Botulinum Toxin is a prescription medicine that is injected into muscles; it causes controlled weakening of specific muscles by blocking signals between nerves and muscles. The muscles no longer contract but become “relaxed” thus reducing the appearance of wrinkles.
What Conditions can Botulinum Toxins Be Used For?
Botulinum Toxins is widely used to improve look of moderate to severe lines. Treatments are commonly done to reduce glabellar lines, forehead wrinkles and crow’s feet. It can also be used to treat “bunny lines” at the bridge of the nose, vertical lines above and below the lips, and marionette lines below the mouth and nasolabial folds.
The skin and soft tissues lose elasticity as we age, causing the brow to sag and contribute to sagging upper eyelids. Botulinum Toxins injection can widen and elevate the eyebrow to give a refreshed, pleasing and youthful appearance.
Jaw Slimming/ Square Jaw
It is also effective to slim jawline by relaxing over-developed jaw muscles, resulting in a more oval face shape or softer jaw line.
Neck Lines and Sagginess
It is also commonly used to improve neck contour due to the activity of the platysma neck muscles. Botulinum Toxins are injected to relax the muscles which are pulling the skin downwards, softening the appearance of the vertical neck bands.
Entire Face Rejuvenation
Botulinum Toxins stimulates collagen for an lifting and tightening effect all over the whole face. Used together with fillers, it can help lessen shadows and maintain a smooth complexion so that one looks younger and more beautiful.
Underarm Sweat (Hyperhidrosis)
Botulinum toxins has been FDA-approved to treat excessive underarm sweating by blocking the secretion of the chemical that activates sweat glands.
How is Botulinum Toxins Used?
The most natural and beautiful outcomes with Botulinum Toxins comes with doctors’ technical finesse and experience on the right treatment dosage. Our doctors will personalise a treatment according to your facial anatomy, areas of concerns, and unique desires to give a natural finish without the frozen look.
How does the Dermalift (D-Lift) Technique Work?
More recently, botulinum toxins are injected into the skin rather than the muscles to stimulate collagen growth to firm skin and improve skin texture for a natural-looking skin lifting effect.
Dermalift treatment technique places multiple small Botulinum Toxins injections (microinjections) into the dermal skin, whereas traditional technique places larger injections deeper into the muscles. The treatment only affects a small area of the muscle where it connects with the skin. This leaves the deeper parts of the muscle free to move, where traditional techniques ‘freeze’ larger areas.