Whether you are 40 and just started to the see the first signs of aging, or above 55 and your skin is not exactly keeping your age a secret, seeking ways to get rid of unsightly wrinkles and restore youthfulness of skin is probably on your agenda.
The appearance of fine lines and creases on the skin is thought to be an inevitable part of the ageing process for both men and women. A furrowed brow, no doubt, adds distinction to the men’s appearance; but too many wrinkles coupled with saggy cheeks may force her to ponder “is he too old for me?” Besides, these facial wrinkles also often make you look sad, angry or tired, and may not reflect the youthfulness and the energy level that you still feel.
If you are bothered by the appearance fine lines and wrinkles on your face, then don’t feel shy, you are not the only man in this world being bothered by these irksome skin changes. Many men do not like these signs of ageing and seek treatment to reduce appearance of wrinkles and fine line and restore the younger looking appearance of 20s. Fortunately, there are countless treatment options available to help you restore the youthfulness of skin, including topical medications, laser therapy, chemexfoliation and various surgical procedures. But none of them is as effective and safe as botox for wrinkles . An injection of botulinum toxin eliminates wrinkles and fine lines from your skin within 10 minutes and the effects last for 12 to 16 weeks.
What is Botox?
Botox is the brand name of botulinum toxin Type A, a neurotoxin that is released by the bacterium Clostridium Botulinum. It is a toxic protein but when used in highly diluted form, in the presence of a qualified dermatologist or cosmetic plastic surgeon, it can help alleviate a number of health conditions, from hyperhidrosis to chronic migraines and severe muscular spasms. Nevertheless, it is known more for its cosmetic applications, such as botox for wrinkles and elimination fine lines, plumping up sagging cheeks and treating crow’s feet.
How this anti-ageing procedure is performed?
Wrinkles are primarily caused by the frequent use of certain muscles underneath your dermis. You must have noticed that the very first wrinkles to appear on your face are the expression lines, such as the frown lines, laugh lines or crow’s feet around your eyes. Botox for wrinkles involves injecting the toxin directly into the muscles causing wrinkles. Being a nerve impulse blocker, botulinum toxin temporarily blocks transmission of contraction signals from brain to the injected muscles, thereby preventing it from contracting. When the muscle does not contract, it relaxes making the wrinkles less visible and adding a smooth, wrinkle-free look to your skin.
Who is a candidate for this treatment?
Almost everyone is a candidate of botox for wrinkles treatment. However, those who should not get Botox injections include pregnant or breastfeeding mothers as well as those who have certain neurologic diseases.