Aesthetic Medicine Center Poznan, Luboń/k Poznania
BOTOX is a purified form of the trade name of botulinum toxin type A, produced by the bacteria Clostridium botulinum.
Botox blocks the conduction of nerve impulses from the small, responsible forfacial expressions, muscles. This prevents the contraction of these muscles, whilewrinkling and folding of the skin, thus perpetuating and deepening of wrinkles. Botox works only within the muscle, which has been injected, while the othermuscles to function as usual. As a result, facial expression does not change, while the wrinkles disappear. Botox starts to work after 2-3 days after injection, and the full effect of treatment may be visible only after 7 to 10 days.
Botox is widely used in the removal of:
- Wrinkles between the eyebrows,
- The top horizontal wrinkles,
- Crow's feet,
- Smoker's wrinkles around the mouth.
The treatment effect lasts for 3-5 months and longer depending on the person. This effect gradually disappears. Adverse reactions. The most common side effects are tenderness and bruising at the injection site. In some cases, Botox can spread to nearby muscles and cause temporary weakness.Rarely, it may be a slight and temporary drooping of an eyelid or eyebrow lasting 1-2 weeks. BOTOX is equally effective in men and women. In practice, men are increasingly turning to the treatment to look younger. Effectiveness in removing the line causingworries that the method is popular with many businessmen, giving them afreshness and increasing affordability (eg, in the negotiations).