Botox® is a pure chemical that relaxes the muscles which cause wrinkles. As these muscles relax, the facial skin becomes smooth and wrinkle-free. Botox® injections reduce or eliminate frown lines, forehead creases, and crows feet near the eyes.

Because it is a natural substance, the relaxing effects of Botox® on the facial muscles reduces over time. The average duration of effect is between four to six months. Patients who repeat Botox® treatment over a period of time find that the duration of effect lasts longer the more treatments they have.

Individuals who want to be free of wrinkles, frown lines, forehead creases and crows-feet, are likely suitable candidates for treatment. The injections themselves only take a few minutes, requiring only a brief rest, before leaving the Institute.

Wrinkles or lines will gradually fade over 3 – 7 days, but care should be taken to stay out of the sun for the first 24 hours following treatment.