Botox is among the aesthetic types made to minimize sweating in areas with excessive sweating and to reduce forehead and facial wrinkles that appear with the movements of mimic muscles. It is an easy aesthetic treatment preferred for the removal of wrinkles.

What is Botox?

Botox, also known as botulinum toxin, is used for aesthetic purposes today, but plays an important role in the treatment of many diseases. It offers solutions for the treatment of many diseases such as lazy eye, overactive bladder, and chronic migraine. At the same time, botulinum toxin treatment treats diseases such as excessive sweating, strabismus and cervical dystonia.

You can choose a botox application to get rid of the problems over time and to give the face a young and bright look. Botox is an extremely easy, comfortable and painless aesthetic procedure that you can apply in your daily life.

 

Which Areas Are Botox Injected?

  • Around the mouth and lips,

  • Lines around the eyes and crow’s feet

  • Wrinkles and lines on the neck,

  • Deep lines between the two eyebrows,

  • Forehead lines.

 

Who Is Suitable For Botox?

With the help of Botox injection, the function of the muscle is temporarily stopped. It blocks or stops the incoming signals for the muscle to perform its function. This prevents the muscles from contracting and prevents the area from wrinkling. This method can be applied to different parts of our body for aesthetic purposes, but it is especially preferred in the face area. It is also applied to prevent wrinkles and sagging caused by laughing. Botulinum toxin procedures are suitable for anyone between the ages of 18-65. However, it is not suitable for pregnant and breastfeeding people to have Botox.

Botox usually takes 15 minutes. It takes 24-72 hours for the injected substance to show its effect. Sometimes this period can be extended to six or seven days. Side effects that may occur after the procedure require medical attention. Swelling and redness at the injection site, bruising, eyelid drooping are some of the side effects. After the operations on the upper lip area, the doctor should be consulted if it causes reactions such as crooked laughter or drooling.

One or two weeks after Botox process, effects such as muscle weakness, vision problems and loss of bladder control are serious side effects. Injected botulinum toxin can cause respiratory insufficiency and death. Botulinum toxin is produced by a bacteria named clostridium botulinum in laboratories.

 

How Long Does Botulinum Toxin Process Take?

In order to achieve the tight skin that you dream of, your priority should be a good selection of the doctor who will perform the process. The reason is that any mistake made during the Botox procedure causes the person to have problems throughout his/her life. The specialist physicians of Clinique Plus provide you a professional service for all your procedures.

Before the Botox procedure, it is necessary to inform the doctor about the allergy medications, muscle relaxants and sleeping pills used by the person. People who use blood thinners should stop their medication two or three days before the procedure. For people who are worried before the procedure, the doctor can numb the area where botox will be applied. The area is anesthetized with ice and vibration anesthesia, and topical anesthesia. Local anesthetic creams are also used.

During Botox procedure, botulinum toxin is injected into the area with small and thin needles. This can be applied on skin or on body.

After the Botulinum Toxin procedure, the area should not be massaged or rubbed. Such actions may cause the injected material to spread. For this reason, the desired effect is not seen. After such minor procedures are performed, the person returns to their normal activities within 24 hours.

 

How Much Does Botox Cost?

The cost of Botox varies depending on the area where the procedure will be performed, the substance to be injected, your physician performing the procedure, and factors such as clinical conditions. If you are wondering about the procedure fee and what you should do, you can come to Clinique Plus and consult our expert staff. At the same time, Botulinum toxin procedures performed around the eyes may differ in prices according to the eyebrow and lip areas.

 

How Many Units Of Botox Are Used For The Forehead?

Botulinum toxin is produced in powder form, but it is liquefied with a medicated solution and applied to the forehead and around the eyebrows. Vertical scratches between the eyebrows and horizontal scratches on the forehead are fixed by injecting 40 units of botulinum. However, our experts cannot tell you a price and how many units of botulinum are required during the operation without knowing the treatment you need.

 

How Long Does the Effect of Botox Last?

Botulinum toxin causes the muscles to temporarily lose their function. For this reason, a permanent result should not be expected. After the procedure, the injected substance shows its response in a day or two.

The process is also related to the applied area, but it usually shows its effect for 3-4 months. Botox prolongs its effect for eight to ten months with repeated sessions. If the treatments continue, your skin will be smoother compared to before.

Botox effect is not only dependent on them. It differs according to the skin structure of the person and the treated area. After Botox, the person should carefully observe his/her body. If there is any change, you should consult your doctor.