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Top Reasons People Get Botox Injections

Top Reasons Why People Get Botox Injections

Learn why people trust board-certified dermatologists for Botox injections to reduce wrinkles, help with migraines, and manage conditions like muscle spasms, TMJ disorder, and excessive sweating. A board-certified dermatologist is the go-to professional for cosmetic injections.

Botox injections are a popular and effective treatment for reducing wrinkles, eliminating facial lines, and improving the overall appearance of skin. But Botox can also provide medical benefits when used to treat conditions such as migraines, muscle spasms, TMJ disorder, and excessive sweating. Learn what types of treatments are available, as well as the potential health risks associated with Botox injections.

Reduce or Eliminate Wrinkles

Botox injections are perhaps most well-known for their ability to help reduce and eliminate wrinkles. The procedure involves injecting small amounts of the purified protein Botulinum toxin into precise sites just beneath the surface of the skin. These injections block signals from nerves to certain facial muscles, which prevents them from contracting. This helps relax and soften the appearance of wrinkles in certain areas such as between the eyebrows and around the eyes, commonly referred to as crow’s feet.

Specialized Treatment for Headaches and Migraines

Botox can provide specialized treatment for those who suffer from chronic headaches and migraines. Botox injections are FDA approved and highly effective in reducing the intensity and frequency of migraine attacks as well as preventing them altogether. When strategically placed, it helps reduce tension in certain areas which then prevents the onset of painful headaches and migraines.

Relief from Muscle Spasms

Botox injections are effective in providing relief to those suffering from chronic muscle-related conditions. The targeted injections help relax muscles and reduce the frequency and intensity of spasms, which makes it a great alternative to invasive treatments or surgeries.

TMJ Pain Relief

Botox injections are particularly effective in relieving symptoms caused from temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder. The targeted injections relax the jaw muscles to reduce pain, tenderness and discomfort. It can also help improve mobility as the tightness in the jaw area decreases, allowing people to open and close their mouth wider.

Check Google reviews, credentials, and training.

Before booking an appointment with a dermatologist for your Botox treatments, make sure to check reviews and credentials. Research into the botulinum toxin provider's experience and training is also important—look for qualified professionals who are board-certified with the American Board of Dermatology or members of the American Academy of Dermatology to ensure the highest standard of care.

What Brands to Choose from:

Phelan Dermatology & Aesthetics is proud to carry the three highest rated brands including: Botox®, Dysport®, and Daxxify®.

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