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How Does Botox Treatment Work On Facial Lines?

Your Lines And Botox Expectations Due to natural aging and damage caused by sun exposure and other environmental changes, the development and deepening of facial lines become a concern for many. There are several types of worrisome facial lines that can be addressed by treatment, such as Botox. It’s good to know about these issues and how Botox can treat them. There are factors or a combination of factors that cause the appearance and deepening of your facial lines. Collagen,...

Dermal Filler Pre & Post Treatment Instructions

AVOID: Alcohol, caffeine, aspirin, motrin, gingko biloba, garlic, flax oil, cod liver oil, vitamin A, vitamin E, fatty acids,niacin supplements, spicy foods, or cigarettes for at least 3 days to one week before your treatment. This is to reduce the incidence of bruising after these procedures. DO NOT: touch, press rub or manipulate the implanted areas for the rest of the day after treatment. Avoid kissing, puckering and sucking movements for the rest of the day as these motor movements...

How Trustworthy is Botox Treatment?

Important Reminders for a Successful Session In 1989, the first injectable Botox was introduced in the market. In 2002, it was granted FDA approval for cosmetic procedures, primarily as a means of eliminating forehead wrinkles. Since then it proved to be a powerful and versatile treatment for many other health issues. There are many reasons to trust the treatment and with proper precautions observed, it is a very safe option. At the recommended dosage, Botox is used to treat forehead...

Frequently Asked Botox Questions & Answers

“What Are The Side Effects?” Temporary bruising is the most common side effect of BOTOX. Headaches, which resolve in 24-48 hours, can occur, but this is rare. A very, very small percentage of patients may develop eyelid drooping. This usually resolves in a few weeks. “How Long Does It Take BOTOX to Begin Working?” It takes approximately 4-7 days for the BOTOX medicine to reach full effect, causing your muscles to relax. The creases should then begin to smooth out in 1...

Not Just Against Wrinkles: The Multi-Benefits of Botox

For The Sake of Beauty and Health  Men and women seek Botox treatment for its most popular and sought-after outcome: to reduce or remove facial wrinkles to be able to look younger. This has put Botox as one of the most in-demand treatments in the beauty industry, though many may not know that it can also be used in several health conditions. Let’s find out more about it. Botox involves a non-surgical procedure where small amounts of this are injected...

Living with Teeth Grinding: With the Help of Botox

Both a Pain Reliever and a Cosmetic Treat Teeth clenching or grinding affects most people in a way that hampers oral health and even one’s general well-being. Among its many detrimental effects - aside from neck pain, stiffness, limited opening, among others - is pain at the temporomandibular joint or TMJ. It is that juncture that connects the lower jaw to the upper jaw. Constant teeth grinding creates fatigue and oftentimes pain in the jaw and jaw muscles. The uncontrolled...

Why Men Are Also Loving Botox

The Pros of Botox For Men  It’s not just women, but men feel the pressure to look a certain way, many of them are turning to Botox to enhance their appearance. There are plenty of alternative treatments for men which can restore their youthful looks, yet many look to Botox for its well-known cosmetic benefits. For most men with deep forehead wrinkles and crow’s feet, Botox is the answer.  According to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, the top...

The Advantages of Botox over Facelifts

Why not a facelift? This is a question asked by many potential customers of our Tacoma Botox clinic. Indeed, if you have the resources necessary to afford the procedure, it may seem desirable to seek a permanent, surgical solution to your facial wrinkles. However, there is certain risk involved with plastic surgery that you simply do not get with Botox. The list of possible side effects from a facelift is long, including scarring, skin or fat necrosis, infection, nerve damage,...

Caring for Your Skin After Botox Treatments

Botox Post-Care Botox procedures are highly safe. However, after your treatment, there are some measures you can take to assure that you get the best results and avoid any discomfort that might occur. So, after you come in for an appointment at Botoxiue’s botox clinic in Tacoma, consider taking the following steps for a short while: Six hours after your treatment, gently clean the treated area with soap and water.Exercise your muscles. Practice smiling and frowning every hour or so...

Photoaging: Your Skin vs. the Sun

Sun Damage to Skin A good way to get the most out of a treatment from our Tacoma Botox clinic is to avoid anything that promotes the breakdown of your skin. This includes the sun, which is likely to be the biggest contributor to your skin’s aging. The sun has its health benefits, of course, but you only need roughly twenty minutes of unprotected sunlight exposure a day to get the vitamin D you need (or more, if you have...