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, com efeitos colaterais mínimos. Dr. Katz has extensive experience with both Botox and Dysport.

What are BOTOX and Dysport and are they Safe?

Botox é uma proteína purificada que ocorre naturalmente que bloqueia os músculos de contrair. Ela afeta apenas a área onde ele é colocado. Neurotoxin injections can reduce the signs of aging by reducing the muscle activity and wrinkles of the eyebrow and forehead. A redução de linhas de expressão é especialmente eficaz. Botox has been used safely for over 20 anos e foi aprovado pela FDA para rugas faciais desde 2002.

Why Use Botox or Dysport?

rugas faciais dinâmicos são causadas por contrações dos músculos da face cada vez que você expressar emoções. O mais expressivo você, as mais profundas essas rugas e linhas são susceptíveis de ser. Estas linhas podem ser mal interpretadas como raiva, ansiedade, fadiga e, claro, envelhecimento. Enchimentos e procedimentos cirúrgicos, como um elevador da testa pode apertar a pele e os músculos em torno destas linhas, mas não abordam a tração muscular subjacente, que eventualmente se aprofunda as rugas faciais. Assim, para as linhas faciais dinâmicas de músculos hiperativos da face superior, neurotoxin (botox or Dysport) are usually the best treatment.

How are Neurtoxins Given?

O tratamento leva 10 minutes and we use the tiniest needles available therefore Botox treatments typically have minimal discomfort. Os resultados são visíveis geralmente dentro 72 horas e pode durar 3-4 meses. Você pode retornar às atividades normais imediatamente.

Patients may elect to repeat Botox treatments when it fully wears off. No entanto, se o rosto é re-tratada logo que os músculos começam a se mover, os músculos faciais não recuperar a sua memória. Depois de um número de re-tratamentos, o intervalo entre as podem tornar-se mais.


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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