Botox is a kind of toxin used to treat facial wrinkles and excessive sweating derived from the bacterium’ Clostridium Botulinum”. Thanks to Botox, moving wrinkles between the eyebrows, forehead, and around the eyes can be controlled. Botox must be done in experienced hands.
What areas can it be done to?
In people who appear to have gum when they laugh outside areas such as the forehead, between the eyebrows, around the eyes (this condition is called gummy smile), it is made at the junction of the upper lip and nose to reduce the appearance of gum. In people with tooth grinding and excessive tooth tightening, the application of maseter Botox can be performed to reduce the contraction of the muscles near the joints of the upper and lower jaw. In this way, both the clenching of a person’s teeth is reduced, as well as the loss of tooth roots and tension headaches associated with it are reduced. At the same time, these people have angular facial contours and an image called ‘Square Face’ has been formed. A more oval face is obtained in these people with Botox. This is called’ Korean Beauty ” because Asian women’s faces are usually angular and they prefer a slightly more oval face. Botox can also be done to reduce wrinkles around the lips over time for people such as a teacher and an announcer who do their job by talking.
In addition, the muscle located in the neck area can be blocked by applying Botox to the downward contraction. In this way, the facial muscles pull the neck up, resulting in a long and taut neck image. It is called the’ Cleopatra’s neck”. In short, an application can be made in this way in the neck area.
Botox can also be used in sweating treatments. It is possible to take advantage of Botox in sweating under the armpits, palms, soles of the feet. Armpit treatment can be done with local anesthetic cream in a clinical setting, while the application of the palm and soles of the feet can be a little painful, it is applied after a slight sedation in the operating room. It shows the effect of at least one year with a single session. In the meantime, Botox under the armpit also helps to relax in this area.
How long does Botox take?
The Botox process is completed in as little as 10-15 minutes. About 48 hours after administration, Botox begins to show its effect. It usually takes 10 days for it to be final.
How often should Botox be repeated?
Upper face and neck applications vary depending on the activity of the Botoxed muscle, but are usually effective for 3 to 6 months. It is possible to say the same for gummy smile, maseter. It is effective in sweating treatments for 8 to 16 months.
Can Botox be done to anyone?
It can be done if the neurologist who follows him has the approval of those with neurological disease. In people with advanced allergies, it is also possible to apply it with the approval of their doctor, if there is no redness, swelling, by performing a skin test first.
From how old can it be applied?
It can be done to anyone over the age of 18 who is deemed to need it. But the application dose of each age group is different. The rate of Botox in the 45-50 age group is not the same as in the 18-20 age group. In addition, the amount of application varies according to the person.