Botox Ιnjection

What is Botox?

Botox is a very popular drug, Botulinum Tonix Type A (botulinum toxin), used to treat facial wrinkles, mainly on the forehead, middle eyebrow and side of the eyes (goose foot). The substance relaxes the corresponding muscles in order to limit the muscle contraction in order not to form wrinkles. Botox is also used successfully to treat hyperhidrosis in the armpits and palms of the hands. It does not require preparation, it is relatively painless, and the result is reversible.

With Botox we can fix:

– The vertical lines between the eyelids (middle eyebrow).

– The horizontal lines of the front

– Wrinkles in the corners of the eyes (goose foot)

Once the muscle is relaxed it cannot contract vigorously. Therefore with Botox we have the disappearance of wrinkles.

Botox treatment is recommended when the first wrinkles appear. The process only takes a few minutes. The patient can return to work and daily activities on the same day. After 15 days, minor corrections can be made if necessary. The satisfactory response to treatment is observed about 3 to 7 days after the injection of the drug and is completed in two weeks. The action of the drug lasts between 4 to 6 months. After this period the muscles gradually return to their original state. without altering facial features.