We are often asked what is Botox? Our Resident Nurse Sara explains. At Pure Perfection Clinic near Wrexham and Chester, we offer a range of injectable treatments with our most popular being Botox. Botulinum Toxin Type A is a purified protein which is used in medicine for a variety of indications and conditions, including Hyperydrosis (excessive sweating) and Ceberal Palsy. For over 20 years, it has also been adopted in aesthetic Medicine to treat fine lines and wrinkles. Fine Lines and Wrinkles Botox to Glabellar and Forehead As we age, fine lines and wrinkles for on our faces. There are two types of wrinkles and lines; those which are expressive (visible when we smile, laugh and talk) and those which are static (there even when we relax our faces). Botox Injections can be used to maintain and reduce the appearance of these furrows and also be used earlier to prevent them from deepening. How Does It Work? Our muscles contract when the nerve endings send messages to our brain. Wrinkle Reducing Injections block this message going to the brain, therefore relaxing the muscle. This stops us overworking them and forming new wrinkles and deepening existing ones. Botox lasts between three to four months and is considered and ongoing maintenance treatment. Treatment at Pure Perfection Clinic. Patients are initially invited for a consultation and facial assessment. This allows Sara to go through exactly what you desire from the treatment, what results can be expected from the treatment, your suitability for the procedure, Botox costs and any further questions you many have.Treatment itself is relatively quick and simple, but never rushed. Every patient is seen on an individual basis, with a bespoke treatment tailored to suit personal requirement. To schedule a consultation with our Resident Nurse today or discuss Botox further please contact 01244 917259 today.