The human face is extremely expressive. Every day, you smile, frown, and raise your eyebrows – all of which leave telltale marks on your skin. Younger people have no problem bouncing back from these repetitive motions because their bodies have plenty of collagen and elastin. However, as you age, your skin loses its resiliency and starts to develop expression-caused wrinkles.

You have undoubtedly heard about the incredible anti-aging benefits of Botox®, which is famous for its ability to soften existing fine lines and stop new wrinkles from forming. Botox is best for reducing wrinkles like:

  • Crow’s feet
  • Frown and worry lines
  • Horizontal forehead furrows
  • Vertical lines between the eyebrows
  • Fine lines around the mouth

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What Is Botox®?

Botox® is a purified form of botulinum toxin. It works by inhibiting certain facial muscles from contracting. By preventing the muscles in your face from contracting for several months, it helps minimize existing wrinkles, while also preventing new wrinkles from forming.

Botox® is FDA-approved to treat “dynamic” wrinkles, which are the ones that form due to repetitive muscle movements such as frowning or squinting. As a qualified cosmetic surgeon, Dr. David Gerth can inject Botox® in specific spots to help discourage your muscles from falling into those habitual positions, thus minimizing current fine lines and decreasing your chances of developing deep, permanent wrinkles.

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What Happens During Botox® Injections

Getting Botox® injections is a simple in-office treatment that has you in and out of our Miami Beach office quickly, depending on how many areas you choose to have treated. Many patients are hesitant to get Botox® because they are worried about injections, but the procedure isn’t painful, thanks to a gentle local anesthetic. There’s no need to take time off work or other regular activities with Botox®. If you like, you can also wear makeup right after getting your injections. The most common effects of Botox® include short-term tenderness, bruising, and swelling in the injection areas shortly after treatment, but generally, Botox® injections are a quick, straightforward, and minimally invasive treatment that requires no downtime for recovery. Serious risks and long-term side effects from Botox are rare.

Discover the Benefits of Botox®

Botox® has earned a well-deserved reputation as a powerful anti-aging solution. If you have started to become concerned about lines and wrinkles that persist even when your face is at rest, you are probably a well-qualified candidate for Botox injections.

Are you ready to learn more about what Botox® can do for you in the battle against visible signs of aging? Contact our South Florida cosmetic surgery office today to schedule a consultation with Dr. Gerth. As a qualified aesthetic surgeon with an extensive knowledge of facial anatomy, Dr. Gerth personally performs all cosmetic injectable treatments to provide natural-looking outcomes for every patient he works with.

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