Botox/Azzalure are also known as muscle relaxing injections, and without exception need to be prescribed on every account. Botox was first approved in 1989 in Italy to treat patients with facial spasm disorders. It became increasingly apparent that crows feet, forehead lines and frown lines were diminishing and softening, and in many cases vanishing altogether.
Botox is a muscle relaxant agent, which is produced from bacteria. It's method of action interferes with muscle contraction to enable the Botox to smooth out lines and wrinkles with extremely effective and long lasting results.
Botox treatments are now Birmingham's most popular cosmetic treatment and were recently approved by the FDA in the US.
In a cosmetic field, Botox effectively treats horizontal forehead lines, frown lines and crow's feet. Following a thorough medical consultation the procedure is very quick, virtually painless, leaving minimal traces of treatment. Optimum results can often be seen just two days after a Botox treatment.
FAQ’s on Botox in Birmingham and General information on Botox Injections in Birmingham
What is a Botox Injection?
It's a muscle relaxant agent, produced from bacteria. Its action interferes with muscle contraction, to enable the product to smooth out lines and wrinkles, with extremely effective and long lasting results.
When and where was a Botox Injections first used?
It was first approved in 1989, in Italy to treat patients with facial spasm disorders where it became increasingly apparent that, crows feet, forehead lines and frown lines were diminishing and softening and in some cases vanishing altogether.
What areas of the face can be treated?
Botox will treat Crows feet, Horizontal forehead lines and frown lines
Can a Botox Injection be used anywhere else other than the face?
In a medical setting and performed by qualified physicians, Botox uses are wide and varied. However, in a cosmetic setting Botox can also be used under the arms to prevent and treat excessive sweating
Is Botox painful?
No, the procedure is virtually painless due to the fine gauge of the needle and the minuscule amount of the Botox product injected
How long will the Botox treatment take?
The longest part of treatment will be medical consultation and consent. The Botox injections themselves will take a maximum of ten minutes, you should allow for a total appointment time of 30 minutes, for your first visit.
Once I've had a Botox treatment how long will it last?
The documented evidence suggests that Botox can last anything from two to three months. However, in our own research we are finding that Botox can sometimes last longer.
How many Botox treatments will I need?
A perfect result for the majority of people can be obtained in a single session. However, most clinics allow for a free check up after about 10 days.
How long will it be before I see results?
The results from your Botox treatment will be gradual, taking full effect over a period of time lasting anywhere up to 14 Days in some cases.
So who can benefit from Botox treatments?
Younger clients are now turning to Botox as a method of prevention for expression lines and wrinkles. Almost anyone can benefit from the treatment, whether it be a prophylactic measure or just to soften existing wrinkles.
Lots of people have Botox for medical reasons, not just underarm sweating, migraine sufferers but people who find their lines and wrinkles get them down, or leave them feeling depressed.
What can go wrong?
Very little, however as with any pharmaceutical product there are potential side effects. Side effects that occur are known to be extremely minor i.e. possible initial reddening or bruising at the injection site, and of a temporary nature.
Who can perform Botox procedures?
Doctors, Dentists and Nurses are able to perform Botox treatments, however this is not enough alone, professionals must have received training in the particular field of facial injectables, in addition, your consultation should be done face to face with a medical prescriber.
Is there any after care?
At the time of your Botox treatment you will be given a contact number for your Tinkable practitioner, we contactable on many platforms and we try to be available on a 24 hour basis should you feel the need to seek further advice or post treatment care. At the end of each treatment your practitioner will guide you through the appropriate after care.