The FDA recently approved BOTOX® as an effective way to treat wrinkles on the forehead, between the brows, crow’s feet (eye area) and around the mouth. Patients say that they xnx.com.mx have a softer, friendlier, more rested appearance after BOTOX®. BOTOX® has also been used to treat excessive sweating (hyperhidrosis) in the palms and armpits.
A mini neck lift is effective with injections of BOTOX® in neck bands. The effects of BOTOX® are temporary, usually returning within four to six months. Lines around the mouth return in 2-3 months. BOTOX® is injected directly into the muscle through a small needle in the physician’s office. Patients can return to work that day and in most cases could participate in a social engagement that evening.
BOTOX® (Allergan Irvine, CA) is purified Botulinum Toxin Type A produced by the bacteria Clostridium botulinum. BOTOX® works by binding with motor nerve terminals in the body to inhibit the release of a chemical called Acetylcholine. When injected locally into a muscle, BOTOX® produces a reversible paralysis of that muscle. The FDA also has approved Botox® for use in treating conditions known as strabismus and blepharospasm or disorders of the facial nerve in patients aged 12 and above.
There are risks associated with BOTOX® use; however, complications are usually temporary because of the non-permanent nature of BOTOX®. A thorough discussion of the risks and potential complications is an essential part of the consultation process prior to undergoing any aesthetic surgical procedure, including BOTOX® treatment.