If people are constantly telling you to “smile” or “cheer up”, you may have what is known as an ‘angry resting face’. This term describes a facial expression (or lack thereof) which unintentionally makes a person appear angry, irritated, or annoyed.
People with ‘angry resting face’ often have deep lines in between their eyebrows and this is also why it’s commonly known as ‘angry 11s’. For many people, living with a constant sour expression on their face can cause social and relationship problems.
Fortunately, there are ways to rid your face of an angry resting expression quickly and without surgery. Botulinum Toxin (or more commonly known as Botox) wrinkle treatment in Singapore is effective in smoothing the facial creases responsible for creating an angry expression.
What Is Botox?
Botox is the only treatment approved by the FDA to temporarily improve the appearance of moderate to severe frown lines and crow’s feet in adults. The popular drug has been approved for use in 78 countries, has gone through extensive safety and allergen clinical trials, and has been included in numerous medical and scientific journals.
Botox contains small traces of highly-purified proteins from the bacterium, Clostridium botulinum. The neurotoxin has a variety of uses, from treating muscle spasms and stiffness to reducing excessive sweating and overactive bladder. It’s most commonly used as a nonsurgical wrinkle treatment for patients experiencing the effects of aging.
How Does Botox Work?
Botox directly targets the underlying causes of crow’s feet and frown lines. Over the years, repeated muscle movements in the face cause fine lines and wrinkles to develop. By getting a Botox injection into the muscle causing the crease, you can temporarily reduce muscle activity which relaxes and softens out fine lines and frown lines between the brows.
What Are the Side Effects of Botox?
Many people are under the impression that Botox causes the inability to show expression. While there are some potential Botox side effects such as bruising, pain, redness, or muscle weakness at the injection site, you should not lose the ability to show expression when injected in the right dosage and performed by an experienced skin specialist.
Does Botox Hurt?
While some patients may feel slight discomfort during a Botox injection, most will only feel a quick pinch like tiny antbite. If you are worried about the potential pain associated with Botox in Singapore, ask your doctor at the Botox clinic if they can numb the treatment area first. A topical numbing cream can be applied before administering the injection.
When Will I See Results?
Results from this popular wrinkle procedure in Singapore are usually noticeable within one to two weeks after the procedure. These results should last up to 4 months before you will need to undergo another treatment session if you wish to maintain your results. Directly following the treatment, there is minimal downtime.
Angry 11s and forehead lines can make it appear that you have an “angry resting face”. As you age and more wrinkles develop, this look can become more intense.
To smoothen out fine lines and creases from your brow, consider Botox in Singapore. Schedule a consultation with our US Board Certified skin doctor at the Cutis Laser Clinics to determine if you’re a good candidate for Botox.