Botulinum toxin injections are the treatment method used for both cosmetic and medical therapy purposes. Common names for botulinum toxin-based medications used in the USA are Botox, Dysport, and Xeomin. All those brands have approximately similar effectiveness and longevity of therapeutic effect of the treatment.
As an aesthetic purpose, botulinum preparation was injected into the muscle, cousin g temporary paralysis of those muscles, resulting in a decreased appearance of the motion wrinkles. The effect of the injection lasts as long as muscles remain paralyzed, which is an average of 4-6 months. However, some people may have a more transitional effect; it depends on individual circulation and general capacity to recover.
Botulinum toxins injection is most effective for the upper part of the face for correcting frown lines, horizontal forehead lines, Crow’s Feet, and Bunny nose.
There are numerous possible uses of botulinus toxin at the lower part of the face and neck. However, functional transition deficits are more likely to be noticed by the patient, such as difficulty articulating the mouth for talking, chewing, and sucking through the straw.
Botulinus injection at the lower face can be used for lip lifting. Smokers line relaxation, gummy smily, marionette lines, chin, and “octopus” lines on the neck