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Botox

What is Botox for?
A beautiful toned face without wrinkles is the dream of many women, regardless of age. Botox injections can restore youth and beauty to the skin. Botox injections can smooth mimic wrinkles and creases on the skin. Thanks to the correction of wrinkles with injections, tension is removed from the muscles of the face, while wrinkles and folds are noticeably straightened, and the epidermis is smoothed. Also created a lifting effect.
Is Botox harmful?
In 2002, the US FDA approved the use of Botox in aesthetic medicine. "Harmful" injections become when using low-quality drugs. Botox injections do not harm the body, but there are still side effects. After injections, swelling or bruising may appear at the injection sites, but they disappear after 3-4 days. It is forbidden to administer Botox during pregnancy and breastfeeding, with infectious diseases and blood clotting disorders, with any neoplasms, with serious diseases of internal organs.
How long does Botox last?
The effect of injections lasts up to 6 months. Each organism is individual, so it is likely that the result will last a little longer or less. In order for the result to be longer-term, it is important to choose the right care and strictly follow the recommendations of the practitioner.
Botox before and after.
Preparation and stages of the procedure.
It is advisable to refrain from drinking alcohol 2-3 days before the procedure, as well as to exclude the use of anticoagulants. Refrain from intense physical activity on the day of the visit to the cosmetologist. The procedure consists of the following steps; the doctor marks the injection sites with a marker; treats the skin with an anesthetic gel or cools with ice; using a syringe with a thin needle, the drug is injected intramuscularly; makes a light massage or simply presses the injection site with your fingers to prevent hematomas; For half an hour, the doctor observes the reaction of the patient's body to the drug.
Pros and cons of Botox.
Pros The effect of facial rejuvenation, correction of problem areas. The substance does not accumulate in the body, but is excreted without problems. Botox is not addictive. You can not only rejuvenate the face, but also change some features. Fast effect. After a few days, patients get a visible result of Botox injections. Natural facial expressions are preserved. Cons The procedure is not cheap. It is better not to save on the drug, its quantity and the services of a specialist, as this can be dangerous for appearance and health. Pain. This is a rather painful procedure, and discomfort persists for a certain time. Number of injections. For a sustainable result, the drug should be administered two to three times a year.
Аfter Botox period.
The effectiveness of the procedure is also affected by facial care after the introduction of Botox - for example, many are interested in whether it is possible to use the cream and lead the same lifestyle as before the procedure. The rehabilitation period after the procedure is short, but still it is worth adhering to the main recommendations of specialists, namely: Do not take analgesics, antibiotics for several hours after the administration of the drug, refrain from physical activity, do not lie down. The first day after the injections, do not touch the affected areas and do not carry out any cosmetic procedures; Within two weeks, you can not take antibiotics, go to baths, saunas, drink alcohol, coffee and tea, eat spicy foods, sunbathe, smoke and make masks, facial peels. You should also avoid playing sports.