(Botox ?/ Neuronox ?)
Botox is the best known and most commonly used brand of botulinum toxin (made by Allergan Inc, USA). Neuronox ? (Medy-Tox Inc, S. Korea) is another brand of Botulinum toxin available in India for cosmetic purposes.
Botox is highly diluted toxin isolated from a certain bacteria, which is selectively injected into certain muscles to cause temporary weakening of those muscles for 4-6 months. When used for the right reasons by qualified medical practitioners, the safety of this drug is very high.
Botox is best known as a non surgical rejuvenating agent.
Botulinum toxin is used for reducing or eliminating
1. Frown lines
2. Forehead lines
3. Crow?s feet (lines on the outer side of eyes).
Botox is also used as a non surgical brow lifting treatment and to lift up the drooping corners of the mouth (marionette lines).
Other clinical applications of Botox includes- Treatment of neck bands, Treatment of excessive sweating and
Meso Botox is a treatment for improving the quality of facial skin. Tiny doses of botulinum toxin are injected into the deeper layer of skin which will cause reduction in the activity of oil producing glands.
Duration of effects:
The effect of Botox treatment lasts for 4-6 months. The treatment needs to be repeated after the effect wears off. Repeated treatments do not have any harmful effects.
Botox when administered in the right areas in correct dosage does not cause any harm. The safety record for this treatment is high. Under correction can happen and can be easily corrected.
Usage of Botox ? for unapproved indications carries higher chance of adverse effects like drooping of lip and facial muscle weakness. Since effect of Botox is temporary, any adverse effect also reverses in that time.
Botox is a non surgical treatment for treatment of age related changes on the face. The treatment takes less than 20 minutes and effects are visible in 3-6 days time.
Botox creates remarkable changes with tiny injections and carries very high satisfaction rates.