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Botox®: Still No. 1 in Banishing Frown Lines and Crow’s Feet

Are you looking for a fast, effective, and safe procedure to address your aging skin? You have lots of choices these days. And Dr. Bhavani Jeereddy at Kenilworth Primary Care offers many of them to our patients in New Jersey.

From chemical peels to laser treatments, she can help you achieve your aesthetic goals by tightening your skin, reducing scars, and evening out your skin tone. 

Every treatment, procedure, and product targets different issues, so it’s best to come in for a consultation so you can choose the right one for you. Botox® might be the perfect option.

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Made from a diluted form of the same toxin that causes botulism, or food poisoning, Botox was originally used to treat muscle spasms near the eye. Not only did the injection stop the twitching, but it also had another serendipitous result — it smoothed out the patients’ crow’s feet. 

Botox is still a great treatment for spastic muscles and other medical conditions, like hypohidrosis (excessive sweating), overactive bladder, and even migraine headaches. But after that discovery, Botox Cosmetic was born and is now a staple in the aesthetic field.

Wrinkles 101

Before you sign up for Botox treatments, it’s a good idea to know a little bit about how and why wrinkles form on your face.

Some are called passive wrinkles. These result from your environment, smoke, wind, sun, and the natural aging process. Over time, your skin begins to thin out and lose the layer of fat under the surface, which makes it sag and wrinkle like a deflated balloon. 

The other type is called a dynamic wrinkle. These happen due to repeated muscle contractions over the years. For instance, every time you smile or frown, your face naturally creases in certain areas. Young, plump skin snaps back into place when you’re done laughing or crying. But older, less elastic skin tends to hold the creases and wrinkles.

Botox beauty benefits

The same ingredient that calms muscle spasms in the eye or bladder, can also calm the contraction of specific muscles in your face and stop dynamic wrinkles. 

It’s very important you choose an experienced, qualified professional to administer your Botox injections to ensure pure ingredients and to avoid a “frozen face.” 

Dr. Jeereddy is highly trained to target very precise muscles to make sure your ability to smile, frown, and otherwise express yourself remain unaffected. 

The treatment is very quick — usually 15 minutes or less — and you can expect to see results within a day or two. 

Your dynamic wrinkles should diminish and stay smooth for about four months, at which time you simply come back in for another injection. 

If, like more than seven million men and women in America, you’re ready to try Botox for yourself, give us a call or book an appointment online today.

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