A brow lift is a plastic surgery procedure that involves raising the position of the brows while reducing the appearance of wrinkles. While a brow lift can effectively rejuvenate your appearance, it also involves anesthesia and significant downtime.
For patients who want the benefit of a brow lift without the downsides of plastic surgery, Botox is an excellent option to consider. With Botox, we can lift the eyebrows and smooth out the skin on the forehead without the need for surgery.
How Does Botox Work?
Botox consists of a toxin called botulinum toxin type A. This toxin blocks specific nerve signals to prevent muscle contractions. Some muscles raise the brow. Some muscles lower the brow. Using this knowledge, experts can precisely place Botox to give the desired effect.
When Botox is injected into the brow area, it relaxes the muscles between the eyebrows. As a result, the brows relax and are lifted into a higher, more youthful appearance. With the brows in a lifted position, the eyes appear more open and alert. Additionally, Botox injections in key areas of the glabella and forehead prevent muscle contractions that cause wrinkles and facial creases.
The results of Botox injections are visible within one to two days and last for up to three months.
What Are The Benefits of a Botox Brow Lift?
When compared to conventional plastic surgery, the Botox brow lift provides several benefits, including:
- Botox is non-surgical, so you won’t experience scarring or need downtime after the treatment.
- The Botox brow lift is a customizable procedure. It can be tailored to your unique needs and cosmetic preferences.
- Botox is administered in less than 20 minutes, making it the ideal “lunch break” procedure.
- Botox produces visible results and, by preventing muscle contractions that fold the skin, can help keep future wrinkles from forming.
The staff at Florida Face & Body has extensive experience in administering Botox injections to offset signs of aging. To learn more, schedule a consultation with us today.