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What does Botox do to your body?
Botox blocks signals from the nerves to the muscles. The injected muscle can no longer contract, which causes the wrinkles to relax and soften. It is most often used on forehead lines, crow’s feet (lines around the eye) and frown lines. Wrinkles caused by sun damage and gravity will not respond to Botox.
What is Botox good for?
Botox, Dysport, and Xeomin are all used to counter wrinkles. They’re a purified form of botulinum toxin A, meaning there’s no botulism risk when used properly. They work by blocking the nerves that contract muscles, softening the appearance of wrinkles.
How long do the effects of Botox last?
The effects from Botox will last three to six months. As muscle action gradually returns, the lines and wrinkles begin to reappear and need to be treated again. The lines and wrinkles often appear less severe with time because the muscles are shrinking.
How often do you have to get Botox injections?
While it temporarily blocks the signals from nerves to the muscles, the Botox injections will eventually wear off and those signals will begin to get through again. Most doctors who administer Botox agree that a typical Botox treatment should last for up to 3 to 4 months.
How long does it take to see results of Botox?
How long does Botox take to work? The effects are may be first noticed in 72 hours but it may take up to 7 days to maximize the effect. You may be asked to return after the first treatment so that your provider can assess your response. The first set of Botox injections may only give a partial response.
How long does Botox last for brow lift?
How long does a Botox brow lift last? The effects of Botox generally wear off within 3-6 months. It takes effect generally 4-5 days post-injection with peak effects at approximately 2 weeks.