives to a facial Botox®
injection. Surgical alternatives include dermabrasion, microdermabrasion, face
lift, thread lift, fat grafting, collagen replacement therapy, chemical skin
peel, laser skin resurfacing and hyaluronic acid therapy.
with a Facial Botox® Injection:
No anesthesia is needed for a facial Botox® injection.
Complications from a Facial Botox® Injection:
Possible risks following a facial Botox® injection include headaches,
numbness, bruising, drooping muscle and temporary asymmetry. If the injection
is in the neck, difficulty swallowing can occur.
after a Facial Botox® Injection:
The prognosis for a positive end result following a
facial Botox® injection is
good. The effects last for three to 12 months.
from a Facial Botox® Injection:
Total recovery from a
facial Botox® injection takes three to four hours.