Cool and Unique Uses of Botox

Plastic Surgeon Serving Orlando, Winter Park and Nearby Areas of Central Florida

Botox has become synonymous with wrinkles. However, Botox has many other uses and treats various ailments. Some of the treatments may not be FDA approved (off label use) but may still be performed by a licensed professional. When getting Botox please use caution and go to a reputable accredited facility with a proper physician on staff. Botox should be administered in the same manner as any other medicine, with precision and accuracy. Botox is a temporary solution, so give it a try! If you are happy with your results, you can have additional Botox treatments to keep your new look. 

1. Gummy Smiles can be unsightly and make the smiler self-conscious. If the upper lip creeps up too far showing excess gum, injecting Botox will help alleviate the creeping. Botox is injected into the upper lip area, thereby relaxing the muscle to create a more balanced smile. *not FDA approved for this use

2. Migraine Headaches can be completely debilitating for many. Migraine sufferers experience dizziness, nausea, sensitivity to light and even vomiting. Botox is injected into the temples, forehead, neck or shoulders to ease the discomfort. *FDA approved for this use

3. Hyperhidrosis is a condition where a person experiences severe sweating. Botox is proven to relieve the severity of sweating in the underarms, hands and feet. It is injected in the area of the sweat glands and will block the chemical that causes this condition. *FDA approved for this use

4.Platysmal Bands in the neck can be a tell tell sign of aging. The bands become visible and make a person look much older.  Botox softens the prominence of the bands, relaxing them and turning back father time a bit. *not FDA approved for this use