Botox Injections in Edmonton
Do you crave for a youthful face without wrinkles and fine lines? Why not give Botox injections a try? Botox injections in Edmonton are the most popular cosmetic procedure in Edmonton, which helps remove fine lines & wrinkles
To find out how it works, read on...
We offer to erase the smile lines, frown lines, and forehead wrinkles from your face. Therefore, it is the time to book a free consultation today at Edmonton voted #1 cosmetic center
How do Botox injections correct wrinkles?
Botox (blocks signals from your nerves to your muscles. It stops the injected muscles from contracting. This, in turn, causes wrinkled areas to soften. Most times, it's often used on crow's feet, forehead lines and frown lines. Remember, Botox will not soften any wrinkles caused by sun damage.
The target areas of Botox injections
If you are new to Cosmetic procedures like Botox, then you must have lots of questions. Dr. Kamal, a certified doctor who understands the facial anatomy, will examine your face and discuss the procedure in details.
But this simple infographic chart shows the facial wrinkles that Botox treats. Also, the other charts show the type of wrinkles and the corresponding muscles.
What are the differences between Filler and Botox?
In summary, Botox freezes muscles to soften wrinkles caused by facial while fillers use hyaluronic acid and other substances to plump areas with lost volume. If you still don't understand, here is a detailed explanation.
If you raise your eyebrow, it causes horizontal lines. Also, if you frown, it causes vertical lines. Over time, these lines will become more visible, making you look sad or unhappy. These muscles do nothing else, and you may not need them. So Botox can help weaken them and stops them from forming deep lines and wrinkles. Usually, It about takes three days to start seeing results and two weeks for maximum effect.
This slider shows the difference between the before and after treatment. Pictures are taken two weeks apart
As stated earlier, Botox treats deep wrinkles caused by the muscles we don't need. But fillers target lines caused by the muscles we need. So, we can’t weaken certain muscles.
For instance, you can't weaken the muscles that control smiling. Everyone needs to smile right? Further, some wrinkles have different thicknesses. In essence, thin fillers like HA treats fine lines while thicker fillers like Volift and Voluma targets thicker lines. With fillers, expect visible results immediately, particularly under the eyes.
Can I combine it with Juvederm?
Yes, we combine it with Dermal Fillers on the same appointment, especially if the wrinkles are deep. In actuality, some deep wrinkles occur if you don't treat the frown lines on time. As a result, they become pronounced and deep. So you may need both Botox and fillers to correct them. Dr. Alhallak combines Fillers and Botox during skin tightening and wrinkles removal treatments.
This simple infographic above shows the area for different cosmetic injections. Moreover, the active ingredient is a toxin produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum, blocks nerves. Moreover, aside from cosmetic use, it has medical indications such as migraine, excessive sweating, and overactive bladder.
Is this treatment similar to Dysport injection?
Yes, Dysport is another type of Botulinum Toxin, which helps relax the facial muscles as well.
Most common areas for Botox in Edmonton
Indeed, smiling relieves stress, and it's a beautiful facial expression. But when you smile, it shows deep lines and these lines appear around the eyes. Do you know that 26 muscles must work together to give a simple smile? These muscles also cause frown lines. Yes, some muscles work to produce a smile; we can help you to provide a line-free smile.
Over time, lines or creases develop on the forehead. These lines bring as small and tiny, but they grow deep eventually. We call these lines "timelines." Thanks to Botox, you can relax the frontalis muscle and lessen its activity. In essence, Botox helps softness forehead lines. That makes us look older.
Smile lines are also called crow’s feet. There are over 26 muscles that work to form our smile. Botulinum toxin injection or Dysport softens some muscles around your eye and mouth to remove smile lines effectively.
We also can use Botox injection in the masseter muscle to help the face get slimmer from the jaw area.
How much is Botox treatment and how long does it last?
The price of Botox at Albany Cosmetic and Laser Center is $10 per unit. We understand that other places might offer a lower price but you need to ask who is doing the injection, training they get, and if you are getting a real unit of Botox. The treatment lasts between 4-6 months.
Botox safety and side effects
Botox in Edmonton is a safe treatment, and its benefits have been seen by many around the world. But it also has its contraindications and side effects. To get the best out of these treatments, you must be in good health.
Also, after the procedure, you may experience some redness, bruising and itchiness. In severe cases (if injected wrongly), you may experience droopy eyelid or lazy eye.
Yes, the best way to know if you're a good candidate is to come in for a free consultation with Dr. Kamal at Albany laser and cosmetic center (The best cosmetic center in Edmonton) Dr. Kamal has Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences with a genuine passion for his work. Also, he strives to help people in Edmonton reach their aesthetic goals. If you want to learn more about BOTOX, contact us today to schedule a free consultation.