With more than 6 million Botox® procedures worldwide every year, there’s no doubt that it’s the most popular method of maintaining your youthful appearance without surgery. At Smile & Co. At The Landing, Amritpal Mattu, BDS, DDS, can administer Botox treatments to smooth facial lines and wrinkles the easy way. Call the Renton, Washington, office or click on the online appointment scheduler to arrange your Botox consultation.
Botox is an FDA-approved injectable that improves the appearance of moderate and severe lines and wrinkles. The treatment minimizes contractions in specific muscles to limit the appearance of lines and wrinkles while preventing the movements that caused them.
If you’re unhappy with your appearance or look older than you feel, Botox can improve your appearance without surgery.
There are three approved treatment areas for Botox, including:
The glabella is the area just above your nose, between your eyebrows. Two vertical lines, which some people call frown lines or 11 lines, commonly appear in this area as you age. Your specialist injects Botox into the two muscles that regulate skin movement in this area.
The forehead, starting just above your brows and ending at the hairline, is a common site for long horizontal lines as you age. Your specialist injects Botox into the right and left sides of the frontalis muscle in your forehead.
Crow's feet, the crinkle lines at the corners of your eyes, appear when you're squinting, smiling, or frowning. They're a common sign of aging but can appear even when you're young. Your treatment provider injects Botox at three points on the corner of each eye.
Many people have Botox treatment in all three areas at the same time, which produces a youthful and natural-looking result.
You may see a smoothing of moderate-to-severe lines and wrinkles in just 24-48 hours. After your treatment session, you’ll see a steady improvement over the next few weeks with optimal results at one month post-treatment.
Results can vary, but generally, Botox lasts for up to four months. The Botox breaks down gradually within your body, leaving your body harmlessly through normal elimination methods.
As the Botox leaves your body, you’ll return to your pre-treatment appearance. If you’d prefer to maintain your youthful appearance long-term, simply schedule retreatment at Smile & Co. At The Landing every 3-4 months.
Botox is ideal for the upper part of the face because it controls muscle movements so effectively. But, if you have nasolabial folds — the deep folds around your nose and mouth — Botox isn’t the right treatment.
Dermal fillers are perfect for nasolabial folds because they add the volume necessary for optimal treatment. Smile & Co. At The Landing offers multiple aesthetic treatments, including not only Botox and fillers but also Kybella® for double chin reduction.
Call the Smile & Co. At The Landing office or use the online scheduler to arrange your appointment.