Myths, benefits and recommendations Botulinum Toxin

Written by: Dra. María José Villares Moreno
Edited by: Top Doctors®

The passage of time is expressed throughout the body and especially on the face, causing the skin folds go deeper, so a good ally that allows soften is Botulinum Toxin.

Botulinum toxin

Myths about botulinum toxin

One of the expressions most used in queries aesthetic medicine is "non swells botulinum toxin. Only relaxes and prevents ". And, despite being the most demanded treatment in recent years, it is also the most notorious has. This happens most often due to lack of information or poor application of the technique.

Seeing a swollen and inflamed face makes us think of botulinum toxin. However, aesthetic medicine experts say that this is not the cause, but it resides in other materials used, which cause this effect. Botulinum toxin hardly any adverse reactions as it is safe and effective, nearly painless and easy to apply treatment.


What exactly it is botulinum toxin and for what uses applied

Botulinum toxin are small drops of diluted material, applied at strategic points, prevent skin aging in a few days, achieving relaxation face and avoiding visible nervousness and fatigue before treatment.

But the botulinum toxin is not only useful in cosmetic medicine, but it has multiple uses. Thus, it is used to:

  • Severe headaches
  • Enhance sweating
  • spasms
  • Pain
  • Acne
  • rosacea
  • facial asymmetries
  • Squint
  • Incontinence
  • Symptoms of depression


Recommendations botulinum toxin

The benefits of botulinum toxin outweigh its most widespread and known use: remove wrinkles. However, it is important to note that the effectiveness of treatment depends on the technique used. It depends on the result to be effective and as natural as possible, without expressionless and motionless faces.

It is also recommended to respect the time intervals between sessions and put in the hands of a licensed medical professional who use appropriate drugs. The aim is that the application points and the doses are safe and effective.

Only in this way it will ensure that the technique is suitable and personalized with real effects that overcome the bad reputation. Also it depends on:

  • Personal traits
  • Muscle strength
  • The amount and type of sport that make the patient
  • Sex, as men often need more of botox
  • The existence of asymmetries and the need to bring standards to which doses must be applied in various areas, balancing the depressor muscles with elevators. If applied in an isolated area the results would not be desired, since there would be no compensation.
*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

By Dra. María José Villares Moreno
Aesthetic Medicine

Dra. Moreno Villares is a renowned specialist in Aesthetic Medicine who has over 20 years of experience. Currently, and for more than 20 years, she is practicing in Aesthetic Medicine Unit Dr.. Villares in Corachán Clinic. In addition, a Diploma in Dietetics and Nutrition at the Clinical Hospital of Barcelona and Aesthetic Medicine and Surgery from the Autonomous University of Barcelona. He has made more than 35 different themed courses Aesthetic Medicine and has attended more than 30 conferences and thematic conferences aesthetics.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

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