Botulinum toxin (Botox)
Botulinum toxin, the product to reduce wrinkles and sweating
injectable botulinum toxin block the muscles responsible for the appearance of facial wrinkles on the face and reduce the effects of sweat glands in the case of excessive sweating.
What is Botox?
Botulinum toxin is a substance derived from the bacterium Clostridium botulinum called. Introduced in very small doses into the muscle, it temporarily causes its gradual release. This absorption of the product whose effects are completely reversible after 6 months to 1 year, and safe for the body.
Botulinum toxin is used as first ophthalmology for the treatment of facial spasm. Patients found they had fewer wrinkles around the eyes kept on the other side. Purely aesthetic use of mitigation born wrinkles and demand is growing rapidly.
In France, the botulinum toxin is produced (AMM) Reconciliation on the market in 2003. This product was first used to reduce forehead wrinkles, frown lines and crow’s feet wrinkles them at a time today, it is also used to treat excessive sweating.
Mimic wrinkles arise movement of our face when we show our emotions. They are usually the first wrinkles that sometimes appear under the age of 30! horizontal wrinkles on the forehead when we stand écarquillons in surprise. Crow’s feet form the corner of my eye when we smile or laugh. The frown lines between the eyebrows appear when you frown.
Botulinum toxin acts on the nerve muscle junction. It blocks a chemical called acetylcholine, which causes the muscles to contract. Introduced in minute quantities, botulinum toxin smooth. The face is more relaxed. Wrinkles are blurred, but the face remains mobile. The result is quite natural.
Therefore, injection is visible from the third day and 15 days are optimal. The product’s effect lasts 6 to 9 months.
The use of botulinum toxin is often associated with injections of hyaluronic acid for complex care in the treatment of wrinkles. First of all relax facial muscles, then fill a very marked wrinkles.
The treatment of perspiration
stained clothing, sweaty palms, brilliant person or smelly feet, often disabling a significant excessive sweating or socially. Fear creates an anxiety sweating and anxiety produces excessive sweating. A vicious circle sets in!
Sweating is the elimination of the sweat through the pores of the skin. Pot allocated sweat glands. Treatment of excessive sweating of the armpits, hands and feet.
To identify the most important areas, the sweat, the doctor will first use betadine, especially, starch powder will darken more intensely the places that sweat the most.
To avoid pain, the doctor applies a numbing cream on the hands and wrists, and a local anesthetic on his feet, as the area is very sensitive arc.
The treatment effect between 7 and 10 days after injection for comfort, which lasts from 6 to 9 months after the first treatment and after 1 year after the second session.
Following the botulinum toxin injections
There are simple bruising and slight swelling for a few hours after injection of botulinum toxin.