Botox Injections in Miami
Smooth things out with our Botox injections option. Safe and effective, we can help reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles caused by normal facial expressions.
General targeted areas are the following:
- Brow lines (forehead)
- Laugh Lines
- Crows Feet
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Botulin Toxin (aka Botox) is a natural toxin normally injected into certain parts of the face to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and crows feet. Any other use for Botox is available but requires a consultation with our licensed practitioner.
Have you ever considered getting Botox injections in Miami? If so, you should know that Vida & Co. offers the best Botox services in Miami, FL, so schedule your Botox consultation right away. Botox was approved in 2002 by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the cosmetic reduction of forehead lines. Since then, Botox has been used to treat many other conditions, such as deep wrinkles on the neck or gummy smiles.
What is Botox?
Botulinum toxin, aka botox, is a non-surgical treatment typically administered by injection into the desired area. Botox sends a signal to the nerve attached to the targeted muscle, and once the signal is sent, the nerve will stop reacting. Following this, the muscle first paralyzes and then softens.
Studies have shown that botox is the most popular cosmetic procedure, as more than six million people receive treatments each year. Botox is known to smooth fine lines and wrinkles by tightening the skin. Furthermore, botox can be used to treat migraines and reduce sweating.
When opting for botox injections, you can combine them with:
- Dermal fillers (fill out sunken cheeks)
- Eyelift (removes bags around the eyes)
- Fat Transfer (naturally fills out sunken cheeks or the area around the nose, eyes, and mouth)
- Resurfacing or Skin Rejuvenation (helps get rid of age spots or skin discoloration)
Our botox Miami, FL specialist will discuss the botox treatments available to help you achieve the best results. It is a non-permanent cosmetic treatment and needs to be repeated several times a year.
Who Are The Best Candidates for Botox Miami?
At Vida & Co, we offer various cosmetic procedures for our patients. Apart from diminishing muscle movement and muscle activity, a botox cosmetic treatment can temporarily erase and eliminate the following:
- Gummy smile
- Forehead wrinkles
- Frown lines
- Bunny lines
- Chin dimpling
- Neck wrinkles
- Excessive sweating (hyperhidrosis)
- Neck spasms
- Migraine headaches
- Overactive bladder
- Poor jawline definition
- Facial asymmetry
- Horizontal forehead lines
- Platysmal lines
More importantly, before getting botox injections, you must meet the following requirements:
- You must be at least 18 years old
- You cannot be pregnant or nursing while undergoing botox treatment
- You have no allergic reaction to botox
According to The American Society of Plastic Surgeons, almost 57% of all Botox and Dysport patients are between 40 and 54. Additionally, 23% of patients are 55 years or older, while 18% are between 30 and 39 years old. Only one percent of all patients are between 20 and 29.
How Do Botox Injections work?
Botox is made of a very diluted form of botulinum toxin found in the bacteria Clostridium botulinum, but it is a purified version of Botulinum Toxin Type A. In this diluted form, botox is used to relax the muscles.
It takes around 10 to 30 minutes to undergo a botox treatment. You will receive injections in every muscle that needs treatment during this time. Injections are applied to the muscle causing the wrinkle but not in the wrinkle itself. You may feel minimal discomfort or mild pressure in the area being treated. While the results of your botox treatment will be seen in less than a week, you may need to take a little downtime. You can return to your daily activities as long as you don’t touch or move the treated muscle for a few hours after treatment.
You should refrain from strenuous activities for the first 24 hours after the botox injections, or you may encounter some side effects such as swelling, bruising, or redness in the injected muscle.
How Long Does Botox Last?
The results of botox injections can last three to four months. However, the period depends on various factors, such as:
- The amount of botox used: The more units of botox injected, the longer the results will last.
- The muscle’s strength: If your facial muscle is strong, then you may be more resistant to the paralyzing function of the botox treatment. You will need more botox to achieve the optimum results.
- Follow-up treatment: If you schedule a consultation at Vida & Co, we ensure that the treatment results will last longer than three months. You can enjoy results for up to six or eight months with regular follow-up schedules.
Types of Botox Treatments
Botox is used to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and relax the frown lines, but there are other types of botox treatments:
Botox for Migraines
As stated by the FDA, botox for migraines is the only injection treatment approved for migraine sufferers. To undergo such a treatment, you must have more than fifteen migraines a month, each lasting four or more hours in duration, or botox for migraine treatment will not be approved. That treatment will help eliminate up to nine migraines a month and needs to be repeated every twelve weeks.
Botox for Gummy Smiles
This is available for men and women whose gum line shows when they smile. Botox is proven to lower the upper lip to create a smile that will not show the gums anymore. As this is a tricky procedure, it is not recommended for everyone. Our specialist will explain to you such treatment will suit your needs. Usually, this procedure needs to be repeated every three to four months.
Botox for Excessive Sweating
If you suffer from excessive sweating under the armpits and deodorants or cream don’t help, you should consider botox. Botox is known to be successful in eliminating excessive sweating in the armpits. It would help if you repeated the treatment every four to six months, but until this time, it will be unknown whether botox has the same results for excessive sweating in other body parts.
Botox for Overactive Bladder
This treatment is for people who urinate frequently. For those who urinate more than two times in the middle of the night, or more than eight times a day, then botox might be the treatment suitable for you. It will send a signal to the muscle, and you will not feel the need to urinate as much as before.
Botox for Facial Skin
One of the most common usages of botox in Miami is for the skin on other parts of the body. This will eliminate the fine lines and the wrinkles on the neck, facial skin, or decolletage. The botox injections will be placed in the facial muscles and paralyze those responsible for sagging skin and wrinkles. Typically, this botox cosmetic procedure is repeated every three to four months.
Botox for a Breast Lift
You will be injected with botox into the minor chest muscle to get a breast lift. This treatment is for people with minimal sagging in the breast. It is vital to understand that botox for a breast lift will not change the size of your breast, nor will it help you with significant sagging. You must repeat the treatment every three to four months.
Alternative Treatments to Botox
There are some other alternative treatments to botox for your neck, face, breasts, or decolletage. Still, there is no other alternative cosmetic treatment for migraines besides botox. Those who suffer from migraines normally use prescription drugs to treat their symptoms.
While laser therapy uses laser technology to reduce fine lines and wrinkles, it will not work as well as botox on deep creases.
You can undergo eyelid surgery to get the bags or the excess skin around your eyes removed. If needed, you can schedule a botox cosmetic treatment at the same time since botox will help with the crow’s feet around your eyes.
A facelift may be a good alternative for those with sagging skin, loose muscles on the face, or wrinkles. It is a surgical procedure that will lift the entire face, tighten muscles, remove fat, and give you a more youthful look.
Breast lift surgery will help you more than Botox alone. If you have sagging or asymmetrical breasts, you should consider a breast lift.
How Much Does Botox Cost?
A patient will most likely receive anywhere between 10 to 40 units of botox, but it varies based on how many areas you want to be treated or the strength of the muscles. If you pay per area, then botox in your forehead will cost you about $250 on the low end and $600+ on the high end.
It is essential to understand that during your consultation, our specialist will discuss the number of units you may need to achieve your goals and explain how much you should expect your treatment to cost.
Why Should You Choose Vida & Co?
Your botox results depend on who is performing the injection. Our specialists have extensive experience in the renewal and rejuvenation of dozens of satisfied clients.
Our team will explain how cosmetic treatment works and if botox treatment is the best solution for you. Schedule your consultation to learn everything you need to know about botox treatments.