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Botox for Crows Feet

Find out about Botox injections and treatment for crows feet, also referred to as laugh lines or smile lines

One area where wrinkles can often show on a person’s face is around the side of the eyes. Typically this issue is commonly referred to as crows feet, but also are referred to as laugh lines or smile lines. This is because in some cases when the person’s face is relaxed these wrinkles are not visible. but can be seen when a person smiles or squints.  In simple terms, these facial wrinkles are caused by the repetitive contraction of the facial muscle being used, and is a part of the natural aging process.

What is a popular treatment option for Crows Feet?

Many people are interested in crow’s feet treatment, for instance when we are having a conversation with someone the gaze of the person we’re speaking to is typically drawn to the eyes and the area surrounding them. Fine lines in this area tend to be quite noticeable in this location and can give the appearance of premature ageing.

For individuals who are looking for crows feet treatment then one option that is also FDA approved is Botox. Botulinum toxin is the active ingredient in the Botox serum. Botox injections are used in minute quantities to target the muscle weakness at the injection site, and can be used as an effective cosmetic procedure to treat crows feet, wrinkles and other issues such as forehead lines.

For crows feet, Botox is an effective treatment and can also be used alongside other procedures, such as dermal fillers if there are other issues that an individual wishes to treat in tandem. One popular combination is Botox with Juvederm. In addition to this, forehead lines and forehead wrinkles can also be treated with Botox at the same time as treating the area around the eyes.

How does Botox work and how long does it last?

Botox works by by helping to reduce the muscles ability to move and contract, reducing the signs of wrinkles. This works well for treating crow’s feet without having to undergo any invasive plastic surgery. For the majority of people who undertake Botox® treatments there are no side effects. Occasionally some issues can occur. Possible side effects include rashes or itching. This is because some people may have an allergy to Botox, so it is preferable to discuss any concerns with trained medical professionals prior to the treatment if this is a concern. With this in mind, Botox is one of the most common types of skin care routines that is undertaken and is very popular and effective.

55-64 year old woman treated with Botox & Juvederm Voluma for cheeks

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With Botox cosmetic treatments the recovery times are fast. There are a few things a person should avoid doing for a day after the procedure such as avoiding exercise, but typically, individuals can return to their daily routine almost immediately. This is one of the main reasons for Botox’s popularity. Not only does it have a short recovery time, it is also a fast acting and an effective treatment for facial and skin rejuvenation. Better still, it is considered an non-invasive technique so there is no need for a plastic surgeon.

If you’re troubled by crows feet and wrinkles, we may be able to help. Contact us online today or call 212-535-3088 to learn more about whether Botox for crows feet may be right for you.

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