Botulinium toxin is a natural purified protein approved by US FDA and is used to relax muscle which causes wrinkles. Usually injected to reduce frown lines on forehead and crows feet around eyes. Effect usually lasts for 4 to 6 months. This purified protein relaxes wrinkle causing muscles and creates more youthful and rejuvenated appearance.
Indications for use of Botulinum Toxin
- To soften frown lines between eyebrows
- To soften horizontal lines on forehead
- To soften crows feet lines around eyes
- To erase bunny lines on nose
- To erase bands on neck
- To reduce poppling and creasy chin
- To reduce the square jaw in order to make face look slimmer and chiselled
- To reduce excessive sweating on underarms palms and soles
It involves tiny injections in concerned area of skin very small needles are used, very minimal pain. Described as an ant bite sting. Effects will start after 4 to 5 days. Complete effect will be after 7 to 10 days. Not much serious side effects. Some people may feel slight heaviness in head for few hours. Not to be done in pregnant and breast feeding females. It should be administered by professional trained doctor only.