Recognised as the ultimate wrinkle buster BOTOX® is a prescription only medicine that has been used for over 20 years. It has many recognised licensed applications including the treatment of muscular spasms, excessive armpit sweating, chronic migraine and recently bladder instability. But its most popular use with over 3 million treatments annually worldwide is for the treatment of dynamic wrinkles and lines caused by facial expressions such as frown lines and crows feet.
I believe very much in the natural look-you can avoid the overdone effect with small injections placed carefully to soften and smooth the skin rather than freeze it.
In skilled hands it can also be used to help sharpen droopy corners of the mouth, help tighten and slim jawlines as well as even improve smokers’ lines and lift eyebrows.
Recent research has also shown that it improves people’s moods by improving their confidence and self esteem.
Results can take up to 2 weeks to develop and lasts for 3-4 months, sometimes longer with regular repeated treatments.
Treatments like BOTOX® should only ever be performed by registered Doctors, Dentists and Nurses. As not all medical practitioners are prescribers and to improve patient safety, new regulations last year insist that all patients must have a face to face consultation with the prescribing Doctor before their treatment.