Graduating from topical skincare treatments to injectables and fillers may seem like a big step. But if you’re frustrated by forehead and brow wrinkles that just won’t go away, Botox could very well be your miracle drug. It’s safe, effective and efficient; and, when administered by expert hands, improves your appearance drastically without you looking overdone. Botox sometimes gets a bad rap, but in reality, it has more benefits than risks. At Dr. Andrews Plastic Surgery, we want you to feel confident in your decision to choose Botox to address your aging concerns.
It’s no coincidence that forehead and brow wrinkles are often called worry and frown lines — they typically appear when we make concerned facial expressions. However, as you age, overuse of the muscles involved in making these expressions can result in these lines etching in your face even when you’re in a great mood. This might have the unfortunate effect of making you look anxious or unhappy all the time. Botox is a tried-and-true method of significantly reducing and even eliminating these lines.
The active ingredient in Botox is a muscle relaxant. When you frown or furrow your brow, you’re contracting facial muscles often subconsciously. If you are particularly prone to making these faces, the overuse of these muscles can cause them to become stuck in a worried expression and make facial wrinkles permanent. But with Botox, you can release the muscle tension that’s causing the wrinkles and reclaim a calm, happy expression.
The effects of one Botox injection last a few months, but repeat customers often see an added benefit of permanent improvement in your brow lines over time. For the best long-term results, at Dr. Andrews Plastic Surgery we recommend regular Botox injections that are timed to prevent each previous session from wearing off completely. This ensures that your muscles remain relaxed for an extended period of time. Eventually, your facial muscles get used to staying relaxed instead of contracted. They become less likely to tense up and result in wrinkles, even without Botox.
Many cosmetic concerns can’t be solved with a simple procedure. Sure, it’s possible to change the shape of your body, but it requires a lifetime commitment to your health and weeks or months of recovery time. Botox, on the other hand, can be the easy anti-aging solution you’ve been looking for; not only is Botox effective, but injections can be done in a matter of minutes and you can walk out of your appointment and resume normal activities right away. Botox is the perfect procedure if you’ve always wanted to get rid of those pesky brow wrinkles but felt like you didn’t have the time to do anything about it.
Botox is FDA-approved to treat a number of non-cosmetic health concerns including migraines and spastic muscle spasms. If you suffer from headaches or muscle tightness in the face and neck, you may find that even cosmetic Botox can relieve some of the tension. Botox can help relieve the stress associated with aging and make you feel better in your day-to-day life.
If you’re ready to embrace the benefits of Botox, call Dr. Andrews Plastic Surgery today at 319-800-6877 to schedule an appointment or a consultation. We are happy to answer any questions you might have about Botox or any of our other procedures, and are excited to help you make the right decision about your anti-aging options.