Botulinum Toxin (Botox)
Looking beautiful is important for everyone. It improves our face value, builds confidence and have success in every field. Wrinkles are formed on our face over time due to continuous muscle activity and makes our face look tired, angry and old.
Botulinum toxin is the most popular anti-wrinkle treatment available.
Botulinum toxin is a natural, purified protein approved by US FDA that relaxes wrinkle-causing muscles and gives a rejuvenated and more youthful look. Effect lasts for 3-6 months.
- Frown lines between the eye brows
- Crow’s feet around the eyes
- Horizontal forehead lines
- Bunny or scrunch lines on nose
- Bands on neck
- To reduce square jaw in order to get a slimmer and chiseled look
- To reduce excessive sweating on underarms, palms and soles
- To treat migraine
Procedure: It involves few tiny injections. No anesthesia is required. Pain is minimal.
How long does it take to show effect?
It takes effect around 4-5 days, with full effect 7-15 days post treatment.
Side effects: No long term side effect
Occasional tenderness and bruising at the site of injection
Contraindications: Pregnant and breastfeeding women and patients with neurovascular disorder
Frequently Asked Questions
Botox relaxes specific facial muscles that cause dynamic wrinkles (that are formed during facial expression). Thus, the lines gradually smoothens and new lines are prevented from forming.
Anti Wrinkle injection may pinch. To numb the area the specialist may use ice.
After treatment you can resume your daily activities. There is minimal downtime and specific instructions given by you specialist should be followed.