Botox has been first used as a medication. Botox used in the treatment of many diseases throughout the world has been used in the treatment of strabismus of a patient; and consequently, it has been noticed that the lines in that area has disappeared. Afterwards, Botox has become a preferred method in the field of aesthetics and beauty. Botox is a medication that contains botulinum toxin. Botox injection is a procedure performed to lighten or completely eliminate the signs of aging and facial expression lines. Botox is effective on all lines caused by facial expressions. This is an extremely simple procedure that involves the intramuscular injection of the Botox formula with very thin needles Botox disturbs the communication between the nerves and muscles. By this means, the muscle temporarily stops contracting, and as a result, the lines caused by facial expressions get lighter. The Botox procedure is generally performed on everyone between 25 and 65 years of age. Botox injection starts taking effect in 4 to 7 days; and the desired result are obtained within 10 to 15 days. It also prevents the formation of new wrinkles.
Who are suitable candidate for Botox injection?
The Botox injection is a procedure that can be performed on anyone who wants to eliminate his/her wrinkles and lines caused by facial expressions. In addition, droopy corners of the mouth and eyebrows caused by aging are lifted, and the skin is tightened with this procedure. By this means, the skin looks quite younger.
What are the application areas for Botox injection?
The areas suitable for the Botox procedure are the forehead, upper lip, and eye contour and neck areas. In consequence of the Botox procedure, lines on the forehead, wrinkles on the eyelids, crow’s feet, and folds on the neck get lightened. Besides all these, the Botox procedure can also be performed on the underarm region and palms for the treatment of excessive sweating.
How is Botox injection made? Will I feel pain?
Before the Botox injection, an analgesic cream is applied to the region, and then the procedure is completed using fine needles. If the procedure is performed in this way, the person will not feel much pain. You can get back to your daily life and work immediately after the procedure. Because the medication begins to take effect within 3 to 5 days, the people around you will notice that you have been treated.
Is Botox injection a safe procedure?
Botolunium toxin, i.e. Botox injection is a procedure performed all over the world since 1980’s. Botox, used as a medication with the approval of FDA, affects only the muscle surface, where it is injected. The Botox procedure mostly performed for aesthetic purposes is also performed for the treatment of excessive sweating (hyperhidrosis).
What are the points that I should take into consideration after Botox injection?
Patients are instructed to avoid lying in a prone position for at least 4 hours after the Botox injection. Patients will need to lie in a supine position, with their head on a high pillow, for reducing the possible swelling. Patient should avoid swimming in a swimming pool and wearing makeup for a few days, by considering the risk of infection.