Where is Botox Injected?
You know the benefits of Botox®: this wonderful treatment turns back the clock by smoothing out wrinkles and preventing future ones from occurring.
First, let’s dispel a myth. Many people think that because Botox® is a “poison” because it is derived from botulinum toxin. But purified Botox® is not the same as injecting the bacterium into your face!
Rather, Botox® is a purified protein that was first developed in the 1960s, and continues to be perfected by researchers. The treatment is so reliable that in addition to smoothing wrinkles, doctors use it for a number of medical conditions, including chronic migraines and excessive sweating.
Cosmetic Uses for Botox®
Properly administered by a doctor, Botox® smoothes wrinkles and improves the quality of the skin. Another benefit of Botox® is that it is completely reversible. The treatment lasts anywhere between 3 to 8 months. Botox® can be used in the:
Botox® smoothes the horizontal lines on the forehead that develop as we age.
Your doctor can administer Botox® in what we call the 11’s, or the vertical lines between the eyebrows.
If you’d like an eyebrow lift but aren’t interested in surgery, Botox® is an excellent way to give your eyebrows a lift.
Botox® injected at the corner of the eyes diminishes the appearance of crow’s feet.
Corners of the Mouth
If your mouth appears to be in a perpetual frown, Botox® injections will lift the corners of your mouth.
Botox® injected in the neck diminishes the appearance of horizontal bands that give the appearance of age.
At AlluraDerm MD Med Spa, our Botox® injections are only administered by Dr. Victor Mancha, who is in the top 1% of injectors worldwide, according to Allergan, the makers of Botox®.