It is a natural purified protein that is injected in the skin to relax the muscles and thus eliminate dynamic wrinkles e. g. frown lines, forehead creases, crow’s feet near the eyes and other facial lines.
BOTOX relaxes the tiny facial muscles that cause expression lines, leaving the overlying skin smooth and unwrinkled. The lines gradually smoothen out and new creases are prevented from forming. It means one has a face that looks a lot younger and fresh.
Botox has been in use for over 15 years and its safety in long-term use has been well established. With advance knowledge less amount of botox is used to treat wrinkles which increase its safety profile without affecting efficacy. There is no report of serious allergic reaction or other significant side effects.
Treatment should not be used if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, have an infection on or near the injection site, or have allergies to any formula ingredients. Individuals with neurological disorders such as Myasthenia Gravis or Lambert-Eaton syndrome have increased risk of side effects.
10-15 minutes. That is why it is known as a ‘lunch-time procedure’.
The results are apparent within a few days. After the injection, it takes 2-3 days for Botox to begin taking effect and around 10-15 days to see the full effect.
The effect of botox lasts for 6 to 8 months. Hence it needs to be repeated at 6 months interval.
It can also be used for reducing perspiration, improving smile and eyebrow lift. Botox may also help to relieve migraine headaches and muscle spasms in the neck and eyes.
These are biodegradable substances injected under the skin to fill out wrinkles, furrows, hollow areas of face and enhancing facial features.
It is also used to treat acne / pox scars.