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What is Botox?
Botox (Botulinum toxin) is a prescription medicine that is injected into muscles and used to temporarily improve the look of wrinkles. Botox manages to temporarily freeze your muscles and reduce the appearance of wrinkles.
What is it used for and where it can it be used?
Botox is highly effective in temporarily removing wrinkles on the forehead, between your eyebrows, the corners of your eyes (crow's feet), forehead, neck, hands, décolletage, between the eyebrows and periocular (glabellar lines). Botox is also great for those wanting to lift their eyebrows as it will raise them if injected in the correct spot. Botox can also help treat those with chronic migraines, bruxism (grinding teeth) and hyperhidrosis. Botox is a quick, simple and practically painless procedure. Topical anesthesia is not necessary prior to treatment.
When are the results of Botox seen?
You will see results two or three days after the session. Botox usually lasts between four to six months. Botox treatments are recommended 2 to 3 times a year.
After the injection it is recommended to return to the office in 2 weeks in case a possible touch-up is needed. It is recommended to start this treatment at younger ages, because it has a preventive effect; In this way, we will use less and less amount of product and the duration will be longer.
What is Bruxism?
Bruxism is a condition in which you grind, gnash or clench your teeth. If you have bruxism, you may unconsciously clench your teeth when you're awake (awake bruxism) or clench or grind them during sleep (sleep bruxism). Sleep bruxism is considered a sleep-related movement disorder. Bruxism is related to anxiety, stress and everyday tension. An effective solution to this problem is to inject Botox (botulinum toxin) directly into the muscle in order to relieve pressure on the
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