The botulinum toxin (Botox) is one of the most important substances in the field of facial rejuvenation. Smiling, frowning, squinting, and even chewing makes part of the facial mimic and can eventually lead to the one of the most common signs of aging process: the wrinkles.
Botox is a brand of botulinum toxin. It is indicated to treat wrinkles between eyebrows, forehead, around the eyes “crows feet”, and to elevated the eyebrows. Among many uses in medicine, Botox can also be used to address smile issues and excessive sweating (hyperhidrosis in the armpit).
The injection of Botox will make muscles of the face weaker for a period of time, this action is temporary and will decrease the non desired facial wrinkles and will give a more relaxed aspect.
The results will last from 4 to 6 months, after that period this treatment can be repeated. The use of Botox is a medical procedure and should be performed only by trained medical doctors.