Don’t let the wrinkles around your eyes, on your forehead and neck upset you. You can defy time with Botox, a natural and safe application that helps to aovid these wrinkles for certain period of time.
Botox is a purified protein produced from a bacteria called clostridium botulinum.
It’s used in various areas (physiotherapy, eye and neurologic diseases) in medicine. In aesthetic dermatology, it’s used in the treatment of wrinkles on the face occuring due to mimes. Botox is useful to avoid aging signs on face and neck area for a certain period of time and is applied intramuscularly.
Botox causes a temporary relaxation in muscles. When there’s no contraction in muscles, wrinkles based on mimes are prevented.
Botox is applied mostly on facial area. Application is made on the upper 1/3 section of the face; glabella, forehead lines, lines around the eyes called crow’s foot, this way a more dynamic and younger look is achieved on the face. Botox is also applied on wrinkles occuring around the mouth due to smoking, latitudinal wrinkles on the neck and decolette area and on lines in the nose area called rabbit lines.
You can find a full list of botox applications below:
Botox can be applied to nearly everyone. But botox treatment is not applied in pregnancy and breast feeding period and in people with muscle disease.
Botox’s duration of effect may vary from person to person. While botox’s duration of effect may shorten at older ages and in people using mimes frequently, it lasts about 4-6 months.
As each individual’s facial structure is different so the application should be person specific. Prior to botox application, muscle structure and mimes in the patient’s face are examined. Anaesthetic creams are applied before the application to prevent pain. Botox application are usually completed in 15-20 minutes. Botox’s effect will become apparent in 4-7 days.
Another effective way of use of botox developed by dermatologists is treating the excessive sweating seen in armpits, hands and feet. When cream and pill treatments fall short, botox application reduces and even eliminates uncontrollable excessive sweating in the hands, feet and armpits. With botox applications there may be states of well-being which last 6-8 months and even 1 year sometimes.
Botox is not a volume application so it does not cause swells.
Natural look is preserved with applications at suitable doses thus it's not noticed from the outside.
You can put on makeup after botox and it does not have any drawbacks.
Depending on patient's demand, a certain amount of lifting can be provided in dropped brows or the current state of brows can be preserved without any change in brow shape.
Anaesthetic creams and ice are applied on the area of process before the application. Besides, feeling of pain is quite low thanks to the process-specific thin needle tips.
When the effect of the medicine goes down and it's not repeated, muscle moves gets back to their former state after a while and wrinkles become apparent again. But wrinkles won't get worse but at the most gets back to their former state.
With correct application, patient's natural look will not be defaced, with using the product at a correct dose it won't cause any mask appearance and dull look on the face. Only the unwanted mimes and lines that emerge in time will be treated.
Botox is not an application with considerable number of side effects. Side effects to be seen though rare:
Most common seen side effect are rednesses and small swells on the applicaition area which normally go away within half an hour to one hour.
When botox is applied on the forehead area, a slight chance of empurpling may happen. These empurplings recover within 1 to 3 days and leave no marks or traces.
When applied around the eye, a fair amount of ptosis may happen in the eyelids though rare. This effect is also temporary and you may speeden up recovery with eye drops.
When applied on hands, a mild temporary weakening is seen in the hands. Opening a jar may become alittle less difficult for instance but it does not affect writing skill.
Botox application prices vary depending on the number of areas of application and the current situation of the area to be treated. An accurate price information will be offered to you after our doctor negotiates with you and further understands your need.