botox & fillers

botox & fillers

Botox, also known as botulinum toxin , is a protein used in aesthetic medicine to paralyze the facial muscles and reduce fine lines.It has become the number one rejuvenation treatment in the world for its minimally invasive characteristics and its very natural result.

 

Botulinum toxin is a substance produced by a bacterium, Clostridium botulinum. The one used for aesthetic purposes is called Type A and is carefully purified in the production process of the product, which makes it absolutely safe for health. The treatment is done by a doctor who specializes in aesthetic medicine , it is a fast outpatient treatment since it takes about 30 minutes.

The procedure is not painful but if necessary, the doctor may decide to apply a topical anesthetic product, cryotherapy or local cold so that the patient does not feel the inconvenience of the punctures. Subsequently, with very fine needles for intramuscular injections (30G), botulinum will be injected in the areas to be treated, previously identified by the doctor.

After the procedure, only these simple recommendations should be followed:

  • Do not sleep until 3 hours have passed since the completion of the treatment
  • Avoid exposure to sunlight or UVA rays
  • Avoid energetically massaging the treated area for at least 48 hours to avoid the migration of toxins in other areas. 

 

To act correctly, the toxin needs 3 to 4 days , so it is normal not to notice any difference at the end of the treatment.

ADVANTAGES OF BOTOX

The advantages of using Botox , compared to other rejuvenation techniques, are certainly due to the very low percentage of contraindications.

In summary, the advantages of Botox are:

  • Immediate rejuvenation of the face , the lines of expression appear softened and give a fresh look to the whole face.
  • The results are proportional and natural , the characteristics of the face are improved without transforming it.
  • It is not a surgical operation , it is performed on an outpatient basis in a maximum of 30 minutes.
  • The application is painless , only light anesthesia is applied to avoid the discomfort of the injections.
  • It is a quick treatment and can be repeated several times over time.
  • It also addresses other problem s , such as hyperhidrosis , and chronic migraine.

WHO IS THE IDEAL PATIENT?

Patients who undergo this type of treatment belong to the age range of 35 to 50 years , which shows how the use of toxin tends to begin once they have passed the age of 30.

Despite the high percentage of female audience, the number of men who use Botox to rejuvenate their appearance is now increasing.

What are the differences between the needs of men and women in the use of botulinum?

  • Women:  the main reason is undoubtedly the aesthetic. Women want to preserve their youthful beauty, maintaining the youthful and fresh appearance of a face without wrinkles. The applications aim to open the eye more, raise the eyebrow and rejuvenate the eye.
  • Men: it seems that the approach of the male world to Botox is mainly due to problems related to sweating. In the case of use on the male face, the doctor must preserve the characteristics without altering the shape of the eyebrows to avoid facial feminization. The muscles of the forehead, eyebrows and periocular muscles in men are very powerful. With botulinum toxin. The musculature is relaxed and the crow’s feet and frown lines are minimized.
 

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