What are muscle relaxant treatments?
While many people think of Muscle Relaxant Treatments as an exciting treatment for wrinkles, it has actually been used for several years to treat certain medical conditions. In fact, its use as a cosmetic treatment was only discovered when people using it to treat facial muscle spasms noticed an improvement in their wrinkles.
How does it work?
Muscle Relaxant Treatments work by blocking the release of a neurotransmitter (a chemical messenger) known as Acetylcholine from nerve cells. Acetylcholine normally transmits nerve impulses to muscle cells. Without Acetylcholine, the affected nerve is unable to send a signal to the muscle it supplies.
How are muscle relaxant treatments used to treat wrinkles?
Muscle Relaxant Treatments can be used to immobilise some of the facial muscles that pull on your skin and cause wrinkles. So, about 2 to 7 days after being injected with Muscle Relaxant, the lines and wrinkles that are normally caused by certain facial expressions start to disappear.
How long does the effect last?
The improvement in the appearance of your wrinkles usually lasts for 3 months, and repeated injections are required to maintain the effect. With continued use, the effects may start to last longer.
Are muscle relaxant treatments safe?
Muscle relaxant treatments are relatively safe treatments when administered by a medical professional who is trained in its use.
Areas of treatments:
- Frown lines
- Excessive sweating,
- Grinding of teeth
- Gummy Smile
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