For those that want to create a more youthful appearance without having to undergo surgery, a Botox brow lift is the perfect solution. Botox has been a go-to treatment for cosmetic issues for nearly 30 years and those who use it regularly swear by its ability to improve the appearance of wrinkles.
For the eyebrow area specifically, a trained dermatologist can target the exact muscles that are causing the issue, leaving you wrinkle-free and happy with the result.
How Does a Botox Brow Lift Work?
Botox is made up of a protein that has been extracted from a bacterium known as Clostridium Botulinum. When used appropriately by a qualified dermatologist, this protein can be injected into an area of nerves and muscles, which in turn causes the muscles to relax.
When this treatment is used for wrinkle reduction, the clinician will inject the Botox into the area in question, which allows these muscles to relax and thus, reduces the appearance of wrinkles.
For the Botox brow lift procedure specifically, your dermatologist will target the muscles that are pulling your eyebrow area down, leaving you looking more awake and alert.
How Long Does It Take for a Botox Brow Lift to Work?
The results will be fully achieved about two weeks after the injection. However, many patients start to see the effects within three days to one week after the procedure.
When Will the Results Start to Wear Off?
The effects of Botox can last for anywhere from four to six months depending on a variety of factors. Your dermatologist will discuss his or her recommendations in terms of follow-up and when you should schedule your next Botox treatment.
Are There Any Potential Side Effects?
The side effects from Botox are generally very mild and include:
- Slight Pain, Bruising and Swelling near the area of the Injection.
- Ptosis (eyelid drooping).
Many of these side effects can generally be avoided or minimized when you work with a skilled dermatologist. A practitioner who has experience in Botox will cause minimal disruption to the tissues and you will be left with only the positive result you were looking for.
How Should I Prepare for My Botox Brow Lift?
Before your scheduled appointment, be sure to discuss any pre-procedure instructions that the dermatologist recommends. The entire process of a Botox brow lift can last less than 10 minutes and you will be able to resume normal activities almost immediately, so you don’t need to worry about taking the day off from work or disrupting any of your usual daily routines.
The Botox brow lift procedure is an affordable, safe, and effective way to reduce wrinkles and restore a more youthful appearance. While surgery is a viable option for many patients, if you want to avoid the risks inherent in an operation, you should strongly consider Botox for your cosmetic needs.
If you have any questions or want to set up an appointment for a Botox brow lift, call your dermatologist’s office today. They would be happy to walk you through the procedure and get you scheduled for your treatment.