The structure of skin changes with time and it becomes less elastic and flexible. There are fewer fat cells in the lower layers (the dermis) of the skin and it becomes more transparent whilst the oil and sweat glands, which help keep skin supple, become less active. Muscles in the face also begin to sag and the skin becomes creased and folded. Older skin is drier and it renews itself less quickly than younger skin. All these factors affect how facial skin looks.
Ageing is a natural process and many people want to feel good for their age with
a natural look and seek out ways to help them achieve that.
Doctors may sometimes use the name BOTOX® when they are discussing treatment with VISTABEL® because the two products contain exactly the same active ingredient and are supplied by the same company, Allergan.
BOTOX® is approved in the UK for the treatment of several medical conditions including hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating). VISTABEL® is approved in the UK for the treatment of glabellar lines (frown lines between the eyebrows.