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Botox Cosmetic -« is a purified natural protein which temporarily reduces the activity of muscles.It provides a more youthful and refreshed appearance to the skin. Physicians are more experienced in administering injections.-áBotox has been helping patients since 1987.

Botox Cosmetic should only be injected by an experienced doctor.

Benefits & Advantages-á

  • Frown lines reduced
  • Reduces crows feet
  • Forehead lines
  • Soften neck lines
  • Reduce bunny lines (top sides of nose)
  • Raises the brows (brow lift)
  • Relaxes chin creases and pebbling
  • Softens marionette lines
  • Thins jawline (popular among people of Asian descent)

How-áBotox Injections Work
A very small amount of botox is injected into a specific muscle which creates the wrinkle. This-á will block the nerve impulses from reaching the area, allowing the muscles to relax. As the muscle relaxes, the wrinkle is soften and smoothed out. Untreated facial muscles contract normally, allowing normal facial expression to be unaffected.

Downtime
No downtime.

The Experience
The needle is very tiny, it's comparable to a mosquito bite. It's a safe procedure which only takes a few minutes. It should only be injected by a doctor with-áyears of experience.

Aftercare

During the first hour utilize the muscle of the treated area. Be expressive. Don't massage area.

Possible Side Effects
Temporary bruising is possible and can be minimized by avoiding Advil /aspirin products and Vitamin E for 7-days prior to treatment. About 1-2% of patients may experience a slight lowering of the eyelid. Mild short-term headaches can occur. There have been no permanent side effects from the use of Botox Cosmetic -«. Injections should be avoided if pregnant or lactating.

The Success
The results begin within 3-5days, the full effect takes 2-3 weeks. Treatment will gradually wear-off in 3-4 months. After several treatments, the effects may last longer (6-8months).-á

Botox-á Cosmetic injections will help temporary dermal facial filler (Juvederm & Restylane) treatments last longer.

The History
Botox -« was first used in ophthalmology to treat eye muscle spasms for correcting lazy-eye in children.-áBotox is also used in neurology for muscle spasms, as well as club feet in children, cerebral palsy patients and several other medical conditions.

Botox is also used for excessive sweating of the hands, feet and underarms. ( hyperhidrosis )


Average Cost of Botox in Victoria BC-áwith Private Skin Care:
$10 per unit (the frown area may need about 30-36 units/ $300 -$360); crows feet--30 units on average $300)+gst

Private Skin Care consultation office is located in-á downtown Victoria, BC Canada.

*Botox appointments available on the weekend and evenings. All botox treatments are performed by a very experienced doctor. $10 per unit.
Call today for your consultation: 250.598.7056

Facial Rejuvenation with Acupuncture

Facial rejuvenation with acupuncture is an excellent holistic approach to anti-aging. Its a great treatment for stimulating collagen to-áindividual wrinkles as well as providing a lift to sagging skin. Facial acupuncture will also improve elasticity and texture of the skin. Most importantly, Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture improves the overall health of the individual to create beautiful skin from within. Great alternative to Thermage treatments.

Benefits & Advantages

Cost effective compared to Thermage or face lift
No downtime No surgery and safe
Naturally stimulates your own collagen
Increases collagen production
Improves muscle tone in the skin Tightens pores,
Help balance hormones--improving acne Decreases wrinkles, bags under the eyes, jowls, double chins and puffiness.
Moisturizes the skin by improving blood and lymph circulation to the face.

Results
Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture commonly takes 5- 15 years of age off a persons face after a series of 12 treatments.

You will see results after the first session, but more dramatic and lasting results will be evident at the 7th or 8th session.

A treatment course is 12 sessions. Each session typically lasts 1.5 to 2 hours.

For the best results, it's suggested to do 2-sessions per week. Once your treatment course of 12 sessions is finished. It's advisable to have a maintenance session once per month or once per season to protect your initial investment.



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