What is Botox?

Botox is the brand name of botulinum toxin and it’s produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum.  Botox temporarily blocks signals from nerves to muscle cells so that the injected muscle can’t contract.  This action makes wrinkles relax and soften giving a natural, more youthful appearance. It can also slow the formation of the new crease by preventing the contraction of facial muscles.  

Botox is most often used on forehead lines, crow’s feet (lines around the eye), and frown lines.  When used to minimize wrinkles, it is administered in very small doses.  A treatment is minimally invasive and is considered a safe, effective treatment for fine line and wrinkles. 

Where should you get Botox?

Your treatment provider should be a licensed medical professional such as a nurse or physician, who is properly trained and certified with experience. These medical professionals are experts in facial anatomy and their training is not limited to a weekend course.  When these injections are performed by a properly trained medical professional, your results will be fantastic!

Why get your Botox treatment at AustinMD in Cedar Park, Texas

At AustinMD where Science Meets Beauty, we hold to a collaborative holistic team approach to your overall health and beauty.  We offer the services of our Functional Medicine Health Care Team to assess your diet and lifestyle choices to maximize the benefits and optimize the results of any cosmetic procedure you chose. 

Other Benefits of using Botox

Botox has benefits beyond improving your appearance.  It has also been used to treat certain medical conditions.  It is a recognized medical treatment for excessive sweating, TMJ and facial twitching just to name a few. 

Getting your Botox Treatments at AustinMD

Treatment with Botox is a simple, safe, and effective intervention for the reduction and prevention of wrinkles and offers a cost-effective treatment when compared to surgical procedures.  The treatment takes about 20 minutes and requires minimal downtime or recovery.  It is currently the number one non-surgical cosmetic procedure in the world. 

We invite you to schedule a consultation to discuss your concerns and goals. We will collaboratively work out the best plan to achieve your goals. Your beautiful face is unique and that means your treatment plan should be too! 

At AustinMD, we take the time needed to do a thorough and complete assessment of your facial structure and dynamic muscle movements. Our expert providers will then determine the most effective Botox placement and dose tailored to your specific desires. 

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