Botox is the most popular cosmetic procedure in the United States, and for good reason. With little to no downtime and proven results, Botox can be a fast, effective way to reduce the appearance of lines and wrinkles on the face. Botox works by reducing muscle activity in the treated area, which makes it exceptionally important to have Botox injected by a board certified plastic surgeon. No matter how common and how easy it might seem to inject Botox, unqualified injectors can leave you with negative results.
Benefits of Botox
Botox treats lines and wrinkles that result from muscle movement and can also be used to reduce the appearance of frown lines and crows feat which result from repeated movements. Wrinkles that come from factors such as a loss in elasticity in your skin will not be improved by Botox. Properly treated areas will have smoother skin with a dramatic decrease in the appearance of wrinkles. The results can last up to four months, but the effectiveness will depend greatly on the skill of your surgeon. If you choose S. Larry Schlesinger, MD, FACS to administer your Botox injections you can be sure you are working with a Botox specialist.
Botox is a safe, small amount of the protein found in Colstridium botulinum bacterium. The injection reduces the capability of the muscles in the treated area, decreasing movement and promoting a smoothing of lines and wrinkles. Botox is administered in a series of strategically located injections. The placement of the injections is extremely important to the effectiveness and safety of the procedure. There are 43 muscles in the human face and injecting Botox into the wrong muscle can have lasting, negative side effects.
Serving patients from Honolulu, S. Larry Schlesinger, MD, FACS has the experience required to ensure you will enjoy the effects of your Botox injections.
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