Botox Applications

Botox applications are easy-to-apply and safe procedures used to soften or eliminate fine lines that become noticeable with increasing age. Compared to other systems, Botox injections intended for the elimination of wrinkles provide an undisputable wellness especially in the treatment of frown lines, crow's feet, and lines in the neck. Botox procedure involves the injection of the medication with fine needles into the muscles.

What is Botox?

Injection of Botulinum Type A prevents muscle movements and reduces especially forehead wrinkles, crow's feet, frown lines and wrinkles in the neck. In Botox injection, the medication is injected with fine needles directly into the muscles, and then eliminates lines within about 4-7 days. It also prevents the formation of new wrinkles.

Which Problems Can be Solved with Botox?

Botox is used especially for the treatment of crow's feet, lines in the eyebrows, upper lip, and neck, excessive sweating in the hands, feet, and underarm, spasticity and migraine headaches.

Does Swelling Occur in the Site of Botox Injection?

Botox is not filler, and therefore, swelling does not occur in the site of Botox injection. Only a slight change occurs in the application site, as a result of Muscle laxation.

How is the Procedure Performed?

Botox is an injection therapy. The treatment site is numbed with a local anesthetic cream 20 minutes before the injections. After cleaning the treatment site, it in low doses is injected with very fine needles into the muscles. A 10 to 15-minute session is adequate for the procedure.

Who Can Perform Botox Injections?

Plastic surgeons, dermatologists, and medical aesthetics professionals can apply Botox. The physician who will carry out the process needs to know very well the facial anatomy and the directions of the muscular movements.

When Does It Show Its Effect?

It begins to show its effect at the second day at the earliest. Its effect generally begins to be observed on the 3rd day and becomes clearly visible on the 7th day; however, this varies from person to person, depending also on the medication. The full result is obtained within ten days.

Does It Cause Side Effects?

Botox is a medication that has been used for therapeutic purposes for years. When used for therapeutic purposes, it is applied to patients in high doses. Even in such a case, it causes no damage in any organ.

What Is the Purpose of Botox Injection?

It is a medication that disrupts the message sent by the verve to the muscle; in other words, a medication that prevents the patient from following the orders given by te nerve. Therefore, the muscle gets inactivated after the procedure. Botox is already applied for this purpose.

How Long does its Effect Last?

Its effect usually lasts 4-6 months. The time varies from person to person, depending also on the medication, so it can be a little bit shorter or longer. When the effect of Botox goes down, the treatment site returns to the previous condition. When Botox is applied five to six times to the same site, the effect takes longer. You should use the dermatocosmetic products intended for the treatment of wrinkles recommended by your specialist. This duration of action can be prolonged.

Who are Eligible for the Procedure? Is There Any Age Limit?

It is a procedure that can be safely performed on everyone between 18 and 65 years of age, who has unwanted facial expressions, lines or spasm. However, when Botox is applied for deep wrinkles, they cannot be fully eliminated but their depths can be deceased. When Botox is injected before wrinkles get deeper, more successful results are achieved.

What are the Risks?

Temporary tissue damage, loss of sensation, burning during injection. Despite being rare, droopy eyelid can be observed but it is a temporary condition. When the needle reaches a small capillary vessel during injection, bleeding can occur, causing bruising in the eye contour area for a period of a few days. Disorders that may occur after Botox injection are temporary, which decrease after the fourth month and completely disappear in the six months.

What are the other Intended Uses of Botox Injection, Other than those for Aesthetic Purposes?

Botox can be used in the treatment of spastic paralysis; facial paralysis, migraine, strabismus, headaches and excessive sweating.

What are the Application Sites for Its Use In the Treatment of Excessive Sweating?

Botox reduces sweating. It is applied intradermally and subcutaneously for ensuring it to reach the hair root in the armpit In applications intended for the treatment of excessive sweating, doses are kept slightly higher than doses used for facial procedures; however, such high doses do not harm health.