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Put a Smile on Your Face with Botox!

Botox has many benefits that we’ve talked about before, but imagine getting a treatment that helps you look better while improving your mood at the same time! How often have you looked at yourself in the mirror and wondered how much happier you’d be just from looking better? Well, Botox can treat wrinkles and make you look younger! What could make you feel better than that?

If you’re ready to start smiling, visit us and we’ll give you a quick overview of all of the benefits Botox has to offer!

A Novel Approach

In 2015, researchers at the Psychiatric Hospital of the University of Basel in Switzerland and Hannover Medical School in Germany found that treating facial muscles with Botox eases the symptoms of depression. Since facial muscles express our emotions, they help send feedback signals to the brain, which then strengthen said emotions.

Positive effects on mood have been observed in patients who’ve had Botox treatments for frown lines and in the area between the eyebrows and above the nose. For the study, patients with high levels of chronic and treatment-resistant depression were randomly selected to receive an injection of Botox or a placebo. After the first treatment, the Botox group had an average 47% decrease in depression compared to 9% in the placebo group!

How to Get Started

If you’ve decided that it’s time to say goodbye to those fine lines and want to improve your overall mood, there are a couple of things to consider. The first is to ask as many questions as possible during your consultation, especially if it’s your first time. Most questions involve how Botox works and if it’s safe. We’ll do our best to answer any concern you have in order to make your treatment easy.

How Much Will I Need?

Since Botox is sold by the unit, when you meet with us, we’ll let you know how many injections it will take to get the results you want. If you’re no stranger to Botox injections, you may already have a good idea of how much a treatment can cost. If you’re coming in for the first time, tell us which areas you want improvement on and we’ll give you advice on how many injections you’ll need, plus the price.

We’re Here to Help You Look Great!

If you feel that Botox injections are the best way to have you looking younger, then your first treatment will be the most important since you’ll get a good idea of what to expect in future treatments. At Uptown Medical Wellness & Anti-Aging Center, we’ll tell you exactly what to expect along with the cost and benefits. Most importantly, we’ll give you realistic expectations of what Botox can and can’t do. Visit us today in McAllen to get started!