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How Botox Injectable Can be Used to Rejuvenate the Eyes

June 26, 2018

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Many individuals can begin to notice the first signs of aging in their mid to late 20’s when fine lines and crow’s feet can begin to appear around the eyes.  These signs of aging can cause you to look older than you feel, which can take a toll on your self-confidence. Some people turn to creams and lotions that claim to stave off signs of aging. However, Botox Injectables is the gold standard for nonsurgical wrinkle elimination. Read on to learn more about Botox Injections and how it can help you to look and feel your best.

How Does Botox Injectables Work?

Botox Injections is an injectable treatment known as a neuromodulator. It is made up of botulinum toxin type A and works by blocking the nerve impulses that cause muscles to contract, smoothing the appearance of lines and wrinkles in the upper face. It is most commonly injected between the eyebrows, in the forehead, and at the corners of the eyes. Botox Injectables can last from 3-6 months before a touch up treatment is needed.

Treatment around the Eyes

Botox Injectables around the eyes is specifically used to eliminate crow’s feet, the “11” lines between the brows, and asymmetrical eyelids or eyebrows. Sometimes, doctors will use Botox Injectables beneath the eyes to smooth the appearance of lines. However, because this is an off-label use, some injectors will not perform this treatment due to possible risks in the hands of inexperienced injectors.

Meticulous injections are needed to avoid droopy eyelids and other unwanted side effects. This is why it is extremely important to seek out a highly trained injector who has ample experience with Botox Injections. There are no certifications that denote this kind of skill, so instead, ask to see before and after photos of their work specifically, which can provide you with a good gauge of breadth of experience.

Is There Downtime Involved?

There is little to no downtime needed following Botox Injections. You can feel free to return to your regular activities right away, however, strenuous activities should be avoided for the rest of the day. Redness and swelling may temporarily occur, and bruising may last for about a week. Be sure to avoid massaging or touching the treatment area, as this may cause the Botox Injectables to spread to other areas of the face.

Is Botox Injectables Right for You?

Individuals who wish to eliminate pesky lines and wrinkles can often benefit from Botox Injections. It is also important that you be in good health and have realistic expectations for your results.

Overall, the decision to undergo Botox Injectables is a personal one, and should not be done to please anyone else. If you are interested in Botox Injectables and believe that you may be a good candidate, schedule a consultation with an experienced injector in your area to discuss your aesthetic goals.

Dr. Stephen Mulholland, MD
Posted by Dr. Stephen Mulholland, MD
has been practicing plastic surgery for over 20 years. He is one of Canada’s most renowned and best plastic surgeons in Toronto with his wealth of experience, artistry, and humbleness towards his patients.

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