Botox, also known as botulinum toxin, is a cosmetic procedure that is used to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines by temporarily paralyzing muscles in the treated area. It is commonly used to treat wrinkles around the eyes, forehead, and mouth.
The procedure involves injecting small amounts of the Botox solution into the targeted muscles using a fine needle. The solution works by blocking nerve signals to the muscles, causing them to relax and preventing them from contracting and causing wrinkles.
The injections themselves are usually relatively painless, although patients may experience some discomfort or stinging at the injection site. The procedure typically takes about 10-15 minutes to complete, and patients can return to their normal activities immediately afterward.
The effects of Botox usually become noticeable within a few days and can last for several months, although individual results may vary. The procedure can be repeated as needed to maintain the desired results.
Botox is generally considered safe when administered by a qualified healthcare professional. However, as with any medical procedure, there are potential risks and side effects, such as bruising, swelling, and drooping eyelids. It is important to discuss the risks and benefits of Botox with a qualified healthcare professional before deciding to undergo the procedure.
It is also important to note that Botox is a temporary solution to wrinkles and fine lines and does not address other signs of aging or skin damage. Other treatments, such as dermal fillers or laser resurfacing, may be recommended for more comprehensive anti-aging results.
ANTI-WRINKLE INJECTION (ONABOTULINUMTOXINA)
The Anti-Wrinkle Injection is a prescription medicine that is injected into muscles and used to improve the look of moderate to severe frown lines between the eyebrows (glabella lines) in people 18 – 65 years of age for a short period of time.
- Anti Wrinkle Injection will relax certain muscles in the face that cause wrinkles
- They can be used on frowns, crow’s feet and forehead lines
- They can also relax certain muscles to create an eyebrow lift reduces a gummy smile and to stop the downward pull of muscles on the mouth and neck
- They work after 7-14 days and last up till 3-4 months
- Anti-Wrinkle Injection can be used in conjunction with dermal fillers to help treat both static and dynamic wrinkles