Botox Cosmetic: Botox Injections

  • What is Allergan Botox?
    Allergan Botox is a neurotoxin manufactured by Clostridium botulinum, and it sounds far worse than it is. Botulinum toxin, a component of this nasty, naturally occurring bacterium, is used in modest dosages to remove wrinkles on the forehead. Yes, it's quite glitzy. Botox, despite its horrible origins, can help with a variety of aesthetic and medical conditions, from wrinkles to excessive sweating and lowering a "gummy" smile when administered by a competent practitioner.

    How do Botox Injections work?

    “In order for a muscle to move, a nerve must send a signal to the muscle called a neurotransmitter. Botox inhibits muscle movement by depleting that neurotransmitter, according to Dr. Lily Talakoub of McLean Dermatology and Skincare Center. Allergan Botox Online prevents you from having complete control of your facial expressions, and thus the wrinkles that come with it, by temporarily inhibiting local nerve impulses to certain muscles within your face.

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