BOTOX is the first and only FDA-approved treatment to temporarily make moderate to severe frown lines, crow’s feet and forehead lines look better in adults.
A combination of factors can cause facial lines; it’s not just about the cellular changes that may occur, or the reduction of collagen, or damage caused by free radicals from the sun and the environment.
Frowning, squinting, or raising eyebrows can cause the skin on the face to furrow and fold, gradually resulting in the formation of facial lines. BOTOX Cosmetic is a quick 10-minute treatment that works beneath the surface and temporarily reduces the underlying muscle activity that causes moderate to severe frown lines, crow’s feet and forehead lines in adults – to help them look better.
Tampa Rejuvenation offers BOTOX Cosmetic for all of your aesthetic needs.
What is BOTOX Cosmetic?
Years ago, Allergan, a pharmaceutical company, acquired a product called onabotulinumtoxinA and saw its potential. The company conducted clinical trials and submitted the data to the FDA, which shepherded the product’s first approved therapeutic use.
OnabotulinumtoxinA received FDA approval for therapeutic use in 1989 and was then rebranded as BOTOX, the brand you know and love. Through expanded research into aesthetic uses, Allergan later commenced clinical trials to study the treatment’s safety and efficacy for moderate to severe frown lines.
On April 15, 2002, the FDA approved BOTOX as a temporary aesthetic treatment for moderate to severe frown lines in adults and requested the product be marketed as Botox Cosmetic to distinguish aesthetic from therapeutic uses.
It was the first treatment of its kind to be approved for aesthetic use and today is the only product FDA-approved to make moderate to severe frown lines, crow’s feet and forehead lines look better in adults.
Get Natural-Looking Results
BOTOX Cosmetic is a technique-sensitive treatment. You can trust BOTOX Cosmetic to deliver subtle results when you are treated by someone who is licensed, trained, and an experienced medical expert in facial anatomy. So you’ll look like yourself—only with less noticeable lines.
BOTOX Cosmetic is for Everyone
The number of men choosing treatments like BOTOX Cosmetic has been rising at an accelerated rate. In the past three years alone, men have received over one million botulinum toxin treatments. When surveyed, the majority of men say they want to look good and they’re bothered by the changes they see in the mirror. 80% would choose to treat their crow’s feet first, while 74% would prioritize their forehead lines, and 60% would most like to treat their frown lines.
And it doesn’t matter how old you are–it’s not your age that determines when BOTOX Cosmetic is right for you, it’s the severity of your lines. In fact, 64% of plastic surgeons report seeing a rise in cosmetic surgery or injectable treatments for patients in their early 30’s.
Whenever your lines start to bother you, go speak with your doctor. They can help you determine if treatment is right for you.
What to Expect During a Treatment
Some patients receiving BOTOX Cosmetic report that the injections feel like a pinch. You may begin to notice a visible smoothing of frown lines, crow’s feet, and/or forehead lines within 24 to 48 hours, with results lasting up to 4 months for moderate to severe frown lines; results vary from patient to patient though, so your physician will plan your next appointment based on your results and aesthetic goals.
However, BOTOX Cosmetic is not a permanent treatment. If you stop treatment for whatever reason the moderate to severe frown lines, crow’s feet and forehead lines will gradually return over time.
The actual injection process takes just 10 minutes. Your specialist will discuss your treatment goals and perform a facial analysis to determine the appropriate treatment areas for you. Your specialist may use ice to numb the treatment area. Or, if you are concerned about discomfort, your specialist may apply a topical numbing cream before administering your treatment.
BOTOX injections require minimal downtime so you can return to your daily routine immediately after you leave your specialist’s office.