Treatments

BOTULINUM TOXIN

PRINCIPLE
Used in minute quantities it has for many years successfully treated facial spasms.
For now more than ten years it has been used in aesthetic surgery to diminish “dynamic” wrinkles in the face.

INDICATIONS
Dynamic, mimic dependent facial wrinkles.

COUNTER INDICATIONS
Neural diseases, skin infections, pregnancy.

PROCEDURE
The agent is injected into the specific muscles that are to be weakened.
  Operation time   several minutes.
  Anesthesia          with anesthetic cream.
  Scars                   none.

POSSIBLE COMPLICATIONS, UNDESIRABLE RESULTS
Asymmetry of facial expression may occur as well as drooping of an eye lid, both are reversible.

POSTOPERATIVE CARE
Temporary bruising and swelling may occur. It may take up to one week before the botulinum toxin takes full effect. It usually lasts between 3 and 6 months. To maintain the effect requires repeated injections. It has been found that over time, the effects of botulinum toxin last longer.