Medicines with botulinum toxin content act by creating transient paralysis in muscle activity. A type of toxin is produced by bacteria. The most well-known area of use is reduction of facial wrinkles, as well as sweating treatment, cervical dystonia, urinary incontinence due to overactive bladder, and migraine treatment.
Botulinum Toxin is one of the comprehensive medical aesthetic treatments reviewed and approved for cosmetic use in 78 countries.
It is used in Europe and America with 3 different names including Dysport, Myobloc and Xeomin, except the Botulinum Toxin which contains the toxin and which has small molecule differences between them.
- Is botulinum toxin safe?
- How does botulinum toxin work?
- What is Botulinum Toxin? How is it applied?
- Does botulinum toxin have a percentage loss of expression?
- How many times during the life of Botulinum toxin can be applied?
- Does the face become worse when the botulinum toxin effect?
- Does facial expression disappear when botulinum toxin is applied?
- If I don’t continue with botulinum toxin treatments, will my wrinkles get worse?
- Is it possible to correct wrinkles at the same level with creams instead of botulinum toxin injection?
Is botulinum toxin safe?
Yes it is safe. In our country, more than 2000 studies have been approved by the Ministry of Health and in more than 70 countries around the world. It has been in use for 20 years and millions of people are choosing these applications with confidence every year. However, he found the main application area after the beginning of aesthetic applications. Botox applications for aesthetic purposes are one of the most common aesthetic procedures in the world.
How does botulinum toxin work?
Botulinum toxin creates a temporary limitation of movement in the muscles to which it is applied. It affects not only the entire muscle but also the muscle tissue around 1-2 cm. When applied to the facial muscles, this weakens the movement of the muscles and prevents the deepening of the mimic line caused by the muscle. Because the reason we wrinkle unnecessary or over-made mimics.
What is Botulinum Toxin? How is it applied?
How long does botulinum toxin affect?
Approximately 3-4 months after the application, the muscles begin to move back. After 4 months, the movement of weak muscles begins. After 6 months, the effect is completely eliminated. Repeating 4-6 months is useful. In regular botox treatments, the person will no longer be able to move his muscles, so he will be less wrinkled. And with regular applications, its duration will be longer.
Does botulinum toxin have a percentage loss of expression?
There is no loss of expression after the right applications. The aim of botulinum toxin application is not to express the face, but to soften the gestures, to give a natural and beautiful shape to the face. Confused glances or emoticons are images that are unfortunately produced entirely as a result of incorrect applications.
How many times during the life of Botulinum toxin can be applied?
You can apply the appropriate dose, appropriate technique and periodically for a life time not earlier than 3 months.
Does the face become worse when the botulinum toxin effect?
No. As long as Botulinum toxin is applied, it prevents new wrinkles and deepening of wrinkles. But when the effect is over, the face becomes old. Regular botox application prevents aging of the face in terms of wrinkles.
Does facial expression disappear when botulinum toxin is applied?
No, this is not true. It is possible to use both the wrinkles and the mimics with the choice of the applied dose and region.
If I don’t continue with botulinum toxin treatments, will my wrinkles get worse?
No, as soon as you leave the application, the wrinkles slowly return to the pretreatment state.
Is it possible to correct wrinkles at the same level with creams instead of botulinum toxin injection?
No, this is not possible. Botulinum toxin is a therapy that is injected intramuscularly into the body and effectively removes dynamic wrinkles. Creams function to nourish the skin, moisturize, protect from the sun and remove very light superficial wrinkles.