Botox in Panama City, FL
Unfortunately, you can’t stop the process of aging, however there are ways to stop the symptoms that come with aging. Specifically, issues like wrinkles and fine lines. While you can’t stop aging, you can work to stop yourself from looking your age. With the help of Botox, your dermatologists at Dermatology Associates Skin and Cancer Center in Panama City, FL can smoothen out your skin and keep you looking fresh.
How Botox Works
Botox uses a safe and purified form of the botulinum toxin which is used to temporarily stop the muscles from contracting, this can prevent new wrinkles and smooths out current ones. It is commonly effective in treating wrinkles and fine lines from moderate to severe. You should discuss with your doctor your expectations to better gauge the likely results. Things like your medical history, conditions, and allergies, may all be considered prior to treatment.
How Botox Is Applied
During the procedure, your dermatologist applies Botox using a very thin needle. The treatment is fast, taking only about 10 minutes and it is done typically right in the office. Anesthesia is not usually required but your doctor may offer topical anesthetic in the form of a numbing cream, while some numb the area simply by using ice. But it's because there is no anesthesia required that there is little to no downtime needed, which often means you can return to your daily activities immediately after treatment. Although your doctor may warn against physical activity in the hours following the procedure.
What You Can Expect
Botox can be used to treat skin imperfections like worry lines, laugh and smile lines, crow's feet, and forehead wrinkles, among others. Patients often see results as soon as a few days after the procedure, and these results can last from about 4 to 6 months.