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Why Does Botox Wear Off?

What is Botox? Botox is a Neurotoxin that’s injected to weaken specific muscles. This results in relaxation of the muscle and improvement of the fine lines and wrinkles that the muscle action has formed. Botox is most commonly injected in the upper face (forehead, between the brows, and crows feet.) Botox is also be injected in the upper lip, masseters and neck for cosmetic purposes.…

What’s the Difference between Botox and Filler?

Botox and fillers are both types of cosmetic injectables, but their composition makes them very different. Comparing Botox and filler is really like comparing apples and oranges. Botox Botox is in the neurotoxin, or “toxin,” category. So, all the toxins approved by the US FDA, which includes Botox, Xeomin, Jeuveau and Dysport, are all derived from the botulinum toxin. These toxins work by weakening the…

Should You Stick with Botox or Try a Different Neurotoxin?

When you think of wrinkles, you think of Botox, right? Botox has become a household name since being approved by the FDA in 2002 for wrinkle-reduction. It is derived from a poisonous bacteria called Botulinum toxin and is most commonly injected in the forehead, between the eyebrows, and around the crows-feet. Botox works by blocking signals between the nerves and muscles, causing the muscles to…