Why use botox?
Botox is best used to treat fine lines and wrinkles and is the world’s most popular non-surgical facial aesthetic treatment. Botox is derived from botulinum toxin and has been used for years to treat medical conditions such as the effects of strokes, cerebral palsy as well as chronic migraines. Now used in aesthetic medicine botox is commonly used to treat sagging of the skin that causes lines around the mouth, eyes and forehead.
What is the downtime?
As botox injections are non-surgical the recovery time is minimal – best recommendations often include avoiding lying down for 4 hours after treatment, no makeup or strenuous exercise for 12 hours.
Is botox safe?
Botox has been used for many years now in a wide variety of applications from medical conditions like the effects of stroke but is now most commonly used for aesthetic procedures. As with all needle based procedures there are risks but our medically trained team are qualified to resolve these as they arise. The most common side effects to botox is to have headaches or minor flu-like symptoms for 12-24 hours after the treatment.