|Results Can Last||3 - 4 Months|
|Treatment Duration||30 Mins|
|Follow Up Appointment||2 Weeks|
* Information above should only be used as a approximate guideline
Botulinum Toxin A is popularly known as ‘Botox®’ is a prescription drug that when given as a therapeutic dose temporarily paraylses muscle movement for up to 3-4 months.
Was orginally used by a Dr Jean Carruthers whilst treating people with blepherospasm, (uncontrolled blinking of the eye) and whilst the blinking improved many noticed their wrinkles became softer. Dr. Carruthers experimented and is now a very successfully treatment for lines and wrinkles, especially the glabella (frown ) area.
Botulinum Toxin A (Boto®x) has been used for many years within the NHS treating children with Cerebral Palsy, thereby relaxing muscles to enable them to improve their walking, this is now helping stroke victims.
Today Botulinum Toxin A in now licensed for hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating) and for cosmetic use for the perirobital (crow's feet ) and glabella (frown Lines) up to the age of 65 years. By using this drug elsewhere it is being used off- license. A prescription is required for every treatment.
Migraine suffers have been helped tremendously with the treatment of Botulinum Toxin A (Botox®) and is has been an important part of many people's treatment plan to improve quality of life.
By using the latest non-surgical techniques wrinkle improvement can be very natural by making them look reduced with firmer younger skin. even after one treatment.
This treatment is also suitable for :
Forehead and brow- to reduce frown lines/improve migraines
Eye -area to reduce crow's feet.
Mouth -to reduce fine lines.
Neck- to treat lines and lift the jowl area.
Following treatment may have slight discomfort from the injections. Immediately post treatment may have some slight swelling that subsides within 48 hours. Important not to touch or rub the treated area or lie down flat for the first few hours.No Make up may be applied for 24 hours.
Side effects are generally rare with this treatment . Some bruising, swelling or redness may occur. Very occasionally, a temporary drooping of the eyebrow or eyelid may occur and can last for a few weeks although this depends upon the individual.
I will discuss all aspects of the treatment in full during the first consultation including full medical history.
If you're looking for a Botulinum Toxin A / Botox® Specialist in Bristol you're in the right place.
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