Non-Surgical Procedures – Botox
The market of botulinum toxin has been growing in recent years. In Brazil is the most desired product by most women and moves million reais every year. The most well known and respond by the name of Botox and Dysport. They act primarily by paralyzing the muscles of the face, in particular in the region of the forehead, smoothing the so feared Tan expression and also around the eyes, ending with the chicken feet! Can be used as a way to prevent wrinkles, giving more longevity to an unmarked skin.
Many consider botox as youth formula!
– Frequently asked questions
How does the botulinum toxin in our body?
Botulinum toxin acts by preventing the passage of electrical impulse between the nerve and the muscle. With that, the muscle is paralyzed. The use of botox in the field of aesthetic medicine is due to the fact that the dynamic wrinkles (those that occur when you move the face) are produced by the muscle contraction. Soon, paralyzing the muscles that produce those wrinkles, there will be no further formation of wrinkles by the time of the product.
When should we start using botox?
There is no age pre determined for the start of the use of this product. It can be used from a young age (20 years) in the case of many patients expressive, using much the muscles of the forehead and make dynamic wrinkles, in order to prevent the formation of permanent wrinkles (even those who remain without muscle contraction) or middle-aged patients or even older as a way to rejuvenate the face, either on its own or complementing the result of plastic surgery.
In which regions of the face to botulinum toxin can be used?
Botulinum toxin can be used safely on the face in the following areas: the forehead (frown lines on the forehead), around the eyes, treating wrinkles known as crow’s feet, between the eyebrows, treating the creases that affect this region , used in the area below the eyebrow aiming to raise a bit its tail, which indicates youthfulness, wrinkles around the mouth and lips and finally the handle and smooth the wrinkles of the neck and chest area.
It is true that the botox takes the expression of the face?
Botulinum toxin can but leave the face without expression, so the patient should seek a plastic surgeon or dermatologist so that you applied the product the right way in order to let the person with younger air, but without compromising your facial expression . An application made in adequate doses, improves skin, softens wrinkles and returns the most joyful features the face naturally.
The application of botox is painful? How long does the effect?
Don’t. The application is made after the use of a local anesthetic and ice location that is acting for about 20 minutes before performing the procedure. What you feel is a slight discomfort in the region where the needle is inserted, but totally bearable. The effect occurs between 2 to 10 days and lasts on average of 4 to 6 months.
What are the precautions that must be taken after the application of botulinum toxin?
The main care should be taken in the first 4:0 after the application of botox. We recommend that the patient not lie down during this period to prevent the migration of the product to other muscle is not scheduled to be paralyzed. The patient gets a micropore dressing in the region applied and cannot do physical activities on the same day.