What is Botox?

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Young skin is always smooth and elastic but unfortunately the skin looses these characteristics with age giving way to the evident or so wrinkles. Technological innovations in cosmetology offer us a bid range of methods to prolong our youth beauty.

Botox is one of the decisions.

What is Botox?

Botox came to cosmetology from ophthalmology and neurology. The injections of botulin toxin A (botox) were used in USA in early 80th for the kids’ squint treatment. Then it was also used in neurology for torsion dystonia treatment under such disease like toritcollis, graphospasm, dystonia.

Botox is the procedure of the medicine insertion into the face wrinkles. It takes the tone off thus smoothing out wrinkles and lifting. The expiration date of botox is usually 6 months on the average. But in fact everything depends on the individual patient’s skin peculiarities and can last from 3 months to 1 year.

Wrinkles removal is a simple procedure that takes quite a short period of time.
Such procedures are done in the outpatient settings. The cosmetologist uses a fine needle for botox injections that is inserted hypodermically into the muscles of expression.

What is Botox?

The patient is asked to frown, to express surprise facially and to smile. That’ll allow the cosmetologist defining the place of the most wrinkle accumulation and fix the medicine insertion point.

The desired effect will be evident in 3-10 days. It generally depends on the individual peculiarities of the patient.

Botox is endured successfully by the majority of the patients. Side effects are very rare, or if there are, they vanish by themselves in 3-4 weeks. And the nerve-muscular conduction is completely restored in 4-6 months.


Cosmetologists use very small doses of botox for facial wrinkles correction, hereby the contraindications are minimal: myasthenia, pregnancy and coagulation failure.

What is Botox?


Botox is employed in cosmetic medicine for facial wrinkles correction: forehead zone, between-brows-area and so on. Moreover, botox helps to get rid of hyperhidrosis and migraine.

Botox’s advantage is facial muscles’ tone release on the one hand, and skin wrinkles flattening on the other. That gives a woman an opportunity to get used to controlling the facial expression.

Only 2-3 botox treatment takings are able to help to get out of a habit to frown the forehead or screw up the eyes. And as a result the wrinkles won’t bother you any longer.

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One Response to “What is Botox?”
  1. Alisa Says:

    i thought Botox was dangerous but always wanted to try.

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