Botox, or botulinum toxin, is a neurotoxin that acts by temporarily paralyzing muscles in the face and other areas of the body where it is injected. While traditionally used for medical purposes such as treating muscle spasms and migraines, Botox has rapidly become a go-to cosmetic treatment for those looking to maintain a youthful appearance.
There are many places where Botox can be injected. However, it is important to consult with a professional before receiving any injections.
Some common areas that Botox is used include:
1. Forehead creases
2. Frown lines between the eyebrows (glabellar lines)
3. Crow’s feet (wrinkles around the eyes)
4. Bunny lines (wrinkles on the nose)
5. Vertical lip lines (smoker’s lines)
6. Chin wrinkles
7. Neck bands (platysmal bands)
Besides, it can also be injected into the masseter muscle to help with TMJ, or into the bladder to treat urinary incontinence.
Consulting with a professional is important to ensure that the correct dosage and injection points are used to achieve the desired results. An experienced injector can also advise on any potential risks or side effects associated with Botox injections.