What is Botox?
Botulinum toxin (BTX) is a neurotoxic protein produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum and related species.
Botox is used for cosmetic purposes is a purified form of botulinum toxin A, which has no risk of botulism. It is an FDA approved the prescription product.
How does Botox work?
Botox works by blocking the nerves which contract muscles. This softens the appearance of wrinkles. Botox is most effective on “dynamic” wrinkles.
These are the wrinkles that appear while you’re moving your face, and put a muscle into action.
Areas you can treat:
Fine lines and wrinkles on :
- Between eyes
- Around eyes
- Around Mouth
- Jawline ( to get a slim and contoured face )
- To treat migraine
- To reduce sweating
How is Botox treatment done?
This is a non-invasive FDA-approved treatment that requires zero downtime.
Botox is injected into the muscles responsible for wrinkles, totally relaxing them and reducing their ability to contract. The injection is done using a very fine needle.
The ingredients in Botox block the nerve signals to the muscle and reduces its ability to contract, and prevents the formation of unsightly wrinkles, to also reduces migraines and excessive sweating.
Highlights of Botox injection
- FDA-approved, very safe.
- The treatment takes only a few minutes.
- Results lasts for a few months ( 3 – 5 months on an average ).
- No downtime or recovery needed.