Causes of Facial Aging and How Botox Can Help?
There are many causes of aging within the face, Botox is the leading facial injection that can help with that. Contact Alan Wellness Center for a consultation or book an appointment online. We serve patients in Brentwood TN and surrounding areas.
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Botox is a popular cosmetic treatment that can be used to improve the appearance of your face. Botox works by temporarily paralyzing the muscles in your face, which reduces the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines. Botox can also be used to improve the appearance of your jawline, eyebrows, and lips. If you are unhappy with the appearance of your face, you may be considering getting Botox injections. The results of Botox are not permanent, but they can last for several months. Botox injections are safe and relatively painless, and there is no recovery time required.
In addition, Botox can be used to reduce excessive sweating, and it can even be used to treat migraines. If you’re considering Botox, it’s important to consult with a qualified physician to ensure that it’s the right treatment for you.
There are a few different areas on the face that many patients prefer to have injected for various reasons, including:
– Upper Face:
Frown lines are also known as glabella lines, these vertical creases often appear between the eyebrows and showcase an angry or tired look on the patient.
Forehead lines are also known as surprise lines or forehead wrinkles, they become much more noticeable as we continue to age. Often, they become excessive and will give the face an aged appearance.
Top of the Nose (AKA Bunny Lines)
Top of the nose, or also known as bunny lines are the creases you see when the nose is wrinkled up, like if you smell something foul and you wrinkle your nose.
As we continue to age, our eyebrows and hooded eyes will start to noticeable droop, and lose natural elastin, which is why this particular area is one of the most popular areas to have Botox completed on.
Crow’s feet which are also known as face lines around the eyes starting at the outer corners of the eyes and moving in an upward or downward direction. They are most noticeable when you smile, but are still quite noticeable even if you have a resting face.
Tear trough is known for wrinkles forming under the eyes, these smooth fine lines are quite common in many as we age, but they also should be approached with caution, as this muscle that needs to be injected has to be placed correctly or it can lead to the lower lid drooping.
– Lower Face:
Lipstick lines are exactly that, they are fine lines that surround the mouth and become more apparent as we continue to age.
Chin botox has become quite popular in recent years, as we age, our muscles within the chin which is known as mentalis muscles start to become over-active and create dimples or a puckered look.
Jawline & Neck
Fine lines and wrinkles will often begin to form on the jawline and neck as we age, and this is due to a number of factors including:
– Effects of gravity
– Weakened collagen within the body
– Overworking the facial muscles
Jaw angle can occur with prolonged episodes of jaw clenching or teeth grinding, which medically is known as bruxism. This can result in:
– Worn down teeth
Botox is a popular cosmetic treatment that can help reduce the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines.
Botox is made from a neurotoxin called botulinum toxin, which is produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum. When injected into the skin, it temporarily relaxes the muscles, which reduces the appearance of wrinkles. The effects of Botox usually last for three to four months, after which the treatment can be repeated. While Botox is most commonly used to improve the appearance of wrinkles, it can also be used to treat other conditions, such as excessive sweating.
Botox injections are usually quick and relatively painless, and the effects typically last for 3-6 months. While Botox is not a permanent solution to wrinkles, it can be an effective way to reduce their appearance and give the skin a more youthful appearance.
There are varying factors as to why our skin ages, some of these factors include harsh weather, being in the sun without sunscreen, and bad habits are just a few of the major reasons. Other causes of aging also include heredity, diet, lifestyle, and other personal habits that are causing to damage the cells, provide premature wrinkles, and more.
The natural changes that occur to our skin as we continue to age includes:
– Skin becomes rougher
– Skin starts to develop lesions
– Skin becomes more slack
– Skin starts to appear more transparent
– Skin is becoming more fragile and sensitive
– Skin begins to bruise much easier
If you are looking for a treatment for facial aging through Botox, contact us. We serve patients from Brentwood TN, Nashville TN, Franklin TN, Nolensville TN, Oak Hill TN, Forest Hills TN, Belle Meade TN, and surrounding areas.