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Botox – Toxine botulique

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Wrinkles and fine lines that are the main signs of skin aging usually appear around the age of 30, first around the eyes and the mouth.Guess Clinic offers a wide and complete range of techniques to treat and slow the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines.Botulinum toxin is an active ingredient consisting of proteins; this substance blocks the contraction of the muscles that cause facial wrinkles. Once injected, Botox is used to smooth and relax the skin tissues in order to correct and prevent winkles for a facial rejuvenation.

Who is it addressed to ?

Suitable for both women and men, Botox is the best treatment for wrinkles located between the eyes, forehead lines around the eyes. Other unsightly wrinkles in the nose, chin and neck can be treated with Botox.

Procedure

Please note that you should not take aspirin or anti-inflammatory tablets eight days before the treatment in order to avoid bruising. No anesthesia is needed, for pain-sensitive patients an anesthetic ointment is applied one hour before the injections.

Treatment involves injecting Botox in small quantities using a fine needle into the area to treat wrinkles. These injections are painless and the treatment does not exceed fifteen minutes.

Following injections, a cold pack is applied to the injected areas and some contraction exercises should be performed to fix the Botox. Resumption of normal activity is possible a few hours later.

Following the treatment

Following the injections, a slight swelling and redness may temporarily appear the minutes following treatment.

The effects appear within 24 or 48 hours after the injections. The patient must make faces with the treated muscles for 3 minutes 3 times a day for two days.

It is strongly advised to avoid rubbing and massaging the treated areas so that the substance is not dispersed over the entire face.

The final result is visible around the 10th day and lasts 3 to 6 months depending on the treated area and injected doses. For patients who had used Botox injections before the effect may last longer on average between 6 to 9 months.