You may have heard lots about the benefits or even the side effects of Botox injections, but you may not realise exactly how they work. Many people opt to have Botox treatment to get rid of facial wrinkles that they feel make them look older or unattractive. Some who want to reduce the cost of treatment go overseas, but this option should be considered carefully, especially if you’ve never had it before. Countries like Bali and Thailand are great places to visit, but not so much for having a cosmetic procedure.
Overseas medical and hygiene standards are not so high as Australian ones, so choosing a cosmetic surgeon in Perth might be the better option. At least you know you’ll get a highly trained doctor. There are risks in having any kind of medical procedure in a Third World country.
So how does Botox actually work to get rid of those wrinkles in your face? Wrinkles are caused by the movement of muscles under the skin. This muscle movement happens multiple times a day and eventually causes the skin to wrinkle permanently where it occurs. It’s something that you can’t stop from happening and the older you get the, the less elasticity is in the skin, so it doesn’t return to its normal place. The result is a wrinkle – or more likely, several wrinkles.