6 Surprising Non-Surgical Cosmetic Uses for Botox

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6 Surprising Non-Surgical Cosmetic Uses for Botox

Botox is a versatile tool for cosmetic treatments that appear natural and can be done quickly during an in-office appointment. While many of us know that Botox is an amazing tool for diminishing fine lines and wrinkles for a more refreshed and youthful look, it may come as a surprise that there are several other uses for Botox that some may find extremely beneficial. Expert Physicians worldwide use Botox for varied treatments. For more information on safety, check out Botox Has a Surprising Number of Cosmetic Uses . Please remember that individual results will vary, and speaking directly with a physician is the best way to determine if these treatments are right for you.

1. Hyperhidrosis Treatment

Hyperhidrosis is defined by the American Academy of Dermatology as a medical condition that causes excessive sweating. The areas most affected by this are the underarms and hands. For those who suffer from it, the constant worry of embarrassing stains and/or odors is something they deal with every day. However, there is a way to make the sweating more bearable using Botox. During a Hyperhidrosis Treatment, Botox injections are used to temporarily block the nerve signals to sweat glands, leaving the affected area dry for up to 6 months with one treatment. If you are looking for a permanent reduction of underarm sweat, odor and hair, miraDry offers an excellent treatment for everyone looking to ditch the harsh chemical deodorants for naturally sweat-free, odor-free and hair-free underarms.

2. Non-Surgical Jaw Reduction

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Dallas Botox for Jaw Reduction

 

During this procedure, Botox is used to soften the appearance of the hypertrophied masseter, or jaw muscle. Non-Surgical Jaw Reduction can offer facial contouring, a slimmer looking jawline, and may even help to reduce bruxism or teeth grinding. If this sounds like something you may be interested in, Click Here for before and after photos of procedures done in Dallas and Southlake.

3. Gummy Smile Reduction

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Dallas Botox for Gummy Smile Reduction

A “gummy smile” occurs when excessive gum is shown during a smile. The standard measurement is anything more than 4mm of gum exposed while smiling. Botox is used by an expert physician to relax the upper lip elevator muscles which leads to less visibility of the gum line. While it is off-label for Botox, a study published in 2014 by the Aesthetic Surgery Journal found that it was a safe and effective treatment. Botox treatment for Gummy Smile Reduction must be maintained every 3-4 months, but it is a cost effective option next to surgery. A cosmetic dermal filler can be used to increase the volume of the upper lip along with Botox for some individuals with a thin upper lip.

4. Neck Band Treatment

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Dallas Botox for Neck Bands

Necklines tend to show the signs of aging a little faster than the face due to thinner skin and less subcutaneous fat. Sun exposure can further exacerbate the aging process, and we all know that sun is in no short supply in Texas. Botox can be used to soften both the vertical neck ridges and the horizontal neck wrinkles affected. To see before and after pictures of Neck Band Treatments done by Dr. Malik, Click Here .

5. Chin Wrinkle Reduction

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Dallas Botox for Chin Wrinkles

Botox is a fantastic option for expressive wrinkles such as the ones that occur on the chin. Chin Wrinkle Reductionrequires extensive skill to ensure that the correct amount of Botox is administered to keep the chin looking soft and natural without affecting your speech and smile. While this is not a permanent solution, Botox is easily touched up in following weeks to make the effects last longer.

6. Liquid Facelift

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Dallas Botox & NovaThread Eyelift

While its well known that Botox can soften the effects of aging, not everyone is aware of its potential to accomplish noninvasive rejuvenation without going under the knife. To get the effects of a Liquid Facelift , Dr. Malik uses a combination of Botox injections and NovaThread Lift to create a completed look that is both youthful and natural. Individual results will vary, and if you would like to find out more feel free to contact our office. In the meantime, check out these Before and After Photos to get a feel for the results of the Liquid Facelift procedure.

Dr. Naila Malik is a board-certified family physician and an active member of the American Academy of Antiaging Medicine. With years of experience under her belt, she can help you determine if Botox treatments are right for you. For more information on any of the treatments or procedures above, call 888-210-9693 or email admin@nailamalikmdskin.com for your consultation.