10 Mar | 2017
10 Mar 2017
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As we get older, years of frowning, worrying, laughing and smiling leave a record of the part they’ve played in our lives in the lines on our faces. That’s where injectable treatments come into their own. Currently, Botox is by far the most popular option when it comes to non-surgical intervention being taken to remove these effects of aging on our skins. This is evidenced by the nearly 6 million Botox treatments administered every year. What is Botox? Botox is an injectable treatment aimed at treating wrinkles and lines in certain sections of the face. In these areas, mild, medium and sometimes deep creases form as a result of expressions we repeatedly adopt over the years. These expressions, including the more obvious ones like smiling and frowning, involve muscular activity. This process doesn’t leave its mark during our youth when our muscles contract and release easily. As we age, however,…

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10 Mar | 2017
10 Mar 2017

When you hear the word “Botox,” you immediately think about rejuvenating treatments that smooth out wrinkles. But, it turns out that Botox has other uses too. We take a closer look at some of the uses for Botox that few people are aware of. 1) Correcting “crossed eyes” This was the first non-cosmetic use found for Botox. Back in 1989, the FDA approved the use of Botox to correct crossed eyes. Its ability to immobilize muscles that pull the eyes…

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4 Nov | 2016
4 Nov 2016

Most people think that Botox is only used to smooth out wrinkles, but although it does this very effectively, that is by far not the only use for Botox. In some cases, it can provide relief from some very uncomfortable or embarrassing conditions, and many people have discovered that the health benefits of Botox go beyond the confidence it gives you from knowing your skin looks younger and fresher. Providing relief during recovery from neck muscle injury Whiplash: it’s a…

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20 Sep | 2016
20 Sep 2016

Unlike many other plastic surgery procedures, Botox is minimally invasive and completely reversible. But what can it actually do for you? Where can it be used, and will it work? The good news is that Botox is effective in dealing with many of the aesthetic concerns that come with ageing, and although you will have to repeat the treatment at intervals, you won’t have to “go under the knife” or have to worry that you’ll be stuck with the look…

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13 Aug | 2016
13 Aug 2016

Botox and Dysport are one of the most popular non-surgical procedures these days. So how do they work? With the use of injections signals to muscles causing them to contract are temporarily blocked. This results in fewer noticeable lines and wrinkles. But is there a difference between Botox® and Dysport™? They both contain the same basic ingredient – base protein from botulinum toxin that has been purified to be totally free of any live bacteria. What is the cost per…

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