Neurotoxins Botox and Dysport

Neuroxins have become one of the most popular cosmetic treatments for the face.The correct term is really Neurotoxin and we will often utilize the word “Botox” interchangeably for any brand of Neurotxin such as Dysport, Xeomin, Belotero, and several others. Neurotoxins can dramatically reduce facial lines from overactive muscles. Botox and Dysport are both a highly safe and effective non-surgical procedure, avec des effets secondaires minimes. Dr. Katz has extensive experience with both Botox and Dysport.

What are BOTOX and Dysport and are they Safe?

Botox est une protéine purifiée naturelle qui bloque les muscles de se contracter. Elle ne touche que la zone où il est placé. Neurotoxin injections can reduce the signs of aging by reducing the muscle activity and wrinkles of the eyebrow and forehead. La réduction des lignes de froncement de sourcils est particulièrement efficace. Botox has been used safely for over 20 ans et a été approuvé par la FDA pour les rides du visage depuis 2002.

Why Use Botox or Dysport?

les rides du visage sont dynamiques causées par des contractions des muscles du visage chaque fois que vous exprimez des émotions. Le plus expressif que vous êtes, les plus profondes de ces rides et ridules sont susceptibles d'être. Ces lignes peuvent être mal interprétés comme la colère, anxiété, fatigue et, bien sûr, vieillissement. Les charges et les procédures chirurgicales telles que un lifting des sourcils peut serrer la peau et les muscles autour de ces lignes, mais ne traitent pas la traction musculaire sous-jacente, qui approfondit éventuellement les rides du visage. Donc, pour les lignes du visage dynamique de muscles hyperactive de la face supérieure, neurotoxin (botox or Dysport) are usually the best treatment.

How are Neurtoxins Given?

Le traitement prend 10 minutes and we use the tiniest needles available therefore Botox treatments typically have minimal discomfort. Les résultats sont généralement visibles à l'intérieur 72 heures et peut durer 3-4 mois. Vous pouvez retourner aux activités normales immédiatement.

Patients may elect to repeat Botox treatments when it fully wears off. Cependant, si le visage est de nouveau traité dès que les muscles commencent à se déplacer, les muscles du visage ne regagnent leur mémoire. Après un certain nombre de retraitements l'intervalle entre peut devenir plus.


What About “Botox” for TMJ

Chronic clenching of the jaw orgrinding of the teeth, a condition known as bruxism, can have a variety of problematic effects. It can cause pain and tension in the jaw to chronic headaches or migraines to earaches and facial pain to damage to your teeth. These symptoms make bruxism an ever-present, constantly painful condition. This is why Dr. Ronald Katz treats his patients with Neurotxininjections (Botox or Dysportin the masseter and Temporalis muscles. Bruxism is extremely common, affecting many people across the country and around the world, especially with an uptick in incidence since the COVID pandemic. Common risk factors for developing bruxism include stress, frustration, and anxietyfeelings that many of us experience daily. Treatments like mouth guards help to mitigate the symptoms of the conditionsuch as preventing tooth damagerather than address the root cause. Some individuals are just told to “reduce the stress in your lifewhich often feels like wishful thinking. If you have tried mouth guards, muscle relaxation activities, or other treatments and nothing is working for you, you may be the perfect candidate for Botox injections for jaw clenching and teeth grinding.

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