These are a minimally invasive injections that targets reversibly relaxing the activities of specific muscles in the face by the use of neurotoxins. This prevents the formation of wrinkles and fine lines such as frown lines which are the vertical lines that appear between your eyebrows, forming facial expressions such as frowning and squinting or crow’s feet lines that appear on the sides of eyes. Deep frown lines can make your face expression appear to be unhappy and unwelcoming. Lines can appear at a younger age, but can also worsen with aging. As we age, our skin loses its elasticity and cannot spring back into place as easily with movement of the facial muscles.
Other factors can affect the appearance of wrinkles such as smoking, sun exposure, genetics and nutrition.
The effect of this treatment usually lasts several months ranging from 2-5 months and is variable in each person. Therefore, repeated injections are recommended to maintain its effectiveness.