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How Can I Reduce Wrinkles on My Face Using Botox?

We all age in different ways. Some see gray hair appear, and others find wrinkles. With some hair dye, you can easily get back to your hair natural color, but wrinkles take a bit more work to get rid of. Fortunately, Botox exists! The dermatologists at the Dermatology & Mohs Surgery Institute can help you regain your confidence and tackle the wrinkles that come along with aging by teaching you how Botox works and why it may be right for you.

What to Know About Botox and Aging

Signs of Aging

Aging is part of life and happens to all men and women at different ages and in different ways. Some show signs of aging simply because it is hereditary, and others show signs due to so much sun exposure over the years. This is why it is so important to use anti-aging products and sunscreen in your skin care routine. Protecting your skin can help delay the aging process. Although you can delay aging, it will happen eventually.

The most common sign of aging is wrinkles. We start to notice wrinkles in our face and neck. Although wrinkles are common, it doesn’t change the fact they do not help with our confidence. Seeking ways to reduce them is probably high on your to-do list. With today’s advanced technologies and treatments, you can look as young as you feel while boosting your confidence again when you begin Botox treatments.

How to Reduce Wrinkles with Botox

Botox treatments are ideal for anyone wanting to feel and look younger. Botox is an FDA-approved treatment that temporarily reduces moderate to severe frown lines, crow’s feet, and forehead lines. With Botox, you can still be yourself, just with fewer lines and wrinkles. Botox works beneath the skin’s surface to temporarily reduce muscle activity. It also helps to stimulate collagen production. Collagen helps to keep the skin tight and minimizes the appearance of wrinkles. Collagen is naturally produced, but as we age, it is produced less and less, resulting in sagging skin and wrinkles.

During a Botox treatment, you will feel a pinch once it is injected. For crow’s feet, three areas on each side of your eyes will be injected with Botox. For frown lines, you will have five injections into the muscles between your brows and forehead. Lastly, for forehead lines, there will be five injections in the muscles in your forehead. The injections are done pretty quickly, and no downtime is needed. Results may be seen within 48 hours, and full results will be noticed within 30 days and last up to four months. Botox treatments must be done regularly to continue seeing results. Botox is for men and women of all ages, but most must be at least 18 to receive a treatment.

The dermatologists at the Dermatology & Mohs Surgery Institute want to help you feel confident in your own skin again. If you are ready to begin Botox treatments and are in Bloomington, Illinois or the surrounding areas, complete this form. A dermatologist will be in touch to get an appointment scheduled so you can finally say goodbye for good to your wrinkles.

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