Botox, which has been used for various reasons for about 30 years in medicine, has been used for aesthetic purposes in the last 5-6 years, and it has been a good alternative for those who want to beautify and cannot afford an operation to get rid of the negative effects of years.
Here you can find answers to some frequently asked questions about this method, which we have applied to many people in our clinic for years.
Is Botox snake venom?
No. Botox is a substance produced from a type of bacteria and turned into a medicine in a laboratory environment.
Is Botox a surgery?
No. Botox is an injection method.
Where is Botox used?
Botox is used for aesthetic reasons such as forehead wrinkles, wrinkles between two eyebrows (frown eyebrows), eye wrinkles (crow’s feet lines), neck lines, eyebrow lifting, armpit sweating. Apart from this, it is also used in the treatment of spastic patients in medicine, after facial paralysis and in the treatment of strabismus.
Is Botox used for cheek lines and lip thickening?
No. Only fillers are used in these mentioned areas. Since the application of fillers is similar to botox, these two methods are often confused.
How is Botox application done?
A drug called Botox is injected into the mentioned areas with fine-tipped needles in certain doses.
How long does Botox take?
It is a total of 10 minutes process.
Is the application painful?
During the application, short-term, mild pain may be felt. It is possible to numb the areas with ice or cream in sensitive and low pain threshold patients.
Will there be swelling, bruises or similar symptoms on my face after botox?
Botox does not cause swelling on your face as it is not a filler. Very rarely, there may be redness or bruising that will last for a day or two at the points where the needle is applied, but these can be covered with a light make-up.
When does the effect of Botox start?
The effect occurs within 3-7 days after application.
Is the effect of Botox permanent?
Botox is effective for 4-6 months from the date of application.
Will my wrinkles get worse if I don’t get Botox done again after 4-6 months?
No. At worst, your wrinkles will return to their former state.
I’m afraid of a meaningless expression on my face after Botox. Is this true?
This is completely dependent on the patient’s wishes and the experience of the physician. It is not possible to encounter such a result when Botox is applied not to eliminate facial expressions, but to minimize excessive facial expressions and eliminate wrinkles.
Will the people around me understand this application on my face after I have Botox?
Generally, the patients we do Botox say “You look rested today.”, “Did you change your make-up, you look nice.” such as indirect responses. Most people will not think that you have Botox.
Who and where can they do Botox?
It should be done by specialist physicians who have been trained in this subject and have previous practice, and in a sanitary environment.
Are there any side effects?
It does not have any adverse effects if it is done in competent hands. However, as with many drugs during pregnancy, its use is not recommended.
Is Botox an expensive application?
When you compare it with the result you will get and the Fees of the creams and cosmetic products you use for the same purpose, it is made to the figures that can be tolerated.
In conclusion, if you are looking for a non-surgical solution to get rid of the years of negativity on your face, Botox will be a good alternative for you. Look as beautiful as you feel.