Ally came to see Karen Whitney for lip filler and a little botox to treat her gummy smile! Ally has beautiful lips but wanted to add a little volume and see less of her gums, when smiling. If you’re considering Botox treatment you’re probably wondering what on earth it really is. Botox Cosmetic was approved by the FDA in 2002 to treat frown lines.
These injections are known primarily for their ability to reduce the appearance of facial wrinkles. Botox is also used to treat medical conditions such as neck spasm, excessive sweating, bladder conditions, lazy eye and chronic migraines. Botox consist of a toxin called botulinum toxin type A and is used to temporarily prevent a muscle from moving.
The toxin is produced by a bacteria and purified for medical use. Botox was the first drug to use botulinum toxin or other cosmetic products now include Dysport, Xeomin and Jeuveau. Each is a little different, particularly when it comes to dosage units, so they are not interchangeable. Subscribe to our channel and receive notifications as new videos are released.