Botox is one of the most popular cosmetic dermatology products available. It is known for helping to reduce wrinkles, but that is not its only use! Botox can also be used to help stop excessive sweating and to help prevent chronic migraines. The expert dermatologists at Cosmetic Laser Dermatology have been administering Botox treatments for years, and their expertise is unmatched.
Botox works by preventing muscle contractions that cause wrinkles. When injected by someone inexperienced in neuromodulator injections, Botox can cause the “frozen” look that some people associate with the procedure. However, when done correctly, Botox injections can look very natural, and you will still be able to make all of your normal expressions! An experienced injector will target only the precise muscles causing the wrinkle contractions, leaving the surrounding muscles untouched.
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Botox can be used to soften dynamic wrinkles such as crow’s feet and frown lines, and can also be used to reduce the appearance of a gummy smile and to lift the eyebrows for a non-invasive, minor eyebrow lift. Lifting the eyebrows marginally can cause the eye area to appear more open and youthful.
Botox for hyperhidrosis and migraines are two lesser-known uses for the product. Hyperhidrosis, or excessive sweating, is a condition that affects many people, both men and women. If you suffer from hyperhidrosis, it can cause embarrassment and self-consciousness, as you sweat more than average, even when there are no external stimuli to cause it, such as heat or exercise. Botox has actually been proven effective in the treatment of excess sweating, and many people choose it to curb their hyperhidrosis. Botox can also be used to help prevent chronic migraines after other types of treatments have failed. It is only for people with extreme chronic migraines, however. At Cosmetic Laser Dermatology, we provide Botox for all of its many uses!
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