Previously, Botox injections were used only in medicine for the treatment of muscle cramps and nerve tics. But over time, this drug has been used with great success in cosmetology to eliminate mimic and age-related wrinkles. More and more women are solving these magic injections in order to preserve their youth as long as possible.
Effect and limits of use of Botox
Botox is an injectable preparation based on botulinum neurotoxin. Its first use dates back to the late eighties of the last century, used botox at the time to treat strabismus in ophthalmology. In the nineties, the beauty industry has already adopted this drug, since that time Botox has firmly established itself in the top five most demanded cosmetology procedures (non-surgical).
The main purpose of Botox in cosmetology is the elimination of facial wrinkles. Unlike hyaluronic acid, this drug directly affects the muscles that are responsible for the formation of folds. Under the action of botox, the muscles begin to relax and cease to contract. Thanks to this, the skin is completely smoothed out. The pace of development of new wrinkles is markedly reduced. The effect of such injections lasts from four to six months. You can carry out this cosmetic procedure two or three times a year.
thanks botox You can smooth the folds around the mouth and eyes, on the bridge of the nose and forehead, correct the shape of the corners of the lips and eyebrows. Injections help cope with sweating of the palms, armpits and feet. Perhaps the impact on the neck and eyelids, but in this case the effect will not be so impressive. With the help of botox, various types of headaches and migraines, cerebral palsy, spinal and brain diseases, the consequences of multiple sclerosis and stroke, stuttering and tics, prostate adenoma, and urination disorders are treated. More recently, it has been found that botox accelerates the healing process of skin lesions, prevents scarring and scars on it.
The procedure for taking the drug takes an average of five to fifteen minutes, during this time you can easily get rid of wrinkles, wrinkles and skin irregularities. The patient is seated in a half-lying position in a comfortable chair. Then the skin is disinfected, using a thin needle, Botox is administered subcutaneously or intramuscularly (depends on the zone of administration). Finally put the ice. Correction of age-related changes does not require anesthesia, some patients compare it to mosquito bites. Ladies with a high threshold of sensitivity can ask a cosmetologist or a doctor about local anesthesia. After the procedure, there may be a slight feeling of discomfort in the muscles, which quickly passes.
After injections, Botox can safely return to the usual rhythm of life, there are only small limitations. The first hours are recommended to keep the vertical position of the head, often to strain the facial wrinkles. Do not rub the injection site, subject them to direct sunlight, cosmetics. The next ten days are recommended to refrain from visiting the sauna, to limit alcohol consumption. In a few days, you can observe the first changes, the final effect will manifest in two weeks.
It is not recommended to do Botox injections in the following cases: pregnancy and the period of breastfeeding, blood diseases (including a clotting disorder), neuromuscular transmission disorders, taking antibiotics and other potent medicines, chronic lung diseases.