Did you ever imagine your face without wrinkles and annoying facial lines, and wish this was your face?!
This is not just your dream anymore, but wrinkles are the enemy of the skin which follows the age.
As a result of many factors, wrinkles and facial lines creep over the skin, changing the overall appearance and causing a woman's distress. This is no longer the end now because you can change this reality and stop the wheel of time and its debilitating effects on the skin.
Botox... It was and still is the magical solution for the annoying wrinkles for any plastic surgeon. A lot of women who suffer from wrinkles commit to botox injection every 6 months or more and enjoy its dazzling result with each injection.
What is Botox?
Botox is a protein that is made up of the botulinum toxin that is produced by the clostridium bacteria and when it is injected, it works by relaxing the facial muscles that cause wrinkles by blocking their nerve impulses, thus gives the face a calm, attractive appearance.
Botox injections are used for face, neck and many other uses.
What are the uses of Botox injections?
1-Used to remove wrinkles, fine lines and signs of age.
2-Used to treat excessive sweating in hand and underarm due to hypersecretion of the thyroid gland.
3-Used in the treatment of migraine headaches.
When does the Botox effect wear off?
The efficacy of Botox injections lasts from 3 to 6 months, after which the body absorbs it and its effect on the muscles of the face stops. The patient may need to re-inject it again to maintain the results.
Botox is injected into 6 main places:
1-Around the eye: to treat wrinkles around the eye.
2-Front: to treat horizontal wrinkles in front.
3-Between the eyes: to treat the longitudinal wrinkles between the eyes.
4-Chin and cheek area.
6-The area around the mouth.
Who is the ideal candidate for Botox injections?
1-The patient who suffers from simple or moderate wrinkles in the face, the lines and signs of aging.
2-A patient who does not suffer from a particular muscle disease.
3-Non-smokers as smoking causes wrinkles and negatively affects wound healing.
4-A patient who does not suffer from a pathological problem causing bleeding.
4 Advantages of Botox injection:
1-A simple non-surgical procedure for the elimination of wrinkles.
3-The result is immediately after injection.
4-It does not require a recovery period as it does not contain any incisions or surgical intervention.
How to inject Botox?
1-At the beginning, it is necessary to consult a plastic surgeon if Botox is the best solution for your condition or not and to determine the area to be injected.
2-A topical anesthetic cream is placed.
3-Botox is injected with sterile fine needles in the areas to be treated.
4-The result is immediate after injection, but it is very clear within 3 days after the swelling has ceased.
Does Botox fit for all cases of wrinkles?
Unfortunately, the answer is no, the Botox is suitable for the treatment of simple and moderate wrinkles, but it is not suitable for the treatment of advanced cases, which is accompanied by the sagging in the skin of the face and the influence on the muscles. The most appropriate for these cases is facelift surgeries.
Tips after injection of Botox:
1-It is necessary to avoid bending in the early days after injection.
2-It is prohibited to rub or press on the injected area to avoid the spread of Botox outside the treated area and its effect on the surrounding face muscles.
3-It is necessary to avoid direct exposure to sunlight in the early days after injection and ensure the use of sunscreen when exiting.
4-Avoid medications that affect blood liquidity a few days after injection.