Botox /ANTI WRINKLE Treatments
Botox Treatment is the most popular non-surgical aesthetic treatment. It is highly effective in erasing the facial wrinkles and lines without surgery and with no downtime to recovery. It also enhances skin texture over time to promote a fresher, healthier and more youthful look.
At ‘Excellence Medical’, the Botox treatment work is carried out by our medical director Mr Roy. We do not have nurse practitioners administering this treatment under supervision.
How do facial wrinkles develop:
Facial wrinkles develop due to constant over activity of facial muscles with associated repeated skin creasing over time. This is coupled with the slow down of collagen and elastin fibre production by the skin with the ageing process.
How does the Botox treatments work:
The Botox treatment relaxes overactive facial muscles, softening the skins crease lines that result from these hyperactive muscles. The Botox procedure uses very small quantities of purified protein toxin from Clostridium botulinum bacteria to inhibit the release of the neurotransmitter acetylcholine at the neuromuscular junctions to put specifically targeted small facial muscles into temporary relaxation or in other words a temporary state of sleep.
Is the treatment safe and how long has it been used in medicine:
This medicine is a prescription only drug and is administered by highly experienced doctors/surgeons, specialist in this area. The medicine is FDA (USA)and CE (Europe) approved. This treatment has been used all over the world for the last 30 years and has proved to be a very safe treatment with no serious long term side effects. The medicine is used in extremely small amounts to achieve it’s treatment purpose. Botox has numerous different applications across different specialities in Medicine.
What is the historical background of this procedure:
This medicine has been used for over 3 decades and was initially used by ophthalmologists and neurologists in late 1970’s to correct eye squints for relaxing the overactive eye muscles and nervous twitching. It is a very well established and well researched medicine and besides it’s aesthetic medical use, it is used for various other indications in medicine including blepharospasm, Multiple Sclerosis, fascial spastic conditions, Parkinson’s disease, cerebral palsy, migraines and persistent headaches.
Trapezius Muscle botulinum toxin (Botox) Treatments also referred to as Trapetox:
1. Indications for treatment :
– Trapezius muscle spasm causing discomrt and pain in the trazepius muscle area with or without stiffness.
– Slimming of the trapezius muscle to give a better defined neck and shoulder area, imparting a beautful feminine look.
Slim shoulders and neck, combined with clearly visible collar bones are widely regarded to be beautiful and desirable features in a woman. On the other hand, overdeveloped trapezius muscles are seen as an overtly masculine trait, and undesirable for women.
If you feel that your trapezius muscles are too big, you can enquire about our trapezius muscle slimming botulinum toxin (Botox) treatment.
How does trapezius slimming treatment work?
Botox is injected into the trapezius muscle to help relax them. The trapezius is a substantial muscle that borders the rear of the head, neck and shoulders. When these muscles are abnormally proportioned, they make the shoulders appear large and masculine. When Botox is injected into the area, the neck and shoulders undergo a process of remodelling and reduce in size, creating a more feminine sculptured appearance.
Candidates suitable for Trapezius Botox slimming/ and or Trazezius muscle spasm treatment
Trapezius Botox is an effective solution in the treatment of the following issues.
- Those who experience shoulder and neck discomfort, along with various forms of tension headaches.
- Those with bad posture.
- Those who desire to lengthen their neck and develop an improved straight shoulder profile.
Candidates not suitable for Trapezius Botox treatment?
- Women who are pregnant or who are currently breastfeeding.
- Those who have suffered past injuries or had previous surgical work to their neck, shoulders or arms.
Following Botox injections for trapezius muscle, please be sure to:
- Prevent placing any stress or strain on the treated area
- Do not apply a cold or warm compress to the treated area for at least 24 hours
- Do not soak in a spa, use a sauna or swim for 1 week
- Temporarily cease doing any arduous exercises or activities for 7 days.
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Botox ® Treatments FAQ’s
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