Botulin toxin type A
It is used for blocking some muscle groups that are engaged in face expressions, causing wrinkles.
- Duration of the procedure:
Up to 30 minutes
Topical local anesthetic cream
Botulin toxin is applied to certain spots on the forehead or around the eyes, so te muscles are less contractible, and the effect is that the skin is polished while wrinkles become less visible or invisible. This treatment could also be used to treat excessive sweating on palms, soles of the feet, or armpits.
- Post-intervention procedure:
Small spotty hematoma, or red spots that will disappear in few hours that
Double vision, ptosis, eye dryness, botulin toxin resistance; all complications are rare and disappear in two to four weeks.