Botox is a non-surgical procedure performed to eliminate wrinkles. Botox is a type of protein. Botox is produced from a type of bacteria called “clostridium botulinum”. Since it can be applied without surgery, many people prefer botox applications. The product of this bacterium, which was previously used in eye health, is now used in cosmetics.
What Is Botox And How Is It Done?
Facial lines occur over time because of using mimics. With the long-term working of these mimics, these facial lines become deeper. Botox is an application that is made to eliminate facial lines.
Wrinkles are mostly seen around the forehead, eye contours, and lips. Botox is applied to the skin thanks to minor infections. Person can feel mild pain when botox is applied to the skin. Regional anesthetic creams are used to reduce pain. Regional anesthesia ensures not to feel pain during the procedure. Cold compress can be applied before or after the procedure.
Cold compress reduces swelling and redness that may occur during the procedure. Botox shows its effect immediately after it is applied to the skin or within 3 days. This period may be extended to 7 days, even rarely. Drugs containing vitamin E should not be used before the botox procedure. It is beneficial not to use aspirin and similar drugs before the procedure. Aspirin and similar drugs should not be used because they have blood thinning effects. Because swelling and bruising may occur in the application area after the procedure.
It is necessary to be careful not to use your facial expressions for a few hours after the application. After Botox, you should stop doing sports for a while. It is useful to do gentle massages on the treatment area for a few days. You should try not to lie face down after the procedure. It is necessary to keep the botox area as clean as possible. Otherwise, there may be infections. Those who decide to have botox need to get detailed information about the procedure. Some side effects can be seen after the procedure. These side effects can be either mild or serious.
Those who want to have botox should accept these side effects beforehand. You should determine the deformed area of your skin and make sure that Botox is applied to these areas, it is not healthy to do botox in the areas where no wrinkles or lines are seen. This is because untreated skin is always the most natural one.
You should thoroughly decide which clinic to prefer for botox. The environment where the procedure to be performed, the tools used during the procedure, and whether the doctor is experienced are important factors to prevent any health problem during or after the procedure. In order to prevent these problems, this procedure should be done in an appropriate clinic. Hygiene and sterilization are very important. It should be paid attention that the materials used during the application have not been used before. In addition, the doctor who will perform the application must be experienced in the field.
Usage Areas of Botox
- Using in wrinkle treatment;
- Eliminating the lines on the forehead,
- Correcting the deep lines between eyebrows,
- Lifting the sides of eyebrows,
- Crow’s feet (around the eyes) wrinkles,
- Correcting the lines around the nose,
- Correcting gummy smile,
- Eliminating the lines above and below the lip,
- Removing the lines around neck area,
- Treatment of sweating problems.
Botox is also used to eliminate sweating problems. The excessive sweating problem can be treated with botox. It is especially used for sweating in the armpit area. However, it can also be used for hand and foot sweating. Sweating can disappear for 5-6 months in the treatment area.
Botox Application Duration
It takes an average of 15 – 30 minutes.
Botox Application in Sweating Treatment
Excessive sweating is a health and hygiene problem that can be seen in one-third of society and can cause a serious self-esteem crisis. Common causes of this condition, which can begin at any age, include obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure, consuming spicy foods, and excessive alcohol consumption.
While most people produce 1 liter of sweat per day at approximately, people who sweat excessively can sweat 10 times more than that. Face, armpits, hands, and feet are the places which sweat the most.
How Does Botox Work in Sweating Treatment?
Botox is applied to the sweat glands where sweating is seen and prevents sweating by blocking the nerve conduction that causes sweating.
How Long Is Botox Effective in The Treatment of Sweating?
Although it shows its effect for an average of 6 months, 40% of the patients state that they do not experience sweating for a period of approximately one year.
Botox Application in Migraine Treatment
How Does Botox Work in Migraine Treatment?
Botox relaxes the muscles and reduces pain sensitivity by blocking the nerve that transmits the pain message to the brain.
Approximately 70% of the patients treated with migraine botox stated that they had fewer migraine attacks by more than 50% percent after the treatment.
How Long Is Botox Applied in Migraine Treatment and How Long Does It Affect?
Migraine botox is applied in a specific dose to 7 critical points in the head and neck within a period of 15-30 minutes, it begins to take effect within a few days and acts as a preventive measure against migraine headache for 12 weeks.
How Often Should Botox Be Repeated in The Treatment of Migraine?
Botox is a preventive treatment against migraine headaches and it is recommended to be repeated every 3 months.
Who Should Not Have Migraine Botox?
As in all other botox applications, it should not be applied to people who are allergic to botox content.
Can Botox (Botox) be Applied to Every Person?
Botox should not be applied to;
- Those who have neuromuscular diseases and bleeding problems
- Those who have skin diseases in the areas where treatment is planned
- Pregnant and breastfeeding women
- Those who are allergic to the active ingredients in the product content, especially albumin.
Warnings Before Botox Application
- Aspirin or drugs containing aspirin should not be taken.
- Alcohol should not be consumed for a week before the application.
Warnings After Botox Application
- After the treatment, you should stay in an upright position for 1-2 hours and muscles in the injection area should be worked.
- Heavy exercise should be avoided for 24 hours.
- It is recommended to avoid hot shower, sauna, swimming and exercise for a day.
Frequently asked Questions
Is Botox (Botox) a painful procedure?
Treatment is painless or the pain is at a tolerable level.
Botoks (Botox) işleminin yan etkisi var mıdır?
Botoks bir dizi tıbbi sorunun tedavisinde 20 yıldan uzun bir süredir güvenle kullanılmaktadır. Aslında yan etkisi, tedavi şeklinin adıdır. Kas ve sinir etkileşimini bloke ederek mimikleri kısıtlar. Enjeksiyon yapılan noktalarda kırmızılık görülebilir. Çok nadir baş ağrısı olabilmektedir.
Enjeksiyon yerinde nadiren görülen hassasiyet, kızarıklık, şişlik, ve morarma şikâyetleri de hızlıca ve kendiliğinden geçmektedir.
Botoks (Botox) kalıcı mıdır?
Botoks işlemi ortalama 3 – 6 ay içerisinde etkisini kaybedecektir.
Are there any side effects of Botox procedure?
Botox has been used safely for more than 20 years to treat a wide range of medical problems. In fact, its side effect is related to the form of treatment. It restricts mimics by blocking muscle and nerve interaction. Redness may be seen at the injection points. Patients can feel headache, so rarely.
Complaints of sensitivity, redness, swelling, and bruising at the injection site which is seen rarely disappear quickly.
Does botox have permanent effect?
Botox process will lose its effect within 3 – 6 months on average.