Botulinum toxin (popularly known as Botox®) causes temporary relaxation of the treated muscle, thus improving the wrinkles that are formed on movement. When properly applied, it provides a natural and more relaxed appearance to the patient's face.
There is no correct age to start the applications, the ideal time is when the expression lines start to bother and to remain more fixed on the face, that is, you make the movement, relax, and observe. If the expression lines remain, you may already have an indication to start botulinum toxin applications.
By preventing the expression lines from deepening, the application of botulinum toxin helps to prevent premature aging of the face.
Facial lines (wrinkles) from the forehead region, between the eyebrows and the eye region;
Axillary hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating);
Vertical lines of the neck (technically called platysmal bands);
Improvement of recent scars.
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The effect starts between 24h-72h and settles well between 7 and 14 days.
The pain is very mild, only at the time of the procedure.
Patients who are very sensitive to pain can arrive 30 minutes in advance to apply anesthetic cream to the area to be treated.
It varies according to the metabolism of each patient, with an average of 3-6 months.
Mild redness (type of insect bite) after application that disappears in 15 minutes.
Bruises (purple spots) are not common, but they can appear in some places of application. The makeup of the place is released.
Do not massage the place for 4 hours;
Do not perform intense physical exercise for 48 hours;
Use of creams, makeup and exposure to the sun is allowed (as long as sunscreen is used).
RETURN TIME TO HABITUAL ACTIVITIES:
Between 14 and 21 days.
* Treatments are individualized and should be discussed and scheduled at the consultation.
* Combination with other procedures may be necessary to achieve a better treatment result.