Botox, a brand name for Botulinum toxin A, is traded in market in the form of an injection so as to give you a totally rejuvenated face which is free from wrinkled lines. There are 7 types of such toxins from Type A to G. Although widely popular and used by many A-listed celebrities, Botox is still known for its infamy due to its aesthetic use.
How long does it take?
Getting yourself botoxed will take not more than 10 minutes. With no use of anesthesia, Botoxing in a common parlance, means injecting your withered skin with a neurotoxic protein to sculpt your face the way you want it. Such injections don’t hurt. You may only experience a tingle. One might get red spots but then it diminishes the other day.
Why it is used?
Every person who cares about the way he/she looks is always worried about their sagging skin and losing plumpness from their face. Botox helps them to primp up their shriveled face. Botox is by and large used to treat muscle spasticity disorders to inhibit overactive muscle movements. Besides Botulinum toxin is also used to cure excessive sweating and other allergies.
How long does it lasts?
On an average, a Botox injection lasts for 3-5 months, depending upon the body’s soaking capacity. For some, it might also work for 9 months. It is to be noted that once the Botox wore-offs, your skin may get back to normal. Although with less severity, the wrinkles reappear and the patient may treat it again.
Dos and Don’ts.
Always make sure to consult an experienced practitioner and use fresh Botox.
Never overlook the potency of the units of Botox used on your face.
Injecting wrong muscle on the face might result in difficulty to chew solid food, giving you heavy feeling. It may even paralyze muscles.
Alternatives to Botox (how to avoid Botox)
Facial-massage and exercising would help to reduce physical signs of aging.
Include omega3, fatty acids and tomatoes in your diet regimen for skin-resilience.
It’s a dream for everyone to look beautiful/handsome. Few are lucky that they don’t have to work on their looks as they get it as a birthright since their birth. Unfortunately, many of them fail to look beautiful/handsome or they lose their beauty because of some reasons.
Anyway, the one who doesn’t look beautiful/handsome doesn’t have to worry anymore. The good time has already come for the one who wants to regain and improvise their looks. There is always a simple solution for the complex problems. Yes, you heard it right. The skin treatment and it’s technology has become so advanced that it can help you to the fullest. This is called as the Botox treatment. Let’s know more about it.
Botox is a drug that is made from a neurotoxin produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum known as botulinum toxin. It is used medically to treat certain muscular conditions and cosmetically remove wrinkles by temporarily paralyzing the muscles.
It’s time to say goodbye to the skin you faced since years of squinting, concentrating, or frowning which caused your skin to furrow and crease. In the span of 24 to 48 hours of this Botox, you will notice a softening in the appearance of your frown lines between your brows and the crows feet around your eyes. The areas will continue to improve for up to a month.
Botox Cosmetic Treatment is a safe, fast and effective way to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles caused by the facial expressions on the forehead and around the eyes and lips. Once the treatment is taken by you, the results last up to 4 months.
The Medical Reasons:
There are few medical reasons why you need to consider the Botox Treatment.
spastic torticollis, a condition that causes muscle spasms in the neck that makes the head tilt to one side.
Achalasia is another condition where Botox injections help alleviates the spasm of the esophagus which makes you difficult to swallow the food.
Hyperhidrosis, known as excessive sweating is also treated with the toxin. It works by paralyzing the nerves that stimulate sweat glands. These injections will generally give the patient six months of relief from excessive sweating.
Migraine or headaches are another condition treated with the Botox injections. The injections work by reducing the pain neuropeptides and blocking the transmission of pain sensations.
The cosmetic reasons :
The most common cosmetic reason for Botox treatments is to reduce the appearance of wrinkles on the face. Muscle contractions cause wrinkles and the toxin in this Botox stops these contractions by relaxing the wrinkles and giving the skin a smoother appearance. The Botox treatment are popular, as they greatly improve a person’s appearance and the reduces the risk of side effects. The FDA has approved the treatment for all the wrinkle-reducing procedure of the face. The Botox injections usually last for about six months and deep wrinkles may require several injections before relaxing or disappearing.