Aesthetic medicine focuses on improving cosmetic appearance through the treatment of conditions including scars, skin laxity, wrinkles, moles, liver spots, excess fat, cellulite, unwanted hair, skin discoloration, and spider veins. At Activated Health and Wellness, we provide medical aesthetics with a focus on Botox.
Botulinum toxin, commonly known as Botox, is the most common non-surgical procedure cosmetic procedure on the market for 19 years and running. Over 4 million Botox procedures have taken place since 2015. Botox isn’t only used by women. The American Society of Plastic Surgeons Reports that Botox treatment for men has increased by 337% since 2000.
In 2002, the FDA approved cosmetic Botox for dermatological three purposes: in-between the eyebrows, the lines around the eyes, and armpit sweating. If properly administered by a qualified, educated professional, Botox can be safely used for other procedures such as correcting post-nasal drip, decreasing skin oiliness, and correcting eye brow symmetry.
Excessive sweating treatment is a popular use of Botox. To prevent or reduce sweating, Botox is injected into sweat glands, relaxing the muscles, and thus slowing the sweat production process. Treatment areas are not just limited to under arms, additional areas include hands, scalp, under the breasts, or even butt. Another use of Botox is to assist with migraine headaches. When utilized effectively, Botox can immediately reduce the severity and duration of migraine headaches.
Botox treatments are temporary and can be completed in under 30 minutes, lasting an average of 3-4 months. Schedule your consultation today to learn in Botox is right for you.