What Are the Cosmetic Benefits of Botox®?

Botox CosmeticThere are many fine reasons for wanting to receive Botox® treatments. The medication allows an individual to achieve a much more youthful, vibrant appearance without having to go through the pain of surgery and a recovery time. Botox® can help a patient achieve a much more positive outlook on his or her appearance, with less risk that more traditional cosmetic options. More than 11 million men and women have already benefited from this medication, with Botox® treatment growing in popularity every year especially in Las Vegas.

Can I Receive Botox® for Migraines at Las Vegas Orthodontics?

botox-for-migraines-las-vegas For those patients who suffer the pain of chronic migraines, Botox®, the medication made famous for smoothing out wrinkles, is an effective treatment option. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the use of Botox® to treat chronic migraine headaches in adults. According to WebMD, the FDA reports that these injections have been shown to be effective in the prevention of migraines. The illness impacts about 12 percent of Americans, which can debilitate an individual with intense throbbing pain.

Botox® injections are scheduled at intervals of about 12 weeks. Multiple injections through the head and neck are proven to alleviate some of the pain experienced with migraines.

How Do Botox® Treatments Work?

Botox® is a medication that can only be prescribed by a healthcare professional. The medication uses a special protein to block overactive nerve impulses to restrict muscle contractions. For those who want to appear younger, this results in the smoothing of the skin in key places like the forehead and around the eyes. Botox® helps relax the muscles beneath the skin so that fine lines and wrinkles become less visible – achieving a much more youthful appearance.

Depending on the individual case, the results of can last between one and six months. However, it is important to note that Botox® is a temporary solution and once it begins to wear off, the skin will return to the way it looked before treatment.

Botox® is also used to relieve symptoms of TMJ, as well as provide comfort to patients who are receiving dental implants. This multipurpose medication can reduce the stress placed on the teeth and jaw so that patients feel comfortable.

How Much Does Botox® Cost?

The cost of Botox® treatments will largely depend on the insurance of the patient. Some insurance companies will recognize the treatment as something they cover, while others may not. Typically the treatment is affordable for those with insurance, who only need to pay a co-pay for Botox® treatments.

Receive your next Botox® injections from a trained professional at Las Vegas Orthodontics in Las Vegas, NV. We have experience injecting Botox® to patients for a wide range of cosmetic and health-related reasons.

Is Botox the Right Thing for Me?

Botox is a suitable solution for many patients who wish to:

  • Enjoy the appearance of youthful-looking skin
  • Find relief from migraine pain, or
  • Enjoy comfortable preparation for dental implants

A patient’s decision to opt for Botox treatment will entirely be his or her own; however, our office is able to provide support in the decision-making process and prescribe the medication to patients. We want you to leave satisfied with how you look and feel.

Botox is a safe, easy procedure that leaves you with immediate effects with little to no recovery time. It is merely an injection to the chosen location and results last for a good period of time.

If you enjoy the effects of your Botox injections, you will need to commit to maintaining the problem area with continued injections. If you don’t, the problem area will simply revert back to the way it was before the injections.

It is important to decide whether this is the right procedure for you. Not everybody will want Botox or benefit from it, but our office can help walk you through that decision and make you feel comfortable in your final decision.

 

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