Botox is an Injectable used in aesthetic and cosmetic procedures quite commonly to relax the facial expression muscles which causes dynamic wrinkles. Its composition is Botulinum toxin type A. It’s quite safe and used for Aesthetic purposes for the past 15 years.
To understand how Botox works, it is important to understand how a wrinkle is formed. Over time, increased muscle activity, exposure to the sun and damage by free radicals leads to contraction of muscles. When muscles contract, the skin above shrinks & creases. This lead to formation of Lines & Wrinkles. There are four most commonly seen wrinkles on the face.
FOREHEAD LINES- Horizontal lines which appear on the forehead when we raised our eyebrows.
FROWN LINES- These are vertical lines that appear while frowning.
CROWS FEET- popularly called laugh lines. This line radiate from the corner of our eyes whenever we smile or laugh.
BUNNY LINES- When we scrunch our nose in disgust in pity, making a bunny face, these lines formed.
One must opt for Botox at the age of 18, even FDA has approved it. Anyone whose age falls in 18-65 years can go through such procedures, except pregnant women and people with nervous disorders. Botox injections are very safe if done by an experienced doctor.
Botox is not just celebrity thing only but is meant for common men also. Earlier it was celebrity thing but now it is within the reach of middle class and upper middle class. The housewife’s are also going through such procedures to retain their youth and look glamorous. Every month we get approximately 40-50 requests. Everybody wants to go for non-surgical processes as there is no downtime and person can come and go back within half an hour back to his normal work.
Not only because of marriage but also because to ageing a person can go through such processes. Everybody wants to look glamorous even the bride and brides mom, her aunt and even her father can go through such procedures.
Side effects associated with non- surgical procedures are minimal and usually resolve in one to a few days. But it is a good idea to be aware of any potential side effects associated with a Botox treatment you may have. A Botox treatment will give softening in the appearance of your frown line between your brows within 3 days and it takes up to 7 days to see the full results, as this will ensure you are looking perfect. There are virtually no side effects caused by these procedures.
The results are perfect if done by an expert dermatologist. Time consumed for Botox is usually 10-15 min. costing depends on the area treated. It ranges from Rs 2500/- onwards. The effect of Botox last for 4 to 6 months. It is to be repeated after 6 months . There is no down time and working people and youth always prefer non-surgical procedures