One of the most popular and well-known med-spa treatments in the US is Botox injections. In 2014, almost 6.5 million Americans recieved Botox injections, making it the most popular minimally invasive cosmetic procedure, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.
There are many reasons for the popularity of Botox including procedure downtime, expense, availability, and in recent years, new discoveries of how Botox can help cronic health ailments like migraines. Call us today to learn more about how Botox can help you!
Botox treatments are injections of botulinum toxin A which is derrived from bacteria. Botox blocks nerve signals in the muscle around the injection site, which then weakens the muscle so it can’t contract. The result of Botox injection is diminished unwanted facial wrinkles. As this is a non-surgical and minimally invasive cosmetic procedure, you can expect little to no down time and to return to normal activities next day. Botox is FDA approved and does not require an allergy test.
In recent years, as more medical research has been done on the uses and affects of Botox, there have been many non-cosmetic ailments Botox can help. Botox has been show to relieve symptoms of: