Botox Muscle
Relaxing Injections

Botox Muscle Relaxing Injections

Botox Muscle Relaxing Injections

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In a world where minimally invasive procedures have become a celebrated option for people from all walks of life, Botox injections have shed their previous labels of vanity or gratuitous treatments. These injections are now socially accepted and embraced as a means to rejuvenate one’s appearance.

Age-Defying Transformation

For individuals aged between 30 and 40, Botox has proven to be a successful solution for improving moderate to severe frown lines and wrinkles. In fact, a growing number of younger people in their late 20s are opting for Botulinum toxin treatments. As the demand for Botox has risen, so too have patient satisfaction rates, demonstrating the effectiveness of this remarkable treatment.

Botox®, also known as Botulinum toxin (BTX), is a highly purified protein produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum and related species. It works its magic by temporarily relaxing the facial muscles responsible for wrinkles and lines, resulting in a softer, smoother, and more youthful appearance. Botox is not only used for aesthetic purposes; it’s also a trusted treatment for migraine headaches and excessive sweating in the armpits and palms.
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Most commonly, Botox is used to eliminate forehead lines and smile lines caused by repetitive muscle movements. It is FDA-approved for minimising the appearance of glabellar lines (frown lines), and is often employed to temporarily reduce marionette lines at the corners of the mouth and smoker’s lines around the lips.

How does Botulinum Toxin work?

This remarkable treatment blocks nerve transmission, temporarily reducing muscle contractions. In individuals with more elastic skin, a temporary line may form with muscle contraction but quickly disappears as the muscle relaxes. Over time, however, the skin can develop permanent creases that persist even after muscle relaxation. Botox is a popular choice for both men and women, with the effect of the treatment being variable and generally expected to last 3-5 months. Recent studies in the US suggest that patients receiving Botulinum Toxin treatments can reduce wrinkles with fewer sessions after 20 months. Furthermore, these injections have a preventive effect, as patients who start treatment in their 30s and 40s can prevent dynamic wrinkles from forming.

The Procedure: A Simple Transformation

The Botox procedure is simple, safe, and generally takes 10 to 20 minutes, requiring no anaesthesia. The skin in the target area is cleaned, and Botox® is meticulously injected into the muscles responsible for facial wrinkles using a microneedle or diabetic needle. This reduces muscle activity and blocks nerve impulses to the areas where wrinkles form without affecting other non-targeted facial muscles, allowing you to maintain your natural expressions. Discomfort during the procedure is minimal.

Safety and Minor Complications

Botox® injections, when administered by an experienced doctor or nurse are relatively safe. Complications are very rare, and if they do occur, they are typically mild and temporary, including temporary redness or bruising at the injection site, temporary drooping eyelids or asymmetrical eyebrows (lasting no longer than 2-3 weeks), and occasionally slight headaches or eye dryness.

Downtime and recovery

Botox® treatment is virtually painless and non-invasive, with no downtime or recovery period. You can resume your normal activities immediately afterwards, with only minor precautions such as avoiding sun exposure and refraining from rubbing or irritating the treated area. Botox® safely and temporarily restores your appearance by reducing fine lines, creases, and dynamic wrinkles caused by muscle movements. Wrinkles begin to fade within 24 hours, with continued improvement over the next five days. The full effect is typically visible within two weeks.

The effect of the treatment is variable and generally expected to last 3-5 months, after which the effects gradually wear off as new nerve endings develop. However, with regular Botox® treatments or strategically timed sessions, the regrowth of nerve endings and corresponding muscle activity slows down over time. Botox® has shed its stigma and is now considered a valuable beauty option. Nevertheless, it remains a medical intervention and should only be considered after a thorough consultation with a trained doctor or nurse.

Meet Our Experts

Dr. Ashish Dutta, Founder/Chief Surgeon at Aesthetic Beauty Centre, has administered countless Botox® treatments with highly satisfactory results. Under his expert guidance, many doctors and nurses have received training in this treatment. Wendy Dutta, a qualified and registered nurse, has been providing Botox treatments since 2002.

We have clinics in London, Sunderland, and Newcastle. Sunderland is renowned for non-surgical treatments like Botox and fillers, and we are considered the premier Botox clinic in Sunderland & Newcastle. Our Newcastle centre is our principal, fully functional laser and skin tightening centre, offering a comprehensive range of procedures, from Fraxel, Morpheus8, Thermage, Injectables, HIFU and more.


Ready to explore the transformative power of Botox®? Book a consultation with us today, and let our expert team guide you toward timeless beauty.