What are Neuromodulators?

Botox® and Dysport® cosmetic injections provide a non-surgical way of reversing the visible signs of aging and allow you to look naturally rested and refreshed.

 

Crow’s feet, frown lines between the eyebrows and forehead furrows are caused by the contractions of the underlying facial muscles. This can lead to creases and wrinkles that are present even when you are not expressing emotion.

 

The neuromodulators are used to temporarily relax the facial muscles responsible for these repetitive contractions. The result is therefore a smoothing effect. These injections, when administered correctly, simply softens and rebalances facial movements that have become habitual over the years. This results in a more youthful, relaxed and vibrant appearance. Neuromodulators are not only very effective at reversing the signs of aging but can be used as preventative measures. Botox® and Dysport® have been approved by the Food and Drug Administration for cosmetic use.

 

The procedure takes about 15-20 minutes and the results last for 3-4 months. With repeated treatments, the results may tend to last longer. Visible results are typically seen within 4-14 days after injection. Patients should allow 2 weeks for the neuromodulator to take full effect before evaluating its effectiveness. The duration of Botox® or Dysport® is typically 3-4 months, however, this can vary by person.

How do neuromodulators work?

What areas can be treated?

Commonly Treated Areas:

  • Forehead lines

  • Between the eyebrows

  • Crow’s feet of the eyes

  • Frown lines below the mouth

  • Fine lines/wrinkles above the lip

  • Gummy smile

  • Chin creases

  • Bunny lines on the nose

  • Lateral eyebrow for a brow lift

  • TMJ Syndrome

  • Jaw recontouring and reduction

  • Platysmal lines (neck bands)

  • Hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating under the arms)

You are not a candidate for neuromodulators if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.

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