Botox is well known as an efficient treatment for wrinkles. It is a purified form of a toxin and is accepted as an excellent treatment for horizontal as well as vertical lines. It works by paralyzing muscles thereby limiting their contraction. As muscles cannot contract, they appear relax and you do not look old. That is why it is considered to be an excellent method to combat age signs.
Plastic surgeon administers Botox carefully in skin layers and the muscles become paralyze within 2 to 3 days. Repeated administration is essential to maintain results. Typically, its results stay for 6-8 months.
Positive sides of having Botox injection for wrinkles
- It is an easy and simple treatment that irons out wrinkles and fine lines to make you appear youthful.
- It is non-surgical in nature and leaves surrounding muscles and skin intact.
- You can resume your daily activities right after the treatment because the treatment does not involve any downtime.
- Botox does not harm body tissues, rather patients report various benefits that they experience on having a Botox injection for wrinkles.
- It does not have any permanent side effects.
- Its effects are localized.
Other uses of Botox
Botox has gained acceptance from dermatology community to be used for a long list of issues. Other than wrinkles, it is used for
- Hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating)
- Pain management (as in cerebral palsy patients)
- Migraine headache
- Lip and breast augmentation
- Muscle spasms
Down sides of Botox injection
All of the side effects are temporary and easily subside
- Pain at the injection site
- Flu like symptoms
According to research, continuous use of boot makes it less affective for patients.
Unsuitable candidates for Botox
Although it is safe and younger patients are also looking towards Botox, it is better not to use it for
- Women who are pregnant or breastfeeding
- People who have a neurologic disease
- People who are allergic to Botulinum Toxin
- People who have an infection at the injection site
Botox injection for wrinkles is an easy treatment that helps you in getting rid of age signs. Feel free for asking anything about the treatment.