To Botox or not Botox?

Updated: Jan 11

The main reason Botox is popular is that it works. Botox works by gently relaxing the facial muscles that cause dynamic wrinkles.

Where can botox be useful?

Ageing can make you look tired, sad or angry, when in reality you feel energized and happy. This is exactly where cosmetic medicine treatments can help you to reflect what you’re feeling inside.

'Some people think that I'm mad when I'm in fact feeling nothing'

'I remember feeling betrayed by my face, as if it was making decisions without my approval.'

“I can always tell when my Botox is due because my face doesn’t match how I feel inside”


You might have a hard time getting over the idea of cheating the natural process of aging. However, Botox and dermal fillers are particularly good at altering the emotional signals your face conveys.

Botox injections relax the muscles in your face (its not a permanent effect) to smooth out lines and wrinkles which can last for at least 3-4 months, maybe longer for younger skins.

Botox® is a Prescription Medicine containing 100 units of botulinum toxin type A for injection. It is used for the treatment of frown lines, forehead lines and crow’s feet. It should be administered only by trained medical professionals. Talk to your specialist about the benefits/risks of this procedure in appearance medicine. Cautions: People with defective neuro-muscular transmission disorders, infection at site of injection, glaucoma, pregnancy and lactation. Possible side effects include headaches, pain, burning/stinging, bruising, swelling or redness at the injection site, local muscle weakness including drooping eyelids/eyebrows, swollen eyelids, skin tightness, tingling sensations, itchiness, nausea and flu like symptoms. If you have any side effects or concerns speak to your doctor. Note: BOTOX® treatment lasts about four months and after this time further courses of treatment may be necessary. Speak to your specialist about your own situation.

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