With Botox now a common everyday term, and its real-world application very different from the purely medical basis it was originally approved upon, there are many aspects that we do know about the anti-wrinkle treatment, but there also several things that are less common knowledge. Wentworth Clinic are experts in applying Botox to do all sorts of wondrous tasks, from making crows feet magically disappear to raising part of the eyebrow, and here, we explain just how long the muscle relaxing injections will take to set in and what that means for you in the future.
What is Botox?
Botox (or anti-ageing injections) is an attenuated Toxin that, when injected into the muscle, prevents the release of a Neurotransmitter and results in the inability for the muscle to contract. This reduction in muscle contraction gives a smoother outline and appearance.
How Long Before Botox Results can be Seen?
With this in mind then, there’s often a lot of questions over when exactly Botox takes place, and how permanent its effects are. Whilst trace results may show immediately, it will generally take 3-6 days before the Botox fully takes effect and the full extent of the results can be seen of the wrinkle-smoothing treatment.
How Long Does Botox Last for?
Whilst everybody’s body reacts differently, the general rule is that the initial injection will provide 4-6 months of anti-wrinkle skin care, as the botulinum wears off over time and the muscles return to receiving neurological signals and tensing up. That said, you may find the wrinkle lines improve normally after becoming used to being in a relaxed state. To get the full effect, you will need to return to the clinic for another injection.
As the experts in regards to all your cosmetic surgery and procedures, the Wentworth Clinic have experienced professionals on hand who are ready to ascertain what your treatment needs are and provide a comfortable service for the entire duration of your treatment with us. For more information about Botox, please see our anti-ageing injections services.