Botox is a drug prepared from Botulinum toxin which is a protein produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum and related species. It blocks signals from the nerves to the muscles as a result the injected muscles cannot contract, thereby causing the wrinkles to relax and soften. The injection of botulinum toxin, as or Botox Treatment as it is commonly known, is very popular for reducing wrinkles and rejuvenating the aging face. The effects of the injection are temporary, but it can be done quickly and has no down time.
Botox injection procedure
After the Botox injection for the first 2 to 3 hours, you are advised to take it easy and one should not rub the treated area for 12 hours after injection, or lie down for three to four hours after injection. After that, you can return to your regular activities. It can take 3 to 4 days before you notice an effect from the Botox injection treatment. The full effect may take up to 1 week. The results may last from 3 to 4 months on average but sometimes up to 6 months. After that, the wrinkles would start reappearing gradually.
It is most often used on forehead lines, crow's feet (lines around the eye) and frown lines. Wrinkles caused by sun damage and gravity will not respond to Botox treatment. Botox is also FDA approved to treat a wide range of other medical conditions, such as chronic migraine, eye muscle disorders, muscle stiffness, Hyperhydrosis (excessive sweating).
Side effects of Botox injection
When undertaken by a qualified medical professional Botox injection is a safe and effective procedure. If carried out correctly Botox injection procedure has minimal side effects, occasionally some light bruising or redness around the area of injection might occur, which is temporary and self healing. Other possible side effects are- Mild pain, Numbness, Headache, Mild nausea, Flu-like illness, Double vision, Bleeding, Blurred vision, Dry mouth, Fatigue, Rashes, Swelling.
However the following category of individuals is not a candidate for Botox injection –
- Suffering from any neurological disease, allergic to albumin or a constituent (part) of the preservative;
This is a safe and effective procedure to get rid of the effects of aging and is not as complicated as many other cosmetic procedures for the face. Get best Botox Injection Treatment at our Cosmo Derm Clinic in Faridabad,Delhi NCR, India with reliable cost.