Do you have frown lines or ‘scary lines’ that make you look angry, older, or worried all the time, even when you are not? That’s where Botox comes in as a solution without downtime, and without going under the knife.

What are the steps of a Botox procedure?

There are 43 muscles in your face and it’s vital that the person who performs botulinum toxin injections understands and pinpoints the correct spots to optimize your treatment.

A very thin needle is used to inject small amounts of botulinum toxin into specific muscles.

By carefully choosing specific muscles, your healthcare provider weakens only the wrinkle-producing muscles, preserving your natural facial expressions. It takes around 10 minutes, it doesn’t require anesthesia and carries only minor discomfort.

Though it may seem like a simple procedure to you, it’s actually both an art and science that only an experienced healthcare professional should do.

The number of units you need will depend on your facial features and the extent of your wrinkles.

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