The cosmetic form of botulinum toxin, often referred to by its product name Botox®, is a popular non-surgical injection that temporarily reduces or eliminates frown lines, forehead creases, crows feet near the eyes and thick bands in the neck.
The toxin blocks the nerve impulses, temporarily paralyzing the muscles that cause wrinkles while giving the skin a smoother, more refreshed appearance. Studies have also suggested that Botox is effective in relieving migraine headache pain, excessive sweating and muscle spasms in the neck and eyes.
Who should consider Botox?
Botox Cosmetic is indicated for the temporary correction of moderate to severe glabellar lines (frown lines) associated with corrugator and/or procerus muscle activity in patients 18 to 65 years of age. If you exhibit lines on the smooth part of your forehead above and between the brows (the glabella), you should consider treatment with Botox Cosmetic.
Botox Cosmetic is contraindicated if the patient exhibits an infection at the proposed injection site(s) and or has a known hypersensitivity to any botulinum toxin preparation or to any of the components in the formulation. Do not undergo Botox treatment if you are allergic to any of the ingredients or if you have experienced an allergic reaction to another product containing botulinum toxin.
Botox Colorado Services and Consultations
The best way to dertermine if Botox is right for you is to ask your plastic surgeon. Dr. Warren Schutte and the professionals at Front Range Plastic Surgery can advise you on the benefits and possible side effects of Botox. Northern Colorado patients know to turn to Dr. Schutte to get expert advice on Botox Cosmetic procedures.
Get your questions answered by the Botox specialists at one of Northern Colorado’s most experienced plastic surgery facilities. Coloroado Botox patients will benefit from the expertise and clarity Dr. Schutte and his staff offer, and can proceed with certainty when choosing a Botox Cosmetic procedure. Schedule a complimentary Colorado Botox consultation today.