It can be performed with a medicine produced from a bacterium and used for therapeutic purposes for many years. In recent years, it has been used in the field of cosmetics. It is especially used for reducing or eliminating facial expressions and wrinkles that become apparent with increasing age. The procedure is preferred too much since it is non-surgical and takes a short time.
Who are eligible candidates for the administration of this medicine?
It can be administered to anyone aged 18-65 years. It is not recommended for pregnant women and nursing mothers.
What are the treatment areas?
It unarguably provides superiority especially in the treatment of wrinkles in the forehead, upper lip and neck, frown lines, crow's feet compared to other systems. It is also used for the treatment of hand, foot and armpit sweating, recurrent involuntary muscle contractions or excessive muscle contractions (grinding or clenching of the teeth, etc.).
How is it administered?
After sterilizing the treatment area, it is administered by injecting small doses intramuscularly using fine needles. A session of approximately 15 minutes is sufficient for the administration. It does not require anesthesia. Local anesthetic creams may be applied before the procedure in patients who are very sensitive or have needle phobia.
How long does the effect last?
It relaxes the muscles causing wrinkles and prevents wrinkles for a certain period of time. The effect occurs within 4-7 days and lasts up to 4-5 months. With repeated administrations, the duration is prolonged.
Are there any side effects?
The dose to be administered and the depth of the injection are important. Side effects are very rare in conscious and experienced hands. Side effects are temporary and limited to the treatment area.
Who can administer it?
It is an intramuscular injection administered by a physician. The physician performing the procedure should know the anatomy of the face and the operating direction of the muscles.
What are the points to consider after the procedure?
The area should be protected on the day of the procedure. The procedure area should not be pressed or given massage. Skincare or make-up should not be done on the same day. In addition, tiring physical activity and too much alcohol consumption should be avoided. Consult your doctor if you have any medication you need to use.