You probably think of botox as a treatment for fine lines and wrinkles, but did you know it has a plethora of other uses? Botox is a low-dose toxin injection that works with your neurological system to relax the muscles that cause wrinkles. The toxin that creates Botox comes from the botulism microbe and has been adapted to be safely used for medicine. Since its conception, the FDA has approved Botox to treat migraines, muscle spasms in the neck, eyelid spasms, hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating) and bladder dysfunction. However, as dermatologists, we have some off-label usages of Botox.
Some say, "if you don't have wrinkles, you haven't laughed enough." What do you think? We think you can cultivate many laughs while having a wrinkle-free appearance - with Neurotoxins like Botox, Dysport, Xeomin, Newtox, etc, the most popular non-surgical cosmetic treatment received each year.
There are many benefits to receiving a neurotoxin treatment. While there are no severe side effects when using the dermatologist prescribed dose, a patient could still experience mild symptoms.
Continue reading to discover more about neurotoxins and other cosmetic procedures we offer at The Dermatology Center for Skin Health, PLLC.