Face is the focus of human communication and the perception of attractiveness which does not escape the passage of time. Creases or lines on the face can be caused due to aging, gravity, actic damage (Photoaging), positional pressure (during sleep), smoking, harsh weather and from repeated muscle contractions as occurs with facial expressions(dynamic lines or rhytides). These dynamic facial lines gradually change to static lines ingrained on the face even at rest which are regarded as a sign of aging and can have a negative impact on the self esteem of an individual.There has been revolutionary approach for facial rejuvenation over decades using modalities like skin care,skin resurfacing,soft tissue augmentation and surgical intervention.
Botox (botulinum toxin) is the wonder drug of the last decade combating cutaneous signs of aging(wrinkles ,frown lines,neck bands)and hyperhidrosis through cosmetic denervation. Botox is a neurotoxin that temporarily paralyses striated muscles by blocking the release of acetylcholine at neuromuscular junction.
Easy administration, negligible side effects and fast results has enabled Botox to carve a niche for itself in the field of cosmetic dermatology.
Botox is used to soften or erase
- Crow’s feet around the eyes
- Frown lines between the eyebrows
- Forehead lines
- Bunny lines on the nose
- Downturned corners of the lips
- Horizontal lines on neck
- Multiple dimples on the chin
- Square jaw
- Neck lift (Nefertiti lift)
- Excessive sweating of underarms, palms and feet
Is the latest advanced technology for cosmetic application of BTX-A, 0.2 or 0.4 CC of this high dilution material is injected intradermally at random in to facial skin
Further the entire face from jawline to hairline, or only problem areas are treated indicatedd for fine lines or mild sagging, not related to any particular muscle group.
There is immediate tightening of facial skin with ironing out of very fine lines giving the skin a healthy glow