Botox prevents the release of substances that provide conduction in nerve endings. It shows its effect by temporarily stopping the electrical transmission between the nerves and the muscles or sweat glands they stimulate. Botox shows its effect only in the area where it is injected. It does not affect all muscles systemically.
What is Botox Used for?
Botox is mostly used for the removal of facial wrinkles and the treatment of armpit sweating. It has both therapeutic and protective properties. It ensures that the lines settled on the face are completely opened over the years, as well as the lines that have not yet settled on the face, but become clear with repetitive muscle movements, without deepening. In addition, it terminates excessive sweating with its blocking effect on sweat glands.
Treatment of Facial Wrinkles with Botox
Due to the work of the facial mimic muscles, the skin folds that cover it over the years become evident and dynamic lines appear on the face. These are most commonly seen on the forehead, between the eyebrows, around the eyes and around the lips. When the operation of these muscles is weakened by applying Botox to the mimic muscles, the folding of the skin with muscle movements and the lines due to folding are also reduced. Lines on the forehead and around the eyes, which give the person an older appearance; The lines between the eyebrows, which give an angry and frowning look, are reduced.
Excessive Sweating Treatment with Botox
By using Botox, the transmission between sweat glands and nerve endings can be stopped and the functioning of sweat glands can be reduced. Excessive sweating When Botox is applied to the underarm area, which creates many problems in some people, especially in social and business life, their complaints are improved.
Does the Effect of Botox Start Immediately After Application?
No. The effect of Botox starts in 48-72 hours. It shows its maximum effect in 10-14 days.
How Long Does the Effect of Botox Last?
When first applied to facial wrinkles, the effect lasts for an average of 4.5-6 months. With repetitive applications, this period extends up to 8-10 months over time. When first applied to the armpit, it regulates sweating for an average of 10-12 months. With repetitive applications, this period extends to 16-18 months.
Is There Any Benefit From Regular Botox Applications?
When people who apply Botox 5-6 times regularly, continue the application in the same order, since a significant weakening develops in the mimic muscles that create wrinkles, the duration of the effect becomes longer and it starts to be done at longer intervals.
Will My Wrinkles Get Worse If I Stop Getting Botox?
No. On the contrary, when you stop botox, your wrinkles will be reduced because there is a significant weakening in the mimic muscles.
What Should I Consider While Getting Botox?
Botox, when applied by an experienced doctor who knows the technique, has an effect that will meet the expectations of the patients.