Botox is an exotoxin that is used in the treatment of facial wrinkles and excessive sweating in aesthetic medicine, which is obtained in laboratory conditions from bacteria called ClostridiumBotulinum.
How does Botox work?
Botox inhibits the release of substances that provide transmission of nerve endings. It acts by temporarily stopping the electrical conduction between the nerves and the muscles or sweat glands that they stimulate. Botox only shows its effect in the region where it is injected. It does not affect all muscles systemically.
What is Botox used for?
Botox is mostly used for the removal of wrinkles and treatment of armpit sweats. It has both therapeutic and protective properties. It provides the complete opening of the face lines over the years, and allows the lines that have not yet been placed on the face but become evident with repetitive muscle movements. It also terminates excessive sweating by blocking the sweat glands.
Treatment of facial wrinkles with Botox
Due to the operation of facial mimic muscles, skin folds over the years become evident and dynamic stripes occur on the face. These are most frequently seen around the forehead, the eyebrow, the eye edge and the lip. When the musculature of these muscles is weakened by the application of botox to the mimic muscles, the folding of the skin with the muscle movements and the streaking due to the folding are reduced. The forehead and the lines at the edges of the eye, giving the person an older appearance; the lines between the eyebrows and the frizzy eyebrows are reduced.
Treatment of hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating) with Botox
Using botox , the transmission between the sweat glands and the nerve endings can be stopped and the operation of the sweat glands can be reduced. Excessive perspiration In some people, especially in social life and in the business life, it is very problematic armpit area, and when botox is applied, the complaints of these people are improved.
Does the effect of the botox start immediately after application?
No. The effect of botox starts at 48-72 hours. It shows its maximum effect in 10-14 days.
How long does Botox have?
When applied to the facial wrinkles, the effect lasts 4.5-6 months on average. With repeated applications, this period is extended to 8-10 months. When first applied to the armpits, it regulates sweating for an average of 10-12 months. With repeated applications, this period is extended to 16-18 months.
Are regular botox applications a benefit?
5-6 times regular application of Botox people continue to practice in the same order that creates a wrinkle in the mimic muscles develop a significant attenuation over time, the duration of action is extended and longer intervals are started to be done.
If I stop taking Botox, will my wrinkles get worse?
No. On the contrary, when you leave the botox, the mimic muscles will be reduced because of the marked attenuation of wrinkles.
What should I look for when making botox?
Botox, when applied by a physician who is experienced and experienced in the technique, has an impact on patients' expectations.
Who does not apply botox?
Botox should not be applied to pregnant women with nervous system problems (such as Eaton-Lambert syndrome, myasteniagravis), pregnant women and breastfeeders.
What are the side effects of Botox treatment?
After botox application, there may be short-term redness and swelling in the injection sites. These are resolved in a short time (24-48 hours). Sometimes temporary swelling and bruising may occur.
Botox snake is poison?
No. Botox is a medicine. It is a natural, purified protein based drug made from a special bacterium.
Botox is a health care approved medicine?
In Turkey, the first purified neurotoxin complex is approved by the Ministry of Health. The use of botox in this indication has been approved by the FDA in the United States as well as the competent authorities in EU countries.
Is it possible to remove wrinkles at the same level with creams instead of botox injections?
No, this is not possible. Botox is injected into the muscle by the doctor. Creams are applied to the skin, surface is effective. The mechanisms of action are different. While effective removal of botoxdynamic wrinkles, creams are effective only on superficial fine lines. Creams function to feed, moisturize and accelerate collagen formation. It is superficially effective and reduces the appearance of wrinkles. Botox also prevents wrinkling of the skin for a certain time by loosening the muscles causing wrinkles.
When Botox is done, it is said that facial expression disappears, is that correct?
No. It is not supposed to be a dull, expressionless face when botox is made. It is possible to give it a natural appearance, to provide it with the choice of doses and regions applied.
Does the face swell when applied Botox?
No. Filling applications are considered botox. Botox is not a filler. His face is not swollen.