Botulinum therapy is an effective cosmetic technique for combating mimic wrinkles. The procedure consists in injecting botulinum toxin-based preparations under the skin, which pointwise act on the cause of the formation of mimic wrinkles. Substances, getting into tissues, relax muscle fibers, reducing their activity and preventing their new formation.
What problems does it solve?
Botulinum therapy in cosmetology is used to combat wrinkles in the areas of the face that are most involved in the expression of emotions. She helps to cope with such problems as:
- Wrinkles around the eyes;
- Purse wrinkles;
- Wrinkles on the forehead, bridge of the nose, neck;
- Lowered corners of the mouth;
- Facial asymmetry;
- Laxity and sagging skin.
How is the session going?
Before carrying out the procedure, the doctor conducts diagnostics and consultation, develops an individual program that makes up the price for botulinum therapy. The specialist explains in detail the principle of action of the drug, chooses the type of drug, assessing the condition of the skin, age and existing problems. It also identifies possible contraindications: diseases or taking medications incompatible with the components of the serum. The procedure begins after the patient's written consent and lasts no more than 15 minutes.
The cosmetologist preliminarily conducts an antiseptic treatment of the area selected for injection, applies painkillers. Then, using fine needles, it injects botulinum toxin under the skin to relax the muscles. In some cases, the treated area is cooled to prevent swelling at the injection site.
Before having a botulinum toxin rejuvenation session, you should definitely consult with your doctor about contraindications so as not to harm the body. Among them:
- Allergy to the active substance or its components;
- Inflammatory processes at the injection sites;
- Taking drugs incompatible with the drug or anticoagulant drugs.