Botox - botulinum toxin of type A. It is used to remove facial wrinkles - the mimic ones, which are rooted in motion activity of mimic muscles.
With the tension of these muscles, the skin gathers into folds. Eventually, they stop completely being smoothed out and mimic wrinkles are formed. The most common place for their appearance is in the upper part of the face: on the forehead, between the eyebrows, in the corners of the eyes.
If you've heard about Botox injections, the effect should also be familiar to you - the necessary facial muscles (for a while) are paralyzed selectively, which allows you to effectively smooth out wrinkles.
BOTOX. INDICATIONS AND SCOPE OF APPLICATION
Primarily Botox injections are used for treating eyes area, as a means to fight effectively against so-called "goose paws" or the first wrinkles arising in the corners of the eyes. Botox is also used to eliminate mimic wrinkles in the forehead, eyebrows. It is used in the treatment of hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating) in the underarms, feet, palms. In addition, Botox is used in the area of occipital muscles as a migraine treatment option.
For those who plan to regularly have Botox injections, the contraindications can become a major stumbling block and even the need to change the planned method of rejuvenation. So, it is not recommended to do injections if:
• You are pregnant (at any stage) or having breastfeeding period;
• You are experiencing muscle weakness;
• There is an exacerbation of some chronic disease.
Botox injections on a regular basis help to almost completely get rid of wrinkles.