Botulinum toxin treatment
WHAT IS BOTULINUM TOXIN?
It is a drug obtained by purifying the bacteria toxin using laboratory techniques. This drug has been used medically for over 20 years to provide relief against muscle contractions and for relaxing the muscles in the area where it was injected for a while.
Is it a Safe Method?
It is a drug approved by the FDA (American Food and Drug Administration).
What are the Benefits of Botulinum toxin Used in Cosmetics?
The muscles that enable us to make our facial expressions cause wrinkles on the skin surface as a result of its repeated of use for years. By relaxing these muscles, it is possible to reduce and soften wrinkles. More wrinkles can be prevented with the relaxation of the muscles. When Botulinum toxin is applied at right periods, it prevents wrinkle formation.
Do you feel pain during Botulinum toxin treatment?
This situation depends on the individual. Some people may feel tingling during Botulinum toxin injections. However, it is very rare to feel pain after application. When using locl anesthetic on the areas before injection, the discomfort may reduce.
Which Wrinkles Can Be Applied?
Generally, positive results are obtained when applied on the forehead, eye area and eyebrow. In addition, advanced applications such as neck line, correct eyebrow eyebrows raised or dropped, preventing rabbit lines on the nose, vertical lines on the lip, sulking lines on the lip corners, lifting of the tip of the nose are also possible. Botulinum toxin, which has been used for more than 10 years for the upper face, is now also used to correct loosening and sagging in the chin area. The platisma muscles located on the right and left sides of the neck. When they contract, pull down the corners of the mouth and neck skin. Neck muscles, which are used many times in daily life without being aware of, cause the corners of the lips to hang down over time so that a sad, unhappy or sullen looking is placed on our face. Moreover, with the effect of aging and gravity, the adipose tissue under the skin also sags downward. This adipose tissue becomes visible on the right and left sides of the jaw bone.
There are two muscle groups that affect the jaw line; First; pullers-neck muscles, second-; those that pull up-are the muscles that come from the cheekbone to the corners of the lips. When the activity of the pulling muscles is reduced, the pulling muscles become relatively strong. Thus, the jaw line becomes more pronounced.
How Long does a botox injection last?
Persistence also depends on the individual. It can be said to be permanent for 3-6 months. It is natural that the effect lasts shorter in people who use the facial muscles more. The age of the person is important and the younger the patient, the faster the nerve end blockage will be resolved and the application interval will be an average of 3-4 months. This period, which increases to 6 months in middle age, can be up to 8 months in advanced age.
Are There Any Side Effects?
Although botox injections are relatively safe minor side effects are possible. Bruising or redness may appear at the injection points. Headache is a rare side effect on the first day of application. If Botulinum toxin is applied towards a point close to the eyelid, a situation may arise, such as the upper eyelid drooping down temporarily. However, this is a rare problem.
Does Facial Expressions Disappear?
In a correctly applied Botulinum toxin application, facial expressions are not lost. The aim of the Botulinum toxin is to reduce the excessive movement of facial expressions, not to destroy them.
In Which Cases Botulinum toxin Is Not Applied?
Pregnant or lactating, those with neuromuscular disorders or bleeding problems, those with herpes and similar skin diseases in the area to be treated should wait for Botulinum toxin.
Botulinum toxin in Excessive Sweating Treatment
Excessive sweating, which is evident especially in the hands, feet and armpits and negatively affects the quality of life of the individual, is no longer a desperate problem. Excessive sweating, called “Hyperhidrosis” in medicine, can be resolved with Botulinum toxin
. Botulinum toxin, which is injected under the skin according to the sweating region, blocks the operation of the nerves here and prevents the production of sweat. After the half-hour session, the effect persists between 8-12 months. When the effect passes, the application can be repeated according to your wish. A bad smell that occurs with excessive sweating or the non-ferrous image can easily be prevented with Botulinum toxin application.
What is Masseter Botulinum toxin?
One of the important part of beauty and youth indicators on the human face is that the lower jaw line is sharp and distinct. This line, which is intended to be square in men, creates a more feminine and attractive appearance when it is triangle or V-shaped in women. Masseter muscle, which is a strong chewing muscle on both sides of the chin, may in some cases become larger and cause an angular appearance. This muscle is also responsible for conditions that adversely affect dental health, such as clenching and grinding. With the application of Botulinum toxin to the Masseter muscle, the face oval can be thinned and a more aesthetic appearance can be provided and the problem of clenching can be eliminated. Masseter relaxation, which is achieved with an average of 10-15 minutes, can continue for approximately 4 months. After repeated applications, this period is extended and can be permanent.