What is botulinum toxin?
It is natural purified protein.
What are the use of botulinum toxin?
There are 4 most commonly seen wrinkles on the face that are treated by botulinum.Botulinum Toxin
There are:
Forehead lines
Frown lines or lines between the eye brows.
Crow’s Feet or lines around the upper part of nose
Bunny lines or lines around the upper part of nose
Reduction of platysmal bands (Nefertiti face lift)
Axillary hyperhidrosis (Excssive sweating in underarms)
Palmar and plantar hyperhidrosis(Excssive sweating in palms and feet)
Face slimming or nonsurgical jaw reduction (converting a square face into a slim oval shape)
Brow lifting
Nasal tip elevation
Improving gummy smile
Improving the marionette lines (folds running from the angle of mouth towards the jaw line)
Is it painful to undertake the procedure?
Most clients describe it is an ant-bite. Patient is asked to apply the topical anesthetic generously on the area to be treated about ½ hour before the procedure starts.
How much time does this procedure take?
It is known as lunch time procedure taking about 10 minutes.Botulinum Toxin
Are there any side effects of this procedure?
Botulinum toxin is US FDA approved for cosmetic use, declaring it a safe product. Minor side effects like bruising can occur which resolves in few days.
How long does it take to see the results?
About 5-10 days.
Can make up be applied after the procedure?
How long does the effect of botulinum toxin last?
It is very individual. A single treatment usually lasts for about 4-6 mouths.
Will the lines look worse if one chooses to discontinue the treatment?
What is Nefertiti face lift?
Named after the Egyptian queen, the Nefertiti Lift is the name of a cosmetic procedure that eliminates the jowls and restores the neatness of the jaw line using Botox injections.
One of the most obvious signs of aging is sagging skin at jawline, forming jowls. When jowling first appears, it can be eliminated with Nefertiti Lift. However, if jowling is in advance stages, then a surgical facelift is usually more effective.Botulinum Toxin
In which conditions, botulnium toxin is not given?
Neuromuscular disease like myasthenia gravis
Co-administration of aminoglycoside antibiotics
Skin infection at the proposed site for injection
Pregnancy/breast feeding
Individuals with allergy to eggs