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Botox Injections – Gilbert, AZ

Residents of Gilbert, AZ have reported that they would like to restore their skin to the youthful glow of their past. They are longing to look years younger, and Full Circle AZ is the place to help achieve that goal! They specialize in many cosmetic treatments, with the most popular being Botox injections.

Botox is a treatment option that comes from a bacterium called Clostridium Botulinum. Botox is created using this bacterium in a laboratory, and is given in extremely tiny doses. Botox is used for cosmetic purposes and has been approved by the FDA for such treatment. It helps to reduce fine lines and wrinkles between the brows, and also helps to prevent wrinkles from forming.

Under normal conditions, the brain sends messages to the muscles telling them that it is time to contract and move. Acetylcholine helps to send this message along. Botox stops this from happening by blocking the acetylcholine from releasing. In turn, the muscle never receives the message to contract. The muscle spasms and movements are what causes wrinkling, and they stop or move minimally. In a sense, the muscles seem to be temporarily paralized.

If you suffer from severe sweating, botox can remedy this situation as well. Botox is injected to the areas of the body that sweat the most. Typically, these areas are the under arms, palms, and the back of the knees. Again, Botox blocks the acetylcholine. But, in this case it is near the sweat glands that produce sweat.

Botox can be injected to treat the following:

  • Marionette Lines
  • Mentalis Dysfunction
  • Bunny Lines
  • Frown Lines
  • Crow’s Feet
  • Forehead Lines
  • Brows
  • Hyperhidrosis
  • Vertical Plasma Bands

When you go for your Botox appointment, your physician will inject the treatment into the areas of the body that you are looking to enhance. Typically, one to three injections are given per muscle being treated. Because the needle is so small, patients experience minimal discomfort and pain. It can feel like a slight tingling or burning sensation, although most people do not report any feeling at all.

After treatment, patients typically see results within three days. Occasionally, your physician will ask that you restrict movement in the area treated while the Botox settles. You should ask your physician for specific instructions based on your treatment plan.

Botox lasts for about three months after a single treatment. This will smooth the skin and reduce the appearance of fine lines in the treated area. When the initial effects begin to wear odd, you may see a gradual reduction in the initial effects of the treatment. At this time, you can return for your next treatment session. Typically, patients see their lines disappear and their skin appears to be restored to its youthful prime.

For those looking to enhance their appearance in order to love the skin they’re in, contacting Full Circle AZ in Gilbert, AZ is the first step to achieving your goal. Contacting a professional will help you determine if Botox is the right treatment option for you in order to achieve your desired result.

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