Crow's Feet Botox
Crow's feet, those tiny lines that radiate from the corners of the eyes when laughing or smiling, can add years to your appearance. Botox is a fast and effective therapy for improving the appearance of these dynamic wrinkles, also known as canthal lines. Crow's feet Botox was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in 2013 and is now one of the most popular cosmetic procedures in our dermatology practice.
Botox has revolutionized the art of facial rejuvenation, offering patients a safe and non-invasive way to reverse signs of aging with zero downtime. If you are bothered by "laugh lines" around the eyes or want to take preventative measures to keep your skin wrinkle-free, Botox treatment in Dallas can soften the effects of aging without compromising natural expression or movement.
Our board-certified dermatologists are experienced injectors and prefer a more conservative approach to treat crow's feet. The result is a more natural yet bright-eyed appearance that our patients prefer.
Botox injections improve crow's feet by relaxing the muscles that contract when smiling or laughing. Botulism toxin A is a neuromodulator that stops nerve signals from reaching underlying muscles, which smooths out wrinkles and fine lines around the eyes.
The Orbicularis oculi is the large, ring-shaped muscle around the eye responsible for both static and dynamic crow's feet wrinkles. During the treatment, we use ultra-fine needles to inject Botox into this concentric muscle that accentuates crow's feet when activated. There are typically two or three crow's feet Botox injection sites on each side of the face.
The injections feel like cold pinpricks but last less than two minutes. A topical anesthetic can reduce discomfort, but the treatment is well-tolerated by most patients. After each injection, we apply light pressure to the skin to prevent bruising.
Botox can be safely used by healthy individuals aged 18 and older who want to soften the appearance of fine lines around the eyes or prevent the future formation of crow's feet. Canthal lines typically begin to deepen in your late 30's, but we are seeing more patients using Botox injectables in their 20's as a preventative tool.
The muscle surrounding the eye will start to relax two to three days after the Botox injections, with full effects apparent after two weeks.
Botox is a temporary neuromodulator that the body dissolves with time. Everyone's metabolism is different, but the average duration for Botox is four months. The treatment can be repeated two or three times a year to maintain desired results. Crow's feet Botox before and after photos are an easy way to see the effect this neuromodulator has on fine lines of the face.
In capable hands, Botox injections seldom produce signs like bruising, swelling, or redness, making it a popular lunchtime treatment. Adverse side effects, which occur in less than 1 percent of patients, may include double vision, allergic reaction, rash, and muscle weakness.
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Eager to look like a refreshed version of yourself and say goodbye to crow's feet? Book your Botox dermatologist appointment for a personalized treatment regimen. Dallas Dermatology is here to meet all of your skincare goals in a professional and compassionate atmosphere.