April 26th 2018 - General Public
You will learn
What are the different types of wrinkles?
Ways to treat wrinkles
Types and Causes of Aging Wrinkles (Rhytids)
When the skin ages and is exposed to harmful external environments, the wear and tear of life begins to show on your face. While there are many steps you can take to delay the appearance of these signs of aging, the best way to prevent them is to understand their causes.
Types of Rhytids
These lines are the vertical marks that appear on the forehead between the eyebrows. Glabella lines are caused by the contraction of muscles between the brows that occurs when we make expressions such as frowns. With the repetition of these facial movements, the lines become more permanent. These are typically the first lines that start to show, and can appear on many individuals as early as their mid-20s.
Facial lines around the lips and mouth are mostly attributed to the process of aging; however, there are many factors that contribute to th ...
April 24th 2018 - General Public
Botox is a dermal injectable made of botulinum toxin type A, a neurotoxin derived from the bacteria Clostridium botulinum. When injected into muscles, it blocks the neurotransmitter that signal between the muscles and the brain that tells them to contract. This not only helps to treat many medical conditions that are related to muscle spasticity and tension, it also helps to treat lines and wrinkles in the face. It is a medical product and can only be legally prescribed and injected by a licensed doctor.It is 1 of the most popular cosmetic procedures in the country, with millions of patients receiving injections every year.
What can Botox do?
Botox is indicated for a number of different conditions, both medical and cosmetic. It was initially used to tread conditions in the eye, such as crossed eyes and blepharospasm. Many of the applications since then have only come to light as useful side effects as a result of other procedures. Here are just a few things Botox can be used for:
April 23rd 2018 - General Public
Not only is it illegal to purchase Botox without a license or a prescription, it is also very dangerous. First off, injections require extensive knowledge of the underlying facial anatomy. Understanding the dosage is also essential to performing a safe injection. For those seeking cheaper Botox injections, a low price tag can indicate an unlicensed injector and/or an unauthentic product.
An indication of whether or not the Botox injections you may be receiving is the genuine product is by assessing the price. Any price that seems too good to be true likely is, and Botox is not a medicine you should be taking risks with. There are typically 2 pricing structures when it comes to Botox injections. Some practices will offer a flat-rate price that is usually somewhere between $300 and $1,000. The other pricing structure is to offer a price per-unit, which typically costs about $10 to $15 per unit. Even when receiving Botox injections from a licensed professional, it is important to ...