Wrinkles can be successfully treated with Botox, the amount of Botox used is small and extremely safe. Botox reversibly weakens the muscles responsible for dynamic wrinkles which are lines that appear when you animate your face. Static wrinkles are lines that appear at rest, these do not usually improve with Botox and may be best treated with Dermal Fillers.
There are three main types of wrinkles that can be treated with Botox
Frown wrinkles (also known as Glabella wrinkles) are most commonly seen in patients with excessive sun exposure and those who have over activity of these muscles often associated with frowning. Frown wrinkles are vertical lines and can signal emotions such as anger, anxiety or fear. People with these types of wrinkles may complain that their family, friends or work colleagues ask why they frown a lot. Frown wrinkles are vertical lines and can be successfully treated with Botox.
Forehead wrinkles appear in horizontal lines in the area between the eyebrows and the hairline. These wrinkles are formed during facial expression to convey emotions such as surprise or empathy. Forehead wrinkles can be successfully treated with Botox.
Eye Wrinkles (Crow’s Feet)
Crow’s Feet wrinkles (also known as Periorbiltal wrinkles) are in the outer corner of the eyes and appear more prominent when laughing or smiling. Crow’s Feet Wrinkles can result from excessive sun exposure combined with the skin becoming less elastic with age. Crow’s feet can be successfully treated with Botox
More about Botox at Face Clinic London
Botox treatment is relatively painless, the needle used for injections is very small and requires no anaesthesia. There is no downtime, you can drive and go to work the same day. Botox results are seen within two weeks and can last for three to four months. To book a consultation or an appointment for Botox please contact Face Clinic London. Please also read our Wrinkle Treatment FAQ to find out more about Botox.