Called as well Lion’s lines, the main cause of this condition: powerful frown muscles. In time these tiny muscles begins to over-react leaving your skin marked with lines and a permanent angry aspect.
Botox™ techniques are a true revolution as the overacting frown muscles will be under control, smoothing the lines. For some patients Dr Guzman after a thorough examination will suggest to combine the Botox treatment with non-permanent fillers to obtain optimal results. In other cases, only non-permanent fillers will be required.
a thorough examination of your desires and needs will be study by Dr Guzman, then using tiny injections, and without any pain, the desired muscles will be targeted with the toxin. A second session will be proposed to refine the result.
the first year of treatment a minimum of 3 sessions are required to settle the treatment to an annual frequency of 2 sessions per year.
If combined with non-permanent fillers, the frequency will be reduced at a minimum of once a year.
Pregnancy t or breast feeding, diseases affecting the immune system, skin infection as cold sores, hyper sensibility to the botulinum toxin ( extremely rare) or to the hyaluronic acid ( also extremely rare) , association with other local treatments as laser resurfacing, chemical peel...
at Dr Guzman practice, pain control methods will be used if needed to give you comfort during the session. The treatment will take in between 15-30 minutes. 2 sessions will be proposed as part of the treatment in order to give the best possible results. On the second session on certain cases a hyaluronic acid injection will be suggested in order to enhance the result.
zero, a little injection marks will be visible for 10 minutes after the session.
Risk and complications
Ecchymosis at the injection point is rare. Transitory headaches as a heaviness sensation are present in 10% of patients.
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