Wrinkles occur on face around eyes and between eyebrows and on forehead due to over mimicking; they can be treated by Botulinum T. applications.
Botulinum T. injections were applied on cross-eye treatments in 1970 and it has been started to be used in esthetic surgery since the 1990s. Since the very first years, it became more and more popular for its features of easy and fast applying, efficiency in treatment, high patient satisfaction, and predictable results.
What is Botulinum T.? How is it applied?
Botulinum T. is a toxin extracted from bacteria called Clostridium Botulinum which causes food poisoning. It shows its effects by preventing nerve stimulation on muscles where it is applied. Therefore, the applied muscles cannot progress, and non-progressed muscles cannot create wrinkles due to mimicking.
The application is simple and fast. It can be performed in a clinical environment. Except for the patients with muscle disorders and pregnancy, it can be applied to everyone.
One of the most significant features of Botulinum T. that it should be kept under -5 Celsius degree and it should be liquefied and used in 4 hours. Botulinum T. that is not applied in 4 hours losses its effects. After Botulinum T. is liquefied accordingly, it is injected on the eye area, between eyebrows, end of the nose and specific areas on the forehead. Pain during injections can be prevented by local anesthetic medicine and thin end insulin injectors. If it is applied by an experienced doctor, unwanted results are rare and the final result is satisfactory.
What is the effective time?
The effect of Botulinum T. takes action 5-7 days after application and it lasts for 6 months. It can last up to 1 year in some applications. Repeating applications can be performed every 6 months.
Botulinum T. applications are not permanent, yet it is still an effective treatment method in esthetic surgery for rewinding the biological clock. Patient’s skin has a better and younger appearance after Botulinum T. Many patients have a positive change in their self-confidence and it reflects on their daily life.