istock 536080061 When our skin begins to age, it starts to show fine lines, wrinkles, and folds on the face. These are often the first signs of aging noticed by men and women. However, just because time is moving forward doesn’t mean that you can’t achieve a more youthful appearance. While we can’t completely stop the process of aging, there are a variety of ways in which patients in Virginia can achieve a more youthful appearance with surgeries and non-invasive alternatives such as cosmetic injectables. One popular injectable asked for by name is that of Botox cosmetic.

What is Botox cosmetic?

Botox has been a household name for years. This neuromodulator is a specialized injection that is used to reduce the appearance of dynamic wrinkles and folds on the face. Botox cosmetic is injected directly into the muscles of the face that contract and cause the formation of wrinkles. The most common dynamic wrinkles found on the face include:

  • The glabellar lines between the eyebrows
  • Forehead folds and wrinkles
  • Wrinkles around the eyes, known as “crow’s feet”

When Botox cosmetic is injected into the muscles of the face, it can reduce contractions. This, in turn, reduces the appearance of dynamic wrinkles and folds known to contribute to an aged appearance. With just one appointment, many men and women can turn back time, erasing years off of their appearance and slowing the otherwise unstoppable signs of aging.

Enjoy cosmetic enhancement with Botox cosmetic

Drs. Vonu, Blanchard, Zwicklbauer, and Lofgren of the Plastic Surgery Center of Hampton Roads finds that patients in the communities of Virginia have a wide selection of services available to them when it comes to addressing the signs of aging. With Botox cosmetic and many other injectables, patients can turn back the hands of time and slow the development of fine lines and creases over the course of several months. If you are interested in learning more about Botox cosmetic and the use of dermal fillers and injectables, contact our facility by calling (757) 873-3500. Many patients are excited to find out that they can delay the need for plastic surgery with aesthetic injectable services available at our AAAASF Certified surgical center.

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