(OnabotulinumtoxinA), also called botulinum toxin type A, is made from the bacteria that causes botulism. Botulinum toxin blocks nerve activity in the muscles. Mechanism: BOTTOX temporarily blocks acetylcholine release by specific proteolysis of SNAP-25. By cleaving SNAP-25, BOTOX prevents the affected terminals from Botox stimulating muscle contraction. BOTOX does not affect the synthesis or storage of acetylcholine or the conduction of electrical signals along the nerve terminal.Getting Botox takes only a few minutes and no anesthesia is required. Botox is injected with a fine needle into specific muscles with only minor discomfort. It generally takes three to seven days to take full effect and its function lasts from 3 to 18 months. Aspirin and blood thinners should be stopped one week before treatment to reduce bruising.
WHO IS THE CANDIDATE FOR BOTTOX:
- Glabellar Lines
- Crow’s Feet (lateral cant Hal lines)
- Forehead Lines
- Brow Shaping
- Bunny Lines
- Marionette Lines
- Popply Chin
- Platysmal Bands
- Masseter Hypertrophy3
- Patients with infection at proposed injection site
- Patients with known hypersensitivity any ingredient in bottox
- Administration of bottox is not recommended during pregnancy or lactation
- Generalized disorder of muscle activity (e.g. myasthenia gravis)
- Co-administration with amino glycosides or other agents interfering with neuromuscular transmission.
- Bleeding disorder or anticoagulant therapy.
- Itchy rash
- Dry mouth
- Bottox can cause drooping of eyelids or eyebrows that return to their natural position within a few months
Duration: 10 to 15 minutes
Hospital stay: daycare procedure
Back to work: next day
Post-operative care: 1 to 2 days
Result: last 3 to 18 months
Choosing a Qualified plastic Surgeon Bottoxinjection is a simple procedure, but excellent results require a skilled approach that can only come from specialized training and experience. You need to choose a trained and licensed plastic surgeon that can perform the procedure safely and achieve the results you desire.