Botox is a purified protein treatment formed from Botulinium . Itgives quick and painless removal of wrinkles. Usually 3 areas are required ( the glabeller (between eyebrows), the frontalis (the forehead) and the Crow’s feet (around eyes). This continue for 3-5 months. The next Tx. need 20% less botox and stay for six months.
I’m (Dr. Shehata) a well trained for upper and lower face areas which is very unique for lower face. Also trained to remove the wrinkles at the front upper chest below the neck.
Also I use Botox for hyper-hydrosis (Excessive sweating) in palms and underarm.
Botox is also used in pain management as Migraine headaches and stiff neck.
Those moderate to severe wrinkles form over time as the result of muscle activity. BOTOX® is injected directly into the muscles. It works by blocking the transmission of nerve impulses to the injected muscles; this reduces the activity of the muscles.
Minimum Discomfort . Now we mix numbing saline with botox. Also cold pack or anesthetic cream could help more. The procedure takes 10 minutes. Many people are in and out of the physician’s office no downtime.
BOTOX® Cosmetic should not be used in the presence of infection at the proposed injection site(s) and in individuals. Also Patients with neuromuscular disorders as ALS, myasthenia gravis or Lambert-Eaton syndrome.