Botulinum toxin is used medically to treat certain muscular conditions and cosmetically remove wrinkles by temporarily paralyzing muscles.
How does Botox work?
Botox blocks signals from the nerves to the muscles. The injected muscle can’t contract.
That makes the wrinkles relax and soften.
Botox is most often used in forehead lines, crows feet (lines around the eyes) and frown lines (between the eyebrows)
How is Botox procedure done?
Getting Botox takes only few minutes and doesn’t require anesthesia.
Botox is injected with a fine needle into specific muscle with only minor discomfort.
Botulin Toxin takes up to 72 hours to take effect and make a noticeable difference.
How long does Botox injection last?
The effects from Botox will last 3 to 6 months.
As muscle action gradually returns, the lines and wrinkles begin to reappear and need to be treated again.
What are the side effects of Botox?
Temporary bruising is the most common side effect of Botox.
Headaches which end in 24 to 48 hrs can happen but this is rare.
Local numbness, flue like symptoms with mild fever.
Who should’t get Botox?
People who are pregnant, breastfeeding or have neurological disease should not use Botox.
Front botox treatment (BEFORE)
Front botox treatment (AFTER)
Dr Martha Laguilavo also did Botox and Fillers (BEFORE)
Dr Martha Laguilavo, Botox and Fillers (AFTER)
Botox Injection fight underarm sweat.
Treatment offer long term relief from hyperhidrosis.