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Botox Injection: Preparation, Procedure and Side effects

  • Posted on- Feb 18, 2017
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Botox can be stated as a medicine made from a neurotoxin. This neurotoxin present in the botox is produced by the bacteria clostridium botulinum called botulinum toxin. Botox is generally used to treat severe muscle spasm in the neck, lower limbs, and upper limbs. Botox injection is also very effective in reducing the wrinkles and fine lines on the face. Botox treatment is very popular among cosmetic procedures more than 5 million people go for botox treatment every year.

Before you take Botox  

People who suffer from any of these below listed problems should not consider a botox treatment:


Botox injection procedure

  • Before taking a botox injection, a patient should talk to his doctor about their medical history. This is done to minimise the risk of complications a patient may encounter after the surgery.
  • Botox injection should be given by a qualified surgeon or a doctor. The dosage and frequency of botox depends upon a patient’s condition being, treated.
  • Botox injection should be given in a gap of three months. Overdose of botox injection is very harmful and may lead to paralysis and pulmonary diseases.

Botox injection side effects

Side effects of a botox injection depend on the dosage and its type. Overdose of botox may result in spread of neurotoxin in other parts of the body. Some side effects may be visible immediately after the injection of botox and other side effects may occur after a few days.

Medical conditions which can be treated by Botox

Botox injection treatment has been approved for several treatments and is extensively used worldwide for treating many problems. Some of the common problems, which can be treated with botox include:

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28-07-2017 01:00 AM

Was not known about this fact that this procedure can also be used to reduce wrinkles. Will surely suggest to the needful person.

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09-07-2017 11:25 AM

I was having a lot of wrinkles on my face. Then I decided to have a botox injection and the results are quite impressive. Wrinkes are totally gone now.

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