What is Botulinum Toxin?
A: Botulinum Toxin is a substance that is produced by a bacteria; it is then highly refined, purified, diluted and used in therapeutic doses. Botulinum is administered by injecting it into a specific facial muscle, where it acts as a muscle relaxant. It is most effective in improving lines or wrinkles due to facial expressions. Anyone can benefit from Botulinum Toxin, both men and women.
Q: What is to be expected from Botulinum Toxin treatment?
A: In most cases, the treatment takes between 10 and 20 minutes. Effects will begin to appear very quickly within 48 to 72 hours, although the full effect of the treatment may not be visible for up to ten days. Treatment will last for up to four months. With repeated treatments, the effect lasts longer.