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Botulinum Toxin Injections Mount Prospect
Botox Injections Mount Prospect

What exactly is botulinum toxin?

Botulinum toxin is muscle relaxant that is injectable, more commonly referred to as BOTOX, one of its official trademarked brand names . Botulinum toxin works by blocking the muscle’s nerve signals. For a muscle to contract, it needs to first be given a signal from outer nerve endings. Acetylcholine is the neurotransmitter providing this signal as it binds the receptors and the muscle, triggering muscle contraction. The botulinum toxin impedes acetylcholine’s release and thus smoothing wrinkles and inhibiting muscle contraction.

Does botulinum toxin have benefits?

Botulinum Toxin injections reduce temporarily or even eliminate crow’s feet around the outer eyes, horizontal forehead creases, vertical frown lines between the eyebrows, visible bands around the neck, and other facial issues that are less common. Three distinct botulinum toxins are available at Papillon Salon & Spa, varying by individual case – Xeomin, Dysport, and Botox.

Who is the best contender for botulinum toxin injections?

In order to decide whether you are a reasonable candidate for botulinum toxin injections Mount Prospect residents love, you should first schedule a consultation with our provider to go over it. Once your hopes and desires are properly understood, your provider then gently examines your facial area. They will prepare a customized plan for treatment and clarify the details.

What does the botulinum toxin injection process consist of?

Once you choose to go ahead with treatment, our provider then injects Botulinum Toxin using a tiny needle. Although bruising is not common, it may occur, specifically in the eye region. The final effects of botox injections may not completely set in until two weeks later but these benefits should be visible for up to four months. It is best to avoid any vigorous exercise shortly after treatment, however patients can drive and head back to work right away.