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Botulinum Injections

Botulinum Injections

A muscle relaxant used to create a youthful and refreshed look, Botulinum removes wrinkles and tired/angry facial expressions. It can be used for facial wrinkles, profuse sweating, chronic migraines and jaw line corrections.

It is a neuromodulator which blocks the normal flow of neurotransmission and prevents the muscle from contracting thus smoothening the facial lines and wrinkles. The procedure can be carried out if you are physically healthy with no pre-existing medical conditions.

Facial wrinkling

Botulinum injections can be used to treat a variety of facial areas.

If you experience any of the following, you are a candidate for Botulinum injections:

  • Wrinkles in the upper part of the face: forehead, between the eyes and around the eyes.

  • Mild wrinkling anywhere on the face.

Profuse Sweating

Botulinum injections are used to treat excessive sweating effectively by completely reducing or resolving it. The over-reactive sweat glands is a medical condition. Sweating does help in regulating the body temperature, but excessive sweat gives the cooling more than the need of the body.

If you experience any of the following, you are a candidate for Botulinum injections:

  • Excessive sweating in palms, sole of the feet, and underarms.

  • Need to change clothes frequently.

  • Increased use of absorbents.

  • Not able to wear certain types and styles of clothes.

  • Antiperspirants have not worked.

Botulinum injections are injected in the affected areas and block the chemical signals that stimulate the sweat glands. This stops the severe sweating.

Non- Surgical Jaw line Correction

Botulinum is an alternative to help reshape and thin a patient’s jawline. If you have a strong chewing muscle then you have a square jaw. This condition can also be inherited by grinding the teeth at night or due to TMJ disorder. If you have excessively wide jaws then Botulinum will give you relief by avoiding the invasive jaw reshaping surgery.

Selected muscles are blocked to sculpt them and more feminine facial lines are provided. Botulinum for wrinkles and jawline sculpting is different from each other as jawline sculpting will need 3-5 follow-up injections to keep the targeted muscles weak for next 12 months. This lets atrophy to achieve the desired facial contour.

Chronic Migraines

The current medications offered for chronic migraines do help the condition but does not prevent recurrence. The botulinum injections work best for the patients of the chronic migraines.

The muscles of forehead, neck, shoulder, side and back of the head are injected with Botulinum injections. This would prevent a migraine from starting as these injections make the muscles weak. Hence, reducing the severity and intensity of the migraine attack resulting in an improved life.