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Your face says a lot about you− which can be a good or a bad thing. Sometimes, visible signs of aging like fine lines and wrinkles show up ahead of schedule. These unwanted physical attributes can place a psychological burden on patients. No one wants to look older than they are.
Luckily, Botox can be used to treat this type of problem. Its benefits are tremendous. Fine lines and wrinkles are reduced or removed, and the psychological burden is lifted. Many patients report emotional benefits following a minimally invasive Botox procedure. The five most common are:
Eliminating fine lines and wrinkles allows patients to look in the mirror and see a younger, more attractive version of themselves. This instills confidence. They smile, laugh, and interact more. They become proud of the way they look and feel. Often times, they see improvements in their work and romantic lives.
Look better, feel better. It’s a cliché, but a true one. Many a patient has reported increased levels of happiness following Botox. They love their new look. They feel better about themselves and are happy. People began to notice and the effect multiplies.
A new level of excitement and energy is found following Botox. Patients get excited about life. They feel confident and happy, and want to get out an experience life. They can’t wait to see what comes next for them. A new found focus is had in areas that were once neglected. Goal oriented behavior is increased.
Confidence and calmness go hand in hand. The most confident people are always the ones that remain calm in any and all situations. After Botox, patients can relax and takes life as it comes to them⎯not the other way around. It’s a new found level of comfort and freedom. It helps them cope with stress, anxiety, and ill feelings.
A new look can come as quite as surprise. So can new emotions and personal interactions. Surprise is often seen after more compliments are given. In addition, all the new improvements in patients’ lives can come as quite a surprise. They can’t believe that so much has changed.
Take note of the above mentioned five emotions felt after a Botox procedure. You too can feel that way. The procedure is simple, fast, and easy. Side effects are minimal and results are seen quickly.
If you think Botox is something you’re interested in, it’s recommended that you contact a board certified plastic surgeon to arrange a consultation. They’re highly trained and skilled professionals who can evaluate your condition and determine if Botox is right for you. If it is, you’ll be one step closer to the new look that will have you feeling great.
Botox has been used for cosmetic enhancement for many years now, but a “new” treatment option may just take its place. Mesotherapy is not a new concept, but thanks to Hollywood A-listers who are discovering its full potential, it is sweeping the country and is undeniably the next big thing.
Mesotherapy was originally developed to promote fat loss and burn away cellulite with vitamins, minerals, and pharmaceutical ingredients. Traditionally, they are injected into subcutaneous fat and target adipose fat cells, causing them to rupture and die. Although the results are quite limited in nature, and it works better on some areas of the body than others, doctors are finding new ways to make the most of these miniscule injections.
Even though people across the country are describing mesotherapy as “super Botox”, the truth is that it contains no Botox whatsoever. In fact, the only similarities between the two are the method of delivery and the end result – a younger-looking face. Mesotherapy, in short, involves using needles to inject vitamins and minerals into the skin on and around the face. It’s much like taking vitamin pills and supplements that promise a youthful glow, but with better bioavailability and almost instant results.
The cosmetic surgeons offering mesotherapy administer a series of vitamins, minerals, and essential amino acids via a needle at several sites on and around the face, much like Botox is administered. The best part is that many of the cutting-edge experts around the world will actually prescribe their patients their very own personalized infusion, especially since certain amino acids, vitamins, and minerals can help to resolve different issues. For example, someone with deep creases may need a different formulation than someone dealing with dark spots or enlarged pores.
Dr. Frances Prenna Jones, a London-based doctor who truly believes in the benefits of mesotherapy, has created her very own treatment that combines mesotherapy with Botox therapy. While she says that the classic mesotherapy cocktail will always consist of vitamins, minerals, and essential amino acids that the body cannot produce on its own, she’s found that her version of “deep meso” which penetrates deeper into the dermal layers, combined with “super Botox” which leaves skin fresh and plump produces spectacular results her clients rave about.
Mesotherapy is a great starting point for men and women of all ages, whether they are interested in starting an anti-aging regimen in their 30s or combatting wrinkles in their 40s and beyond. For the most part, it requires four series of injections that feed the skin and give it the nutrients it needs to heal itself and regenerate at any age. What’s more, the addition of Botox can help to reduce wrinkles even further, which is why more and more doctors are adding it to their mesotherapy sessions.
The new “super Botox” facelift is a combination of targeted mesotherapy and Botox injections that combine to not only help restore skin’s youthfulness immediately, but also to provide the skin the vitamins and nutrients it needs to heal itself from the inside out.
We all know the Botox industry is huge but do you really know how large it actually is? The great folks over at the American Academy of Procedural Medicine put together this infographic regarding Botox. Enjoy!
