Botulinum toxin type A (botulinum toxin) is used in aesthetic medicine for the correction of facial wrinkles for more than twenty years. On the market registered multiple botulinum toxin type A, including BOTOX® (ALLERGAN., USA), DYSPORT® (IPSEN, France), BOTULAX (South Korea).
Injections of botulinum toxin type A is enough safe and highly effective technique for temporal elimination of wrinkles that emerged due to hyperactivity of the facial muscles. Overall, Botulinum is the perfect choice to eliminate the external manifestations of physiological aging. Botulinum toxin quickly, efficiently and permanently solves the problem of unwanted facial wrinkles. It can be successfully used not only as a curative, but as preventive technique of cosmetology correction. Professor D. Lowe (UK) says that botulinum toxin opened the era of non-surgical facial muscles management. After injection, patients enough often reports a decrease of headache attacks, since a major factor of their origin removed, namely a spasm of the forehead facial muscles. Injection of botulinum toxin type A improves the mood as a feedback of decreasing the muscle tension which wrinkle eyebrows. The rejuvenating effect emerged thanking to the influence of the drug not only on muscles, but, according to the recent scientific data, on the connective tissue. This allows the use of botulinum toxin for the treatment of scars and stretch marks. After the introduction of Botox, muscle, temporarily, does not gain the movement momentum and becomes reduced. The skin at the injection area relaxes and wrinkles are smoothed. To maintain a constant effect is enough to conduct the procedure twice a year. The procedure for the administration of drugs requires no special training. The drugs start to act in, averagely, 48-72 hours.
BOTOX is purified neurotoxin complex of type A botulinum toxin, which produce microorganisms in laboratory conditions, Clostridium botulinum. BOTOX® is a local muscle relaxant to block neuromuscular transmission. Produced by ALLERGAN Inc., the production is located in Ireland. It is leader in the world, being the best studied toxin that registered in 70 countries. For now, the registration is in process in 12 countries.
Indications for all types of type A botulinum toxin:
• Facial wrinkles in the forehead, brow and periorbital areas, back of the nose, chin, horizontal and vertical wrinkles of the neck, corners of the mouth, décolleté area;
• Tension-type headache;
• Nerve tick.
• Neuromuscular disorders;
• Local inflammation;
• Hypersensitivity to the drug.
• Neurological disease in history
• Anticoagulant drugs administration (aspirin, etc.).
• Somatic diseases in the acute stage;
• Administration of the drugs that enhance the action of botulinum toxin: antibiotics, aminoglycosides, Erythromycin, Tetracycline, Lincomycin, Polymyxin.
Millions of people in the world use this technique, adding the youth to your face!