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 ideal for people who suffer from excessive sweating around the armpits, hands and feet. The treatment is preceded by a precise assessment of theintensity of sweating in the treated area, which increases its effectiveness.Administration of the selected area is short, usually does not require specialanesthesia and after surgery can return to normal activity.