Botox injections are a cosmetic form of treatment that has come to be associated with lip plumping, breast augmentation and wrinkle reduction procedures. However, it has recently come to light that this substance may in fact be able to affect the overall structure of the skin in a positive – and even anti-aging – way as well.
A recent study found that, when used long-term, Botox injections have the ability to increase skin pliability and flexibility. One of the study’s authors, Dr. James Bonaparte from the University of Ottawa in Canada, stated the following in this regard, “Apart from just seeing the paralysis in the muscles that are treated, we are also seeing changes in the skin that are indicative of possible changes in fibroblasts.” These findings have suggested that Botox may not only have direct anti-aging effects on the skin; it may make the substance useful for scar treatments as well.
Researchers kept track of the patients in the study – 48 women who had never had Botox treatments before and who were showing signs of mild wrinkles – for four months. A skin elasticity meter was used to measure any deformation and relaxation experienced by the skin when suction is applied and removed. Each of the patients in the study were injected in the lateral orbit, supra orbit and glabella areas, and all of them experienced an improvement in elasticity recoil and overall skin pliability in these areas. It was also noted during the study that these changes did not occur due to inflammation and swelling.
Dr. Bonaparte went on to mention that fibroblasts may in fact have receptors that are able to interact directly with the Botox, which would then cause the cells to produce additional elastin and collagen that would tighten the skin. Another study carried out in 2014 noted that Botox was able to block the expression of aging-related protein substances in fibroblasts that had been exposed to UVB rays, while also increasing the production of collagen. These findings suggest that it may be possible to reduce the appearance of wrinkles by injecting the Botox directly into the skin instead of using it to paralyze the muscles in the affected areas.
Dr. Catherine Winslow (Indiana University School of Medicine in Bloomington) noted in an editorial that Botox could have a direct effect on the skin by helping to prevent the release of free radicals that occur whenever muscular contraction takes place. “Piecing together this research with continued studies on elasticity and collagen content of injected skin will further the ability of facial plastic surgeons to refine their strategy for long-term planning of anti-aging strategies with patients and educate them as to the importance of non-surgical therapies for maintenance, in addition to opening new fields of potential treatment options for difficult scars and skin conditions,” she said.
Studies and research like that mentioned above could indeed suggest that there may be far more uses for Botox than initially imagined – especially when it comes to long-term anti-aging strategies and providing hope for patients who suffer the embarrassment of debilitating scars on their bodies.
Since it received the stamp of approval from the FDA two decades ago, popularity levels of Botox injections and treatments have soared tremendously, with more than 6 million treatments being performed in the United States each year alone. There are a few good reasons why this form of cosmetic surgery has become even more popular than ever over the past few years.
Unlike many other forms of cosmetic surgery, Botox injections are classified as being non-invasive, which means that they are normally also virtually pain-free. Patients also experience minimal discomfort these injections because of the fact that extremely thin needles are used to administer them. Treatment times are normally also short in that they last no longer than 15 to 20 minutes and patients are normally able to resume their regular daily routines almost immediately afterwards as well.
Regardless of whether they are being used for cosmetic purposes or even medical reasons such as migraine treatments, more than 95% of patients who have Botox injections administered are extremely satisfied with the end results. Although initially used for lip enhancement, these injections have since gone on to treat a myriad of other conditions such as brow lines, crow’s feet and other forms of wrinkles on the facial area as well. Although allergic reactions to the injections have been reported, these are extremely rare in that they are experienced by less than 1% of patients.
Since receiving the FDA’s approval, Botox has been deemed to be one of the safest forms of cosmetic surgery – even when used and re-administered for a few consecutive years in a row. However, it is crucial for patients to ensure that they choose a cosmetic surgeon to administer the treatment based upon recommendations as well as experience and qualifications. This will ensure that the treatments are safely administered, while also reducing the risk of infections or allergic reactions occurring.
Many other forms of cosmetic surgery can cost thousands of dollars to perform, especially when follow-up treatments are taken into consideration; however, Botox is far more affordable in that it can cost as little as $300 per treatment area, which will normally include the surgeon’s initial consultation fee. When searching for a surgeon to administer the injections, patients should not base their choices solely on finding the lowest price. If a surgeon advertises prices that are substantially lower than those of other surgeons, chances are that he or she may not be registered, qualified or experienced. This could result in the injections being incorrectly administered.
Patients who are looking for a solution for their fine, lines, wrinkles, crow’s feet and other minor imperfections should not hesitate to discuss the option of Botox with a cosmetic surgeon. An added advantage of these injections is that if for some reason, a patient is not happy with the end results, they will only last a maximum of 6 to 7 months. Patients who would like to find out if they are suitable candidates for Botox should not hesitate to contact us.