Botoxis a cosmetic injectable that improves the appearance of moderate to severe crow’s feet lines, frown lines and forehead lines between the eyebrows for adults. It is used for treating some muscular conditions and removing wrinkles by paralyzing the muscles temporarily. Being made ofneurotoxin, which is known as botulinum toxin, it is produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum.
Botulinum toxin has been approved for these therapeutic applications:
Botulinum toxin is managed by diluting powder in saline solution and injecting it into the neuromuscular tissue directly. It usually requires 24-72 hours for botulinum toxin to show its effect. However in rare cases, it might take 5 days for the full effect of botulinum toxin to be seen.
It should not be used in lactating or pregnant women, or who have had allergic reaction previously to the drug or any of its ingredients.
Botox reduces the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines by making them soft and smooth. Our skin specialists use wrinkle-relaxing injectables for treating line lines between the eyebrows, Crow’s feet and Forehead furrows which are horizontal lines that form over time from excessive eyebrow facial movement, and laughter.
It is believed to be a therapeutic protein when the frequency of treatment, dosage and various clinical treatments are considered. The most suitable way to get desired results is to receive injections from experienced providers only.
You may see the results within 24 to 48 hours with maximum effect visible after 30 days. However, the results might vary from one person to the other undergoing the treatment.
The effects may last from three to six months. Many factors are responsible on how long the treatment will last. As muscle action gradually returns, the wrinkles and fine lines begin to re-appear and they need to be treated again. With several treatments, the lines and wrinkles seem to be less severe as the muscles are being trained to relax in a better way.
Some factors that may lengthen or shorten the effects include:
Though people who are within 18 to 65 years are the right candidate for Botox,you should not perform it if you: