Botox Cosmetics is the most popular aesthetic treatment for reduction of wrinkles. It was broadly studied and approved in 78 countries. Botox Cosmetics (botulinum toxin type A) is a purified protein that is derived from the Clostridium botulinum bacteria. It is an injection that used to temporary relax facial muscles improving appearance of “crow’s feet” lines (lines around the eyes), “elevens” (frown lines between the eyebrows) and lines on the forehead.
Botox treatment procedure usually takes 10-15 minutes. After the procedure patient may experience minor pain or bruising and swelling at the injection area but it quickly resolves. Results are seen in 10-14 days and typically last 3 to 4 months.
Botox can also be used to treat chronic migraines, hyperhidrosis (severe underarm sweating) and TMJ.