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Botox Cosmetic is a form of botulinum toxin. This injectable filler is the only one that’s been approved by the FDA to improve the appearance of crow’s feet and frown lines. Botox at Ogden Clinic works by blocking signals from your nerves to your muscles, and the muscle that’s been injected cannot contract, softening and relaxing wrinkles. Not only is it approved to work on both frown lines and crow’s feet, it can also be used to treat forehead lines.

Botox Injections at our Bountiful Dermatology clinic

Botox Cosmetic is a medical cosmetic treatment that’s been extensively studied, and it’s approved for cosmetic use in many countries around the world. Dermatologists at Ogden Clinic in Bountiful trust Botox injection treatments for wrinkle reduction and are confident in giving it to patients. It’s been evaluated for efficacy and safety in medical journals and clinical trials, making it a treatment you can trust.

About the Botox injection Procedure in Bountiful

When you have Botox Cosmetic administered at Ogden Clinic Bountiful, it’s a very quick procedure that won’t require any anesthesia. Most patients return to their normal activities directly after treatment. A very fine needle is used to inject it into the specified muscles. There’s only a mild bit of discomfort with injection. Usually it takes a few days for the Botox to take effect, so you may not see the results right away. However, the effects from the treatment usually last for three to four months, and as wrinkles and lines start to reappear, you may need to have the treatment repeated. However, wrinkles and lines often appear less severe with more treatments, since muscles have been trained to relax.

Are There Potential Side Effects?

The most common side effects patients experience after Botox Cosmetic treatment in Bountiful is bruising, although the bruising is only temporary. In rare cases, patients may experience headaches within the first 48 hours after treatment. Patients receive Botox wrinkle reduction at Ogden Clinic Bountiful every year with very few side effects, so you can rest assured that you can have this treatment with great results and very few (if any) side effects.

What Can I Expect?

After treatment, you’ll enjoy dramatic results that become fully apparent about five to seven days post treatment. Although results vary, almost all Ogden Clinic patients note improvement in frown lines and crow’s feet, and for many patients, these lines are virtually erased. However, the strength of the muscles being treated and the severity of wrinkles can affect the final results. Botox injections wrinkle reduction from our clinic in Bountiful usually need to be repeated every three to four months as lines and wrinkles gradually come back.

If you want to reduce the appearance of frown lines, crow’s feet, and other wrinkles, Botox Cosmetic is a minimally invasive treatment that offers fast results. Contact our dermatology experts today to find out how you can enjoy more youthful-looking skin with the help of Botox injection wrinkle reduction in Bountiful.