Botox treatments are recommended for people bothered by the occurrence of wrinkles, facial lines and other signs of aging. The treatments are effective and useful in the reduction of the visibility of wrinkles and facial lines. The effects of treatment are both powerful and immediate.

Passage of time, ravages of age, environmental factors, stress, and lifestyle choices will all affect facial skin leading to facial lines and wrinkles. The changes to your facial skin will make you look older than you already are.

Botox treatments are administered through injections on the affected areas to get rid of facial lines and wrinkles. Areas of the face that are highly visible and can benefit from Botox are the neck, forehead and other areas of the face. Botox is a protein that is derived from a bacterial strain referred to as Clostridium botulinum. Botox is injected into specific areas of the face to fill out the skin and to relax facial muscles.

The effects of Botox are not only about decreasing wrinkles on your face but also giving you a younger and radiant final look. Botox only works on the muscles and doesn’t affect the transmission of sensations through nerves. Movement in the area of treatment will be considerably affected in the days following treatment but will ease with time. Other uses and benefits of Botox are in the management of twitching eyelids and reducing excessive sweating.

Just as with other treatment, Botox has a number of side effects such as slight bruising at injection sites, black eye bruising if a blood vessel is affected, and drooping eyelids.

Botox Ottawa Downtown warns that Botox treatments are not for everybody. People who suffer from muscle and nerve diseases, pregnant women, and breastfeeding women should not have Botox. It is always advisable to check with our plastic surgeons in Ottawa before treatment to ensure that the incidence of adverse outcomes