More than Wrinkle Reduction: Alternative Uses for BOTOX®
Wrinkles are an expected effect of aging. The continuous movement of our eyes, mouth, and brows will eventually create crow’s feet, frown lines, and a furrowed brow.
Fortunately, there are options available for effective wrinkle reduction including BOTOX® injections. BOTOX® is a popular and easy treatment which reduces the appearance of facial creases, wrinkles and fine lines around the eyes, and on the cheeks and forehead. Millions of patients seek BOTOX® treatments every year, and most achieve the facial results they desire.
But BOTOX® is a more versatile injectable than just a resolution for dynamic wrinkles caused by genetics or aging. Here are some other uses for this amazing product:
BOTOX® is a great option for people who suffer from excess sweating. It can be used in the underarms, hands, feet, or forehead. The results will generally last over 6 months and can improve a patient’s lifestyle.
Temporary Face Lift
BOTOX® can be effective in improving the jawline, lift the nose tip, and soften wrinkles around the eyes. These results can create a quick and easy temporary facelift. Here are some alternative uses for BOTOX® for facial beauty:
Temporary Nose Job
With age, the nose may begin to sag and form a prominent hook which can give the entire face a droopy appearance. BOTOX® injections can help lift the tip of the nose taking years off your appearance within a few minutes. An injection at the base of the nose (between the nostrils) can release the muscle which pulls the nose down, giving the entire face an uplifted appearance.
Jawline and Chin
Patients who grind their teeth will often notice a wider jawline over time due to muscle hypertrophy. We can inject BOTOX® in this area to relax the muscle causing a more narrow lower jawline. This result can last a few months and can also give your cheeks an uplifted appearance as well. The results take time to take effect and may alleviate some symptoms of teeth grinding as well.
The jawline will become less defined when jowls become apparent. BOTOX® injections to the muscles adjacent to for the area can help to lift the jowl to provide a more well-defined jawline. This is often done in conjunction with filler to provide best results.
BOTOX® injections along the lip border will roll the upper lip up and out a bit to make them look plump. It’s more subtle than filler injections and less expensive than most BOTOX® injections. Results usually last a few weeks.
BOTOX® injections around the neck area can be used to ease muscle tension and give the neck a smoother, leaner appearance. Treatments last about three or four months.
Decollete Without Wrinkles
With age, lines may develop in a woman’s cleavage between the breasts. BOTOX® injections in the superficial area of the chest can help to smooth these out.
By blocking tension and relaxing muscles in the head, BOTOX® may also block pain signals sent to the brain. These injections will be in the forehead, scalp, and temple. This is another last resort treatment when all other treatments have proven to be ineffective.
For more information about how you can get the most out of BOTOX®, visit us in New Orleans on St. Charles Avenue.