Botox is a protein made from Botulinum Toxin type A, which the bacterium Clostridium botulinum when doctors use correctly in a small doses .This can have benefits both medical and cosmetic uses. Botox injection to relax the muscles on face to reduces the appearance of facial wrinkle ,and part of body to reduce the size of muscle temporarily.
Providers use Botulinum Toxin injections cosmetically to improve appearance. Medical botox injections treats health problems. This condition include:
The primary use of the Botox is reducing the appearance of facial wrinkles. The effects are temporary, lasting 3-12 months, depending on the type of the treatments. Clinicians use Botox by diluting the powder in saline and injecting it directly into neuromuscular tissue. It takes 24-72 hours to the toxin to take effect, Rarely/, it can take as long as 5 days the full effect to show or even 1 months for masseter muscle. People should avoid using Botox during pregnancy or breastfeeding , or if they have had allergic reaction to use drug or any of its ingredients.
Botox injection for treatment of facial wrinkles is the most frequently performed procedure in USA. Treatments of the frown lines and crow’s feet , which are cosmetic indications approved by FDA, and horizontal forehead lines, offers satisfied resulted . Botox or Botulinum toxin is a potent neurotoxin that inhibits release of acetylcholine at the neuromuscular junction. Injection of the small quantities of Botox into overactive muscles causes localized muscle relaxation that smooths the overlying skin and reduce wrinkles.
Botox is most often use on forehead lines, crow’s feet, and frown lines but wrinkles causes by sun damage and gravity do not respond to Botox.
Getting Botox takes only few minutes and dosen’t require anesthesia. Botox injected with a fine needle into specific muscles with only minor discomfort. It takes a week to takes full effect, and it is the best to avoid alcohol starting at least before the procedure. You should also stop taking aspirin and anti-inflammatory medications 2 weeks before treatments to reduce bruising.
Do not rub or massage the treated areas for 24 hours. This may help to prevent the toxin from spreading to the different area. After that you can return to the normal activities right after the procedure.
Botox has cosmetics and medical uses. It can reduce appearance of the wrinkles and help treat certain disorders related to the nervous and muscular systems.
If you want to try Botox ,It is important to consult the healthcare specialist about the risk,cost and other considerations.
The C.Botulinum bacterium produce 8 serotypes of botulinum toxin protein (A, B, Cα, Cβ, D, E, F, and G).
Botulinum Toxin type A is the most potent and used for cosmetics treatments. Botulinum Toxin type B
Is used for medical conditions such as dystonia. In Thailand the most famous is Botox and some brands from Korea.
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