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Botox

 

What is Botox?

Years of frowning, squinting and smiling leave behind fine lines and wrinkles. Botox® can relax the muscles on areas of the face and neck which cause wrinkles to soften or decrease giving skin a smoother, more refreshed appearance.

 

How is a Botox® treatment performed?

Botox® is injected directly into the muscle that causes dynamic wrinkles. A tiny needle is used to minimize discomfort and there is no downtime. Within days, you may see an improvement that can last up to 3-4 months. With repeated treatments, the results may tend to last longer. If there is concomitant volume loss, soft tissue fillers may be recommended for more complete correction.

 

At MeMosa Clinic, we offer Botox® injections for:

  • Frown lines
  • Crow’s feet
  • Forehead creases
  • Brow shaping or elevation
  • Upper/lower lip creases
  • Lip lengthening to correct gummy smile
  • Elevation of the corners of the mouth
  • Marionette lines, “drool grooves”
  • Chin softening (peach pit chin and excessive cleft)
  • Facial reshaping – soften square looking face or jawline
  • Lower facial lift
 
Side effects associated with the injection include localized pain, infection, inflammation, tenderness, swelling, redness, and/or bleeding/bruising.