Our face is constantly in motion - throughout our lives! It expresses joy, surprise, sadness, anger and all the subtle emotions that lie in between. Thus, as we age, first fine lines and later more pronounced expression lines appear. An effective remedy to treat such wrinkles is Botulinum toxin, also simple Botox called. According to a Wrinkle treatment with a Botox injection makes the skin look smoother and refreshed. Completely without lifting surgery.
To treat wrinkles, however, you have not only Botox available, but also hyaluronic acid. It always depends on the type of wrinkles to find the right wrinkle treatment remedy. If you would like to know more about the Difference between hyaluronic acid and botulinum toxin we recommend that you read the Comparative article on Botox vs. hyaluronic acid to read. If you want to learn more about Botox, here is the most important information for you.
As Botox only one special type of botulinum toxin called, namely the type A. This is a naturally occurring bacterial protein. The active ingredient has been used in medicine for many years, including in the treatment of strabismus or other neurological muscle disorders in which muscle contractions are to be reduced or blocked.
We are particularly interested in the Benefits in aesthetic medicine. Here, too, botulinum toxin can be used against the contractions of certain facial muscles. However, it can also be used in other areas of the body, such as excessive sweating (Hyperhidrosis) under the armpits, the substance can be for a better well-being in the patient.
For Botox treatments on the face are mainly Frown lines (Glabella folds), Crow's feet (smile lines around the eyes) or other facial expression wrinkles. Also here the contraction-inhibiting effect of botulinum toxin used: The excessively active muscles are calmed and the face is practically "softened". The active substance is injected with a very fine needle either directly into the muscle to be treated or into its surroundings. Thanks to the practically negligible size of the needle, the treatment also causes patients minimal to no pain.
First results are usually available within one week visible after the treatment. The peak effect, i.e. the "correct" result, usually appears around 10 days later. This then lasts between four and six months an. As with any treatment, Botox treatments can cause Side effects like headache occur. Of course, we go through these with our patients before every treatment. At free consultation we also discuss a variety of questions about the patient's physical condition (pregnancy, medication, etc.).
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